Global Coherence: The Evidence
If you would have asked me years ago what I thought of a bunch of hippies meditating for world peace, I would have scoffed at the mere idea and maybe even belittled you for such stupidity.
I was wrong. There is no other way to more effectively increase world benevolence in the world, period. Internal Coherence within the individual working together with hundreds or thousands of others also creating Internal Coherence might be the only way to bring about a wholesale benevolent change in this world.
Winning the War on Terrorism the Quiet Way — 72% less terrorist incidents
The Maharishi Effect — experiments in the 70s and 80s reduced daily average War death from 33.7 to 1.5. A76% reduction in war deaths in a 2nd experiment. Experimental replication is the highest form of evidence. These tests were repeated 7 times all with very similar results. An average for 71% less war fatality, 68% decrease in war injury and cooperation among antagonists increased by 66%. The World Index of international stock prices in the 19 major industrial countries increased significantly, indicating increased economic confidence. Caused improved relations in the 80s Cold War between the US and USSR (measured by the language of speeches given by their leaders). Crime rate significantly lower in 11 cities in the US as those who practice meditation increased. A quality of life study measuring 12 social indicators showed measurably less crime, more justice, increased education, welfare, creativity, marital stability and safety in a study over 25 years between 1960 and 1984. From 1960 everything was on a negative trend and between 1975 and 1982 with the help of Maharishi and many Transcendental Mediators the numbers turned around and became much more positive.