The ESP Enigma: The Scientific Case for Psychic Phenomena by Diane Hennacy Powell

By Diane Hennacy Powell

A progressive clinical rationalization of psychic phenomena and the character of human realization.

Although a lot is referred to now in regards to the mind, particularly little has been decided approximately the place awareness comes from: what's the resource of the “I” in our inner monologue? How does whatever as nonmaterial as recognition come up from anything fabric just like the mind? Dr. Diane Powell, a Johns Hopkins–trained neuroscientist, has brilliantly reassessed the that means and nature of attention by way of exploring study at the workings of psychic phenomena.

Over the earlier few a long time numerous well-designed and conscientiously supervised experiments have documented the life of telepathic interconnection, clairvoyance, precognition, psychokinesis, and out-of-body reviews. Mainstream technology has principally missed those info simply because all of them defy the normal version of awareness as being completely the made of mind chemistry.  Building from those experiments, Powell constructs a brand new thought of recognition. I ntegrating ideas from physics, neuroscience, and different disciplines, she deals an insightful and exciting rationalization of ESP, provocatively claiming that the life of psychic skills expands our figuring out and appreciation of cognizance. Psychic skills also are in line with findings in smooth physics: for instance, psychokinesis means that realization is a kind of strength box, whereas precognition means that the prior, current, and destiny exist simultaneously.

Eye-opening in its conclusions and interesting in its implications, The ESP Enigma will problem your preconceived notions and extend your brain.

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It was not a wall in my bedroom. Yet somehow it was famihar. Identification came instantly. It wasn't a wall, it was the ceiling. I was floating against the ceiling, bouncing gently with any movement I made. I rolled in the air, startled, and looked down. There, in the dim light below me, was the bed. There were two figures lying in the bed. To the right was my wife. Beside her was someone else. Both seemed asleep. This was a strange dream, I thought. I was curious. Whom would I dream to be in bed with my wife?

On one occasion, at I dis- seemed least, it to develop into a ring of sparks about two feet in diameter, with the axis of my body in the center of the ring. I could would if I closed my eyes. The head and slowly sweep down to my toes and back to the head, keeping this up in a regular oscillation. The time of the cycle seemed to be some five seconds. As the ring ring actually see this ring start at the passed over each section of my body, tions like a band cutting through that passed over my I could section.

In the obscure history of mankind, The word matter. "astral" has dim it is an entirely different origins in early mystical and occult events which involve witchcraft, sorcery, incantations, and other seeming foolishness which modern man looks upon as silly and superstitious nonsense. As no attempt was made to delve deeply into this area, I still don't know what the word "astral" means. " The person who travels around in his astral body can make short visits to these talk places, with "dead" people, participate in activities and come none the worse for wear.

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