in the material half-world of Western philosophies,
there has come a cautious shift of thinking that at its core
the concept of objective, set-in-stone reality may not
be so distinctly separated from personal, subjective perceptions
believed. While there has always been a certain acceptance
of this form of “fringe thinking,” it has usually
been shunted off by the methodic cultural foundation to languish
same leaky roof as other unacceptable tenets, such as faster-than-light
travel, extraterrestrial life and charitable lawyers. But
with modern science shouldering its way into philosophy and religion,
boundaries that once divided mystical theory from the supposed
logic of scientific evidence and empirical reasoning are
the way of the Berlin wall.
WINDSOR-SMITH is most widely known as a distinguished comic book creator,
and a painter in the fine arts. But there is more to Windsor-Smith
than panels and paintings. In the lushly produced OPUS series of collected
art books, the artist reveals his lifelong encounters with High
a ufological term variously known as paranormal, or the supranormal,
or transcendental human experience.
is an experiencer. His personal encounters with extraordinary phenomena
include precognition, reincarnation, extrasensory perception
and other anomalies in alternative realities of space and time.