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Hi Dave,

Looks interesting. I have come across ideas like these ideas before.

Robert Jahn, a professor of aerospace sciences and the clinical psychologist Brenda Dunne have conducted experiments which produced strong statistical evidence in favour of the existence of psychokinesis. They have proposed that since all physical phenomena possess a particle/wave duality, then perhaps consciousness does too. When in a particle-like state, consciousness would be localised inside the skull, but when in a wave-mode, like all waves, it can produce effects at a distance.

In a similar vein, though not in relation to psychokinesis, the Cambridge mathematician Roger Penrose has considered the effects of quantum processes in respect of the workings of the human mind. When speaking of 'action at a distance' between twin particles ('non-local quantum correlations'), he suggests that such phenomena could be involved in conscious thought-processes over large regions of the brain itself, and that perhaps there is a direct relationship between a 'highly coherent quantum state' and a correspondingly high degree of awareness.

Here is an interesting quote by Paramahansa Yogananda from his book, Autobiography of a Yogi written way back in 1946:

'The consciousness of a perfected yogi is effortlessly identified not with a narrow body but with a universal structure. Gravitation, whether the 'force' of Newton or the Einsteinian 'manifestation of inertia', is powerless to compel a master to exhibit the property of weight, the distinguishing gravitational condition of all material objects. He who knows hinself as the omnipresent Spirit is subject no longer to the rigidities of a body in time and space.'

And from the Popul Vuh of the Maya, my italics:

'..they saw, and instantly they could see far; they succeeded in seeing; they succeeded in knowing all that there is in the world. The things hidden in the distance they saw without first having to move. Great was their wisdom; their sight reached to the forests, the rocks, the lakes, the seas, the mountains and the valleys.'

(Adrian Recinos, Popul Vuh, The Sacred Book of the ancient Quiche Maya,, pp 168-9).

This describes, quite clearly, perception of a non-local kind, a mind that 'sees' at a great distance as if there were no intervening space. Their sight 'reached to' everything, as if from all sides at once.

Quantum psychology is possibly the oldest science on earth.

Best,

M.H.


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