The Secret CommonwealthwithJames Tunney

Books Mentioned In This Interview

james tunney blue lies september james tunney ireland i don't recognize who she is james tunney the mystical accord: sutras to suit our times, lines for spiritual evolution

James Tunney, LLM, is an Irish barrister who has lectured on legal matters throughout the world. He is a poet, a scholar, and author of The Mystery of the Trapped Light: Mystical Thoughts in the Dark Age of Scientism plus The Mystical Accord: Sutras to Suit Our Times, Lines for Spiritual Evolution; also Empire of Scientism: The Dispiriting Conspiracy and Inevitable Tyranny of Scientocracy, TechBondAge: Slavery of the Human Spirit, and Human Entrance to Transhumanism: Machine Merger and the End of Humanity. His website is

Here he describes the context in which Rev. Robert Kirk wrote his classic book about faeries in 1691. He emphasizes that Kirk was not intending to write a book of folklore, but rather an accurate description of experienced phenomena. He points out that interaction with such beings appears to be dependent upon the common gift known in Scotland and Ireland as “second sight” – a form of clairvoyance. He remarks upon the influence of Robert Kirk’s book on psychical research as well as science fiction.

(Recorded on November 29, 2021)


James Tunney, Ireland I Don’t Recognize Who She Is —

Published on December 20, 2021


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