The Ideogram Controversy in Remote ViewingwithPaul H. Smith

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Paul H. Smith, PhD, has served twice as president of the International Remote Viewing Association an organization of which he is a founder. A former Army intelligence officer, he served for seven years as part of the military’s top-secret remote viewing program. He is author of Reading the Enemy’s Mind and The Essential Guide to Remote Viewing. He currently serves as president and chief trainer for Remote Viewing Instructional Services. His website is

Here he describes the history of the use of the ideogram in remote viewing. The technique was developed by Ingo Swann and was based, in part, on the drawings of children. Subsequently some remote viewing trainers have expanded the technique in order to create something of a lexicon of ambience symbols. Smith discusses both the advantages and disadvantages of this revised approach.

(Recorded November 19, 2018)

Published on December 29, 2018


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