Monday, February 21, 2011

Precognition in the past

Precognition is the phenomenon has long been described in many legends of various peoples, including those in mythology. Most descriptions of the phenomenon appeared in the form of dreams or oracles. For example, the most famous of them could be used oracle at Delphi.
The Bible has many descriptions specific to precognition. The Old Testament has as many as 18 books considered to be prophetic, as an example could become a prophetic description of the Pharaoh's dreams Joseph interpreted the prophecy seven years of plenty and seven years of drought. The New Testament also has descriptions of such capabilities - the Holy Family fled to Egypt after a dream St. Joseph's warning before the massacre of the innocents that results from the wrath of Herod.

According to people involved in parapsychology currently documented example of precognition is the story of Morgan Robertson's Futility in 1898, which fits the description of the Titanic disaster. The author describes the history of the maiden voyage of the ship passenger liner called Titan, which, although it is considered to be unsinkable, going down after hitting an iceberg. Similar were the dimensions of both ships, and their capacity, the number of chimneys, turbines and propellers were identical. Ships are virtually identical. The same is also destiny, a catastrophic collision with an iceberg, which was exactly the same place in the Atlantic. Another explanation is simply a coincidence, and the fact that the author was a great connoisseur of sea and before writing the book long study conducted on this topic. You should also remember that after the disaster of the Titanic "by the changes made in the book, bringing out even more in the events of what happened in reality. In addition, many books of different authors can be traced back to elements of precognition.