Parapsychology as a Deviant SciencewithJames McClenon

james mcclenon

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James McClenon, PhD has been a sociology professor and licensed clinical social worker. He is author of Deviant Science: The Case of Parapsychology, Wondrous Events: Foundations of Religious Belief, Wondrous Healing: Shamanism, Human Evolution and the Origin of Relgion, and The Entity Letters: A Sociologist on the Trail of a Supernatural Mystery. His website is https://www.jamesmcclenon.com/

Here he describes how, by engaging in a sociological examination of parapsychology as a deviant science, he came to be labelled something of a deviant himself. He has travelled the world surveying people about their extraordinary experiences. He also surveyed various academics and elite scientists about their attitudes toward the paranormal. He suggests that an interest in shamanism and healing can be very positive and life-affirming.

(Recorded on December 10, 2018)

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Published on December 15, 2018

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