A philosophical study of reality and consciousness. It seeks to explore and explain 'being' and 'knowing' and it refers to a broad field of study which covers varying combinations of aspects of spirituality, religion, philosophy, psychology, dreaming, parapsychology, extra-sensory perception, astrology, mysticism, meditation, the afterlife, past lives and reincarnation.
Source: Psychic Access Talk Radio
A hypothetical or imaginary apparatus that can assimilate a set of parameters to produce the desired observed results. Used to define relationships between related things that do not have a tangible or verifiable connection.