Answered By: David Cort
Last Updated: Jul 15, 2015     Views: 1562

The idea that human emotion or consciousness can affect the physical world, including the earth's magnetic field, is promoted by a number of people. Research in this area is not, as far as I know, connected directly with Harvard, but it is certainly true that some Harvard affiliates have been engaged in it. Some of the associated ideas were popularized as a result of their inclusion in the Dan Brown novel, The Lost Symbol, and since the fictional protagonist of the book, Robert Langdon, is a "Harvard Symbologist" the ideas may be attached to the University in that way. There are several web sites which promote different theories and address the evidence of 9/11. A couple of the more well known ones are The Institute of Noetic Sciences and the Global Consciousness Project.

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