Arthur C. Clarke was a futurist and science fiction writer extraordinaire. Many of the future scientific developments he predicted came true. Read more about his accomplishments at this link:
However, I’ll remember him most for one of the best for the Arthur C. Clarke’s Mysterious World TV show. Normally these types of shows have a fairly kumbaya feeling. He dug deep and found cases for what he was exploring that couldn’t easily be explained while doing his best to debunk them. The episode about ghosts was particularly good. None of this I felt a presence and was at peace stuff for him. Who can forget the classic line, “I forgot all about my little boy and ran down the stairs and wouldn’t go back for him until my neighbor went with me.” Now that sounds like someone who’s seen a ghost. 😉
So long Arthur C. Clarke and thanks!
UPDATED March 10 2017: I added some details on the paragraph about the TV show and added a link to the cover of the DVD set of the TV show.
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