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A New Public Survey of Cosmic Consciousness, September 22, 2004
Reviewer: A reader from Didcot, Oxon, United Kingdom
"Dr Bucke Revisited" is a remarkable book. Perhaps the only book of its kind for over a century, it is the result of a survey in 2003 of the general public on the incidence of what Dr Maurice Bucke termed 'Cosmic Consciousness' in his book of that title published in 1901. Respondents to Survey 2003 replied from as far apart as the USA, Australia, and India, as well as from the UK.
Dr Bucke was a Canadian psychiatrist who had an experience (Dr Bucke speaks about himself in the third person) of being "wrapped around as it were by a flame coloured cloud...Directly afterwards came upon him a sense of exultation, of immense joyousness accompanied by an intellectual illumination quite impossible to describe... Among other things he did not come to believe, he saw and knew that the Cosmos is not dead matter but a living Presence, that the soul of man is immortal, that the universe is so ordered that without peradventure all things work together for the good of each and all, that the foundation principle is what we call love and that the happiness of everyone is in the long term absolutely certain."
As a result of his experience, Dr Bucke asked for members of the public to contact him if they had experienced anything similar. Many did, and his survey was the basis for his book "Cosmic Consciousness" published by Penguin over a hundred years ago.
Now, in 2004, Pearl Hawkins reports the result of the only modern survey of a similar kind known to this reviewer.Read more ›
I question the authors authenticity and the survey mech... I do not doubt cosmic consciousness.. as I am one of these evolved humans... bucke writes of... I am however a defender of this experience and doubt that there are still more than a few that are alive today that have truly been transformed... DO NOT BUY THIS BOOK!!! it supports mediocraty and delivers a blow of negative credibility to Bucke.
I do not doubt that others have this experience.. the volume of which the new reviewer claims is know to me to not be so.. by the nature of my connectedness with the light... even buke himself claims that there are few in the world of his time that have experienced CC... have we evolved much as a global culture in the last 75 yrs... well based on all my research and intuition the answer is NO!!!!!!.... we are becomming further entrenched with maya...
however i give you all a key.. one that can lead to the light for the committed.... at the rise.. GAZE!