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DEATH  IN POLITICS

Political debate and policymaking usually does not consider what happens when we die.

FALLING IN LOVE

Could the SoulPhone change the story of how we fall I love?

SPIRIT GUIDES ON THE PHONE

What if eventual development of the SoulPhone lets us chat with our guides or angels?

FUTURE LIVES

The theory of reincarnation offers insights about easing tensions over diversity now

ONE GIANT LEAP

What a giant leap for mankind it would be if Neil Armstrong could say hello via a SoulPhone.

QUIT BEING SO CREEPY

Are media depictions of death giving us an ultimately distorted model of our future?

EDUCATION AND SOULPHONE

The impact of the SoulPhone on education could be enormous.

DEEP STORIES

What about the stories we don’t usually talk about?

JUST PRETEND

Eager for the SoulPhone? Try this while you’re waiting.

TOP 10 BIG QUESTIONS

My big questions for when the SoulPhone is up and running.

RESPONDING TO CRITICISM

Are religion and the SoulPhone compatible?

ASSASSINATING THE AFTERLIFE

When hit jobs by skeptics miss the mark and ignore the evidence

HELP ME WRITE A BOOK

Your feedback can help me design a worthwhile book.

RELIGION

Doesn’t much religion forbid trying to contact the dead?

INTERVIEW WITH GARY SCHWARTZ, PhD

Insightful interview with the man behind the SoulPhone project

DEAD LIKE ME

What do popular movies and TV shows teach us about the afterlife—and why does it matter?

YES/NO SWITCH

What is so gosh darn exciting about a little yes/no switch?

WOULD WE USE THEM?

If we had access to proven working SoulPhones, would we even use them?

SOULPHONE UPDATE

An exciting update about the SoulSwitch prototype.

SOULPHONE AND MONEY

Dr. Mark Pitstick fields a reader’s question about charging for spiritual services.

MODERN CALLS FROM “THE DEAD”

Cyrus Kirkpatrick talks about “telephone calls from the dead.”

DEATH TALK

When the SoulPhone confirms that we don’t die, our language will need to be updated.

TRAGEDY COSCIOUSNESS

Cultural mythology prompts us to regard death as tragic, a belief a SoulPhone might challenge.

SUFFERING

Insights we glean from the spirit world via the SoulPhone may change how we view suffering.

CAN DEATH BE FUN?

Communications from ‘spirit’ contradicts the message we often get from mainstream culture that death is agony.

WHY DO WE NEED SOULPHONE?

What benefits will the SoulPhone offer over other methods of ‘spirit communication?’

UNSTILL VOICES

Would those who are issuing eulogies about U.S. Senator John McCains’s legacy be excited to talk with him if they could?

SEX AND DEATH

What do sex and death have in common? People often think it’s just about the body.

AFTERLIFE RESEARCH IS NEUTRAL

Strange as it may sound, the afterlife or eternal life is not universal a religious concept. It’s nature.

FIRST SOULPHONE “HELLO”

Waiting for the first SoulPhone call harkens back to earlier milestones in communication

THE KUMARE EFFECT

The Kumaré effect is seeing what we expect to see and imbuing in authority figures what we hope they will provide for us

THE SOULPHONE DIFFERENCE

Why the SoulPhone™ is so unique compared to all the other devices that claim to give voice to the dead

SOULPHONE AND SUICIDE

Suicide is on the rise. How might the SoulPhone impact this situation?

ASSISTED DYING AND SOULPHONE

SoulPhone technology could bring some bright new changes to assisted suicide

WOO-WOO AND SKEPTICISM

Being skeptical means different things—know what you mean when you use the term

HOW REAL IS THE SOULPHONE?

A starter kit of resources for you to decide how real of a possibility the SoulPhone is.

SOUL PHONE AND FAKE BOOBS

The SoulPhone may inspire a more spiritual component to the whole concept of beauty.

SOUL PHONE AND THE DEATH PENALTY

Executing drug dealers could lead to some unexpected consequences.

SOUL PHONE MYTHS

Reasons why people on Facebook suggest that a working soul phone is a bad idea

SOULPHONES FOR THE UNDEAD

SoulPhones are usually considered as instruments for phoning the dead, but what about the living?

SOUL PHONE AND CHANGE

We have a history of technical innovations dramatically changing our lives. Planning for change is good.

ECSTASY

Soul phone technology could point us more in the direction of our ecstatic potential.

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Soul phone technology could have a dramatic impact on the loopholes that foster sexual harassment.

FUN

Believe it or not, the SoulPhone might change how we experience fun!

THE DARK SIDE

A major “yeah but” to soul phone technology is that it could open a portal to evil. Maybe that’s a projection of what’s already here.

THE MOMENT

Will soul phone technology finally give us insight into what the moment of death is really like?

HALLOWEEN

What impact could a SoulPhone have on our holiday of spooks and ghouls?

ABUSE

Abusing people may be much different when the SoulPhone arrives on the social scene.

AFTERLIFE ASSUMPTIONS

As more research accumulates, it appears that the afterlife is more of a multiverse than one world fits all.

SEX

SoulPhones may reveal whole new meanings to human sexuality that we have not considered before.

A NEW RELIGION

Is “spiritual but not religious” just an entry point into a new religion?

HISTORY

History will sound a lot different when deceased historical figures can speak with us.

LEAKS

Would the spirit world give us answers we crave so we could create heaven on earth?

PULL DATE

Will soul phone technology shed more light on our scripted exit points?

UNSOLVED MYSTERIES

Culture needs to be prepared for a SoulPhone, and Hollywood isn’t helping.

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

Will soul phone technology finally answer what happens to executed convicts?

DEEP LONELINESS

The whole concept of loneliness will change when we can talk with anyone with soul phone technology

WEALTH

Soul phone technology might alter our philosophy on what true wealth is

FEAR OF DEATH

Spirits will assure us that dying was (and is) a piece of angel food cake

MARVELOUS TO BE DEAD

Soul phone technology could offer mass reporting that everything is great in heaven, thank you.

LESLIE FLINT

A famous direct-voice medium from the 20th Century gives a preview of what SoulPhone communication might be like.

AFTERLIFE CONTROVERSIES

What the afterlife turns out to be like greatly influences what a SoulPhone can do.

KARMIC SCORECARD

SoulPhones could empower us to ask more questions about our karmic profiles.

WHY SPECULATE?

Why should we speculate about the social impact of an invention that’s not yet here?

WATCHING THE NEWS

The news business is up for a big change when soul phone technology arrives on the scene.

TALK SHOWS

Looking ahead to talk shows originating from the other side.

ANYTHING TO FEAR?

Will soul phone technology be an open invitation to evil spirits?

DO THE RESEARCH

What can we learn from the potential of the SoulPhone even while it’s being invented?

HOPE

One of the more interesting benefits of soul phone technology is hope.

SUICIDE

When soul phone technology proves that death is transition, not termination, how will that change suicide?

SOULPHONE OVERVIEW

The SoulPhone Foundation recently published an overview of the state of the project.

WAR

How will the eventual emergence of soul phone technology impact warfare?

YOUNG PEOPLE

Afterlife conferences attract older people, but younger people arguably benefit the most.

CONSPIRACY THEORIES

Will spirits on SoulPhones help us solve our juicy conspiracy theories?

CALLING EARTH (2017) 

Watch one of the best documentaries on communicating electronically with spirit. Oh, and it’s free!

UNEXPECTED DEATHS

Phoning the dead could help us deal better with sudden, unexpected crossings.

SOULPHONE YOUR ANCESTORS

Solve those great mysteries of your ancestors with SoulPhones.

HEAVEN

Why is mainstream media so reluctant to explore heaven?

SOULPHONE: WILL ANYBODY CARE?

Will SoulPhones change the world, or is that just fluff?

WHY SHULD WE CARE ABOUT SOULPHONES?

The SoulPhone comes with more benefits than meets the ear.

FOLLOW THE MONEY

Will a soul phone make the planet rich or just some fat cats fatter?

SOUL PHONE AREA CODES

How well can you trust the source of your soul phone call?

UNLOCKING THE SOULPHONE

What’s the timeline for developing the SoulPhone?

SOUL PHONING YOUR HIGHER SELF

With a soul phone, could you contact your higher self?

THE SPEAKING DEAD

The dead are looking forward to the SoulPhone, too.

LISTEN TO DR. MARK PITSTICK

Listen to Dr. Mark Pitstick, Co-Founder of the SoulPhone Foundation.

STRANGE PRIORITIES

It makes sense to study death before we kill people.

AFTERLIFE SYMPOSIUM

Announcing the symposium I’ve been eagerly awaiting!

SAVING OUR PLANET

There’s a new guy in town for saving the world.

THIS FUN, FUNNY UNIVERSE

Powerful social forces condition us to see the worst. What if we turned that around?

SOUL PHONE INTERNET

Could the future of the internet include a soul phone portal?

JUST SAY NO TO MASS SUICIDES

Would a soul phone encourage mass suicides of people hoping to relocate?

FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF THE DISCOVERY

The tallest tale in “The Discovery” is that so many people leave it all for the unknown.

DIY SOUL PHONES

Why invent a soul phone if people can do it themselves?

GARY SCHWARTZ, PHD ON SOULPHONE R&D

Dr. Gary Schwartz gives a presentation about soul phone technology.

DEATH PORN

Is our media fascination with the physical aspects of dying a kind of death porn?

FAKE NEWS

Fake news is an ever increasing pest that could meet its match with a soul phone.

COULD MONEY BECOME OBSOLETE?

How would the invention of a soul phone affect how we view money?

SOUL PHONING OR CHANNELING? 

The difference between a reading with a medium and a soul phone conversation of the future.

THE STORIES WE TELL OURSELVES

We tell ourselves stories to make sense of death and dying.