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Saturday, March 10, 2018   6:00 PM

InPresence 0006: Blocks to Psychic Functioning with Jeffrey Mishlove

InPresence 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). For many years he served as president of the non-profit Intuition Network, an organization dedicated to creating a world in which all people were supported and encouraged in developing inner intuitive abilities.

Here he describes the paradox that, while parapsychologists have discovered no method for shielding against psychic functioning, it still seems to be a relatively erratic and unreliable ability. Mental agitation blocks ESP reception. He describes psychological dynamics that interfere with psychic functioning, including the fear of being overwhelmed by the pain of the world. He suggests that awareness of these dynamics is the first step in addressing them.

(Recorded on March 4, 2018)

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