by Victor Zammit
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 many scientists
and other professionals say there is.
This means that the acceptance of the existence of the afterlife
will have nothing to do with personal beliefs or historical
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
briefly 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 of mankind.
(Definitions for some key terms
used in the article:
'Dialectics' 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 ANTI -THESIS -
the opposite-counter argument, and an ensuing SYNTHESIS
- a resolution which is usually part of the THESIS
-argument and part of the ANTI -THESIS -opposite argument.
SPIRITUALISM: does not refer to
the traditional 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). Karl Marx is also famous for postulating 'Dialectical
Materialism' in the nineteenth century.
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 modern times.
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
We know that Karl Marx’ concept of the class
struggle contained in his thesis ‘Dialectical
Materialism’ shook the Western World out of its
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.
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
intelligences. 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.
See for yourself:
The dialectics is the law of opposites: a process - a ‘thesis’
(see diagram) - clashing with the antithesis giving rise
to a synthesis - which is jointly part of the thesis and
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.
then gives rise to a new THESIS to be opposed by a new ANTI-THESIS
to produce a new SYNTHESIS. This process will keep on repeating
over time and space throughout history until there will
be a 'FINAL SYNTHESIS' - the complete acceptance of the
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
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 here,
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
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
such those conducted by Andrew Greeley in the United States
show that 65% of the people already accept there is an afterlife,
another 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.
all European countries, North and South America and many
parts of Africa and Asia - 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
we are still experiencing the clashes on a global level
between these two opposite forces.
The collapse of Marxism-communism in Russia and of the Eastern
communist countries in Eastsern Europe in 1987 is evidence
itself of the continous process of global 'Dialectical Spiritualism'.
This is where the 'anti-thesis' atheistic communist block
which did not accept the afterlife' has merged with the
thesis to create a new synthesis - to further the development
towards the ultimate synthesis where all people will accept
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?”
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.
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!.
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.
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.
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.
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 (nothing to do with
the 'religous' God), the Supreme being. Transmitted information
informs us that ALL those in the realm of the Light accept
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.
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.
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
inevitability is on 'our' side.
living on planet earth, a positive contribution is to be
made from each according to his/her ability and each to
receive according to his/her needs ...
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