The Immortal Mind

Nov 20, 2014 | News, Published Books & Articles

by Ervin Laszlo (Author)

Evidence now points to consciousness existing beyond the brain, such as when the brain is temporarily incapacitated, as well as to the survival of consciousness after death. Conventional science prefers to dismiss these findings because they cannot be accommodated by a materialist view of reality.

Spirituality and religion embrace the continuity of consciousness and ascribe it to a nonmaterial spirit or soul that is immortal. As such, spirituality/religion and science continually find conflict in their views.

But what if there truly is no conflict? Based on a new scientific paradigm in sync with experience-based spirituality, Ervin Laszlo and Anthony Peake explore how consciousness is continually present in the cosmos and can exist without connection to a living organism.

They examine the rapidly growing body of scientific evidence supporting the continuity of consciousness, including near-death experiences, after-death communication, reincarnation, and neurosensory information received in altered states.

They explain how the persistence of consciousness beyond the demise of the body means that, in essence, we are not mortal—we continue to exist even when our physical existence has come to an end. This correlates precisely with cutting-edge physics, which posits that things in our plane of time and space are not intrinsically real but are manifestations of a hidden dimension where they exist in the form of superstrings, information fields, and energy matrices.

With proof that consciousness is basic to the cosmos and immortal in its deeper, nonmanifest realm, Laszlo and Peake reveal the purpose of consciousness is to manifest in living beings in order to continuously evolve.

 

Table of Contents 

Prologue: The Big Question
Part 1: THE EVIDENCE

Consciousness Beyond the Brain

  1. Near-Death Experiences
  2. Apparitions and After-Death Communication
  3. Medium-Transmitted Communication
  4. Instrumental Transcommunication
  5. Past-Life Recollection
Part 2: THE SCIENCE

Cosmos and Consciousness

  1. The Rediscovery of the Deep Dimension
  2. Consciousness in the Cosmos
Part 3: THE EXPLANATION
  1. Reexperiencing Consciousness:
    The Recall from the Akasha
  2. Death and Beyond:
    The Return to the Akasha
AFTERWORD
APPENDIX
Notes
Index

 

About the Author

 

Ervin Laszlo is a philosopher and systems scientist. Twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, he has published more than 75 books and over 400 articles and research papers. The subject of the one-hour PBS special Life of a Modern-Day Genius, Laszlo is the founder and president of the international think tank the Club of Budapest and of the prestigious Laszlo Institute of New Paradigm Research. The winner of the 2017 Luxembourg Peace Prize, he lives in Tuscany. In 2019, Ervin Laszlo was cited as one of the “100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People in the World” according to Watkins Mind Body Spirit magazine.

 

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Latest Publications

THE LASZLO CHRONICLE

THE LASZLO CHRONICLE

The Laszlo Chronicle: A Global Thinker’s Journey from Systems to Consciousness and the Akashic Field (New Paradigm Book of the Laszlo Institute of New Paradigm Research) Hardcover – January 17, 2017
by Györgyi Szabo (Author), Ervin Laszlo (Foreword)

WHAT IS REALITY?

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Ervin Laszlo’s tour de force, What is Reality?, is the product of a half-century of deep contemplation and cutting-edge scholarship. Addressing many of the paradoxes that have confounded modern science over the years, it offers nothing less than a new paradigm of reality, one in which the cosmos is a seamless whole, informed by a single, coherent consciousness manifest in us all.