Dr. Charles T. Tart on March 18th, 2011

Some interesting correspondence on world views, altered states, animism, materialism, suppression of the bright shadow, Dismissive Materialism, etc. that, with Matt Colborn’s permission, I’m sharing. 3-17-11 Hi Charles — I’ve just been doing some corrections to the manuscript of my book Pluralism and the Mind and as a result been thinking a lot about different […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on March 6th, 2011

Many of you know that one of my primary interests is building bridges between first-class science and first-class spirituality, so they can stimulate each other.  My The End of Materialism book in 2009 was a major effort in this direction, arguing that, given scientific evidence, it is reasonable to be both scientific and spiritual in […]

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

I will be offering a basic parapsychology class online for the first time at ITP in the Winter quarter of 2011.  For those who are interested in a good reading list on parapsychology or an idea of what my course is like, I have included a shortened (leaving out stuff about writing standards for student […]

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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 May 18th, 2010

I recently received a most surprising email from a young man from abroad, I’ll call him Aaron, regarding my recent book, The End of Materialism: How Evidence of the Paranormal is Bringing Science and Spirit Together. He wanted my permission to pirate it! Here’s his email, and my response. Interesting…. name: Aaron email: topic: Piracy […]

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Every once in a while I hear from someone who has apparently precognitive dreams, what they dream about happens later in ordinary reality, and it’s not something that could be rationally predicted. Dreaming that some public figure will be exposed as involved in a scandal involving sex or money, for example, is way too likely, […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on April 15th, 2009

Before going off the grid for a few days on the camping trip I’m on – Valley of Fire state park in Nevada, a fabulous place! – I want to add that precogition does not need to be interpreted as we have no free will.  Dossey’s book gives many cases where the precognition/premonition of a […]

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Dr. Charles T. Tart on April 14th, 2009

Larry Dossey book Power of Premonitions Although a substantial part of my career as a psychologist has been devoted to parapsychological matters for more than 50 years, one part of the field has always been especially troublesome to me, the idea that people sometimes get information about the future, premonitions, precognitions, when there is no […]

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