In this week's Weird Tales Radio Show we talk to Norwegian author Terje Simonsen about magical phenomena, such as telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition and psychokinesis, and ask whether parapsychology can explain them as part of an expanded human consciousness. Do we all possess secret super-powers?
Terje's new book is A Short History of (Nearly) Everything Paranormal – see Amazon link
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Christian was born a 'chime child' with a caul and grew up in a haunted house. According to legend a caul-shrouded chime-child can't drown at sea but can see and talk to ghosts and fairy folk without fear of coming to harm – allegedly! And yes, he was once commissioned to go on a werewolf hunt by a newspaper.
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