Ancient Mysteries

Ancient Civilisations: Six Great Enigmas

We stand today at an unprecedented turning point in human history. In recent years two versions of ancient history have formed. One, we shall call ‘alternative’ history, the other we shall refer to as ‘official’ history. The former ponders over […]

The Bible: Myth or History?

Every civilisation needs a myth; but woe to the civilisation whose myth has been found wanting. That is the position of Christianity today. It came to ascendance at a time when the myths of Greece and Rome had lost their […]

The Mystery of Göbekli Tepe and Its Message to Us

What were our ancestors like 10,000 or more years ago? The most common image is one of small nomadic bands endlessly in pursuit of the next meal. Men hunted game while women and children gathered fruits, seeds, roots, shoots, insects, […]

Technology/Mind Control

The People vs. the Hidden Hand: David Icke Speaks Out (Part 2)

The May-June 2016 issue of New Dawn featured the first part of David Icke’s interview with Marc Star. Here we present the second part of his interview (David’s surname is pronounced “ike”). MARC STAR (MS): You’ve noted that the current […]

The Coming Techno Apocalypse

Imagine, if you will, a war in the near future. A war not fought between East and West. Not fought between nations, nor creeds nor races. A war fought brother to brother and sister to sister, father to son and […]

Poisoned Mind: Social Media in the 21st Century

According to an article on the website of ‘Radio Free Europe’, a nondescript modern 4-storey building on Savushkina Street, St. Petersburg, houses the innocuously titled ‘Internet Research Centre’. Inside the building operate government controlled and tasked teams of professional ‘trolls’. […]

Secret Wisdom

Secret Teachings Reborn: The Mysterious Life of Manly P. Hall

The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries saw an explosion of spiritual teachers and impresarios dealing in “secret wisdom.” Their ranks included hacks and frauds – as well as more than a few genuine scholars of esoteric traditions. Most have […]

Understanding the Traditionalists

Traditionalists, for present purposes, means the loosely-constituted group inspired by René Guénon (1886-1951). Many of them also revere Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (1877-1947). Later Frithjof Schuon (1907-1998) became central to the group, while the work of Julius Evola (1898-1974) partly overlapped […]

New Science/Consciousness

Consciousness: The Beginning & the End

Nothing is more certain than the fact that we are conscious. And yet there is something very puzzling, even uncanny, about being conscious; and the learned talk of the mystery of consciousness. The mystery centres around the origin of consciousness; […]

Search for the Mind of God

Stephen Hawking famously ended his 1988 bestseller A Brief History of Time with the statement that, if and when physics finds its long-sought grand unified field theory “we would know the mind of God.”1 Although since then he has reportedly […]

Health/Wellness

Who is John of God?

João Teixera de Farias is an ordinary Brazilian man, with an extraordinary ability as a psychic medium and healer. He says his mission is “to respect God.” In that mission he allows benevolent spirits to work through him to assist […]

Modern Medicine: The New World Religion

East Asia and possibly South Asia have strong traditions that offer insight into Western medical and scientific follies, but many parts of the developing world are much more vulnerable. The French author, Olivier Clerc, in his 2004 publication, Modern Medicine: […]

Water Fluoridation: Facts & Fallacies

Water fluoridation has been around for just over 60 years and whilst the practice has become widespread, particularly in Western nations, it’s always been a controversial and often passionately argued one. My formative moment in the fluoride ‘debate’, one that […]

Secret History

The Political Gnosis of Philip K. Dick

It seems hard to imagine that it has been nearly twenty years since Bladerunner was released. That riveting and influential film was the first movie to be inspired by the writings of science-fiction author, Philip K. Dick. Other films, of varying success, […]

Pope Francis & the Prophecies of St Malachy

We think of prophecy as a revealing of information that can include warnings or spiritual insights. In the Old Testament, prophets were revered and the wisdom they imparted considered of the highest authority. They acted as a conduit to divine […]

Afterlife

Helping Stuck Souls Crossover

When I was twelve years old, my brother – a Funeral Director – began introducing me into the business. Over the next several years, he taught me anatomy and physiology, principles of mortuary science as well as other aspects of […]

Paranormal/Unexplained

William S. Burroughs: His Search for “The Visitors”

I get these messages from other planets. I’m apparently some kind of agent from another planet but I haven’t got my orders clearly decoded yet. – William S. Burroughs In 1989, the American author William S. Burroughs (1914–1997) wrote to […]

Thoughtforms, Tulpas & Egregores

What are thoughts – are they real, and once created are they things that exist independent of our minds? Are they constructs created by our soul’s mental and emotional faculties? If so, how do these faculties mould consciousness into the creation […]

The Power of Premonitions: An Interview with Larry Dossey, MD

When Larry Dossey was in his first year of medical practice, he experienced a week of premonitions about patients, all of which came true. He later became intrigued by patients who were blessed with “miracle cures,” remissions that clinical medicine […]

Behind the News

Understanding the Ruling Elite

Intense speculation on the ‘ruling elite’ many believe is running the world from behind the scenes can lead to the presumption that it is all-powerful and infallible. But is it? Identifying the human foibles and underlying desires of those who […]

Polar Inversions & Other Cosmic Catastrophes

The great George Ivanovitch Gurdjieff taught that even though our brains and minds may ‘wake up’ every morning allowing us to function as social beings, that in no way means we are truly Awake in a philosophical and spiritual sense. […]