mediumism


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mediumism

1. the belief that another person can serve as an instrument through which another personality or supernatural agency can communicate.
2. the art or practice of such a spiritualistic medium. — mediumistic, adj.
See also: Spirits and Spiritualism
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Here are Helena Blavatsky's ideas on this matter pertaining to mesmerism (as an active practice) and the power of the will versus mediumism (as a passive practice):
discussions of mediumism, and parapsychologists like Albert von
Peter Gorsen considers "The Entrance of Mediumism into the History of Art.