Category Archives: Social Sciences

The Holographic Universe by Michael Talbot

A year or two ago, I had a student who chose the holographic hypothesis as his research topic, so I’m somewhat familiar with the idea.  In The Holographic Universe, Michael Talbot presents evidence to support the hypotheses that the brain and the universe are holograms.  He ties the science and psychology into psychic and spiritual phenomena.  I found the ideas interesting.

This video, which I haven’t watched, is an interview with Talbot about synchronicity and the holographic universe from Thinking Allowed, a television series shown on public television stations in the U.S. and Canada:

Blog Posts, Articles, and Reports To Read: February 2011

Resources for Learning about Ubar



  • Atkinson, Austen.  “Ubar:  The Atlantis of the Sands.”  Lost Civilizations:  Rediscovering Ancient Sites through New Technology.  New York:  Watson-Guptill Publications, 2002.  144-53.  Print.
  • Clapp, Nicholas.  The Road to Ubar:  Finding the Atlantis of the Sands.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin, 1998.  Print.
  • Ranulph, Fiennes.  Atlantis of the Sands: The Search for the Lost City of Ubar. London:  Bloomsbury, 1993.  Print.


  • Rollins, James.  Sandstorm.  New York:  William Morrow-HarperCollins, 2004.  Print.