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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"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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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.

news pix Vernon Neppe, M.D., Ph.D., FRSSAf, a member of the AECES Advisory Board, has received the prestigious Whiting Memorial Award for 2016. Dr. Neppe shares the award with his research partner, Dr. Edward Close. The award is for "expanding boundaries of scientific understanding" via their development of the Triadic Dimensional-Distinction Vortical Paradigm (TDVP). The Whiting Memorial Fund is a philanthropic fund administered by the International Society for Philosophical Enquiry (ISPE).

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A Twinkle In Time
This document consists of two excerpts from The Survival Files that provide an uncommon perspective on the reality and meaning of time. For other articles and excerpts on topics related to Survival, see here.

  Featured Evidence

Susy Smith’s Favorite Ghost Story
In the mid 1800s, an American Congressman was convinced by his own lengthy investigation that two English ladies had indeed seen apparitions of an elderly couple who had once lived in their home. One of the ladies had conversations with the apparitions who provided information that could only be confirmed via extensive research.

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Hester Travers Smith
Primarily an automatic-writing and talking-board medium, Smith was known to produce coherent messages even when blindfolded and a screen was placed between her and a board on which the letters had been rearranged.

   "Featured Interview

Victor Zammit, LL.B., Ph.D.
When it comes to weighing evidence, few people are more qualified that Victor Zammit,  a retired lawyer of the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia. Now retired from the practice of law, Zammit calls himself a full-time afterlife researcher. His book, A Lawyer Presents the Case for the Afterlife is a comprehensive review of the evidence.

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At a Glance

September 2016
♦ 30-2 - Convergent Evolution, Attractors and Love

October 2016
♦ 13-15 SSE Euro Conf.
♦ 28-30 - Mind, Body Spirit Expo

November 2016
♦ 12-13 - Afterlife Explorers & Mediumship Convention 

December 2016
♦ 1-4 - Aspects of Consciousness

January 2017
♦ 13-14 - Australian Afterlife Explorers

June 2017
♦ 1-4 - Afterlife Awareness Conference

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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