SUMMARY in 'plain ENGLISH':
I am stating now that science has taken over the study of
and research into the afterlife and one time in the future
all the world will accept that there is an afterlife as
science says there is. This means that the acceptance of
the existence of the afterlife will have nothing to do with
personal beliefs or religious or other traditional or cultural
beliefs. I applied to the afterlife the ‘dialectics
of history’ (a method of analyzing developments by
argument and counter-argument, see below). Starting from
some two thousand years ago, I trace the development of
materialism and state that one can observe that there is
an irresistible and inevitable trend towards afterlife science
and world spiritual enlightenment being the final stage
(Definitions for some key terms
used in the article:
D ialectics refers to the art of discussion by
means of question and answer, of evolving truths by logical
discussion. It is a continuing process of discovering or
clarifying truth through exposition, analysis, logic, criticism,
argumentation, and the consideration of opposite argument,
often represented by a thesis - the argument, an
emerging antithesis- the opposite/counter argument,
and an ensuing synthesis - a resolution which is
usually part of the thesis/argument and part of the antithesis/opposite
Spiritualism: does not refer to the religion
of Spiritualism. In this article spiritualism refers to
the the body of evidence for the existence of the afterlife,
communicating with those in the afterlife and knowledge
that the paranormal exists.
Empirical: the use of scientific method
in experiments to measure any phenomena.
Materialism: The theory that physical
matter is the only reality and that everything, including
thought, feeling, mind, and will, can be explained in terms
of matter and physical phenomena. Materialists do not accept
religion, the afterlife, the paranormal, any concept of
God or anything considered to be superstitious. The modern
interpretation of extreme materialism also includes greed
and extreme selfishness.
Karl Marx, George Wilhelm F Hegel were
German philosophers who used the concept of the dialectical
process. Marx applied it to economics and Hegel to nations.
(In the article below, the dialectical process is applied
to the afterlife).
Renaissance: The period of humanistic
revival of classical art, architecture, literature, and
learning that originated in Italy in the 14th century and
later spread throughout Europe between the 14th through
the 16th century, marking the transition from medieval to
The Age of Enlightenment: The late seventeenth
and the eighteenth century where a number of exceptional
writers rebelled against the prevailing theological rule
in Europe and advocated reason as the primary basis of authority.
These writers' liberal philosophy had a huge impact on to
inevitability’ of global acceptance of ‘the
(updated: 2nd September
We know that Karl Marx’ concept of the class struggle
contained in his thesis ‘Dialectical Materialism’
shook the Western World out of its complacency in the twentieth
century. We know that the leadership of Russia, China, Eastern
European and other communist countries, virtually two thirds
of the world after the Second World War, embraced Marx’
Dialectical Materialism– predicting the last
stage of the dialectical conflict where the workers of the
world would themselves own all the means of production,
the wealth of the nation.
My submission is that ‘Dialectical Spiritualism’
is a more evolved concept than Dialectical Materialism and
that ‘Dialectical Spiritualism’ will inevitably
lead to a final stage in mankind where everyone on this
planet will accept scientifically based spiritual truth.
My definition of dialectical spiritualism includes the existence
of the afterlife, communicating with those in the afterlife,
knowledge that the paranormal exists and a full understanding
of the Law of Cause and Effect and other spiritual laws
mentioned in information transmitted by those highly credible
afterlife entities. Accordingly, spiritualism in this article
has nothing to do with the religions of Spiritualism. All
this will inevitably lead to a global, total spiritual enlightenment.
Theoretically, the dialectics is the law of opposites:
a process - a ‘thesis’ clashing with the antithesis
giving rise to a synthesis- which is jointly part of the
thesis and the antithesis.
Applied in this presentation the dialectics -
ie, dialectical spiritualism refers to the current dialectical
process that there is a clash between two opposite global
forces - between spiritualism (the thesis)and materialism
(the antithesis) – producing a (synthesis), a combination
of spiritualism and the scientific/objective aspect of materialism.
The predicted final permanent synthesis will be where the
influence of scientific materialism will strip away much
of the religious and personal beliefs and superstition from
the thesis, and empirically supportable spiritual truths
will emerge to universal acceptance.
The concept of the dialectics is not new – it comes
all the way from ancient Greece, from Plato and was improvised
on by Hegel and Marx in the nineteenth century. What is
new, is the application of the dialectical process
to spiritualism – the total acceptance of the existence
of and communicating with those in the afterlife - and as
It can be predicted that there will be clashes between
the thesis and antithesis on a regional, national and on
a universal level. There will be pockets of variable ‘resistance’
here and there around the world but eventually, the predicted
inevitable result will be that all will agree with the new
scientific and empirical, universal spiritual synthesis
of universal enlightenment including the acceptance of the
Surveys, such those conducted by Andrew Greeley in the
United States show that 65% of the people accept there is
an afterlife, 30% are listed on the 'not sure' and 5% do
not accept the afterlife. Those in the 65% accepting the
afterlife will include also those who do not accept religion
but accept the empirical/scientific evidence for the afterlife.
That is consistent with the present thesis. I do predict
that more people will accept the afterlife the more empirical
studies are done about the afterlife.
Russia, all European countries, North and South America
and many parts of Africa all have had connections with the
afterlife matter albeit theologically. All those countries
in North Africa and in Asia all have had historical connection
with theoretical afterlife including all other countries
in other religions including Judaism, Hinduism, Shintoism,
Christianity in all its forms and Islam. China too, has
a long tradition dealing with afterlife matters except now
China, after its Maoism in all its forms, appears to accept
the paranormal (so far using it for military purposes) and
is open to scientific paranormal.
What makes this prediction plausible is that science has
now taken over the research of the afterlife. Whereas many
man-made religious beliefs tend to be static- as theology
has been for hundreds of years, science is cumulative and
makes rapid progress. For example, the Christian Church
still recites The Creed drafted in the year 325 AD in their
daily services. Science, using aviation as an example, advanced
from a single engine Tiger Moth in 1910 to extensive space
aviation sending rockets to thousands of million miles into
space - all in a matter of ninety years.
History tells us that for some one thousand years Europe
suffered an ‘age of darkness’ – a thousand
years of static strict dogmatic theology. This became the
thesis which was opposed by the Renaissance and the Age
of Enlightenment, the antithesis which brought about a revolutionary
new and powerful secular opposition- see for example the
works of Thomas Paine, Voltaire, Diderot, Jean-Jacques Rousseau,
and David Hume. That clash produced a kind of a hybrid,
a new synthesis where slowly, many in religion began to
concede to a lot of demands by the champions of science
and the Enlightenment, including liberal philosophy.
Gradually however this Enlightened thinking evolved into
materialism which spread with the rapid industrialization
of England and the USA in the nineteenth century. A great
number of people came to believe and accept that with personal
prosperity and wealth they did not need to rely on religion
or praying to God for their well being and for the majority,
especially in the West, experiencing the highest standard
of living in the history of mankind.
A huge paradigm shift from the prevailing subjectivity-
personal beliefs of religion was introduced in 1848 in Hydesville,
USA . Spiritualism was the new synthesis and the emphasis
became experiential evidence for the existence of the afterlife
– as distinct from just blind faith and man
made religious beliefs. For the first time
belief and the acceptance of the afterlife could be based
upon repeatable objective evidence.
But then another opposite paradigm shift came about to
reinforce the contemporaneous materialistic antithesis –
Darwinism, which many believe accelerated the faith in orthodox
secular science and produced even more powerful modern materialism.
So by the twentieth century we had established on the one
hand, the thesis of those who believed in the afterlife:
those with subjective, personal beliefs (including all religious
beliefs of Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Judaism and
others) combined with those who looked for empirical evidence
of the afterlife/paranormal. On the other hand there was
the antithesis: hard core orthodox materialist science which
rejected anything to do with religion, superstition and
To-day we are still experiencing the clashes on a global
level between these two opposite forces.
You may ask “Why are you so sure that this last
stage of dialectical spiritualism will lead to a synthesis
where everyone will accept universal spiritual truths?”
This is about historical inevitability. Looking back, we
all can accept that there has been huge progress from primitive
man to the modern world of electronics, high tech machines,
aviation and space travel. We have also witnessed a continuous
development over time in the acceptance of the afterlife
– from primitive beliefs, to religious beliefs to
empirical evidence for the afterlife.
What we are witnessing to-day, is the study of afterlife/paranormal
matters progressing and evolving to a more empirical and
more scientific level and being accepted by more scientists.
Mediumship has been and is being scientifically studied
along with electronic communication, near-death experiences,
apparitions, out of body experiences, remote viewing etc.
But I predict that it will be Instrumental Trans-communication
and Electronic Voice Phenomena that will be the medium to
crack the absolute proof for the afterlife. These developments
will take time to penetrate into the global mass consciousness-
but according to the dialectical spiritualism, they will!.
This trend has also been predicted by credible afterlife
teachers. They stated that it is a fact that consistent
with the Law of Progress, all people “in
your world” here on earth will one day accept spiritual
truths – these spiritual truths mentioned above. Spiritualists
recorded other transmissions they had from the afterlife
confirming that everything in the world – especially
mind, body and spirit - is evolving – as everything
in the universe is continuously evolving.
According to dialectical spiritualism, the irrelevant religious
man-made dogmas, man-made theology and superstitions will
wither away and all people from around the world will accept
the fundamentals of spiritual truth – mainly the hard
core objectivity for the afterlife/paranormal where
it inevitably lead to universal enlightenment. Of course,
the core of all religions- the connection between man and
'God' through various techniques developed over the centuries
and validated experientially- will remain. And those religions
which continue to incorporate empirically elicited principles
especially about the afterlife will remain permanently.
Granted this will take time, but inevitably, it
is going to happen.
You may say, “But materialism is very strong
– how can anyone neutralize the huge effects of gross
materialism?” That may be so, but more materialists
sooner or later will find that they do not have to believe
in anything. They will have no choice but to accept
the unrebuttable scientific objective and repeatable evidence
for the existence of the afterlife because in the future,
proof will be demonstrated at will. Through education and
experience they will realize that the afterlife has huge
consequences that materialism cannot help them with.
The acceptance of the afterlife will automatically lead
people to realise that there is a powerful force behind
the universe which people on Earth call the Supreme Force,
the Supreme being. Transmitted information informs us that
ALL those in the realm of the Light accept this.
There will be informed people around the world as there
are now, who will continue to lecture, to publish books,
have their own television and radio paranormal/ afterlife
shows to spread the knowledge on a global level.
We have to be optimistic, positive and to accept that the
inevitable, irresistible historical trend for all
people around the world is towards acceptance of the afterlife
and the paranormal. Highly reliable empirically elicited
information from the otherside confirms that.
In retrospect, some two hundred years ago I, together with
many of my friends and colleagues and readers of this paper,
would have been burnt at the stake by the Church’s
Inquisition- enforcing man-made dogmas. The Church, through
Pope John Paul apologized for that. We have come a very
long way and the trend is inexorably continuous.
Historical inevitability is on our side.
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