Dreaming Ahead of Time is a personal exploration of precognition, synchronicity and coincidence drawing on the work of thinkers
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Can we see the future in our dreams?
Does time flow in one direction?
What is a ‘meaningful coincidence’?
Renowned esoteric writer Gary Lachman has been recording his own precognitive dreams for forty years – dreams, that is, in which he has caught a glimpse of the future. In a unique and intriguing new book, Dreaming Ahead of Time, Lachman recounts the discovery that he dreams ‘ahead of time’, and argues convincingly that this extraordinary ability is, in fact, shared by all of us. Along the way Lachman explores the related phenomenon of synchronicity, or “meaningful coincidence.”
Dreaming Ahead of Time is a personal exploration of precognition, synchronicity and coincidence drawing on the work of thinkers including J.W. Dunne, J.B. Priestly, C.G. Jung, Colin Wilson, P.D. Ouspensky and others. Lachman’s description and analysis of his own experience introduces his readers to the uncanny power of our dreaming minds, and reveals the illusion of our careful distinctions between past, present and future.
Gary Lachman is the author of many books about consciousness, culture, and the Western esoteric tradition, including The Return of Holy Russia, Dark Star Rising: Magick and Power in the Age of Trump, Lost Knowledge of the Imagination, and Beyond the Robot: The Life and Work of Colin Wilson. He writes for several journals in the US, UK, and Europe, lectures around the world and his work has been translated into more than a dozen languages. In a former life he was a founding member of the pop group Blondie and in 2006 was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Before moving to London in 1996 and becoming a full time writer, Lachman studied philosophy, managed a metaphysical book shop, taught English literature, and was Science Writer for UCLA. He is an adjunct professor of Transformative Studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies. He can be reached at www.garylachman.co.uk, www.facebook.com/GVLachman/ and twitter.com/GaryLachman