Category Archives: Heretical Science

Denierism and the Science Crisis of Nonlocal Consciousness

From Stephan A. Schwartz’s False Equivalencies and the Mediocrity of Nonlocal Consciousness Research Criticism “Since [critics contend] there is no plausible mechanism within a materialist frame of reference to explain them, paranormal phenomena can’t possibly be valid. This is the same … Continue reading

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ESP Does Not Violate Any Laws of Modern Physics

…with the emphasis on Modern (as opposed to Newtonian). Psychologist Gardner Murphy, president of the American Psychological Association and later of the American Society for Psychical Research, on parapsychology (Telepathy, ESP, etc.) and its relationship to physics: “Psychologists may be … Continue reading

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Heretical Science

Nobel Laureate Brian Josephson’s lecture on heretical science. He pokes holes in popular skeptic arguments against telepathy, whether water can have a memory (homeopathy), cold fusion and intelligent design. 1 hour, time well spent. Available on the University of Cambridge … Continue reading

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On Bias and Hyperbole

Bertrand Russell, in his 1918 Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays (a free eBook), noted that a person who is inclined to believe in mysticism becomes favorable to any arguments supporting such beliefs: When the intensity of [mystic] emotional conviction … Continue reading

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