The Weiler Psi

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

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

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

Fear of Receiving Attention

  One of the areas that I have always struggled with is getting attention.  On the one hand I crave it, and on the other hand, I get afraid of … Continue reading

November 13, 2009 · 10 Comments

The Myth of the Fantasy Prone Personality (FPP)

Update 5-12-09: Added paragraphs about mentally unstable people and their stories. In 1981 Wilson and Barber first identified what they called a fantasy-prone personality (FPP) type (this work actually extended … Continue reading

May 12, 2009 · 16 Comments

That Pressure in the Head

After getting three comments or e-mails in the last couple of weeks asking about the pressure in the skull, the migraines and such, I felt it was time to address … Continue reading

April 11, 2009 · 23 Comments

Why Alternative Medicine?

Alternative medicine takes a beating from skeptics and I could fill this blog post with sites that condemn it as unscientific quackery. Yet none of this has deterred people from … Continue reading

April 1, 2009 · 2 Comments

Alone in a Strange World

Years ago when I was involved in the New Age movement I would occasionally hear from people who were experiencing psychic phenomena and were getting traumatized by it. Because I … Continue reading

March 25, 2009 · 17 Comments

A Psychic’s Life

We all have our stories, and today I am going to share a snapshot of mine. We all have our struggles and I think as long as we keep perspective … Continue reading

March 18, 2009 · 8 Comments

Surviving in an Insensitive World

My heart goes out to other sensitive people. I remember all to vividly what life was like when I was a younger man. I remember that dating was next to … Continue reading

February 12, 2009 · 4 Comments

The Susceptibility of Psychic Ability to Emotional States

Psychic ability waxes and wanes according to the emotional state of the the psychic person. Various emotional factors, especially confidence affect the ability. I can hear the collective “Well duhhhh!!” … Continue reading

February 7, 2009 · 3 Comments