by Ron Kurtus
Readers have sent in a total of 700 comments and questions on Senses issues. They are listed according to date.
You can read them to further your understanding of the subject.
|Why do we have so many negative predictions?||6th Sense||India|
|Your use of the term sixth sense is a misnomer||6th Sense Check||USA|
|How to energize the 6th sense?||6th Sense Check||India|
|Hears sounds that seem to come from mountain||Hearing Direction||USA|
|Is the 6th sense a kind of spirit?||6th Sense Check||Kenya|
|Thoughts about time slowing down||Slow Motion||USA|
|Time may go slower because we don't want things||Slow Motion||UK|
|Is our ability to see auras a rare gift?||Spirits||Australia|
|I am followed by a spirit||Spirits||Australia|
|This quiz was interresting for me||6th Sense Check||USA|
|Had dream that something bad would happen||6th Sense||USA|
|Unemployed and wants to use 6th sense||6th Sense||Pakistan|
|Something takes away my energy||6th Sense Check||USA|
|Can I be part of this study?||6th Sense||USA|
|I see smells in colour||Synesthesia||UK|
Why do we have so many negative predictions?
November 28, 2011
why my all answers to the questions on your site are correct in one go i am afraid of it littel bit and why i see only negative dreams about future yup i once predicted in dream a baby in my hand and i got a news that one of my close friend was pregnant this hapened a year back after then i have only bad dreams wd bad negative predictions
meetu - India (22215)
For some reason many of the things people foresee--whether in dreams or feelings--are negative. I guess the reason is because bad events affect us more than good things. We often forget the good things that happen, but we dwell on the bad things.
Your use of the term sixth sense is a misnomer
November 11, 2011
I think your use of the term sixth sense is a misnomer. consult the work of Sir Charles Bell and you'll see that our sixth sense is actually proprioception.
Allan - USA (22164)
Thanks for your comment,
A number of sources use the "sixth sense" expression to describe an extra sense. Extrasensory perception (ESP) is often called the sixth sense.
Our use of the sixth sense is really precognition. I've been planning on changing the sixth sense material over to precognition, since that is a more accurate term for being able to foresee events.
I'm not aware that Bell called proprioception the sixth sense. I know that he called it a "muscle sense" as a physiologic feedback mechanism.
How to energize the 6th sense?
November 4, 2011
i want to know wht to do to energise sixth sense
saroj - India (22135)
Recall the times when you have experienced foreseeing future events. How did you feel at that time. Then you can try to duplicate those feelings.
Practicing guessing which side of a coin you flip will show is a good way to find the right feelings. Sometimes you get a good feeling and you are able to predict the result of flipping the coin many times in a row.
You cannot energize the 6th sense, but you can be more sensitive to it.
Hears sounds that seem to come from mountain
October 17, 2011
Any response appreciated! My small home sits at foot of small mtn and ravine. There are other structures next to it but open in environment. I hear voice mumbling (talking low) which i think is coming from above. But there is nothing above. Where would it come from-which direction. I'm not hearing impaired or a senior. I cannot figure this one out! Thanks
Rbt - USA (22086)
In an area where there is little or no background noise, you can often hear sounds that travel some distance. It appears that you are able to hear people talking from some building that is not directly in sight. Perhaps the sound is traveling along the ravine or maybe even looping over the small mountain.
Although it is not the same thing, Sound Amplified Over Water and How Obstacles Affect Sound Waves can show how some sounds can bend and carry a distance.
Best wishes in finding the source of the talking.
Is the 6th sense a kind of spirit?
October 13, 2011
How do iknow that the sixth sense work for me,because it is kind of spirit?
Hashim - Kenya (22069)
Everyone seems to have a sense where they are able to foresee the future on occasion. It is not a kind of spirit but is one of the hidden, weak senses people seem to have.
Think of the times that you have felt something was going to happen and then it came true. Or perhaps you have a dream that came true.
The problem with this sense is that it is very unreliable, such that it just seems to happen without you trying to make it happen.
Thoughts about time slowing down
October 13, 2011
Hi! I think this also occurs in situations other than accidents. I do this when I play basketball and football. It doesn't happen so much when running for track, but when I get the basketball and I'm driving to the lane and weaving the ball between defender's hands on my way to the basket, it's like I have slow-motion vision. It's like I'm in the air for 4 or 5 seconds. With football, when the ball is coming through the air and I'm jumping to catch it, the closer it gets to my hands, the slower time seems to go, then the run down the field seems to take forever, especially if there are defenders in front of me, not just behind. Later when I'm watching film, it all happens so fast that it's hard to even tell what happened exactly. And the "instant replay" in my minds eye is at the same rate that I initially experienced it. My theory is that the increased adrenaline circulating in your body is what causes the slowed perception of time. Another interesting note is that usually when I go into the slow motion state, I lose concious control of my body. I would say I set my body free is more accurate than "lose control" because when this happens I perform better that if I was conciously thinking about what I wanted to do. My body just takes over and moves itself. Just my input. Very interesting article!
Brett - USA (22072)
Thanks for your comments and observations.
Many athletes talk about getting into the "zone" or "flow" during a game or event, such that they are unaware of other things and their perceptions are extremely sharp, such that the ball or events is in slow motion.
Although just before an accident, you may get a shot of adrenalin that could slow down your perceptions, getting into the zone seems to be a case of extreme focus, along with great relaxation.
In either situation, the changed perception of the passing of time is quite interesting. Now, I wonder if there is any relationship between going in slow motion in certain situations and the fact that time seems to go much faster when people get older.
Time may go slower because we don't want things
October 9, 2011
Another reason for perceiving time (actually noticing it)is when one wants to get somewhere in a hurry or when one doesnt want to get somewhere at all, or we want to delay a bad thing happening (eg an injury). The latter is when we try and slow down time to delay something we dont want. The former is your mind noticing all the elements of trying to achieve your goal. I believe we can slow down our perception of time when we want to actually slow real time , but we are not able to quicken time perception at will. Probably a memory thing, as suggested on this site. I believe our minds are capable of doing many things that can help "protect" us when we really need it.
Jilly - UK (22049)
Thanks for your concepts and beliefs about the sensing and perception of time.
One thing to consider is that when a person gets older, time seems to be going by faster and faster. However, most older people would like the time to seem to go by slower, so they can enjoy it.
Whether we can control the perception of time is certainly an interesting topic to mull about.
Is our ability to see auras a rare gift?
September 25, 2011
Me and my brothers have a thing for auras my brother can see them and incandescent feel them like literally like a full explosion of the emotions they are feeling is this a rare gift? At first I thought it was coincidental but now I think. Otherwise can my gift.expand to seeing them also???
Thank you please answer
James - Australia (22016)
Since not many people claim to be able to see auras, it would be considered a rare gift. It is probably due to a greater sensitivity to the electrical fields around people, which can also be increased by the person's emotions.
Enjoy your special senses.
I am followed by a spirit
September 25, 2011
Well I believe I am being followed by the spirit of a liyttle boy because of my gifts to see and talk to many spirits although I am only 14. I have talked to home by accident but he doesn't seem interested in what I have to say, he runs awaybat the sound of my voice. Is what I am experiencing realistic or not???
James - Australia (22015)
It is difficult to say whether your ability to see and talk to spirits is an actual power or sense or if it is your imagination. This is especially true since others can't communicate with the same spirits that you see.
However, that is not to say that what you are experiencing is not possible. The best thing to do is to try to test the situation to be able to figure out if what you see and hear is real or imaginary.
This quiz was interresting for me
August 17, 2011
This quiz was interresting for me. Due to the fact that I got them all correct. Thank! God bless
miranda - USA (21897)
I'm glad it was interesting to you. Now you have more understanding about the 6th Sense.
Had dream that something bad would happen
July 11, 2011
I have to convey this story due to the nature of this event and it impact on me. Me and my son where traveling to Orlando Fl from Dallas Tx in our van. Durring the trip we ran into some bad weather west of Lake city Florida. We hit a curb and damaged a tire and it was Late so we stopped at the Holidat Inn in Lake City Fl. We checked in and get to our room and sttled in for the night.
I had what I would call an active dream where I was laying down and there were thre or four people talking and looking down at me. I asked them what they wanted and they all looked surprised that I could communiticate with them at all. The I awoke from the dream and felt in danger. It was about 7 am in the moring and I told my son that we need to get out of there fast. We got dreased and headed for the office to check out.
My son made fun of me when i told him about the dream and that I felt we were in danger. He insisting that we stay and eat the free breakfest. Then all of a sudden there where sirens and police cars chasing a car into the hotel driveway. There was at least 6 police cars. The car was stopped right at the lobby door but the police stopped them from getting out.
We later heard on the radio that it was a car jacker ring and was caught in a police sting but the car jacker took off with the female police officer. I have never been able to verify with the lake city police that this ever took place. What do you think ?
Ferguson - USA (21802)
Thanks for sharing your experiencce. Many people experience what we call the 6th sense or precognition, where they get a feeling or have a dream of something that will happen in the future. For some reason, often it is something bad.
It looks like your 6th sense waa working when you had the dream. It is fortunate that you listened to your dream and left the motel.
It certainly is an experience you can tell others.
Unemployed and wants to use 6th sense
June 28, 2011
hello ,,,,my name is farhan tariq i have a sharp six sense bt i dont know how i can manage it i mean i m jobless guy n also want to help other....you can check my six sense anytime....i have this power can i help you> your truely
raja farhan tariq
farhan - Pakistan (21771)
Many people can foresee future events by using their 6th sense. Unfortunately, the sense is not predictable, so you can not depend on it.
However, by sharpening all your senses and being more aware of what is going on around you can help in many areas, such as in getting a job.
Watch for areas of need and listen for clues of possible job openings. Trying to help a business do better will result in them wanting to hire you.
Best wishes in using your senses, in getting a job, and in helping others. I know youwill succeed.
Something takes away my energy
June 23, 2011
When im complete alone and minding my own bussiness i get a feeling in my chest as though some1 is stabbing me and then i c a glowing light and feel all my energy going 2 that light and then i faint and c.....a person a little girl getting stolen and murdered and when i wake up im not in my bed but outside on the roof. And i was just wondering do i have the 6th sense, and if i do how can i control it? Thank u 4 ur time.
Chloe - USA (21755)
What we call the 6th sense is being able to foresee future events. Sometimes a person will get a feeling or have a dream about something that will happen in the future.
Some people believe that they can sense spirits. It sounds like something like that may be happening to you. See Sensing Spirits for more on that subject. Also check its Reader Feedback.
Can I be part of this study?
June 10, 2011
how can u be apart of the study and be checked to see if u have a sense of the 6th sense? also thank u because when i was young i would always have this and i thought i had to do with god and i kept it to myself thnking that it would stop if i told any one. well i did and i still have it. so thank you for helping me understand.
Corinne - USA (21707)
We don't have a formal study on the subject, although many people have written in with their experiences. The biggest problem with a scientific study on the 6th sense or precognition is that it is so unpredictable.
Being able to see or feel things in the future seems to be part of sensing time. Since God is eternal and beyond time, the ability of humans to occasionally sense future events may be related to some spiritual senses.
I see smells in colour
June 7, 2011
Hi, I see smells in colour. Does that mean I have Synesthesia?
Yvette - UK (21699)
Yes, seeing smells in colour is an indication that you have synesthesia. It is an interesting condition, often indicating the person has special talents.
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