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Reply to the Nahm and Hassler commentary on Jürgen Keil's paper 'questions of the reincarnation type'


Keil, J, Reply to the Nahm and Hassler commentary on Jurgen Keil's paper 'questions of the reincarnation type', Journal of Scientific Exploration, 25, (2) pp. 319-320. ISSN 0892-3310 (2011) [Letter or Note in Journal]

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Based on reports and publications, I do not find it difficult to agree with Hassler and Nahm that my psi-based interpretations of CORTs may not be justified. However, based on fieldwork investigations of many cases over a number of years, the reincamation or survival interpretation tumed out to be less and less in agreement with the case studies as I experienced them. This is to some extent a subjective assessment, but one which I did not anticipate. I have some general doubts about survival views when they are expressed with a high degree of certainty, but on account of my association with Ian Stevenson— who encouraged me to investigate CORTs—and my high regard for his work, I expected that the results from my fieldwork would generally support the reincamation or survival hypothesis.

Item Details

Item Type:Letter or Note in Journal
Research Division:Psychology
Research Group:Applied and developmental psychology
Research Field:Applied and developmental psychology not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in human society
UTAS Author:Keil, J (Dr H Keil)
ID Code:119144
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:Psychology
Deposited On:2017-07-26
Last Modified:2017-07-26

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