Friday, November 09, 2012

'The Effect'

I had the pleasure today of interviewing Linda Hoy, author of a terrifically entertaining and thought provoking book called The Effect.  The book explains how spirituality and science not only can co-exist, the principles of one can actually help support those of the other. 

Ms. Hoy takes readers on a bit of an intellectual roller coaster, exploring issues of life, death, afterlife, time and multiple universes.  The ride includes Aboriginal philosophy, research into near-death experiences, quotes from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, the art of Salvador Dali, a primer on quantum physics and lessons learned from the movie, Groundhog's Day.  It's written in an fun and accessible way that is sensitive to the inevitable questions the topic raises from both the scientific and religious communities.

I'll have much more on this book soon.  Stay tuned...