The Weiler Psi

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

How to Develop Your Psychic Ability


I’ve resisted posting on this topic for many years, because I’ve been down this path as a teacher and I wanted to explore other things.  But I’ve gotten numerous requests … Continue reading

October 6, 2012 · 36 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

My Life as a Schizotypal Personality


I know, it sounds like I have a mental problem.  Schizotypal sounds so much like schizophrenic, but it’s not.  I am genetically similar to schizophrenics, but with some major differences.  … Continue reading

January 16, 2012 · 76 Comments

Psychics in Sci-Fi: A Quick Look at Three Examples


Science fiction is one of the few areas of mainstream literature where psychic ability regularly plays a role.  As I have gotten to be somewhat of an expert about psychics … Continue reading

December 11, 2011 · 4 Comments

The Logic of Psychically Based Rational Thought


The title is a mouthful, but actually this topic is fairly straightforward.  What is the thinking of psychic people like?  To the skeptic and logically minded people, we seem to … Continue reading

November 20, 2011 · 9 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

The Brain/Consciousness Relationship: A Consciousness Based Theory


There is a lot that has been done with neurology and the brain which maps many functions related to personality and even some psychic situations.  The relationship of the brain … Continue reading

August 2, 2011 · 3 Comments

The Cost of Media Bias Against Psychics: Bullied Children


Gawd, do I hate bullies; even watching film depictions of bullying makes my blood boil.  Having the media fan the flames of bullying with ill advised skeptically biased articles demeaning … Continue reading

July 9, 2011 · 10 Comments

Bi-Polar Disorder: Are These Repressed Psychic People?


Bi-Polar disorder (a.k.a. manic-depressive) is an unusual mental issue.  While nearly all other mental disorders involve having a severely limited ability to express real emotions, bi-polar people express too much.  … Continue reading

May 19, 2011 · 164 Comments

The Link Between Psychic Ability, Schizophrenia and Psychosis


It is impossible to do research into psychic ability and psychics without coming across stories of psychosis.  And lurking in the background is a connection to schizophrenia, which is far … Continue reading

March 26, 2011 · 194 Comments