Bizarre and Far Out 1

San Diego - August, 1992 / (022)

From a socio-intellectual perspective, epistemological methodologies utilized by modern science can at times appear oddly similar to a number of the features of ancient scriptural traditions; for example, acquiring knowledge through a descending process which is then tested against experience. However, Thompson wonders if the natural limits of empiricism can impede useful inquiry into the human experience of paranormal phenomena. He inquires, “Can Vedic wisdom help us to remove these unnecessary restrictions so that we may gain insight into this important side of nature?”