ASSOCIATION FOR EVALUATION AND COMMUNICATION OF EVIDENCE FOR SURVIVAL
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ÆCES (rhymes with "basis") is a non-profit organization dedicated to discerning and disseminating the most convincing evidence for the Survival of the human personality after the demise of the physical body. Special emphasis is placed on encouraging, supporting, and facilitating the work of researchers, writers, presenters, organizers, mediums, and others whose work promotes increased awareness of the afterlife. See the ÆCES mission statement here.

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Séances
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Skepticism
NDEs / NDAs
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History What & How
Best Articles and Essays re Survival

"History shows that every intelligent man who has gone into this investigation, if he gave it adequate examination at all, has come out believing in spirits; this circumstance places the burden of proof on the shoulders of the skeptic."
– James H. Hyslop, Ph.D. professor of logic and ethics at Columbia University

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A technology has been developed to locate séance sounds. Using an array of microphones and new computer programs, Eckhard Krause's system can pinpoint the placement and volume of voices in a room, no matter how little light may exist. See a demostration here.


Recent Library acquisitions include:
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Your Immortal Self: Exploring the Mindful Way, by Tom Butler of AA-EVP and the Ethric Studies organization. "The book begins with a redefinition of the survival hypothesis as the Trans-Survival Hypothesis. The remainder of Section I is concerned with the Implicit Cosmology which is based on the possible consequences of survival. Section II is concerned with the community in which paranormalists consider survival and Section III is concerned with the phenomena of trans-etheric influences."

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Lucky James by Keith Parsons. "This is a racy story about James and Marnie winning millions on the Big Lottery. It's about what they do with their winnings, and what it does to them. It's about romance, seduction, greed and treachery. Also featured is a psychic detective helping to trace a crook, and the quest of James to discover whether this man can provide empirical proof of the Afterlife. It is about the nature of reality, finding fulfilment, and why we are here.


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Survival Milestones and Turning-Points
Developed from an original document compiled by Michael E. Tymn, this is an on-going project that aims to include all key occurrences and activities pertaining to the discernment of evidence for Survival.

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A Cameo Reappearance
Olive Thomas’ suicide was the act of a young Hollywood star who couldn’t handle her fame, fortune, and bacchanalian lifestyle. So said the news headlines in 1920. She herself told quite a different story 10 years later.

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Kathleen Goligher
A medium whose abilities included communicating raps, trance voice, and table levitations, Goligher was extensively studied by Dr. William Crawford. He stated: “That there is an unseen intelligence behind her manifestations is all we can say, but that is a tremendous assertion, and if admitted, destroys the whole basis of materialism.”

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Cocks, Rev. Michael
An Anglican priest and the author of The Stephen Experience, has been exploring alternative religious experiences for many years. “I have been much focused for most of my life, on research into the paranormal in the belief that Christianity would be more soundly based, if based more on universal spiritual experience, than in adherence to a church structure,”

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Events
At a Glance



January 2017
♦ 13-14 - Australian Afterlife Explorers

April 2017
♦ 7-9 - Mystics & Scientists Conf.

June 2017
♦ 1-4 - Afterlife Awareness Conference
♦ 14-17 - SSE Conference

July 2017
♦ 20-23 - IONS Conference
♦ 20-23 - Parapsyco-logical Assn. Conv.

August 2017
♦ 3-6 - IANDS Conference 

November 2016
♦ 3-6 - Afterlife Explorers & Mediumship Convention  

December 2016
♦ 1-4 - Aspects of Consciousness

The Top-10 Must-Read Books on Survival

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The Articulate Dead:
They Brought the Spirit World Alive

The Hereafter Trilogy:
The Book That Removes All Doubt

Journey of Souls
Case Studies of Life Between Lives

The Conscious Universe
The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena

The Realities of Heaven
Fifty Spirits Describe Your Future Home

A Lawyer Presents the Case for the Afterlife:

Your Eternal Self

Exploring Reincarnation:
The Classic Guide to the Evidence for Past-Life Experiences

Defending Bridey's Honor:
The Reality of Reincarnation

Lessons from the Light
What We Can Learn From the Near-Death Experience

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