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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many circuits does Timothy Leary believe the human brain possesses?
2. How did Henry Adams believe technology would increase?
3. What is Wilson's working hypothesis about his contact with "luminous beings?"
4. Why is a non-local universe meaningless?
5. What is the common name for the second neural circuit?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Timothy Leary describe the invertebrate part of the brain?
2. In the Mothman Prophecies, how does John Keel account for the discrepancies in the predictions?
3. How is the fifth brain circuitry activated?
4. Who was Dr. John Dee?
5. What does Bell's Theorem suggest about the Einstein-Rosen-Podolsky demonstration?
6. What is the function of the third circuit in Timothy Leary's construct of brain function?
7. How does Timothy Leary describe the emotional circuit of the brain?
8. What theory does Dr. Paul Segall believe he was first to develop that is now used by numbers of investigators?
9. Which paranormal phenomena does Wilson believe can be accounted for within the possibilities of quantum theory?
10. What does the Einstein-Rosen-Podolsky demonstration indicate?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Wilson frequently refers to the Rosicrucians as an occult society. Research this organization and explain its basic tenets in an informational essay.
Essay Topic 2
Wilson contends that paranormal experiences can be explained as influences from other planets, influences from other times or dimensions, influences from our own brain circuitry, or some combination of those things. Which explanation do you find most convincing? Why?
Essay Topic 3
Wilson claims that the common understanding of Karma is inaccurate and simplistic. Write an informational essay in which you explain the wheel of Karma and what the common interpretation lacks. Include the example from the text in which the author's daughter was able to stop and reverse the wheel of Karma after being attacked.
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