Dr. Jack Hunter is an anthropologist exploring the borderlands of consciousness, religion, ecology and the paranormal. He lives in the hills of Mid-Wales with his family. His doctoral research with the University of Bristol examined the experiences of spirit mediums and their influence on the development of self-concepts and models of consciousness, and is an effort towards a non-reductive anthropology of the paranormal. He is the author of Why People Believe in Spirits, Gods and Magic (2012) and Engaging the Anomalous(2018), editor of Strange Dimensions: A Paranthropology Anthology (2015), Damned Facts: Fortean Essays on Religion, Folklore and the Paranormal (2016), and co-editor with Dr. David Luke of Talking With the Spirits: Ethnographies from Between the Worlds (2014).
- Who is Dr. Jack Hunter?
- Why Jack stepped out of the paranormal closet?
- Understanding the human experience through the paranormal
- Jack's own paranormal experiences
- Psychedelic entities
- The multiverse of complexity
- Permaculture in relation to the paranormal
- Science accepting paranormal beliefs
- Spirit mediumship
- UFO experiences and alien abductions
- Trying too hard to rationalize the experience
- Entomological flooding
- Fortune telling
- Trickster element
- Power of doubt
- Jack's weirdest experience
- Opening of synchronicities
- Participating in the experience
- Can understanding the paranormal be beneficial in our daily life?
Continued in our PLUS+ Extension:
- Jack's views on religion
- Religion and the paranormal
- Philosophy from paranormal knowledge
- Legitimate spirit mediumship vs charlatans
- Fraud in mediumship
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