The Truth About Telepathy

2732 Words6 Pages

Telepathy or mind reading is the transmission of thoughts from one human to another human by means other than the bodies physical senses. Telepathy also implies that we have sensing capabilities other than the physical senses of seeing, hearing, feeling, etc. Which enable us to sense and perceive the mental thoughts and feelings of another person, in other words we have something people like to call extrasensory perception (ESP) abilities. In Breaking the Light Barrier Using Telepathy it states the root word "tele" is from the Greek word meaning far off or distance and the root word "pathy" is from the Greek word meaning to feel, so therefore telepathy would mean to feel something from a distance. Some people think that telepathy is a fraud and that it could never happen, while others think the people simply know each other very well and can predict what the other will do or say. Still others think it can and does happen every day. This paper will look at many points of view and how many people are fooled into believing in telepathy.

Telepathy expresses itself in many ways but as a whole it must be understood in perspective. The main means of telepathy communication can be described using feelings, sensations and images. It is the brain of the receiver that learns to associate, possibly even with words, with a particular sensation and feeling and imagery introduced into an interaction (3). It can take years to adapt to telepathy, it does not happen just like that. Along the way many experiences appear common to those who adapt to telepathy in some way. The experiences are highly individual due to the fact that the human brain in everyone is individual and distinct as a human fingerprint.

In a seminar on telepathy by William B. Robertson, he stated that telepathy is not something passed onto a person like a science or schoolbook study. It is something that every person has the ability to do just as a child has the ability to talk. The child must learn how to talk with the air, the throat, and the sounds, while to be telepathic a person must learn how to visualize what they want to put into words rather then speak them.

Telepathy is one symptom to indicate mental disorders which makes it hard to research it well. This is what may happen, a person who has lived in a childhood environment that is not ideal, such as one parent was consisten...

... middle of paper ...

...n the cards #4 and #12 all the rest said the were guessing for what was on the cards.

In conclusion, even though many people believe that mind reading is real this experiment has shown that people cannot read minds. Even though this is only one test and it does not test all people it has proven the hypothesis, because even though one person got all the shapes on the cards correct they stated that they were only guessing. If the tester were another person the results may have come out different because the other person may be able to transmit messages while the one giving this test obviously could not. It cannot be explained how subject ten got all the cards right but said they were only guessing.

After thinking it over it was decided that the experiment would be done with another testers and more subjects. The experiment was done the same way with the same cards. Three of the test subjects said they could see the cards they were numbers 7, 16, 23.

In conclusion to the second experiment one person could possibly read minds while the rest only guessed at the cards. Once again it was found that people cannot read minds despite the want to know what others are thinking.

Open Document