Monday, September 17, 2012

Featured Book: This Book is from the Future by Marie D. Jones and Larry Flaxman

About the book:

We have mastered traveling through space, but time eludes us. Not a person exists who doesn’t wish to go back in time to the past or shoot forward into the future to see what may unfold. Time eludes us, for we are trapped by the arrow of past, present and future in an order that appears fixed and unchangeable. it really fixed and unchangeable, or is it just a matter of how our brains have been trained to perceive time?

This book looks first at the enigma of time little we truly know about linear time and how it has actually changed over the course of scientific knowledge and evolution. Time is not what we originally thought it would be, and as new discoveries point to a much less fixed concept of time, we very well may one day be able to control the clock the way we control our spatial location. We may, in fact, be able to travel through time.

From the earliest ideas and imaginings of science fiction authors and visionaries to the most cutting edge research into the behavior of particles and the cosmic constants that constrain time travel, we explore how close we have come from Einstein’s time dilation and relativity theories to a world of potential wormholes, parallel universes, additional spatial and temporal dimensions, the Multiverse and even bizarre particles that seem to exceed the speed of light, and open new doors to one day walking the landscape of time as we once walked upon the moon.

Yet what are the problems and challenges and paradoxes we face from the known laws of physics that keep us from already going back to the past, and forward to the future? Can the newest theories in speculative and quantum physics overcome these paradoxes? Only time, pun intended, will tell. We examine those troubling paradoxes and the research physicists hope will one day make them obsolete.

And yet...we may already be time traveling, in a form of “mental time travel” that occurs in a variety of enigmatic ways from déjà vu to remote viewing, precognitive dreams to out of body travel, apporting to time slips and time shifts. Time travel does not always have to be physical to be real, and we look at a number of more “paranormal” aspects of overcoming temporal boundaries that may be occurring to each and every one of us. And we look at the most fascinating claims of those who already claim to be time from some distant past or far‐off future to guide us, warn us...or just plain fool us.

This book will be a mesmerizing journey exploring the entire landscape of time and time travel evolution. Where we started. Where we now stand. What the future holds for us to discover, out time.

About the authors:

Marie D. Jones is the best‐selling author of Destiny Vs. Choice: The Scientific and Spiritual Evidence Behind Fate and Free Will. She and Larry Flaxman, her partner, run, an organization devoted to exploring unknown mysteries. Their next book, due in July of 2012, is This Book Is From the Future: A Journey Through Portals, Relativity, Wormholes and Other Adventures in Time Travel. Marie and Larry have also launched the ParaExplorer Series of eBooks and articles introducing readers to a variety of subjects.

She has an extensive background in metaphysics, cutting edge science and the paranormal and has worked as a field investigator for MUFON (Mutual UFO Network) in Los Angeles and San Diego in the 1980s and 1990s. She currently serves as a Consultant and Director of Special Projects for ARPAST, the Arkansas Paranormal and Anomalous Studies Team, where she works with ARPAST President Larry Flaxman to develop theories that can tested in the field. Their current project, called The Grid, will be launched in 2012. Marie is a former licensed New Thought/Metaphysics minister and has trained extensively in the Science of Mind/New Thought arena.

Marie has been on television, most recently on the History Channel’s “Nostradamus Effect” series, and served as a special UFO/abduction consultant for the 2009 Universal Pictures science fiction movie, “The Fourth Kind.” She has been interviewed on hundreds of radio talk shows all over the world, including Coast To Coast AM, NPR, KPBS Radio, Dreamland, the X‐Zone, Kevin Smith Show, Paranormal Podcast, Cut to the Chase, Feet 2 The Fire, World of the Unexplained, and the Shirley MacLaine Show, and has been featured in dozens of newspapers, magazines and online publications all over the world. She is a staff writer for Intrepid Magazine, and a regular contributor to New Dawn Magazine, and her essays and articles have appeared in TAPS ParaMagazine, Phenomena, Whole Life Times, Light Connection, Vision, Beyond Reality, and several popular anthologies such as “If Women Ruled the World” and five Chicken Soup For The Soul books. She has also contributed and co‐authored over fifty inspirational books for New Seasons/PIL.

She has lectured widely at major metaphysical, paranormal, new science and self‐ empowerment events, including “Through the Veil,” “Queen Mary Weekends,” “TAPS Academy Training,” “CPAK,” and “Paradigm Conference,” “Conscious Expo,” and “Darkness Radio Events,” and is a popular public speaker on the subjects of cutting edge science, the paranormal, metaphysics, Noetics and human potential. She speaks often at local metaphysical centers, churches, local libraries, bookstore signings, film festivals and regional meet‐ups on writing, the paranormal, human consciousness, science and metaphysical subjects.

She is also the screenwriter and co‐producer of “19 Hz,” a paranormal thriller in development with Bruce Lucas Films, as well as a science fiction feature film titled “Twilight Child,” and she serves as a co‐host on the popular Dreamland Radio Show. In her spare time, she raises her son, walks and runs marathons, and is active as a disaster response and preparedness second responder for CERT, the Community Emergency Response Team through CitizenCorps. She is also a licensed ham radio operator (KI6YES).

Larry Flaxman is the best‐selling author of 11:11‐ The Time Prompt Phenomenon: The Meaning Behind Mysterious Signs, Sequences and Synchronicities and The Resonance Key: Exploring the Links Between Vibration, Consciousness and the Zero Point Grid. He also has a screenplay in development and is a regular contributor to TAPS ParaMagazine, New Dawn, and other paranormal publications.

Larry is the President and Senior Researcher of ARPAST, the Arkansas Paranormal and Anomalous Studies Team, which he founded in February of 2007. Under his leadership, ARPAST has become one of the nation’s largest and most active paranormal research organizations, with over 150 members worldwide dedicated to conducting research into the paranormal using the most stringent scientific methodology. ARPAST is also now a proud member of the TAPS family (The Atlantic Paranormal Society). Larry supervises a staff of fully trained researchers and over $250,000 worth of top‐of‐the‐line equipment. Larry also serves as technical advisor to several paranormal research groups throughout the country.

Larry has appeared in numerous print interviews, including newspapers, magazines and online publications and has appeared on television, most recently on Discovery Channel’s “Ghost Lab,” and on JustIn TV’s “In Search of the Paranormal.” He has been interviewed on hundreds of radio programs, including “Coast to Coast AM,” “X‐Zone,” “Ghostly Talk,” “Eerie Radio,” “Crossroads Paranormal,” “Binall of America,” “The Jeff Rense Show,” and “Haunted Voices.”

In addition, Larry is co‐creator of the popular new ParaTracker software program for documenting data from paranormal investigations. He is a highly requested speaker at major paranormal conferences educational seminars across the country, and is partners with Marie D. Jones in ParaExplorers. He lives in Little Rock, Arkansas.


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