The Weiler Psi

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The Many Effects of Belief Systems on Psi

Beliefs are generally considered to be a good thing.  Belief is faith, and faith drives religions, and in certain situations it can improve skills and life in general but having … Continue reading

August 11, 2010 · 1 Comment

The Goal Oriented Nature of Psychic Ability

A bit of research I did has turned up some more interesting things about psychic ability.  They fall under the heading “I kind of knew that but I wasn’t sure.”  … Continue reading

July 31, 2010 · 6 Comments

The Anti-Structural Nature of All Things Psychic

The anti-structural nature of psychic ability is something that I’ve always sensed and in many ways I’ve talked around it because I could not specify exactly what was going on.   … Continue reading

June 17, 2010 · 5 Comments

The Scientific Challenge of Testing for Consciousness

Consciousness: It’s been studied for over a century and yet very little is known about it even to this day.  On the one hand, everyone has an opinion, and on … Continue reading

June 6, 2010 · 2 Comments

Fundamentalist Christians: Mixing Fear and the Psychic Stuff

My wife and I saw the DVD for the movie “Jesus Camp” a couple of nights ago.  The 2006 movie, which is about a camp for Fundamentalist Christians to indoctrinate … Continue reading

May 19, 2010 · 5 Comments

Betwixt and Between: A Foot in Both Worlds

We all have to make our choices.  And every choice we make means that we leave another choice behind.  Years ago, I was faced with such a choice with regards … Continue reading

May 15, 2010 · 8 Comments

The Fine Line Between Rational Thought and Belief

Aren’t we proud of how rational we are?  Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof!   Critical thinking is very important!  Use logic!  Deduce the answer!  The scientific method is how science should … Continue reading

May 9, 2010 · 1 Comment

Consciousness At the Cellular Level: The Experiments of Cleve Backster

Cleve Backster is best known for hooking up a lie detector machine to a plant and discovering that it had emotional responses.  At the time, he was merely curious to … Continue reading

May 7, 2010 · 18 Comments

Other People’s Emotions: How Do I Get a +5 Spell of Protection?

Whammo!  It felt like everything was fine, but now I’m depressed for no reason at all.  I don’t know why until I bump into my good friend Joe later in … Continue reading

April 25, 2010 · 18 Comments

Psychic Ability: The Total Readout Theory

I have to credit this idea to Jim, who posted it on the Weiler Psi Facebook page.  As soon as I saw it, I knew he was right.  The total … Continue reading

April 20, 2010 · 1 Comment