The Scientific Validation of the Extrasensory and the Paranormal Part 3: More insights from the Physics Lab

There are some quite interesting modifications that can be made to the simple double slit experiment from the last article.  It is possible to determine which slit each photon goes through as it makes its way from the light source … Continue reading

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The Scientific Validation of the Extrasensory and the Paranormal Part 2: Insights from the Physics Lab

Quantum mechanics is a phrase that often evokes a feeling of mystery and esoteric power.  It was developed at the beginning of the twentieth century to explain the results of experiments that were not consistent with classical Newtonian mechanics.  The … Continue reading

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The Scientific Validation of the Extrasensory and the Paranormal Part 1: Introduction

What if what we have called “extrasensory” is just an additional sense we all have for gathering information about the world?  What if what we have called “paranormal” are actually important aspects of how our world really works?  Science is … Continue reading

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The metaphor of the MRI machine

In this article I will be focusing on a Heavenletter™ recently published by Gloria Wendroff in her daily newsletter.  If you are not familiar with Heavenletters, or you are not completely comfortable with the idea that an average person, in … Continue reading

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Five of the biggest mysteries facing modern science

You might be wondering where I obtained my list.  I hope you are not disappointed that I produced it myself.  I have given a lot of thought to these topics and they all relate to the book about the hidden … Continue reading

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What if your memory was twenty as powerful and you were twenty times as creative?

(estimated reading time: twelve minutes)   According to many neuroscientists and researchers who study the human brain, we are using less than five percent of our mind’s potential.  What if this was not only true, but you could find a … Continue reading

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The “spontaneous” remission of “incurable” cancer

Many people are unaware of the thousands of cases of cancers reported to have completely resolved and disappeared without any traditional medical curative therapy being involved.  This number is based on the published reports in the medical literature that are … Continue reading

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The frustrations of long waits in a physician’s office

A word of warning: this article is much longer than usual. Recently my nephew, Tim, who is a senior in high school, asked me for help on one of his school projects.  He was asked to select a frustrating situation … Continue reading

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Dealing with overweight. Part 13: Surgical options

Surgery always carries with it some risk.  The risk of anesthesia is fairly minimal, but it is not zero.  In addition, any time you must cut healthy tissue, you run the risk of infection and other complications that go along … Continue reading

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The much maligned placebo effect.

What has been called “the placebo effect” is an example of the awesome power of the human mind that is usually misunderstood and greatly under-appreciated.  The misunderstanding about its potential value may be due to the disruptive role it is … Continue reading

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