Parapsychology

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parapsychology

"If I had my life to live over again, I should devote myself to psychical research rather
than to psychoanalysis," wrote Sigmund Freud to associate Hereward Carrington. Freud had
this late-in-life wish, but alas -- time would not grant its fulfilment. Such testimony by
the eminent father of psychoanalysis bears witness to the fact that psychical experiences
are indeed central to our lives.


Parapsychology is the branch of psychology concerned with study of extrasensory perception
and psychical experiences. Whereas psychology and psychoanalysis deal with the corporeal
man... parapsychology deals with the spiritual man. This spiritual branch of psychology
was known to the Greek philosopher Aristotle as the science of metaphysics. We are told by
him that, "the spirituous body either undergoes a certain breakdown or, by being out of
symmetry, troubles and hampers understanding"... mental derangement and dulling of the
understanding of man is due to changes in the spirit. That academic psychology would
backtrack to seriously consider the hypothesis of the "spirit-body" and the metaphysical
nature of man in the 20th century seems absurd. The thrust of parapsychology, however,
appears inexorably driven in the direction where contemporary science, philosophy and
religion blend into a single universal understanding, enabling man to know himself in the
fullest context. Today's rebirth of this science is Parapsychology.


Although study of the field of Parapsychology is relatively new, its principles had their
birth in ages long since turned to dust and decay. Today we all have a chance to learn
about the field of Parapsychology and understand and appreciate its significance in our
lives.


A Complete Course in Parapsychology offers the basic theories, principles and histories of
phenomena involving: Telepathy, Clairvoyance, Hypnosis and Sensory Awareness, Psychometry
(Psychoscopy), Psychokinesis, Dermo-Optics, Radiesthesia, Spiritual Healing, Aura and
Mediumship. Also covered in the study are actual case histories, laboratory experiments,
practical home applications and comprehensive conclusions to cover all such phenomena.


As you continue in your studies, you will observe that all parapsychological phenomena
have a fundamental relationship to each other, and that there is one important foundation
to the whole structure of Parapsychology.


Parapsychologists, metaphysicians and philosophers believe that all life and living
matter, as well as everything we see and know, is composed of electromagnetic energy
"frozen" into what we consider to be solid matter and that space is a continuous source of
energy, consciousness and intelligence. Infinite frequencies of electromagnetic energy
interact with every human being and physical entity. All living matter absorbs this life
force of energy and intelligence and radiates it back into space where it cannot be
exhausted. Physicists have discovered that energy as matter and energy as radiation is
interchangeable.


Everything radiates energy. We radiate our own electromagnetic force field into the
universal field of radiating energy that is all about us. Sensitivity to, and detection
of, these force fields constitute extra sensory perception and psychokinetic effects.
Clairvoyance, Hypnosis, Psychometry, Dermo Optics, Radiesthesia and Mediumship act as
decoders and pick up energies from surrounding (and in some cases) distant radiations. The
phenomena of Psychokinesis, Aura and Spiritual Healing act as encoders and send out
radiating energies. The phenomenon of Telepathy serves as a dual energization of both
detecting and sending such radiations.


The scope of our perception and psychic "power" force depends on what we perceive and what
we send to others through space in the form of physical and metaphysical energies.


Advanced study reveals that perception beyond the normal sensory field of man is the
source of ESP and PK ability. Doubtless this form of perception can also be credited with
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