Energetic Cords and Tendrils

You will find that many terms in common usage in psionics are simply descriptive, rather than being imaginative. In most cases, such terms are either derived from radio or computer jargon because of obvious similarities in effect, or pulled straight from normal vocabulary because of some likeness or another. Signal,…

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Citing Shields, part 1

Recently, I was asked about citing the bubble and tower shields, and I did not have the appropriate references readily to hand at the time. I’m still tracking some of them down. Both types of Shielding _are_ mentioned in chapter XVIII of Dion Fortune’s _Psychic Self Defence_ book, of 1929.…

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Book Review: Energy Medicine

We’ll start with the nutshell version: buy, read, and study this book. Seriously. Unlike many energy-healing textbooks, this one goes into considerable detail about how to clean, maintain, and repair your field. There are several approaches, and some of them look as stupid as any other psionic healing does. (Ever…

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Dampers

Dampers are delicious quick-breads cooked over a campfire or in a Dutch oven… The word also refers to devices which pull, negate, or otherwise interfere with psionic signals. The device could be a Shield, but more often the word implies something with more substance. For example, for some people a…

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Gargoyle Constructs

Just a short note again today. For those of you who like practical jokes (or an extra defense against jokers) on Halloween, consider putting together a gargoyle construct on your house shield. You do have a house shield, right? A gargoyle construct can have an actual gargoyle shape, or it can simply…

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Under the Weather

As some of you know, I’ve been a bit under the weather lately. The testing of blood, urine, and so on is not the most pleasant of activities, but it is an example of the mundane uses of psionic training. The average, run-of-the-mill “Blue Psi-Ball” approach to getting rid of…

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