Edmund Gurney

Telepathy: a Sympathy of Souls

BY ROBERT M. SCHOCH, Ph. D.

While on a mission to meet with the French King Henry the Fourth, the cleric and poet John Donne (1572-1631) had a vision. He saw his wife carrying a dead child in her arms. At the time his wife was pregnant, and Donne was so tak­en by the incident that a messenger was dispatched to England to check on his wife. Unfortunately, it was learned, Donne’s wife had gone into labor and delivered a stillborn, and this occurred on the same day and, as far…

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Frederic W.H. Myers

BY MICHAEL E. TYMN

Ask any practicing psychologist or graduate psychology student about the contributions made by Frederic W. H. Myers to the field of psychology and you’ll likely get a befuddled reaction. Like, “Frederic Who?” And yet, some very distinguished scientists, scholars, and writers of his era looked upon Myers as a pioneer in the field of psychology, being one of the first, if not the first, to seriously delve into the subconscious. According to Dr. Sherwood Eddy, a popular American writer of the first half of the…

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