Video Nugget: Wild Animals in Captivity with Miranda Alcott – July 24, 2017
This New Thinking Allowed “Video Nugget” has been excerpted from a longer conversation with Miranda Alcott and Jeffrey Mishlove titled “Speaking With Animals” in which Miranda notes that humans have various misconceptions regarding their communication with animals. For example, we may not recognize how our emotional state impacts animal companions. Nor do we generally recognize that animals are sensitive to the mental pictures we hold. Also, humans are often insensitive to the needs and desires of animals; and, in these instances, the communication is not based on mutual respect. She discusses the differences between communicating with domestic and wild animals.
Video Nugget: Opening Up with Miranda Alcott – April 27, 2017
This New Thinking Allowed “Video Nugget” has been excerpted from a longer video interview with Miranda Alcott titled “Listening to Animals” in which Miranda describes how each animal species has a unique culture. Animals can communicate with us, and can even teach us, if we are willing to quiet our minds, let go of our preconceptions and listen. This often comes naturally to children. In fact, sometimes children experience communication from animals as an imaginary playmate. Animals can also communicate through visual imagery and energetic patterns akin to what is sometimes thought of as the “aura”. When opening up to communication with animals, it is very important to develop a sense of inner self-trust. She claims that we all, subconsciously, use telepathy throughout the day.
Video Nugget: Deceased Animals as Teachers with Miranda Alcott – July 17, 2017
This New Thinking Allowed “Video Nugget” has been excerpted from a longer conversation with Miranda Alcott and Jeffrey Mishlove titled “Animals and the Afterlife” in which Miranda explains that many individuals feel a connection with their deceased animals. Her work as an animal communicator is to make that connection more explicit. She provides many details and examples. While some viewers will be justifiably skeptical about accepting somebody’s intuitive impressions of the afterlife, Alcott’s experiences are presented as a source of data — in the spirit of William James’ “radical empiricism”.