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- n. that part of the mind wherein psychic activity takes place of which the person is unaware
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Wrote Jung: “The unconscious mind is capable at times of assuming an intelligence and purposiveness which are superior to actual conscious insight.”
Given these strange possibilities for self-deception, English psychical researcher Zoe Richmond offers a sobering comment: We do not know what lengths the unconscious mind may reach, or where the limits of its power are, but generally speaking its manifestations have some purpose….
Some techniques and subjects taught are age regression, bypass resistance, unconscious decision points, unconscious mind as cotherapist, mind mapping, and interruption of negative patterns.
Using a finely honed psionic talent known as proprioception, the trim, angular-featured Betazoid security guard tapped into the unconscious mind of the semiconscious Koas.