MICHAEL WERNER was born in 1949, and holds a PhD in Chemistry. He has worked in the chemical industry as well as pharmaceuticals, and has taught chemistry and biology to secondary school students. For the past 15 years he has been managing director of a cancer research institute at Arlesheim, Switzerland. Since the publication of this book in German, he has embarked on an ever-increasing schedule of lectures and a lively correspondence with numerous individuals. THOMAS STOCKLI was born in 1951. He has worked as a freelance journalist, a teacher at middle school level, and a lecturer on teacher training and educational research. For the past 25 years he has been deeply concerned with spiritual questions and personal development, and has authored many articles and books on these subjects. He is currently endeavouring to link spiritual ideas with scientific thought, while conversely countering dogmatism in science.
'[What] can only be ignored with difficulty is the phenomenon itself, for it is crying out to be noticed. One wonders why mainstream science has paid so little attention to it...' - Harald Walach, Research Professor of Psychology, University of Northampton, and Director of the European Office of the Samueli Institute 'What Michael Werner wants is to demonstrate that the generally held view of the world being solely physical and solid cannot be the whole story' - Neue Luzerner Zeitung