Paul H. Smith, PhD, has served twice as president of the International Remote Viewing Association an organization of which he is a founder. A former Army intelligence officer, he served for seven years as part of the military’s top-secret remote viewing program. He is author of Reading the Enemy’s Mind and The Essential Guide to Remote Viewing. He currently serves as president and chief trainer for Remote Viewing Instructional Services. His website is https://rviewer.com/.
Here he reviews the history of what is now known as remote viewing. He describes early experiments in free-response clairvoyance. He also explains how he was recruited into the military unit at Fort Meade, Maryland, that was developed to employ remote viewing for intelligence purposes. He describes the evolution of that unit and the subsequent development of a variety of approaches to remote perception following the close of government funding in 1995.
New Thinking Allowed host, Jeffrey Mishlove, PhD, is author of The Roots of Consciousness, Psi Development Systems, and The PK Man. Between 1986 and 2002 he hosted and co-produced the original Thinking Allowed public television series. He is the recipient of the only doctoral diploma in "parapsychology" ever awarded by an accredited university (University of California, Berkeley, 1980).
(Recorded November 19, 2018)
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