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Great! Just what I have been interested in all my long life. These things are all true, I have done them all myself, but I am not a medium or anything, just an ordinary person. I also have the weirdest dreams all the time. Most of the time I know where they come from, just a rehash of what I have been doing, but put together in a ridiculous way. I just quickly ran through your writings and recognised the dream about driving without handlebars, but like on a one wheeled bicycle (contradiction, bi means two, but you know what I mean). I always take it for being a bit out of control. I hate that, I want to be in control! I am most of the time and those dreams are fortunately rare.
Now, which book is it we should try to read? Graham has not introduced you yet.
Just quickly: your awful dream about cooking the dog. I have had other horrible similar dreams, where I hated it but something in me said "it is necessary". So weird, I could never work out those dreams, and they made me feel very bad.
So, which book are we talking about?

GG.



Darryl Sloan Wrote:
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> Hi, folks. I'm your Author of the Month for June
> 2019. In my essay, I talked about my interest in
> parapsychology. I'd like to continue that
> discussion here, with your input.
>
> I maintain that a single paranormal experience,
> carefully examined for its authenticity, is more
> valuable than a physics degree. Why? Because the
> prevailing mentality in mainstream science is that
> a comprehensive understanding of reality is just
> over the horizon. However, when you have a
> paranormal experience, that horizon recedes
> dramatically from view, as you realise how
> clueless you are.
>
> It's a beautiful feeling - one that I like to
> contrast with the frustrating confusion I used to
> experience back in the days when religion had me
> in its grip. With religion, I needed to understand
> and couldn't understand. But with the paranormal,
> I didn't need to understand. It was a sort of
> confusion that led to wonderment instead of
> frustration. It restored to me the kind of awe
> that a child feels about the Universe - only it
> was an intellectually rigorous awe that I didn't
> need to outgrow. Life, despite of all of its
> trials and tribulations, became deliciously
> mysterious again.
>
> Parapsychology and magic (which are the same
> thing, really) are not avenues for gaining power.
> I suppose they could be, for someone highly
> motivated by ego. But for me, their real value is
> in how they shape my philosophy, because it's my
> philosophy that in turn shapes my actions and my
> determines my level of happiness.
>
> So I recommend some occult dabbling. My specific
> area of experience is psychokinesis. There's a lot
> we could talk about: the philosophical
> implications of psi phenomena; techniques for
> successful PK; the links between psi, magic and
> prayer; religious de-conversion and avoiding the
> pitfall of materialism. I look forward to
> receiving your questions.

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Parapsychology and wonderment 34122 Darryl Sloan 03-Jun-19 19:34
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 199 greengirl5 03-Jun-19 23:08
u-tube 193 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 03:54
Re: u-tube 185 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 06:17
Re: u-tube 186 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 19:02
Re: u-tube 182 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 18:58
Re: u-tube 158 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 22:29
Meaningful dreams 188 Darryl Sloan 04-Jun-19 18:47
Re: Meaningful dreams 159 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 22:46
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 180 Poster Boy 04-Jun-19 22:29
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 179 greengirl5 04-Jun-19 23:08
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 172 Eddie Larry 05-Jun-19 01:08
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 172 greengirl5 05-Jun-19 03:15
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 236 Eddie Larry 05-Jun-19 20:51
Who was Jesus? 204 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 11:27
Re: Who was Jesus? 171 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 14:37
Re: Who was Jesus? 197 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 15:49
Re: Who was Jesus? 171 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 22:21
Re: Who was Jesus? 173 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 23:06
Re: Who was Jesus? And who were the Mayans? 176 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 23:40
And who were the Mayans? 175 Poster Boy 07-Jun-19 15:41
Winter solstice 2012 168 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 22:40
Re: Winter solstice 2012 168 Poster Boy 07-Jun-19 23:21
Re: Winter solstice 2012 160 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 23:51
Re: Who was Jesus? 166 Darryl Sloan 08-Jun-19 20:16
Questions 180 drrayeye 08-Jun-19 20:47
Re: Questions 193 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:02
Re: Questions and maybe some answers? 161 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 00:03
Re: Questions and maybe some answers? 166 Darryl Sloan 14-Jun-19 09:28
Good and evil 156 greengirl5 14-Jun-19 22:59
Re: Good and evil 150 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:19
Re: Questions 168 drrayeye 11-Jun-19 07:19
Re: Questions 159 Darryl Sloan 14-Jun-19 09:13
Scientists and Dualism 152 drrayeye 14-Jun-19 16:30
Re: Scientists and Dualism 159 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 12:03
Re: Scientists and Dualism 162 drrayeye 17-Jun-19 16:10
Re: Scientists and Dualism 168 Susan Doris 17-Jun-19 17:25
Consciousness and the perceptual environment 154 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 04:10
Re: Who was Jesus? 176 Poster Boy 08-Jun-19 21:11
Re: Who was Jesus? 168 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:20
A scholarly alternative 169 drrayeye 07-Jun-19 06:46
Re: A scholarly alternative 174 Darryl Sloan 10-Jun-19 19:09
Re: A scholarly alternative 171 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 21:19
Re: A scholarly alternative 165 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 22:11
Re: A scholarly alternative 184 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 22:21
Re: A scholarly alternative 166 SandyJesse 15-Jun-19 05:14
Re: A scholarly alternative 158 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:23
Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 164 Eddie Larry 17-Jun-19 22:32
Re: Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 166 SandyJesse 18-Jun-19 02:56
Re: Tiberius Julius Cotys Philocaesar Eusebes 158 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 03:03
Re: A scholarly alternative 168 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 11:58
Re: A scholarly alternative 176 Eddie Larry 13-Jun-19 14:04
Re: A scholarly alternative 158 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:28
Re: A scholarly alternative 162 Eddie Larry 17-Jun-19 13:08
Follow me - on Facebook....... 156 greengirl5 17-Jun-19 23:10
Re: Follow me - on Facebook....... 167 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 01:42
After the resurrection...... 158 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 06:02
Re: After the resurrection...... 156 Eddie Larry 18-Jun-19 13:32
Well said 165 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 04:38
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 178 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:05
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 167 Darryl Sloan 05-Jun-19 14:48
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 170 Poster Boy 05-Jun-19 15:37
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 162 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:55
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 168 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 15:38
au contraire 190 drrayeye 04-Jun-19 23:15
Re: au contraire 169 Darryl Sloan 05-Jun-19 15:05
Re: au contraire 185 drrayeye 05-Jun-19 19:56
Re: au contraire 176 Darryl Sloan 06-Jun-19 10:08
Re: au contraire 166 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 13:48
Re: au contraire 758 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 15:31
Re: au contraire 175 drrayeye 06-Jun-19 16:11
Re: au contraire 177 Poster Boy 06-Jun-19 16:16
Consciousness 165 greengirl5 06-Jun-19 23:27
Our brains 178 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 00:56
Re: Consciousness 163 Darryl Sloan 13-Jun-19 11:50
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 184 Susan Doris 07-Jun-19 06:03
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 207 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 07:47
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 181 Susan Doris 07-Jun-19 07:53
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 178 greengirl5 07-Jun-19 23:59
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 177 Darryl Sloan 08-Jun-19 19:22
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 172 greengirl5 08-Jun-19 22:44
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 176 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 05:23
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 178 SandyJesse 09-Jun-19 06:24
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 174 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 07:19
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 168 greengirl5 09-Jun-19 09:12
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 171 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 10:03
There it is again 161 greengirl5 09-Jun-19 12:07
Re: There it is again 175 Susan Doris 09-Jun-19 14:49
You know? 180 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 00:36
Re: You know? 166 Susan Doris 10-Jun-19 10:49
Re: You know? 165 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 13:47
Re: You know? 170 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 00:09
Re: You know? 153 Eddie Larry 11-Jun-19 21:43
Re: You know? 162 greengirl5 11-Jun-19 21:58
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 189 SandyJesse 10-Jun-19 06:38
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 191 greengirl5 10-Jun-19 09:48
How to make gold 185 greengirl5 15-Jun-19 07:47
Re: How to make gold 159 Darryl Sloan 17-Jun-19 11:07
Re: How to make gold 185 Susan Doris 17-Jun-19 17:31
Re: How to make gold 154 Darryl Sloan 18-Jun-19 08:15
Re: How to make gold 159 Susan Doris 18-Jun-19 09:41
Re: How to make gold 160 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 13:10
Re: How to make gold 163 Susan Doris 18-Jun-19 13:37
Re: How to make gold 156 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 23:30
Re: How to make gold 153 drrayeye 18-Jun-19 18:09
Re: How to make gold 153 greengirl5 18-Jun-19 23:14
Re: How to make gold 147 Darryl Sloan 20-Jun-19 11:44
The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 154 greengirl5 20-Jun-19 23:32
Re: The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 155 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 09:43
Re: The "para" is not going away, it is getting stronger. 142 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 12:18
Re: How to make gold 157 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 06:18
Re: How to make gold 143 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 12:14
Re: How to make gold 158 Susan Doris 21-Jun-19 14:42
Re: How to make gold 152 greengirl5 21-Jun-19 23:30
Re: How to make gold 153 Susan Doris 22-Jun-19 05:14
Re: How to make gold 148 greengirl5 22-Jun-19 06:26
Re: How to make gold 149 Susan Doris 22-Jun-19 07:04
Re: How to make gold 156 greengirl5 22-Jun-19 23:49
Re: How to make gold 144 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:25
defying naturalistic explanations 150 drrayeye 24-Jun-19 23:32
Re: defying naturalistic explanations 131 Darryl Sloan 26-Jun-19 21:09
Science vs. speculation 385 drrayeye 26-Jun-19 21:57
Re: How to make gold 143 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 05:57
Great advice to scientists! 143 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 07:24
Re: Great advice to scientists! 143 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 10:07
Re: Great advice to scientists! 154 greengirl5 26-Jun-19 00:25
a very creative scientist shares his insights 140 drrayeye 25-Jun-19 11:50
Re: a very creative scientist shares his insights 160 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 14:00
Re: How to make gold 140 Darryl Sloan 24-Jun-19 18:09
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 160 rulebook54 24-Jun-19 22:35
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 156 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 00:31
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 144 Susan Doris 25-Jun-19 06:05
Re: Parapsychology and wonderment 142 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 07:11
Big consciousness, little consciousness. 141 greengirl5 25-Jun-19 02:37


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