Parapsychology and Telepathy

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Telepathy or mind reading is the transmission of thoughts from one human to another human by means other than the bodies physical senses. Telepathy also implies that we have sensing capabilities other than the physical senses of seeing, hearing, feeling, etc. Which enable us to sense and perceive the mental thoughts and feelings of another person, in other words we have something people like to call extrasensory perception (ESP) abilities. In Breaking the Light Barrier Using Telepathy it states the root word "tele" is from the Greek word meaning far off or distance and the root word "pathy" is from the Greek word meaning to feel, so therefore telepathy would mean to feel something from a distance. Some people think that telepathy is a …show more content…

One person can make out a picture while another is only confused by the thought. Some people think that telepathy is just an altered state of consciousness which means that the person would be sleeping, dreaming, in a trance, under hypnosis, in sensory deprivation states, or deep relaxation. These are the same symptoms of a person who is having an out of body experience or someone who is about to die and is revived only to think the were on their way to heaven. None of which can be proven but people seem to stick by what they think they saw. What right do others have to say it is not real? Many people want to believe things from the beyond maybe even enough to make another universe where no one can tell them they are wrong. Some truly think that the transferring messages is possible but they also may be the ones in mental institutions for three years. There was an experiment performed to test the telepathic powers of Daniel Thompson. Daniel was tested by a doctor who had been working with him for a while and had discovered that Daniel had mental powers. Dr. Chris French, an experimental psychologist was about to perform the largest telepathy test ever. The aim of this experiment was for Daniel to transmit a number between 1and 50 to an audience. Daniel was locked in an isolation box with a sealed envelope containing the number that he would transmit. Dr. French explained that Daniel was going to