“The first thing that came to mind as I looked at Earth was its incredible beauty. […] Next I thought of our
planet’s life-supporting character. […] Then my thoughts turned to daily life on the planet. With that, my sense of wonderment gradually turned into something close to anguish. Because I realized that …..man was totally unconscious of his individual role in—and individual responsibility for—the future of life on the planet.”
—From the Introduction:
Edgar D. Mitchell believes that the study of consciousness can help us understand how it affects our daily lives. With this in mind, he pulled together some of the greatest minds in the field to contribute to Psychic Exploration. Filled with discussions about the history of parapsychology and the world of psi, many of the issues described are even today considered too controversial to discuss scientifically:
After years of being out-of-print, this primer on psychic research, life’s purpose, and the meaning of the universe is made available again by Cosimo Books with a new Foreword from the President and the Senior Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, Marilyn Schlitz and Dean Radin, who state:
“ […] perhaps the most important change [since the initial publication of Psychic Exploration]
This book continues to prove itself as a relevant reference for those studying psychic research. It is available again for new generations of readers who want to gain insight and understand the fundamentals of the world of psi.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
On January 31, 1971, as a member of Apollo 14—NASA's third manned lunar mission—Navy Captain Dr. Edgar D. Mitchell embarked on a journey into outer space, where he became the sixth man to walk on the moon. His academic background includes two Bachelors of Science and a Doctor of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT. He has also received numerous honorary degrees from various universities. He co-founded the Association of Space Explorers as well as the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS). Dr. Mitchell is the author of dozens of articles in both professional and popular journals, wrote the first editions of Psychic Exploration and The Way of the Explorer, and continues to devote his life to the study of human consciousness, psychic and paranormal phenomena, and the search for a common ground between science and spirit.
PSYCHIC EXPLORATION, A Challenge for Science: Understanding the Nature and Power of Consciousness
Edited by John White with a new Foreword by Marilyn Schlitz, PhD and Dean Radin, PhD
Contributors include: Willis W. Harman, Jean Houston, Stanley Krippner, Robert Masters, William G. Roll, Russell Targ, Charles T. Tart, Montague Ullman, and many others.
Cosimo Books, July 2011
Body, Mind, & Spirit/Parapsychology/
Paperback, 714 pages, $29.99/ £22.99/€ 23.99
Part of the proceeds of this book will benefit the Institute of Noetic Sciences
Always available at online bookstores. Visit www.cosimobooks.com
BE INSPIRED, BE INFORMED
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