From Publishers Weekly
Author Jones (Supervolcano, 2013: The End of Days or a New Beginning?) and paranormal researcher Flaxman address the "cosmic significance" of specific codes, patterns and numbers-in particular recurring numbers like the "time prompt" 11:11-that call attention to a "separate level of awareness, consciousness, or reality." Jones and Flaxman comb facts and statistics for enticing examples; a long list attached to 9/11 includes the facts that the first plane to strike the towers was Flight 11; New York is the 11 th state; and Bin Laden's birthplace, Saudi Arabia, has 11 letters. They also look at "magical" numbers and curiosities in math, science and religion. (Pi, Apery's Constant, the Hebrew Kaballah, etc.) Jones and Flaxman are rational investigators with a game attitude and a willingness to believe; to be fair, they also look to human psychology (the tendency toward pattern-seeking) and "laws" (like the Law of Truly Large Numbers) that indicate "each of us should be experiencing some strange, coincidental events... even potentially miraculous, every single day." Whether readers will come to believe that numbers are "as paranormal as ghosts or UFOs" will largely depend on their attitude toward those two subjects; nevertheless, the authors' case makes an entertaining numerical romp.
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About the Author
Marie D. Jones is the author of 2013: The End of Days or A New Beginning? and PSIence: How New Discoveries in Quantum Physics and New Science May Explain the Existence of Paranormal Phenomena
. She also co-authored Supervolcano: The Catastrophic Event That Changed the Course of Human History
and many other published books, articles, reviews, and essays. She is a licensed New Thought Minister and has an extensive background in metaphysics and the paranormal. Jones has appeared on Coast to Coast AM and many other popular radio shows around the world.
Larry Flaxman is the founder and president of ARPAST, the Arkansas Paranormal and Anomalous Studies Team. He has been actively involved in paranormal research and investigation for more than 10 years and has authored many articles and been featured in numerous newspaper, magazine, radio, and television interviews. He lives in Little Rock, Arkansas.