516. Rey Hernandez

Rey HernandezRey Hernandez is Executive Director of the Consciousness and Contact Research Institute (CCRI), a 501c3 academic research institute comprised of 15 Ph.D. academics and medical doctors whose mission is to explore the relationship between Consciousness, our Cosmology, and Contact with Non-Human Intelligence via the Contact Modalities.

Rey was previously one of the co-founders of The Dr. Edgar Mitchell FREE Foundation, a 501c3 academic research institute comprised of 12 Ph.D. academics and lay researchers who recently completed a 5-year comprehensive, worldwide, academic research study on UFO Contact Experiencers.  The late Apollo 14 Astronaut Dr. Edgar Mitchell, the 6th man to walk on the Moon and the founder of the Institute for Noetic Sciences, and Dr. Rudy Schild, Emeritus Professor of Astrophysics at Harvard University, were two of FREE’s co-founders.

Rey graduated with honors from Rutgers College, was a Masters Candidate at Cornell University, and was a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of California at Berkeley where he was the recipient of a National Science Foundation Ph.D. Fellowship.  He previously was a Professor for six years at the New School for Social Research and at the City University of New York.  He is currently an attorney with the US Dept. of Treasury in Miami, Florida.

Rey is one of three co-editors of the historic 820-page book titled “Beyond UFOs: The Science of Consciousness & Contact with Non-Human Intelligence (Volume 1)”, which was based on FREE’s 5-year comprehensive academic research study on UFO-related contact experiencers.  He has also published in several peer-reviewed academic journals including the Journal of Consciousness Studies and the Journal of the Society for Scientific Exploration.  Rey’s new projects are a 3-volume book and a full feature science documentary titled “A Greater Reality:  The New Paradigm of Consciousness, the Paranormal, and the Contact Modalities”.

Rey’s email is:  Info@Experiencer.Org

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Transcript of this interview.

Interview recorded August 31, 2019.

Video and audio below. Audio also available as a Podcast.

YouTube Video Chapters:

  • 00:00:00 – Introduction to Buddha at the Gas Pump
  • 00:04:55 – Edgar Mitchell’s Interest in UFOs and Contact Experiences
  • 00:10:20 – A miraculous encounter with angels
  • 00:15:16 – Different Perspectives and Missing Time
  • 00:19:33 – Angelic Visitations and UFO Encounters
  • 00:24:04 – Witnessing a UFO with My Daughter
  • 00:28:27 – Unexplained Sightings Above the House
  • 00:32:45 – The Start of Paranormal Experiences
  • 00:37:37 – Positive Effects of Contact with Non-Human Intelligence
  • 00:42:22 – The Evolution of John Mack’s Research and the Shift in Perspectives
  • 00:47:27 – Transformative and Positive Experiences
  • 00:52:25 – Paranormal Experiences and Spiritual Messages
  • 00:57:29 – Interconnected Contact Modalities within the UFO Field
  • 01:01:59 – The Physical and Non-Physical Nature of Contact Modalities
  • 01:06:54 – Comparisons between Near-Death Experiences and UFO Contact
  • 01:10:56 – Interacting with Beings from Subtler Realms
  • 01:15:09 – Exploring Consciousness and Diverse Experiences
  • 01:19:04 – The tipping point of acceptance
  • 01:23:41 – The Emergence of Non-Material Topics
  • 01:27:32 – The Rise of Contact Modalities
  • 01:31:52 – Awakening of Humanity and the Need for Spiritual Evolution
  • 01:36:13 – The Team of Advisors
  • 01:40:09 – Embracing all possibilities in the search for truth
  • 01:44:29 – Unity and Consciousness in Ancient Texts
  • 01:48:53 – The Unanswered Questions of Consciousness and Contact
  • 01:52:28 – Dealing with Different Types of Entities
  • 01:56:24 – Major Categories of Interactions with Beings
  • 02:00:40 – The Transformation of Humanity
  • 02:04:11 – A Downloaded Revelation
  • 02:08:28 – Encounters with Non-Human Intelligence
  • 02:12:29 – Thank you, Ray