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4Cell Transcommunication Protocol

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Introduction This essay introduces an experiment protocol that has proven useful for the study of information gathering using Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP).1 The protocol was designed to permit four, geographically separated people to cooperate during an EVP session. The initial objective was to find a methodology to improve information gathering; however, a number of important findings came from the study: …

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The Law of Silence

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The Law of Silence can be defined as: Sharing important information with someone who does not respond as well as expected can dissipate the sense of importance of the information. This does not amount to a law so much as it is a cautionary wisdom, but it is a foundation concept for the secrecy often required by ancient wisdom schools …

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The Big Circle

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The Big Circle as a Contact Field I would like to tell you about how a group of people on both sides of the veil joined together to build a contact field. My thought is that, since we in the ASSMPI are building one just by turning our attention to the organization, it might be helpful to integrate the field …

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Opinion Setters: What to Believe

In All Things Etheric, All Things Etheric, Mediumship, Parapsychology, Science of Mediumship by Tom Butler2 Comments

The Seeker’s Way If you consider yourself a paranormalist, then you are probably a seeker in search of spiritual maturity. One of the things that distinguish you from mainstream society is the realization that you have a part to play as a citizen of a greater reality. For all of us, coming to understand what that means and how to …

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Conversation: One Size Does Not Fit All

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Abstract This essay focuses on some of the factors controlling the clarity of our communication with others. The idea is that there are different ways of learning and that personal agendas shape what is said and how it is understand. Five speaker-listener characteristics are described in detail and their implications are addressed. The focus is on mediumship and how these …

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Community

In All Things Etheric, All Things Etheric, Featured, Paranormal by Tom Butler3 Comments

Let Us Begin This is my first offering to The Otherside Press, and it seems like a good idea to begin with an explanation of why I am here. Speaking with Jock Brocas, the founder of this publication, it is clear that The Otherside Press is all about promoting a high standard of mediumship and cultivating spirituality. While mediumship and …