Historical beliefs

Believer or skeptic, how methods of spiritual communication came about is an interesting subject. Here we look at beliefs of days gone by and the methods used to protect or communicate.

Browsing Archive: September, 2009

Quick guide Zener cards

Posted by Cally on Tuesday, September 29, 2009, In : History 

Originally, tests for ESP were conducted using a standard deck of playing cards, now most testing of telepathy and precognition is done using Zener cards or ESP (extra sensory perception) cards. Designed by Dr Karl Zener in the early 1930’s.

Over the years Zener cards have had many incarnations. The early cards were produced onto wafer thin pieces of paper, when it was discovered that receivers were able to identify what was on the cards by looking at the back of them, they were changed so...


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Phantasmagoria - what it really means

Posted by RiPA Rep on Wednesday, September 2, 2009, In : Interesting 

Sound intriguing, eh? What could phantasmagoria possibly be and is it something you might be interested in exploring further? In this article, you will learn the details behind the name.

Phantasmagoria is an Americanized pronunciation of the projection ghost show that ruled France before the cinema ever lifted off of the ground. During the late 18th century, Europe was abuzz with this phenomenon, especially catching on in England throughout the 19th century. With the help of a kind of specia...


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