Seriah hosts Joshua Cutchin and Red Pill Junkie. A wide-ranging discussion ensues. Topics include phenomenology, "making the cut", Jeffrey Kripal, non-judgmental research without getting stuck on the true/false dichotomy, the importance of broad trends in the paranormal vs. singular incidents, recurring motifs and archetypes in the paranormal and folklore, efforts to purge serious study of the paranormal of falsehoods, Roswell, phenomena appearing in fiction before being experienced by witnesses, the imaginal vs. the imaginary, Betty and Barney Hill, "The Outer Limits", co-creation, dogmatic skepticism, morphogenic field theory, medieval European explorers' descriptions of distant animals, psi research, Anjali, fakery and scams in the paranormal community, George Adamski, George P. Hansen, the concept of a gray basket, "Dr. Jonathan Reed" and his screaming alien, Steven Greer, shamans and sleight of hand, ritual in medicine, folk remedies, the power of belief, Edgar Cayce, Stanley Krippner, Patrick Harpur, non-physical entities leaving physical effects, synchronicities, Jung's "plum pudding synchronicity", Josh's most intense personal synchronicity, a fascinating deep dive into Travis Walton's abduction story and ongoing controversies (including a similar story from France in the 1500's), and more. This is highly interesting discussion between three aficionados of the strange with great chemistry!
- Recap by Vincent Treewell