Michael Grosso is a teacher, author, and painter, whose interests span psychical research, metaphysical art, the parapsychology of religion, and, primarily, philosophy. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy, and studied classical Greek, at Columbia University, and has taught at City University of New York, Marymount Manhattan College, and City University of New Jersey. He has published books on topics ranging from life after death to the mythologies of endtime.
He presently lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he is affiliated with the Division of Personality Studies of UVA. On the Board of Directors of the American Philosophical Practitioner's Association and reviews editor of its Journal, Michael conducts Wisdom Seminars, discussion groups that apply philosophy to problems of everyday life.
Philosopher and author Michael Grosso (parapsi.com) discussed the evidence for life after death, which he has collected from various reports and accounts. The survival of consciousness beyond the bodily existence may be connected to an array of other paranormal phenomena, he suggested. For instance, he noted that descriptions of alien encounters overlap with reports of ghosts and afterlife (walking through walls, glowing lights etc.). Grosso shared his own disturbing encounter with an "intruder" ghost that haunted a home. He said it briefly paralyzed him before releasing him from his grip.The wide ranging spectrum of paranormal experiences, Grosso believes, is indicative of a larger system that we don't fully understand. Hospice workers have found that people with a spiritual perspective tend to have "good deaths," in that their last hours are meaningful and a positive experience, he reported. Some spiritually evolved individuals, such as certain Buddhists, are even able to c ... More »Host: George Noory