New Age


Is “conscious uncoupling” really such a loopy idea?

Zac Alstin | 15 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: celebrity culture, divorce, marriage, New Age
Gwyneth Paltrow was ridiculed when she explained her divorce, but there's a nugget of truth in her words.


The prophet of Silicon Valley

Egil Asprem | 06 October 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: New Age, Ray Kurzweil, Singularity, spirituality, transhumanism
One of the tech industry's most revered figures is a leading light in the transhumanist movement.


The master New Age maker of myths

Sue Alexander-Barnes | 06 January 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Hollywood, New Age
American academic Joseph Campbell profoundly influenced Hollywood. Was it for the best?


A New Age beyond right and wrong

Sue Alexander-Barnes | 18 May 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: New Age, religion
New Age beliefs may seem loopy but they influence millions of people.


The shadowy world of the “Illuminati”

Massimo Introvigne | 22 May 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Da Vinci Code, New Age
The popular film Angels & Demons packs a lot of information about hidden conspiracies into 138 minutes. And most of it is wrong.


Searching for spiritual enlightenment? Keep on searching.

Craig Smith | 21 November 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: New Age
Eckhart Tolle is a publishing phenomenon. Why are so many people lapping up his distillation of the wisdom of the ages?


FOCUS ON THE DA VINCI CODE Offensive? Probably. A dud? For sure.

Michael Cook | 18 May 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: Da Vinci Code, New Age
Despite the hype, the year's most-awaited film is unlikely to win any Oscars.


FOCUS ON THE DA VINCI CODE A Da Vinci Code FAQ

Richard Umbers | 17 May 2006 | FEATURES |  
tags: Da Vinci Code, New Age
While Dan Brown's thriller lacks style and credibility, it still poses unsettling questions about the history of Christianity.


New Age alchemist turns words into money

Michael Cook | 29 September 2005 | FEATURES |  
tags: New Age
The best-selling fable The Alchemist contains the quintessence of Paulo Coelho's philosophy.


Cashing in on the rage for New Age

Michael Cook | 29 September 2005 | FEATURES |  
tags: New Age
The ideas of New Age gurus are worse than twaddle about crystals and dolphins: they’re appallingly self-centred. Take Paulo Coelho's latest novel, for instance.


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