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The Field: The Quest for the Secret Force of the Universe Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter Ten, The Healing Field Summary

Lynne McTaggart
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Chapter Ten, The Healing Field Summary and Analysis

Puthoff, Braud and other scientists are grappling with the usefulness of man's interaction with the Field. Could man cure his or other's disease? How powerful is intention and will and how far reaching is individual consciousness? Psychiatrist Elisabeth Targ joins forces with the scientists in an effort to meld science with the miraculous. In the 1980s, Targ works with many AIDS patients whose depression is lessened as much with group therapy as with Prozac. Targ's roots are in atheist Russia where everything is "true or not true." In America, there is a third category: religion. To Targ, it seems that anything that could not be explained is attributed to God or religion.

Although skeptical, Targ agrees to work with psychologist Fred Sicher to determine whether distant healing and intention has any validity. She selects a group of...

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