was formed by volunteers who wished to spread the word about
the overwhelming amount of solid evidence for life after death.
to our work is a collection of cases we call "The Survival
Top 40." There is nothing of special significance to the
number 40, other than we felt that ten was too few, a hundred
was too many, and "The Top 40" recalled halcyon summer
nights listening to rock-n-roll radio.
Even so, a list
of 40 anything can be a bit intimidating to the newcomer, so
we have created a small sampling of cases here to whet your
appetite. Each synopsis if followed by a link to the fuller
discussion of the case, and you may reach the entire list directly
by clicking here.
Before you begin
examining cases, we'd like to take this opportunity to outline
some of the other ways that AECES is promoting a better understanding
of Survival. (By the way, our use of the capital "S"
indicates a reference to life beyond death as opposed to living
beyond the collapse of civilization.)
major project that is fully operational is The Legacy Files.
For more than a century and a half, skilled researchers have
been seeking to understand what happens after death. Today,
there is little recognition of the great strides these researchers
made. The histories and biographies included in The Legacy Files
are our attempt to applaud and archive this impressive body
of work. The breadth of the researchers' knowledge, their objective
discernment, and their dogged pursuit of the truth, inspire
us all. The extraordinary dedication and sacrifice of a host
of mediums and other participants will likely never be equaled.
So, take some time when you can to explore this section and
learn the lessons of yesteryear.
Supporting Evidence project presents documents examining the
value and significance of various types of evidence that are
not generally involved in Top-40 cases. This is intended as
a resource for investigators, researchers, and writers.
one eat in the afterlife? Do souls dance? Will I meet Jesus?
To answer these and hundreds of similar questions, the fourth
AECES project The Afterlife Guide attempts to
gather all accounts of the environment, structure, and purpose
of the next realms as relayed via credible regressions, visions,
and other-body experiences such as NDEs. Pertinent passages
are selected from books and articles by volunteer readers. Then
editors collate and combine the statements and file them under
specific headings to create an encyclopedic reference. This
project is just getting underway. Volunteers are needed to assist
in this work.
Revealed George and Violet Parent were struggling
to make ends meet on the meager salary he earned as a grocery
clerk, when she began receiving messages from the other side.
Within a few years, the couple was quite well off financially,
thanks to the money, gold, and other valuables they found
hidden in the California desert. They said that they were
guided to the treasure caches by the spirits of missionaries
and natives who wanted to provide proof of the afterlife.
In the process, they recovered over 1,500 crosses, totems
and other ceremonial artifacts buried by these long-dead souls.
Years later, an investigator for the American Psychical Society
successfully replicated the Parent's feat, by following instructions
given through a medium and finding other places where artifacts
had been buried. For more information on this important case,
Wealthy Wall A business executive dreams that
a deceased acquaintance instructs him to tell his surviving
wife to "look inside the wall" at a specific place
in their home. The dreamer tell his own wife, but refuses
to relay the message to its intended recipient because he
doesn't want to bother her with something so crazy. But the
disturbing dream comes again and again until the dreamer's
wife takes matters into her own hands by calling the widow
and relaying the strange request. A few hours later a very
excited widow calls back to say that she had discovered several
thousand dollars within the wall. For more information on
this unusual case, click
Return of Mary Roff A young girl awakes in her
own bed but claims that she is the daughter of a family from
the other side of town, a daughter who died 13 years previously.
She claims that the family members surrounding her are total
strangers and begs to be taken "home." After 10
days of this, she is allowed to go and live, temporarily,
with the family she claims is hers. While there, she acts
and speaks in every way precisely as the real daughter used
to do. She knows which clothes are hers and which she made,
she knows the exact location her brother was scarred when
a stovepipe fell on him. When asked if she remembers a certain
dog, she immediately points out the location in her sister's
house where the dog died. Throughout her 14-week stay, never
does any statement or way of talking or gesture give the slightest
hint that she is not who she claims to be. Click
here to read the full story.
and Strangers Soon after dying in an accident,
George Pellew a lawyer and author known to professor
Richard Hodgson, Ph.D. begins to speak through a medium
whom the professor is investigating. Over the next several
years, Dr. Hodgson brings some 150 different people to séances,
all of them unknown to the medium. Thirty of these sitters
were known to Pellew. Speaking through the medium, the spirit
recognizes and calls by name each of those Pellew had known
in his earthly life, and fails to recognize those he had not.
There are two exceptions to this, but the exceptions prove
to be the most evidential of all. Click
here to learn more.
Submariner Resurfaces A young man seeking relief
from his fear of water and his fear of enclosed spaces is
hypnotically regressed to a previous life in which he drowned
within the steel confines of a sinking submarine. He recalls
the doomed sailor's name, the name of the sub, the location
and date of the sinking and numerous other details which are
all borne out by consulting various military records from
World War II. In addition he describes his birthplace, boyhood
home, and a special habit the youth had; a habit recalled
by a - now elderly - cousin. Click
here for more information on this extremely evidential