WELCOME TO ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more blog postings click: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage . Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakens                                                                             Carl Jung INTRODUCTION It was almost five years ago while journaling some ideas one evening that I noticed a novel beginning to emerge on the screen of my mind, and then onto the screen of ...
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DAILY MESSAGE FROM THE PASSAGE

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Computers and Technology, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
To read the post on love, go to: https://digitalbloggers.com/arts-and-entertainment/what-love-has-to-do-with-it  It contains an indepth examination of the topic of love which is a whole lot more that just a discussion about romantic love. Again, the post contains some very interesting dialogue scenes from ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE: THE SUMMIT. In fact most of this post is from the novel. For a list of more blog postings you may wish to read, go to: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage     ____________________________________________________________________________ In this new post I will feature a DAILY MESSAGE every day ...
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WHICH IS IT, PLATO OR ARISTOTLE?

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
See more blog posts at: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage  THE ONE IN THE MANY AND THE MANY IN THE ONE  THE SCHOOL OF ATHENS Roman fresco by Raphael Scuola di Atene, Italian Renaisance painter   For centuries Western intellectuals... the ones who influence our precepts and cultural direction, have been divided between Plato and his student Aristotle. What do I mean by that? Take a look at their fingers. Plato has one finger pointed upwards, indicating the One in the vertical transcendence of all that is. Aristotle, however, is more ...
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COMING SOON: SURREAL ADVENTURES

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Writing and Speaking
For more blog postings: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE: SURREAL ADVENTURES is the second novel in the ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE novel series. The projected release date is this summer of 2019 and will be the first sequel to ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE: THE SUMMIT which was published in spring of 2018. Details of the hard copy or eBook may be viewed online at Amazon:           The plot of SURREAL ADVENTURES continues where THE SUMMIT leaves off. The narrative becomes even more intriguing with its ...
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HOW CONSCIOUS ARE YOU?

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more blog postings click: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage  CONSCIOUSNESS: WHAT IS IT? . Where does one even begin to write on the topic of consciousness? The title of this post asks "How Conscious Are You?" Many might say you are or you aren't; either you're awake or you're asleep. Exactly! And yet how many think they are awake when in actuality they go through life in what is effectively a soul slumber. Furthermore, how does one answer questions on the topic of consciousness unless there is ...
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READER REVIEWS

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more blog postings click: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage The following excerpts are among the first reviews of Elysium’s Passage: The Summit. Some are Amazon Five Stars reviews along with excerpts from two professional reviews (Blue Ink and Clarion). Also note the full reviews after these excerpts.  "A delightful mix of fantasy, reality, conjecture and humour; Mr. Meyers draws the reader into the story with a gentle narrative that captures imagination, leaving one anxious to get to the next page drawing you into his exceptional world.” “Excellently ...
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NOTES FROM ELYSIUM ONE

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews
For more blog postings click: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage There are a number of quotes below that are part of the Elysium's Passage series which have recently been posted on my Twitter site at https://twitter.com/Neil1113 and Instagram @meyersneil I will be adding to these from time to time. In the future there will also be several original quotes taken directly from the narratives in the series.  Please feel free to copy and paste these quotes and forward on to others. However, I would prefer you don't crop ...
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NOTES FROM ELYSIUM TWO

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more blog postings click: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage    This is the second posting of NOTES FROM ELYSIUM. Several more 'notes' will be added in the future. Regular postings can be viewed on Twitter https://twitter.com/Neil1113 and Instragram at meyersneil To order a copy of Elysium's Passage: The Summit in hard copy or eBook, click on: _________________________________________________________________ SUMMARY OF ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE: THE SUMMIT   This the first in a series of five Elysium narrations regarding a young British philosopher named James Phillips who finds himself living in an altered state of reality while ...
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Experiences in October 2018

by David and Pat Sitko Internet and Businesses Online, Book Reviews, Home and Family
Everyone's life has its ups & downs. Joys & sorrows are here for us all. Be Kind. XO Recently our Son's, son made the Junior Football Team in his first year of High School. The team went on to win the Junior Football Championship in Sudbury. Making a junior high school team while in grade 9 is an honor & privilege & a real learning experience. We are so proud of him. He brings us great joy. His willingness to learn ...
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WHAT IS ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE ABOUT?

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Business, Book Reviews
For more blog postings click: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage  View the Introductory video at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXpzFH6VNMQLOtqOK2SrXpg    WHAT IS ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE ABOUT?   I’m often asked what the Elysium’s Passage series is supposed to be about. Apart from giving away the intriguing plot, I sometimes find it difficult to provide a simple answer to this question. I supposed there are a variety of possible answers to what the central theme and supporiting themes might be.  Throughout the five novel sequels we find a range of implicit and explicit themes that are ...
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Two Thousand and Eighty-Four Chapter 6 Miserere Mei, Deus

by Roger Moisan Arts and Entertainment, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
Chapter 6 Miserere Mei, Deus (Read from the beginning) BBC News September 2044 “A memorial service will be held today at Christ Church, Oxford to remember the 30 students slaughtered by Chinese dissidents in a cowardly nerve agent attack in July. The young men, all students at Oxford University, were enjoying a quiet meal at a local bistro to celebrate the end of term, when they became unwell. All 30 later died in nearby hospitals. Among the dead was Andrew Harrington, son of ...
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6 Powerful Tips To Help You Improve Your Writing

by Luci Perry Book Reviews, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
Why is so difficult to turn those words into sentences to express the ideas we are trying to convey? Does your mind go blank when you begin writing? When I first started writing for my online business a year ago, I found it quite challenging. As I sit in front of my computer and read the sentence I just wrote, I find myself deleting it, either because I don't like the sound or it doesn't look right, not knowing how to re-write ...
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DR JAN MERTA

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
All articles posted on this blog are available at https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassageor go to www.elysiumspassage.com for website articles and Amazon book site  JAN MERTA DE VELEHRAD 1944 - 2010  About five years ago, my friend Dr Jan Merta inspired me to begin writing some of my intellectual/spritual thoughts. And so I did. Now, to my surprise, the writings have turned into four novels (so far) that I decided to call the Elysium’s Passage series. You may also read the first part of the back story regarding the inception of ...
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Two Thousand and Eighty-Four - Chapter 5 The People's Palace

by Roger Moisan Arts and Entertainment, News and Society, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
Chapter 5 The People's Palace (Read from the beginning) “And finally, it gives me great pleasure to declare, The People’s Palace of Tehran, well and truly open,” announced Iran’s unofficial first lady and beloved figurehead of the revolution. “Millions of square metres of hotels, casinos, fine dining and designer shopping, gifted to us by our brothers and sisters from the United States of America. On behalf of the people of Iran, I send you our deepest gratitude for everything you have done ...
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Two Thousand and Eighty-Four - Chapter 4 The New Threat

by Roger Moisan Arts and Entertainment, News and Society, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
Two Thousand and Eighty Fourby Roger Moisan (Read chapters 1-3) Chapter 4 The New Threat Lord Harrington winced as the 747 touched down at Heathrow Airport. The psychologically induced pain he suffered was still with him as 300 tons of aircraft met the tarmac runway. Forced to endure the pain of a caburn assault in that log cabin in the heart of the Monte Rio redwoods, Harrington’s heart had stopped several times, only to be revived again and again to suffer further excruciating agony. ...
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'IT'S A MIRACLE, DAMMIT'

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more blog postings go to: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage For the topic of miracles, I have chosen an imaginary depiction of the atom. What greater evidence could there be for miracles than the invisible subatomic world, the substratum for our supposed material reality.  The topic of miracles is both fascinating and challenging since it goes contrary to our secular Western culture that tends to dismiss anything that claims to transcend materialist presuppositions. The orientation is: I'll believe it when I see it, rather than I ...
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BUY THIS BOOK... IT'S A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Relationships, Self Improvement, Book Reviews
For more blog postings click: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage or the Elysium's Passage website at www.elysiumspassage.com  Buy this book!    ---- it’s a matter of Life and Death   No, not just for me… well maybe. But really, Elysium’s Passage is all about life and death – yours, mine and everyone else’s. Perhaps not quite yet, but what topic could be more important to consider while we remain connected with our “mortal coil” to this dense plane of human existence. And so the Elysium Passage book series is about ...
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Living on Purpose and Self-Reliant Go Together - 3 Reasons Why

by Luci Perry Home Based Business, Self Improvement, Book Reviews
How Do You Use Purpose to Become Self-Reliant and Create an Extraordinary Life? According to The One Thing book, who we are and where we want to go, determine what we do and what we accomplish.  Culture evolution has gone fast through generations, granting mindsets to evolve, life to accelerate and thanks to it, now women perform any role they want in society. This change has been rigid, challenging, gratifying and pleasing all at once.  It has been interesting to see, while I ...
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PROLOGUE TO THE SERIES

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more blog postings click: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage PROLOGUE  ELYSIUM'S PASSAGE SERIES . Hi, my name is James. I’m a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at one of the universities in London, England. Don’t let that concern you though, I don’t wish to overwhelm you with a lot of philosophical terms, concepts and jargon in order to show you how clever I am. In fact, my girlfriend says I may not be as smart as I sometimes think. Although I know she’s just trying to keep ...
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CHAPTER ONE

by Neil Meyers Arts and Entertainment, Gaming, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Writing and Speaking
For more blog postings click: https://digitalbloggers.com/articles/elysiumspassage '  THE SUMMIT   INTRODUCTION . This narrative begins with a most unusual allegory that came to me in an intensive dream one night which, as it turned out, would foreshadow the direction of my future life. The symbolic nature of the objects and environments I encountered reminded me of the allegorical meanings I read of in Pilgrim's Progress. My dream experience had a similar quality to it: the most provocative interpretative expression of my life up to that point, including ...
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