New Thinking Allowed

When I record video conversations with members of the P.A. for the New Thinking Allowed channel on YouTube, I also post here. Many other interviews, relevant to parapsychology, with non-members can be viewed at

Friday, November 30, 2018   7:36 PM

Mind and Matter with Russell Targ

Russell Targ  shares his personal involvement with Advaita Vedanta, a philosophy that maintains that there are no divisions. He reviews the impact of logical positivism and describes himself as a former positivist. Then he describes several examples of parapsychological phenomena he has observed. The implications of such observations is that mind or consciousness is efficacious in the world. He relates two personal stories suggesting survival of consciousness after death.

(Recorded on November 8, 2018)

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018   9:25 PM

Stargate Revisited with Edwin C. May

Edwin C. May, PhD, was involved in the military intelligence psychic spying program, popularly referred to as Stargate, for over twenty years. During the last decade, he was the director of research for that program. In this context, he produced over a hundred scientific publications. His academic training was in experimental nuclear physics. He is coauthor of ESP Wars: East and West and also Anomalous Cognition: Remote Viewing Research and Theory. He is the coeditor of a two-volume anthology titled Extrasensory Perception: Support, Skepticism, and Science. He is also co-editor of the four-volume anthology, Star Gate Archives. His website is

Here he reviews his involvement with government sponsored research into the application of remote viewing for intelligence gathering purposes. He describes his relationship with Ingo Swann who is credited as the "inventor" of remote viewing. He discusses the organizational structure and scientific oversight of the program. He focuses on his subsequent contacts with Russian officials who were also engaging in remote viewing. He describes his skepticism regarding psychokinesis applications in the military.

New Thinking Allowed host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, is author of The Roots of Consciousness, Psi Development Systems, and The PK Man. Between 1986 and 2002 he hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is the recipient of the only doctoral diploma in "parapsychology" ever awarded by an accredited university (University of California, Berkeley, 1980). He is past-vice-president of the Association for Humanistic Psychology, and is the recipient of the Pathfinder Award from that association for his contributions to the study of consciousness.

(Recorded on November 5, 2018)

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018   7:51 PM

"Third Eye Spies" with Russell Targ

Russell Targ, a laser physicist, cofounded the remote viewing research program at SRI International. He is coauthor of Mind Reach, The Mind Race, Miracles of Mind, The Heart of the Mind, and The End of Suffering. He is author of Limitless Mind and The Reality of ESP: A Physicist's Proof of Psychic Abilities. He is also coeditor of the anthology, Mind At Large. His new documentary, Third Eye Spies, is to be released in February 2019.

Here he reviews the history of his work at the military-industrial think tank, SRI International, developing the remote viewing protocol for use by the CIA and various intelligence agencies. He describes his background as a laser scientist and his early life experiences that led him to develop a certainty regarding the possibility of psychic functioning. He also explores the ethical considerations involved in associating with organizations such as the CIA. He points out that one can find detailed instructions for remote viewing in ancient Buddhist and yogic texts.

(Recorded on November 1, 2018)

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