Much of the current focus is on energetically efficient and environmentally sound recovery processes as well as issues around the handling and transportation of elemental sulfur.
ASRL is supported and governed by a broad cross-section of the petroleum-based energy industry and specific sulfur production and supply businesses from Canada, The United States and much of Europe as well as The Middle and Far East.
It is affiliated with the Chemistry Department at the University of Calgary and continues to serve as a contact point between industry and academia, striving to provide an expert level of scientific and technological support to all those that require or are interested in understanding of the chemistry of sulfur and its compounds. is located at the University Research Centre, #6 - 3535 Research Road N.
Hypnosis itself hasn’t changed for millennia, but our understanding of it and our ability to control it has changed quite profoundly.
The history of hypnosis, then, is really the history of this change in perception.
Inevitably, these magical trappings led to Mesmer’s downfall, and for a long time, hypnotism was a dangerous interest to have for anybody looking for a mainstream career.
Nevertheless, the stubborn fact remained that hypnosis worked, and the 19th Century is characterised by individuals seeking to understand and apply its effects.
It’s important to remember, however, that what we see as occultism was the scientific establishment of its day, with exactly the same purpose as modern science – curing human ills and increasing knowledge.
From a Western point of view, the decisive moment in the history of hypnosis occurred in the 18th Century (coinciding with the Enlightenment and the Age of Reason).
In the 21st century, there are still those who see hypnosis as some form of occult power.
Those who believe that hypnosis can be used to perform miracles or control minds are, of course, simply sharing the consensus view that prevailed for centuries.
He was also fond of dressing up in a cloak and playing ethereal music on the glass harmonica whilst this was happening.