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Thursday, March 15, 2018   1:26 PM

InPresence 0014: Fear of Psi 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 suggests that one important reason why people unconsciously block their psi ability is fear. He lists a number of such fears including fear of social ostracism, fear of being thought insane, and fear of going insane. He discusses the work of Wilson Van Dusen, a psychologist who felt that people suffering from psychoses were being invaded by negative spirits. He suggests that people who wish to cultivate psi ability need to acknowledge and process such fears.

(Recorded on March 8, 2018)

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