Lyall Watson (12 April – 25 June ) was a South African botanist, zoologist, biologist, and supernatural phenomena in biological terms. He is credited with coining the “Hundredth Monkey” phenomenon in his book, Lifetide. Lyall Watson, who died on June 25 aged 69, was an adventurer, In his sixth book, Lifetide (), Watson made what was believed to be the. Buy Lifetide Third Impression by Lyall Watson (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
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He cites many interesting studies in both humans and animals dealing with normal and extra-sensory perceptions. Grant Flexman-Smith rated it it was amazing Nov 25, See all 9 reviews. Although he had no children, he indulged his five nieces on their 18th birthdays by taking them anywhere in the world they wanted to go.
It had been Watson’s suggestion, in the wake of Supernaturethat the BBC fly Geller from the United States to demonstrate his apparent powers of psychokinesis. Return to Book Page. Kerry rated it really liked it Jun 07, Army officer who knocked out two Tiger tanks in Germany.
Lifetide by Lyall Watson
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Watson’s tale was that an unspecified number of monkeys on the Japanese island of Koshima were washing sweet potatoes in the sea. Gifts of Unknown Things: He questions what he sees without being skeptical and he is open-minded about watsom that go against the norm which is refreshing.
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Paul Friedman rated it it was amazing Dec 18, He was born in Johannesburg as Malcolm Lyall-Watson. Kaz rated it liked it Feb 17, In a world in which adults were preoccupied with the Second World War, young Lyall grew up running wild in the bush, and was taught by Zulu and Kung bushmen before being sent as a boarder to Rondebosch Boys’ High School, Cape Town. English Choose a language for shopping.
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My father had this book years ago, and it is one of the most interesting wason books I have read. Describing himself as a “scientific nomad”, he considered conventional science simply inadequate to explain much human experience. He also worked at the BBC writing and producing nature documentaries. Steve rated it really liked it Mar 20, This book is a feast, to be enjoyed revelation by revelation.
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His open-mindedness was refreshing, said one reviewer in The Daily Telegraph ; another upbraided him for being “embarrassingly credulous” in accepting a claim that plants responded to the killing of a live shrimp thrown into boiling water. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. He served as director of the Johannesburg Zoo, an expedition leader to various locales, and Seychelles commissioner for the International Whaling Commission.
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Having thus made himself virtually unemployable as he wryly notedhe joined BBC Television as a producer and reporter on Tomorrow’s Worldabandoned his given name of Malcolm, started a consultancy, designed and directed zoos, ran a safari company in Kenya and founded a marine national park in the Seychelles.
So much fascinating information under one cover! It is a hypoth Lyall Watson was a South African botanist, zoologist, biologist, anthropologist, ethologist, and author of many new age books, among the most popular of which is the best seller Supernature. My favorite of Lyall Watson’s books and probably his magnum opus IMHOthis book offers a sweeping overview of the origins and development of life and consciousness from the stones and bones of earth to evolution of humans.
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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Lyall Watson tried to make sense of natural and supernatural phenomena in biological terms. This book liftide my mind repeatedly with the sheer volume of knowledge. Learn more about Amazon Prime. He completed a doctorate of ethology at the University of London, under Desmond Morris.