‘Atomic-Consciousness’ (1892) – Fortean Times #341

The latest Fortean Times (June 2016, #341) contains my unmasking of the author of the strange 1892 book Atomic-Consciousness – a pseudonymously self-published semi-autobiographical book by an eccentric working-man who continually experienced what would later be termed (by Jung) synchronicities.

Over at the Miraculous Agitations blog I’ve posted two short accompanying blogposts (one on Atomic-Consciousness‘ bearing on Modernism, the other on keeping a synchronicity diary).  If you haven’t already perused the full Fortean Times article those blog tit-bits probably won’t make much sense…  So I hereby advise you to go and check out the latest FT issue: a Loch Ness monster special, also containing news of the phantom organist of Torquay, Scouse synchronicities, the curious career of Gabriele d’Annunzio, Avebury’s subterranean secrets, the art of designing crop circles… and much more!

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