Whitley Strieber's Dreamland
Friday November 11, 2011

Mutants and Mystics, Dreamland's 111111 Show!

Jeff Kripal is the Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Rice University and the author of the introduction to Whitley Strieber's upcoming book "Solving the Communion Enigma." Here, he tells us about the new mythical figures of our age, the superheroes, supervillians and 'dangerous strangers' that populate our imaginations and--in the form of apparent aliens and 'others' of all kinds--our lives. "Mutants and Mystics" includes a chapter on Whitley Strieber that he has called "the best thing ever written about me," and here Whitley and Jeff speculate in a completely new way about how it is that a living presence could be penetrating our lives through the medium of myth and imagination.

This discussion is so intense that it was capable--at least for your Dreamland editor--of acting as a kind of conjuring experience. By the time I had finished listening, I felt as if a very real door had opened in me that has been closed all of my life. Unlike 99% of the people talking about things like alien presence, Jeff and Whitley actually understand this stuff and can communicate its very real energy just in their voices. Forty five utterly amazing minutes.

Whitley says on the back cover, "I found the light that poured from these pages as blessed as it is breathtaking."

Find out more about Jeff Kripal and his work on his website.

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A GREAT Vintage Dreamland PLUS Whitley Reads Chapter 2 of 'Communion Enigma!'

In the Vintage Dreamland section, you will find a NEW vintage Dreamland that we have just uncovered, an absolutely terrific show from 2001 entitled Ruins, Caves and Tunnels. On it, David Hatcher Childress describes actually walking mysterious tunnels under the Andes, Konstantinos and two witnesses describe the results of an internet seance, and Linda Moulton Howe reports on ancient copper mines in Michigan that might have been used by miners from Europe.

In Whitley's Room, Whitley reads Chapter Two of 'Solving the Communion Enigma,'The Mirror Shattered,' about traumas of his early childhood that might have led to his close encounter experiences. The next reading will be Chapter 4 "Going West." Chapters 1, 2 and 3 will be the entire preview of the book to be published on Unknowncountry.com.

Whitley's reading is also offered here as a Special Interview. To listen to the vintage Dreamland, please navigate to the Vintage Dreamland Section in the subscriber area. To listen to all Whitley's Room readings, including Chapter 1 of 'Communion Enigma,' the Communion audiobook, Whitley's meditations and other material, navigate to 'Whitley's Room.'

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Gee Whitley, did you check out the Thrive movie which was released for streaming yesterday? You really should check out, lots of conspiracy stuff, ufo's and a clear path towards making our world a better place for all. It really seems like your kind of material. thrivemovement.com

hope to hear a show about it soon!

A great interview, and Chapter 2 was excellent. Thank you for going deeper with this segment, it was absolutely worth it.

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