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Thursday, January 3, 2019   11:27 PM

Skepticism About Remote Viewing with Paul H. Smith

Paul H. Smith, PhD, has served twice as president of the International Remote Viewing Association an organization of which he is a founder. A former Army intelligence officer, he served for seven years as part of the military’s top-secret remote viewing program. He is author of Reading the Enemy’s Mind and The Essential Guide to Remote Viewing. He currently serves as president and chief trainer for Remote Viewing Instructional Services. His website is

Here he points out that parapsychologists and remote viewing researchers have benefitted from critical comments that have enabled them to design better experiments. Contrary to some popular accounts, when conditions are tightened, the experimental results continue to remain strong. Smith goes into some detail explaining why the program was closed in 1995, in spite of many operational successes.

(Recorded November 19, 2018)

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