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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

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 · 14 Comments

Consciousness Is Part of Reality, Not a Trick of Evolution


“I think, therefore I am.”  This statement by René Descartes perfectly encapsulates the mystery of consciousness.  It is responsible for our ability to think and act and to experience our … Continue reading

March 20, 2010 · 21 Comments

If Consciousness Is Everywhere . . . Now What?


I have demonstrated in other posts that the scientific evidence, including parapsychology is steadily pointing towards the conclusion that consciousness is fundamental to the universe.   (Consci0usness, The Undiscovered Country.) … Continue reading

December 13, 2009 · Leave a comment

Where does Psychic Ability Come From?


Related Post:  The Physics Behind Psychic Ability Where does psychic ability come from? If you ask the scientific community, including parapsychologists, the answer is: “We don’t know.” So there is … Continue reading

February 28, 2009 · 4 Comments

A Non-dimensional Model of the Universe


What kind of universe do we live in? Many people have taken their shots at this question and today I’m going to give you my version. It is slightly different … Continue reading

February 18, 2009 · Leave a comment

Plant Consciousness? Are You Kidding Me? Nope. It’s True


I was first introduced to this idea when I was in seventh grade. I was fascinated by the idea and wanted to do it for my science project. Lacking a … Continue reading

February 1, 2009 · 7 Comments