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Mind Shift: Normalizing the Supernatural (November 2013)

Season 1, Episode 9
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Reports of paranormal encounters are regularly dismissed due to skeptics’ ridicule or religious doctrine. Far more insidious are the government cover-ups obscuring information from potentially reliable sources. David Pinchbeck talks with UFO researcher Richard Dolan and parapsychologist George Hansen who argue that advances in technology are expanding the limits of human consciousness to the point where supernatural phenomena will become commonly accepted occurrences in this interview originally webcast November 12, 2013.

As evidence of otherworldly contacts increases, the motivation to keep such information suppressed increases as well. Richard Dolan feels public disclosure will happen, but it will require a major paradigm change. George Hansen explains how our perceptions of paranormal experiences are the direct result of the anthropological structures of our spiritual mythology. Together, they reflect upon the changes needed in our social structures before we can normalize supernatural experiences.

Daniel Pinchbeck
Richard Dolan, George Hansen
Michael Canzoniero


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coxshep, posted on October 20, 2014

There is a dark and a light. Soon the light will overtake the dark as we evolve and ascend.

dasca222, posted on November 28, 2013

Hansen seems to be very, very left-brained in his approach and therefore has a harder time letting go of his laser focused area of expertise. He resolutely defends his views by attempting to negate other ideas. He has very interesting theories and viewpoints that need to be considered and woven into the fabric of knowledge, but due to his fixed eye on a few trees, rather than the larger forrest, he comes off as too oppositional and inflexible. You did a great job in keeping it whole and maintaing flow and I thank you for it. Richard Dolan, of course, was wonderful as he always is. In summation, Mr. Hansen's work seems very interesting, but he is probably better suited being your only guest.

skylajane, posted on November 19, 2013

I enjoyed the different points of view being presented. This is turning out to be a stimulating series, so unlike the canned material we're fed in the mainstream.

drmljg, posted on November 13, 2013

George Hansen's body moves in a very strange, jerky manner. He also speaks in a very controlling way, frequently refusing to answer Pinchbeck's questions. He is obviously very emotionally repressed, and should be the last person to criticize the personalities of people who belong to UFO groups. He is so incorrect about people not taking "fiction' seriously. The "Star Wars" films had a profound affect on me and inspired me to study and work more profoundly in the field of the paranormal. George Hansen talks about how paranormal groups are always small and always break up. However, the pervasiveness and enduring nature of the mystics known as "Sufis" or "Dervishes" disproves his theory, as they have existed over 1,000 years and millions of adherents participate in their form of mysticism.

"The nations of the world will have to unite, for the next war will be an interplanetary war. The nations of the earth must someday make a common front against attack by people from other planets."
---General Douglas MacArthur- Oct. 8, 1955 (From "Above Top Secret" by Timothy Good)

"I believe that these extra-terrestrial vehicles and their crews are visiting this planet from other planets... Most astronauts were reluctant to discuss UFOs." "I did have occasion in 1951 to have two days of observation of many flights of them, of different sizes, flying in fighter formation, generally from east to west over Europe."
---Major Gordon Cooper (NASA astronaut) to the United Nations:

"Of course it is possible that UFO's really do contain aliens as many people believe, and the government is hushing it up. I wouldn't like to comment on that."
---Comment by Stephen Hawking (world renowned astrophysicist) on C Span Television. Stephen Hawking was the guest lecturer at the second Millennium Evening at the White House on March 6, 1998.

"I can assure you that flying saucers, given that they exist, are not constructed by any power on earth."
---President Harry S. Truman, 1950.

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