ÆCES is established to educate the public concerning the evidence for the Survival of the human personality beyond the demise of the physical body.
This is done directly by
discerning and distributing the most convincing cases, and indirectly
by placing special emphasis on encouraging, supporting, and facilitating the work of researchers, writers, presenters, organizers, mediums, and others whose work promotes increased awareness of the afterlife.
effect of widespread knowledge and acceptance of the reality
of Survival, we hope and believe, will be to cause people to
realize more clearly the true consequences of their actions,
thereby encouraging kindness and compassion and promoting peace
and freedom worldwide.
We do not do research
and we do very little investigation beyond studying available
materials. We do not assume the role of scientists or detectives.
The Top-40 project applies set criteria to the work of scientists
and investigators in an attempt to objectively determine which
cases are the most convincing and then inform the general public
of our results. The
Supporting Evidence project evaluates and categorizes the various
types of evidence and compiles a resource for knowledgeable
researchers and reporters. The Legacy Files project presents
documents showing the best evidence from the past and biographies
of the people responsible for developing and preserving that