Lyall Watson (12 April – 25 June ) was a South African botanist, zoologist, biologist, and supernatural phenomena in biological terms. He is credited with coining the “Hundredth Monkey” phenomenon in his book, Lifetide. Lyall Watson, who died on June 25 aged 69, was an adventurer, In his sixth book, Lifetide (), Watson made what was believed to be the. Buy Lifetide Third Impression by Lyall Watson (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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Claiming that the scientists were “reluctant to publish [the whole story] for fear of ridicule”, Watson wrote that he had to “gather the rest of the story from personal anecdotes and bits of folklore among primate researchers, because most of them are still not quite sure what happened”.

This book blew my mind repeatedly with the sheer volume of knowledge.

But at lifegide utterly beguiling, as in the description of the aesthetics of bower birds, the chilling encounter of the wasp and the tarantula, and the odd waking-sleep-like cycle of a fish “”with the splendidly salacious name of slippery dick. Lyall Watson, who died on June 25 aged 69, was an adventurer, explorer and the author of New Age books about the paranormal, including the bestselling Supernature ; he introduced the psychic showman Uri Geller to British television audiences, and in the s imported sumo wrestling to the West, presenting coverage of sumo tournaments on Channel 4.


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I recall really liking this one, although this type of “supernatural nature-ism” writing has little appeal to me now. He was the eldest of three brothers, one of whom Andrew lived in GympieQueenslandAustralia. In he shared a television studio with the fork-bending psychic Uri Geller, whom he claimed to have discovered, and who was making his first live TV appearance. Zahan Malkani rated it really liked it Sep 02, Sign up here to receive your Watwon alerts.

Around watsob time he shortened his name to Lyall Watson. Paul Friedman rated it it was amazing Dec 18, Write a customer review.

Watson had an endlessly enquiring mind and never lost the habit of questioning received wisdom. Kerry rated it really liked it Jun 07, A New Natural History of the Supernatural. In the late s he presented Channel 4 ‘s coverage of sumo tournaments. Karl rated it really liked it Aug 08, Please try again later.

The Nature of Things: Lists with This Book. This book is a feast, to be enjoyed revelation by revelation.

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Rondebosch Boys’ High School. Wayne rated it it was amazing Jan 08, A Natural History of Evil. An exceptional scholar, he started at the University of the Witwatersrand aged 15 and by the age of 19 held degrees in Botany and Zoology.

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A radical thinker operating at the margins of accepted science, Watson was an apparent polymath who might have sprung fully-formed from a Victorian adventure by Jules Verne or H Rider Haggard. I have been looking for this book for years in bookstores in several states.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Applies recent developments in astronomy, biology, and psychology to the mysteries of memory, dreams, visions, UFOs, gods and devils, hypnosis, ghosts, ESP, creativity, and consciousness, recognizing natural bases for paranormal occurrences.

A great companion to anything by Rupert Sheldrake! He is credited with coining the ” Hundredth Monkey ” phenomenon in his book, Lifetide.

Write a customer review. His Scottish father was an architect and his mother, a radiologist, was descended from Simon van der Stel, the first Lieftide governor of the Cape. One person found this helpful.