The brief answer has to be 'yes'.
When asked, a lot of people have direct experience of precognition, perhaps via a significant dream that came true, disliking someone on sight who turned out to be an undesirable character, or by simply thinking of someone they hadn't seen for a while and that person unexpectedly appearing.
In their book 'Life and How To Survive It', psychiatrist Robin Skinner and comedian John Cleese cite an experiment. Upwards of 100 people are put into a room and asked to grab a partner. These couples are then asked to quickly find another couple. Strangely, the resulting 'families' are often found to have a tremendous amount in common. Stranger still, there are always people left out of the groups. Single people unchosen and alone. In almost every case, these people are orphans or have been adopted! It's extraordinary, but somehow the 'families' recognised that these people had a strong sense of 'not belonging'! These results have been replicated many times, but without any satisfactory explanation. The people involved would hardly use the word 'psychic', but there's obviously some form of advanced recognition system going on.
Later on in the same book, the way in which we choose our life partners is explained in terms of having 'invisible shop windows' with what we like about ourselves on display. Our partners 'see' our window and if they like it, choose to be with us. So how do they 'see' our window? Certainly there will be an element of our true animal nature coming through via pheromones and other all but invisible cues, but is there more to it than that?
We think so. It is our belief at Spellcasters UK that precognition (the ability to 'see' events before they happen), evolved as an active survival tool in early hominids. When the apelike creatures that evolved into modern man first came down from the trees, and took their first steps on the African savannah, their survival chances were hardly good. Perhaps the hunt for food had driven them down onto the plains, but abandoning the safety of the trees was surely a perilous move? There would seem to be no obvious protection from predators for our early ancestors. So why risk it unless they knew they had something to give them a fighting chance?
The rest of the animal kingdom has an impressive array of tactics that they can deploy when confronted by a ravenous predator. From the basic one of tasting vile, to spraying venom, or squirting ink, to camouflage, threat display, armoured flesh, sacrificing a limb, playing dead, running away/climbing away/swimming away - fast, vanishing into a swirling herd, using hooves/horns/teeth.... the list is long and varied, but has one thread running through it.... mankind does not have real mastery of any of these skills.
He can run, but not very fast; he can hide, but be smelt out; he can bite, but his teeth are not match for a big cats'. In short, early man on the African plain was pitifully exposed to danger. Breeding as slowly as we do, producing mostly single offspring just once a year, the infant was vulnerable, and caring for it for several years, along with its siblings made the mother extremely vulnerable too.
Early man lacked advanced toolmaking skills, and it didn't help that his developing brain carried a huge and desirable cargo of calories that any predator would literally kill for. In short, we were soft, slow, fleshy, and we tasted really good!
So what gave us that fighting chance? Quite simply it was that remarkable brain. Trained to know every inch of its' surroundings, ever vigilant early man began to recognise the feeling that something was not 'not quite right'. Perhaps it was the faintest whisper of scent on the breeze, or an unfamiliar dark patch in the distance, but by recognising the potential for danger and avoiding it, early man literally lived to fight another day. This ability grew even stronger in the vulnerable females,. We believe this is where 'feminine intuition' was first born, and that's why women are natural adepts. The mother who decided to return to her clan by a route that instinctively 'felt' safer, lived to breed, and to pass on her ability to her offpsring. Thus the least precognitive were predated upon and their bloodlines died out, whilst the most precognitive survived and bred the trait more strongly and deeply into the species.
This is ultimately why we are all 'psychic'. That's why you re-checked your wing mirror and saw the other car that had crept into your blind spot, how you 'knew' the bad news before you were told it, and that's how, sometimes, you know who's phoning before you even see their number.
However, whilst most able bodied people can run, not everyone has the training or natural aptitude to be an athlete, and the same is true of 'psychic ability'. Natural ability plus rigorous training makes for the best athletes, and the same is true for psychics.
Try thinking about someone you haven't seen in a while. Focus on them for a few moments every day - it could be whilst you are in the shower or driving to work. Continue thinking about them daily for the next fourteen days - then see how long it takes them to turn up or get in touch. The time it takes is a great indicator of your innate psychic ability. Why not message us and let us know how you do?
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