PHYSICAL DOMAIN CORRELATIONS
Department of Materials
Results of three
experiments are provided, each providing robust correlates of subtle
events manifesting in the physical band of reality. Taken together,
the experiments support the postulate that subtle energy signals not
observable by physical means do create a transduced signal at the
vector potential field level of the physical realms. Within the
of our standard electrodynamics, the transduction of the subtle energy
signals generates electric and magnetic signals that have observable
effects. The experimental results are also suggestive that human
when applied to unseen subtle domains is the effective driver of events
seen in the physical domain.
Early in this century,
living organisms as operating via the following interaction/reaction
In keeping with this
health was thought to depend on the integrity of the body structure.
integrity of the body structure depended on a relatively stable state
equilibrium (i.e., homeostasis) between the different but
structural parts. In turn, homeostasis depended on a host of organic
inorganic chemicals. Whenever the body didn't function properly,
defects arising out of chemical imbalances were blamed.
To cure this problem and
needed homeostasis of the body, prescriptions were ordered involving
chemical complexes at increasingly larger dosages in order to trigger
body's defense and repair mechanisms. This approach led to what can be
called "chemical medicine" with its many strengths and weaknesses.
Later in the century,
demonstrated that small electric currents between specific points in
brain gave rise to the same behavioral changes that were observed with
the ingestion of certain brain-stimulating chemicals. Other researchers
found that small electric currents can stimulate cells to regenerate,
to repair itself and fractures to heal. Although the use of x-rays and
diathermy have a long history in medicine, recent extensions to MRI
all tend to indicate that the earlier three-part equation (shown above)
In the light of the
effects, a four-part equation was presented, the fourth part involving
electric and magnetic fields:
Chemistry <-> Fields
The body's electric and
fields provide the necessary conditions for homeostasis at the chemical
level. Detection of imbalances at the electric/magnetic field levels
be an early warning factor of coming potential disruptions in the
homeostasis condition, and which, if unchecked, would eventually result
in repercussions at the body's functional level.
Research and study of
hypnotic affects revealed that the human body can exhibit truly
feats of strength and endurance - attesting to an important linkage of
body/mind, in which the mind can influence not only the body's
and function, but also its chemistry and electric/magnetic fields.
Advancing research in
revealed that certain chemical treatments induce specific mental states
- while certain mental treatments influence specific chemical
More recently, biofeedback
have shown that directed mind not only can control various autonomic
functions (such as skin temperature, pain, etc.) but can also repair
Thus, a new five-part
Chemistry <-> Fields <-> Mind
experiments with healers, and experiments with psychokinesis,
remote viewing, homeopathy and many other phenomena, indicate the
of processes inadequately understood. The nature of these processes
beyond conventional knowledge of the physical domains of nature, and
to involve emotional, spiritual and other intangible qualities.
These qualities should also
extend form of the five-part equation presented above. However, since
presently do not have clear definitions of these different qualities,
might temporarily be put into the category of SUBTLE ENERGIES.
research data indicate that the subtle energies somehow influence the
and/or magnetic fields of the body, and which influences have
effects on its structure, function, chemistry, and the mind. The SUBTLE
ENERGIES can include emotional, mental and spiritual qualities, but
to operate in connection with physically intangible factors that can be
These qualities should also
into the equation:
In conventional science,
are considered responsible for all observable phenomena in the universe:
The strong nuclear force;
The weak nuclear force;
The electromagnetic force:
The gravitational force.
These four forces
purely physical domain very well. Thus, the "subtle energies"
to above, and the subtle forces/effects they generate, are not
weak - but rather constitute that large body of elusive energies and
beyond the four accepted by today's physical science.
Let us now refer to three
experiments to see how some of these unseen energies can produce strong
physical correlates under certain special conditions, so that
manifestations are observable by our physical instrumentation.
Three Experiments In Which Subtle
Experiment A: Some
Subtle Energies on Photographic Film
During the early 1970s,
named Stan came to see me about some photographs he had taken. At the
his camera was a simple Kodak with a plastic lens, and the film was
The special occasions when
effects were most probably to be obtained were (a) at spiritual rock
(b) at religious shrines; and (c) at high-energy metaphysical lectures.
The special inner states
following physiological symptoms. Whenever he would sense a particular
feeling in his 7th cervical plus 4th thoracic vertebrae and snapped a
he would invariably find some anomaly present on the subsequent
In addition to the expected physical scenes, remarkable optical effects
were imprinted on the photographs. His camera had been sent to Kodak
certified to be in good working order. The photographs were also sent
Kodak specialists to determine what kind of picture-taking error had
Over a fifteen-year period,
9,000 photographs taken 5,000 contained easily distinguishable
During all of this time, his only intention during the picture-taking
was "to reveal God's universe."
In a series of studies I
with this man, two cameras were utilized. One camera was sensitized by
the man, the other was not. Both were mounted on a single tripod with a
single shutter release. Standard Kodak color film and standard Kodak
were used, and the man was never allowed to touch the film during
Most photo pairs showed
differences. The photos from the sensitized camera would often show one
or more people in the frame as somewhat transparent over a portion of
body so that objects behind them could clearly been seen through the
(translucent) portion. However, the photos from the unsensitized camera
showed their bodies fully formed and opaque as one would expect. In
single camera experiments, the opaque lens cap was placed on the
camera, but remarkably clear photographs THROUGH this opaque barrier
This man appeared to be
able to sensitize
any camera merely by keeping it close to his body for several days.
Strange lights and
appeared on the photos. Stan indicated much the same thing happened
other people gave him their cameras to take pictures. He first thought
he was a camera klutz. But he eventually realized that the film
correlated with special inner states he could sense and which he felt
the camera. dak which processed the photographs. In addition to the
physical scenes, remarkable optical effects were imprinted on the
After he had fully
camera (or charged it up with his subtle energies), it could be passed
to someone else to take the pictures. Some anomalies would continue to
appear on the photographs for the next hour, after which time period no
further anomalies would appear.
Certain deductions can be
(1) Some kind of
in nature that can travel through materials that are normally opaque to
(2) Such radiations, which
be normally present in nature, can be imaged via the camera onto the
by some quality inherent in this man's energy field, and register an
at the physical level of the silver halide grains of the film.
(3) Some "energy soaking
is needed for the camera to acquire this anomalous capacity after
it in the special energy field of this man.
(4) This acquired anomalous
leaks away with a time constant of about l hour - unless continually
by the energy field of this particular man.
Feedback of Biological
Known in Asia since
acupuncture points have been used for treating bodily dysfunction.
research, the points have been found to have electrical characteristics
that differ from the surrounding skin, even though no striking
difference at the physical level has been detected. Variations in
alertness are known to cause significant changes in the electrical
of the skin points.
With the help of two of my
students during the mid-1970s, I designed and built a detector to
such mind-directed energy from the body. The detector included a pulse
counter that could measure energy shifts and which could be displayed
The detector has a
The "bread" of this sandwich is two parallel planar dielectric
The "meat" of the sandwich is a gas isolated between the two surfaces.
An external voltage, generated by a high voltage power supply, powers
device to a level BELOW the electrical breakdown voltage of the gas.
is thus no sustained discharge through the isolated gas, but small
of electrical charge form in it due to the ambient electric field.
small electrical charges can be thought of as micro lightening bolts.
adjusting the sensitivity of the pulse counter to NOT count the largest
microavalanches, a background or baseline profile of ZERO counts could
be selected. This reduced static capacitive effects.
Some Soviet researchers
mental concentration, or "directed-mind" techniques, can be used to
the "effective" voltage difference between similar points on the left
right sides of the body - an "effective" increase, for example, being a
mind-directed shift from 50 milivolts to 500 milivolts.
With such a baseline, a
intentionality effect on the functioning of the device could be
via an increased number of counts during a five minute test period.
After showing that the
interaction with the device were dynamic, mind-directed effects rather
than static capacitive effects, a variety of experiments were carried
to reveal key features of the dynamic effect. For example, in one kind
of experiment the subject stood or sat closer to the detector for a
minute period with the hands placed around but not touching the
and then mentally focused their intention on increasing the count rate.
The total counts for the period were then recorded and tabulated.
Over the three year period
1977 and 1979, several thousand different tests under a wide variety of
different conditions were conducted with several dozen different
Some results were extremely revealing and encouraging .
On days when the device was
well, anyone could produce a positive result, young and old people,
healers and nonhealers, etc. The results were analogous to
influencing of the detector. But from a purely subjective viewpoint,
with an high ability to focus their attention produced an higher ratio
of success while those with only a small focusing ability produced a
ratio. Also, subjects with previous experience using the device
produced higher count rates than new subjects.
On some occasions, usually
for one to several days, no one was able to produce an enhanced count
and we were unable to determine why. No correlation was found with moon
phases, rain storms, etc. No consideration has as yet been given to
field activity. On still other occasions, great effort was required to
produce enhanced count rates, and at these times some successful
Extensive studies were
to determine if this human form of subtle energy could be shielded from
the device, or if an alternate inanimate energy source could also
it. The answer to both questions was essentially "No."
It is reasonable to
conclude from directed-intention
study that mental focusing and concentration, under certain conditions,
is an important subtle energy factor with regard to overall human
This factor probably has far-reaching implications, and its existence
being confirmed by other researchers.
For example, in 1991
Motoyama reported in a significant experiment . Two subjects, one
marked psychic ability, the other not psychic, were placed in separate
rooms shielded by concrete walls lined with lead.
The psychic concentrated on
person while Motoyama monitored some of his body functions. Remarkable
changes were noted regarding pulse rate, blood flow, skin resistance
respiration during the concentration period of the psychic. Since the
rooms were well shielded against information transfer via physical
the effects on the biology of the second person appear to require some
non-physical energy involvement.
Experiment C: Large
in the Body of an Exceptional Subject
The third experiment was
out primarily by Elmer Green and his associates at the Menninger Clinic
and involved a simulated healing experiment using an accomplished
in a specially designed "copper wall" environment [3, 4].
Wired up to a variety of
instruments, the healer either stood or sat on a framework placed
four large, square copper walls. The framework was electrically
The four copper walls were placed in front, behind, above and below the
healer, and the healer was centered inside. Each of the four walls was
attached to electrically isolated electrometers that simultaneously
any changes in voltages of the walls.
Likewise, the healer was
other measuring equipment, and an electrode on the healer's ear lobe
the time variation of her body voltage.
A number of affects were
noted as the
healer attempted to extend energy. Principally among these effects, it
was observed that instead of the usual 10-15 millivolt baseline (which
usually includes a 1 millibolt ripple), her body voltage often plunged
30 to 300 VOLTS, and then returned to baseline in 0.5 to 10 seconds.
large body voltage pulse was astonishing in that it was 100,000 times
normal, and, equally astonishing, smaller correlated pulses appeared on
each of the four copper walls.
Additionally, in a single
healing session, the measuring equipment recorded FIFTEEN of these
Based upon a theoretical
model, a working hypothesis that might help conceptualize the
voltage behavior of the healer's body is as follows:
(1) A subtle energy
pulse is emitted
from some unknown location of the body;
Based on the conceptual
from experiment outlined above, this author developed a quantitative
model of the process apparently involved and compared it with the
data. It was found that of the fifteen extraordinary pulses, thirteen
them had the same origin in the healer's body - the lower abdomen and
frontal area of the body. This location is consistent with the "second
chakra" point known in acupuncture, and sometimes referred to as the
Tien" or the "Hara" point.
The electric dipole length
was predicted to be very large, extending from the ear (as the negative
charge end) to the feet (as the positive charge end). However, only a
small electric current flow was required for a very short time to
this result (pulse?).
As a result of this
it can be seen that the large electric voltage pulses appearing at the
physical level of the measuring devices are resulting from some kind of
correlation with the subtle energy level manifestations. The subtle
level manifestations themselves are not directly observable, but they
into motion electric shifts that can be physically measured.
This author postulates that
potential exists between the subtle energies and the physical electric
energies, and that the vector is probably magnetic:
(2) The subtle energy
of the body responsible for this pulse is somehow coupled to the
body structure so that a transduced effect materializes at the physical
level. This effect extends outward from the body and is echoed in the
walls as measured by the electrometers simultaneously recording any
changes in the walls.
(3) Since the pulses were
on the healer's body and simultaneously on the copper walls, it is
to propose that a pulse of magnetic vector potential is generated from
this transduction. This pulse can be referred to as Pulse A.
(4) Within the physical
of standard electrodynamics, Pulse A generates an electric field, now
to as Field E. Field E is of a specific shape that grows to a maximum
then reverses itself, finally shrinking to zero.
(5) Such an electric field
would cause the ions of the local body electrolyte to separate and
an electric charge dipole. This first expands to a maximum extent and
collapses back to zero after a short time.
(6) It would be this charge
that creates the large voltage swing at the electrodes on the healer's
ear and upon the copper walls.
vector <-> Electric Energies
The magnetic vector
a special role in nature as the "bridging" element between the subtle
and the physical domain. The existence of the magnetic vector potential
yields the successful quantitative connection in the physical domain of
the activity of the subtle energy pulses involved.
With regard to Experiment
B, it is
interesting to consider that if the human emits bursts of subtle energy
toward the gas discharge device, these will manifest at the physical
as bursts of A in the device. This then yields pulses of increased E in
the gas, and which will then drive subthreshold electron
so that they become large enough to register as superthreshold counts.
With regard to Experiment
A, it is
also interesting to consider that if the man's strong subtle energy
produced a patterned A distribution of appreciable magnitude, then the
time-variation of this would yield an E-distribution over the film. In
keeping with this, it is known in the photographic film industry that
fields will produce silver halide grain development in the film - EVEN
IN THE ABSENCE OF VISIBLE LIGHT.
Based on a significant
amount of experimental
evidence emerging from numerous researchers, it appears that the
domain is interconnected with a "subtle energy" domain. Although not
measurable in physical terms, the actions of the subtle energies
physical activity that is measurable in physical terms. For this
occur, it would seem that a "magnetic vector potential" of some kind
exist, via which the activity of the subtle energies is transduced into
measurable physical events.
A theoretical model can
thus be postulated,
showing that body functions may have two, not just one, "paths." The
path would consist of familiar physical conditions; the second path
consist of subtle energy conditions. Mind/consciousness would
to have threshold connectivity between the two paths.
The theoretical equation
be something along the following lines:
It is important to
the fragmentary data described in this paper do not constitute
proof of the philosophical perspectives expressed by the various
Any individual piece of data is contestable for a variety of scientific
reasons. However, taken as a whole, the sum is compelling
evidence that nature does, indeed, function largely as indicated by the
equations. And each equation given in this paper is correct at some
The body of experimental
the probable existence of "subtle energies" is growing more appreciable
as time moves on. The idea is taking shape that the four physical
correct within what they refer to, are not sufficient to explain all of
Nature's phenomena, especially regarding mind and consciousness.
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