The Weiler Psi

Parapsychology Journalism: The People, The Theory, The Science, The Skeptics

Field Effects of Psychic Ability


Psychic ability is essentially a field effect.  It’s not like a beam directed from a person towards another person or object, but more like a zone of influence.  There is … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · 10 Comments

The Not-So-Hard Problem of Consciousness


Consciousness is called “The Hard Problem” which Prof. David Chalmers of the University of Arizona explains: (Chalmers is not a materialist.  jfly has explained his position more clearly in the … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · 27 Comments

Scientism: All True Knowledge Comes From Science . . . Or Does It?


I used to think that philosophy was boring and useless.  To me, it amounted to a bunch of over educated impractical people pondering over things that had no real relevance … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · 6 Comments

The Properties of Consciousness


Consciousness is the hard problem.  Philosophers speculate on it, scientists work around it, but an actual detailed explanation of consciousness has eluded mankind.  Think of this essay as an exploration.  … Continue reading

February 13, 2012 · 11 Comments

It Takes All Kinds: The Tribe Constellation


This is going to seem kind of obvious once I describe this, but I think that this is an idea worth exploring.  Groups of people will tend to have a … Continue reading

February 5, 2012 · 3 Comments

A Filter Model of Consciousness


A filter model of consciousness is a different way of understanding how consciousness works.  In current models of consciousness, the brain receives input from its environment and reacts to it.  … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · 10 Comments

Understanding Reductionist vs. Holistic Thinking


Reductionist thinking rules the world.  Without it, technology and the progress that comes with it would not have occurred and we would have very little in the way of sciences.  … Continue reading

January 5, 2012 · 10 Comments

An Expanded Consciousness Model in Psychology: Systemic Constellations


What happens when the treatment method that works best makes no sense in traditional psychology?  That is the dilemma of Systemic Constellations.  It’s an interesting alternate treatment method based on … Continue reading

December 31, 2011 · 17 Comments

What Is It Like To Be Psychic?


This innocent question sounds like such an easy one to answer and yet each time that someone asks me, it leaves me stuttering and mumbling a sort of half reply … Continue reading

October 17, 2011 · 53 Comments

Cracking the Cosmic Barrier: “It Didn’t Happen to Me, I Chose It.”


“What does not kill me, makes me stronger.” Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols, 1888 It is such an easy thing to say:  “I choose my destiny.”  It sounds wonderful … Continue reading

September 27, 2011 · 2 Comments