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The Scientific Validation of the Extrasensory and the Paranormal Part 10: Epilogue: Insights With the Power to Heal

I hope that reading these articles has been as useful to you as writing them has been for me.  I see this epilogue as the payoff for the work of carefully considering the research findings and the conclusions within these … Continue reading

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The Scientific Validation of the Extrasensory and the Paranormal Part 9: A New Way to Use Science to Study Spirit

Our view of things is fractured in two.  We have mentally carved the cosmos and the contents of our lives into two distinct and separate types of reality.  One reality type we call spirit or soul; it’s more like the … Continue reading

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The Scientific Validation of the Extrasensory and the Paranormal Part 8: A More Enlightened View of Who We Really Are

Now we get to the most important messages of this series of articles.  If you exclude the few people who are very adept at activities like remote viewing and healing by mental intent, the abilities of the average research subject … Continue reading

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The Scientific Validation of the Extrasensory and the Paranormal Part 7: A Huge Leap Forward in Understanding Our World

When the “natural philosophers” of the seventeenth century were developing what was to become the scientific method, they embarked on a completely new intellectual path.   They eliminated any consideration of religious doctrine and spiritual concepts as relevant to the understanding … Continue reading

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The Scientific Validation of the Extrasensory and the Paranormal Part 6: What the Basic “Stuff” of the Universe Can Tell Us

We all recognize that the basic materials out of which our world is formed are remarkably consistent and constant.  For example, all pieces of glass share the same properties as do all pieces of aluminum.  Science, of course, has shown … Continue reading

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The Scientific Validation of the Extrasensory and the Paranormal Part 5: Thoughts Can Change Distant Events

In the last article of this series, I presented research that conclusively shows that people can sit in an isolated room and gather information from distant sites at will.  Even more remarkable, there is no limit found to which sites … Continue reading

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The Scientific Validation of the Extrasensory and the Paranormal Part 4: Perceiving Beyond the Five senses

ESP and “psychic” abilities have had a bad reputation among most scientists.   A major reason for this attitude is that the evidence for psychic abilities has been considered anecdotal since it has not been reliably repeatable and, as a consequence, … Continue reading

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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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