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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Book Tour Features Proof of Psychic Abilities

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Title – The Reality of ESP: A Physicist’s Proof of Psychic Abilities
Author – Russell Targ
Author's website link – http://www.espresearch.com  
Genre or category – Non-iction,  
ISBN – 978-0835608848
The Reality of ESP: A Physicist’s Proof of Psychic Abilities by Russell Targ
Nobel laureate physicist Brian Josephson says, “This book should make those who deny the existence of [psychic] phenomena think again.” In The Reality of ESP, Targ presents evidence from the $20 million research program he co-founded at Stanford Research Institute (SRI) in the 1970s. The amazing feats of psychic ability he details include: While remote viewing for the CIA, SRI psychics found a downed Russian bomber in Africa, reported on the health of American hostages in Iran, and described Soviet weapons factories in Siberia. When San Francisco heiress Patricia Hearst was abducted from her home in Berkeley, a psychic with the SRI team identified the kidnapper and then accurately described and located the kidnap car. After leaving SRI, Targ's group made $120,000 by psychically forecasting for nine weeks in a row the direction and amount of changes in the silver commodity futures market – without error! Targ also describes a plan for developing your own psychic abilities.
proof is evidence "so strong it would be logically or statistically unreasonable to deny," writes physicist Russell Targ." If facts alone can convince a skeptical investigator of the reality of ESP, this book should do it." In The Reality of ESP, Targ presents evidence from the $20 million research program he co-founded at Stanford Research Institute (SRI) in the 1970s, together with the Buddhist and Hindu origins of ESP. The amazing feats of psychic ability he details include:

  •        While remote viewing for the CIA and Army Intelligence, SRI psychics found a downed Russian bomber in Africa, reported on the health of American hostages in Iran, described Soviet weapons factories in Siberia, and forecasted a Chinese atomic-bomb test three days before it occurred.
  •        When San Francisco heiress Patricia Hearst was abducted from her home in Berkeley, a psychic with the SRI team was the first to identify the kidnapper and then accurately describe ad locate the kidnap car. After leaving SRI, Targ's group made $120,000 by psychically forecasting for nine weeks in a row the direction and amount of changes in the silver commodity futures market – without error!
  •        The odds against chance in many cases are staggering. Take the 36 outdoor remote-viewing trials described with six US army intelligence officers. Their overall statistical significance was at odds of three in a hundred thousand (3 x 10-5). If the officers had been baseball players, the expected six first-place matches would equal a batting average of 166. But they achieved nineteen matches – batting better than 500 – while the great Joe DiMaggio had a lifetime average of only 335! "Such numbers," says Targ, "are what we mean by statistical proof. We achieved an effect size of 0.6, which is ten times greater than that claimed by the NIH for aspirin preventing heart attacks.”
  •       Convinced that most of us have psychic abilities we haven't tapped, Targ concludes by describing how we can learn to develop our own ESP, at no cost, working at home using the SRI techniques with a friend. It involves a simple, meditative skill that eighth-century Buddhists called moving from conditioned to spacious or naked awareness. "Who would not want to try that?" he asks.

About Russell Targ
Physicist Russell Targ was the co-founder of a 20 year $25 million research program investigating psychic abilities for the CIA, Army Intelligence and many other agencies at Stanford Research Institute (SRI). This previously SECRET research and applications program is now declassified. Targ has written a comprehensive book describing the remarkable accomplishments of this program.
What Are People Saying About The Reality of ESP
In The Reality of ESP: A Physicist’s Proof of Psychic Abilities, Russell Targ shares his comprehensive scientific research to provide convincing evidence that by quieting our minds we can access information in the field of potentiality where there is no distance in space and time.- Deepak Chopra, author, War of the Worldviews
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I have known Russell Targ for four decades. He is clearly among the most successful, creative and brilliant researchers ever to enter the field of parapsychology. He has approached this most difficult of all fields with uncompromising rigor and a penetrating, scientific mind. This book is the inside story of research that is shaking the very foundations of conventional western thinking about the human mind and its relationship to the physical world. I highly recommend it. –Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, Dean of Transformational Psychology, University of Philosophical Research
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Russell Targ is one the foremost scientists in the world when it comes to parapsychology – and a good story teller too. If you want to know the latest and greatest about our increasing understanding of the psychic side of humanity, this is required reading. –Charles T. Tart, Professor, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto CA, Professor Emeritus, Psychology, University of California, Davis and author of The End of Materialism.
 
 


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