Lyall Watson (12 April – 25 June ) was a South African botanist, zoologist, biologist, and supernatural phenomena in biological terms. He is credited with coining the “Hundredth Monkey” phenomenon in his book, Lifetide. Lyall Watson, who died on June 25 aged 69, was an adventurer, In his sixth book, Lifetide (), Watson made what was believed to be the. Buy Lifetide Third Impression by Lyall Watson (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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He was born in Johannesburg as Malcolm Lyall-Watson. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Share your thoughts with other customers. This book is a feast, to be enjoyed revelation by revelation. Write a customer review. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? In his sixth book, LifetideWatson made what was believed to be the first published use of the term “hundredth monkey”.

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I am almost hesitant to say this book is one of Watson’s best because I have all of his books and read them over again because he is the most exciting and eye opening person I have EVER read. He was born in Johannesburg as Malcolm Lyall-Watson. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. To ask other readers questions about Lifetideplease sign up. Lyall Watson began writing his first book, Omnivore during the early s while under the supervision of Wtason Morris, and wrote more than 21 others.


Views Read Edit View history. As a populariser of science snapping up unconsidered nerdy trifles, Watson ranged over astrology, paranormal phenomena, alchemy, circadian rhythms, palmistry, dreams and much else.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Want to Read saving…. A dapper, shimmering figure, often dressed for the tropics in a safari suit of white linen, he led the first scientific journey up the Amazon river, and was the first white person seen by headhunters in Papua New Guinea. Monday 31 December Although it seemed a good story, the part about spontaneous transmission, at least, was not true.

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He completed a doctorate in ethology at the University of Londonunder Desmond Morris. Young Mo learned to read from a page copy of Birds of South Africa, and on his first day at school already knew species of bird by heart.

Mar 12, Jim rated it really liked it. Return to Book Page. Natural History of Evil, A. Watson’s tale was that an unspecified number of monkeys on the Japanese island of Koshima were washing sweet potatoes in the sea.

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Be the first to discover new talent! Must read more of his work. Lyall Watson draws together all the threads of life and comes up with some truly amazing answers.

Describing himself as a “scientific nomad”, he considered conventional science simply inadequate to explain much human experience. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.


A fascinating and thought-provoking book about consciousness. He served as director of the Johannesburg Zoo, an expedition leader to various locales, and Seychelles commissioner for the International Whaling Commission.

Showing of 9 reviews. Walther Jensen rated it really liked it Jan 05, Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status. I loved this book as a young adult. A radical thinker operating at the margins of accepted science, Watson was an apparent polymath who might have sprung fully-formed from a Victorian adventure by Jules Verne or H Rider Haggard. Customers who bought this item also bought.

He enrolled at Witwatersrand University inwhere he earned degrees in botany and zoology, before securing an apprenticeship in palaentology under Raymond Dart, leading on to anthropological studies in Germany and the Netherlands. Lyall Watson is a biologist who writes with captivating skill, bearing the reader along in his tidal flow of ideas, imagery, and observations into contact with the deeper forces he believes underlie life.

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