The Latent Psychic System & Its Development?

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Date: Thu Jun 07 2001 - 14:33:27 EDT

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    The psyche’s attachment to the brain, i.e., its space-time limitation,
    is no longer as self-evident and incontrovertible as we have hitherto
    been led to believe.… It is not only permissible to doubt the absolute
    validity of space-time perception; it is, in view of the available
    facts, even imperative to do so. – Carl Jung, Psychology and the Occult

              In science, the acceptance of new ideas follows a predictable,
    four-stage sequence. In Stage 1, skeptics confidently proclaim that the
    idea is impossible because it violates the Laws of Science. This stage
    can last from years to centuries, depending on how much the idea
    challenges conventional wisdom. In Stage 2, skeptics reluctantly concede
    that the idea is possible, but it is not very interesting and the
    claimed effects are extremely weak. Stage 3 begins when the mainstream
    realizes that the idea is not only important, but its effects are much
    stronger and more pervasive than previously imagined. Stage 4 is
    achieved when the same critics who used to disavow any interest in the
    idea begin to proclaim that they thought of it first. Eventually, no one
    remembers that the idea was once considered a dangerous heresy.

              The idea discussed in this discussion is in the midst of the
    most important and the most difficult of the four transitions – from
    Stage 1 into Stage 2. While the idea itself is ancient, it has taken
    more than a century to conclusively demonstrate it in accordance with
    rigorous, scientific standards. This demonstration has accelerated Stage
    2 acceptance, and Stage 3 can already be glimpsed on the horizon.

    The idea

    The idea is that those compelling, perplexing and sometimes profound
    human experiences known as "psychic phenomena" are real. This will come
    as no surprise to most of the world’s population, because the majority
    already believes in psychic phenomena. But over the past few years,
    something new has propelled us beyond old debates over personal beliefs.
    The reality of psychic phenomena is now no longer based solely upon
    faith, or wishful thinking, or absorbing anecdotes. It is not even based
    upon the results of a few scientific experiments. Instead, we know that
    these phenomena exist because of new ways of evaluating massive amounts
    of scientific evidence collected over a century by scores of

    Psychic, or "psi" phenomena fall into two general categories. The first
    is perception of objects or events beyond the range of the ordinary
    senses. The second is mentally causing action at a distance.
    In both categories, it seems that intention, the mind’s will, can do
    things that – according to prevailing scientific theories – it isn’t
    supposed to be able to do. We wish to know what is happening to loved
    ones, and somehow, sometimes, that information is available even over
    large distances. We wish to speed the recovery of a loved one’s illness,
    and somehow they get better quicker, even at a distance. Mind willing,
    many interesting things appear to be possible.

    Understanding such experiences requires an expanded view of human
    consciousness. Is the mind merely a mechanistic, information-processing
    bundle of neurons? Is it a "computer made of meat" as some cognitive
    scientists and neuroscientists believe? Or is it something more? The
    evidence suggests that while many aspects of mental functioning are
    undoubtedly related to brain structure and electrochemical activity,
    there is also something else happening, something very interesting.

              This is for real?

    When discussing the reality of psi phenomena, especially from the
    scientific perspective, one question always hovers in the background:
    You mean this is for real? In the midst of all the nonsense and
    excessive silliness proclaimed in the name of psychic phenomena, the
    misinformed use of the term parapsychology by self-proclaimed
    "paranormal investigators," the perennial laughing stock of magicians
    and conjurers … this is for real?

              The short answer is, Yes.

              A more elaborate answer is, psi has been shown to exist in
    thousands of experiments. There are disagreements over to how to
    interpret the evidence, but the fact is that virtually all scientists
    who have studied the evidence, including the hard-nosed skeptics, now
    agree that there is something interesting going on that merits serious
    scientific attention. Later we’ll discuss the reasons why very few
    scientists and science journalists are aware of this dramatic shift in
    informed opinion.

    For further reading to expand this discussion please refer to the
    following links...
    Parapsychology Assoc.
    The RetroPsychokenisis Project
    Americian Society for Psychical Research
    London Society for Psychical Research
    INternational Society for Near Death Studies
    The Human Energy Systems Laboratory
    Research Labs of Subtle Energy and Energy Medicine
    Standford Metaphysics research Lab
    Subtle Energies and Spiritual Technologies
    U.S Psychotronics Assoc.
    Rhine Research Labs
    Near Death Experience Studies
    Association for Past Life Studies
    Survival of Bodily Death
    Childrens Past Live Stories - Bowman
    More Links on NDE's

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