Dean Radin has heard many synchronicity stories, but one of the strangest he has ever heard happened to him. The coincidences in his story pile up one after another.
“It doesn’t lend itself to something like an explanation,” said Radin in a video posted to YouTube. Radin is the chief scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences, a nonprofit research organization that focuses especially on consciousness, and adjunct faculty in the department of psychology at Sonoma State University. He received a Ph.D. in psychology and an MS in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois. He has held appointments at Princeton University, among other universities, and at several Silicon Valley think-tanks.
It was when he was setting up a new office in Silicon Valley that the strange tale began.
It was 2000, and he and his associates found office space in a complex along side doctors’ and dentists’ offices and other such establishments. When he saw his direct neighbor had a sign that read, “PSI Quest Labs,” he laughed at the coincidence, since Radin studies psi. Psi is a term used to describe the phenomenon thought to underpin telepathy, psychokinesis, and other subjects studied by parapsychologists. Radin assumed PSI was an acronym for “Personnel Services Incorporated,” or something like that.
“We’re the only nonprofit, especially new, and especially in Silicon Valley that’s doing psi research,” Radin said. That’s the mildest of the coincidences in the story. Watch Radin describe the surprising unfolding of events.
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