Right Place, Right Time

I have to completely agree with Randy here. I have come to the point where I quickly lose patience with those who don’t believe in paranormal events. I have too much experience with these things and a lot of evidence to back up the reality of them and my annoyance levels shoot through the roof when people deny the facts. Randy says it best with this….
“Where’s the value in denying certain events in the name of skepticism when the truth appears to be otherwise?”

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I don’t actually believe in luck, but over the past years, I’ve had more than my share of it while witnessing the paranormal. For instance, I’ve seen quite a few black shadows. Not the ones that dance elusively around your peripheral, but the kind you can track; that move purposefully within an environment and menacingly blend in and out of the natural surroundings. I’ve even seen a few in broad daylight, a sight you don’t soon forget, but the difference between a legitimate black mass and anything else is stunning. There’s no room for doubt, and for a moment, you’re acutely aware of just how awesome it is to be in the presence of such a thing. I’ve never found them frightening, but on more than one occasion I’ve been frozen in my tracks.

I’ve also been blessed to have captured thousands of EVP from any number of different devices…

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Online Parapsychology Courses Via the Rhine Research Center

Parapsychology

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, Visiting Scholar, Rhine Research Center

Dr. Nancy L. Zingrone Dr. Nancy L. Zingrone

A new introductory online parapsychology course will start soon. Taught by Nancy L. Zingrone , and by myself, we present an overview of parapsychology through the Education Center of the Rhine Research Center. The course, Introduction to Parapsychology, is 8-weeks long, will start on January 29 and go through March 19th. The course will include topics such as the history of the field, and research on ESP, and out-of-body experiences.

Dr. Carlos S. Alvarado Presenting a Lecture About Out-of-Body Experiences Sponsored by the Rhine Research Center (2008) Dr. Carlos S. Alvarado Presenting a Lecture About Out-of-Body Experiences Sponsored by the Rhine Research Center (2008)

The course syllabus is available here. There are no prequisites to register. See the online application form here.

1993 Proceedings of the Parapsychological Association Edited by Zingrone and Alvarado, with other Colleagues 1993 Proceedings of the Parapsychological Association Edited by Zingrone and Alvarado, with other Colleagues

Alvarado's Introduction to Sources of Information in Parapsychology (2003) Alvarado’s Introduction to Sources of Information in Parapsychology (2003)

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Parapsychology MOOC: An Update

Parapsychology

Carlos S. Alvarado, PhD, and Nancy L. Zingrone, PhD, Research Fellows, Parapsychology Foundation

In a recent blog one of us wrote about the free Parapsychology MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) we are organizing to take place in January and February of 2015 (click here ). This course consists of many lectures by guest speakers who have graciously donated their time and effort for this pioneering education effort in parapsychology.

We have 35 events including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, four WizIQ discussion sessions, the first Second Life Discussion session that starts out on WizIQ, two sessions on completing a certificate for the course (one early to introduce the idea, one late in the course to make sure the folks who want to obtain one know what to do), Carlos’ Intro overview, Nancy’s Geographical overview of research locations, and 26 guest lectures. There are more or two still to add (guest…

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2014 Review. Happy New Year to all of you great bloggers out there!

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