Dr. Charles T. Tart on October 22nd, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 2 of 19 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: So we’re trying to be bodily present in the here and now, I’ll give reminders once in a while, but otherwise have a more general discussion. What I’m going to do […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on October 18th, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 1 of 19 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: All right. Just for the sake of upholding various spiritual traditions I’ll be traditional: (Rings bell). ;-) I’m inclined to do something different tonight, partly brought on by inspiration, partly brought […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on October 15th, 2010

This is to illustrate the announcement posted this same date about a possible online version of this course being open to auditors for Winter 2011. Syllabus, ITP PRES2073, Basic Parapsychology Professor Tart Copyright Charles T. Tart 2008 Winter 2009, Tuesday evenings, Kiva, 7:00 – 9:00 pm Note this is 2009 in person syllabus, NOT what […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on October 15th, 2010

As part of the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology’s planned revisions to make our accredited PhD program more accessible to graduate students who cannot afford to come full time to a residency program for several years, we are thinking about offering some of our courses online, so a student could have more flexible timing each week […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on October 10th, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 17 of 17 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: It’s a very unusual environment here at ITP, going back to William’s concerns for a minute or so. We don’t have a doctrine. We’re not a religion, not a particular spiritual […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on October 10th, 2010

Some parapsychologist colleagues and I were discussing the many shortcomings of the way the media covers scientific parapsychology recently.  I contributed a little memory that was sort of amusing, but really sad, that I think would be of general interest. Twenty years or more ago I was asked to come to Hollywood, at their expense […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on October 8th, 2010

In a discussion groups of parapsychologists I host, we’ve been thinking about why religion, Western religion in particular, is often against the paranormal. There are a couple of obvious reasons, such as an establishment of priests (human being with their own hopes and fears) not wanting possible competition from people directly dealing with spiritual and […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on October 3rd, 2010

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Mindfulness, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Lecture 4, Part 16 of 17 parts. To start class from beginning, click here. CTT: Now I have to introduce a business item, because I got the notice that it’s time for the mid-quarter review. So they sent me a sheet that says what you’re supposed […]

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