Spirit Materialization with Leslie Kean

Leslie Kean is an independent investigative journalist and author of Surviving Death: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for an Afterlife. In 2010, her book UFOs: Generals, Pilots, and Government Officials Go on the Record was a New York Times bestseller. She is also coauthor of Burma’s Revolution of the Spirit: The Struggle for Democratic Freedom and Dignity as well as Henry Hyde’s Moral Universe.

Here she describes the many historical descriptions of spirit materialization, observed under well-controlled conditions by experienced researchers such as Nobel laureate Charles Richet. She acknowledges that such phenomena are ostensibly unbelievable, no matter how well-attested. She describes her own experience witnessing such phenomena in the presence of the spiritualist circle in England centered on the physical medium, Steward Alexander. She describes levitations, matter passing through matter, materializations, and direct voice manifestations.

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 on June 9, 2020)

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