Know Who to Ask About ESP

Never ask a man if sexism exists. Never ask a white person if racism exists. Never ask Scott McGreal over at Psychology Today if there is a scientific taboo against ESP. Ask four-time president of the Parapsychology Association, Dean Radin:

On Courtney Brown’s “Farsight Planet 2014: Great Pyramid of Giza”

On 3/14/14 remote viewer Courtney Brown launched his new project “The Great Pyramid of Giza: The Mystery solved”. He hyped the launch for about 6 weeks on his FaceBook page, with frequent postings of “implications” 1Courtney has since removed this page from his site. Backup courtesy of archive.org“. On Jan 22 on his Facebook page,… Continue reading On Courtney Brown’s “Farsight Planet 2014: Great Pyramid of Giza”

The Job of Clever People

“The job of clever people is to ask difficult questions. The job of very clever people is to ask deceptively simple ones.” —The Economist 1The Economist, September 7, 2013, The man who showed why firms exist References[+] References ↑1 The Economist, September 7, 2013, The man who showed why firms exist

Pseudoscience, Pseudo-skepticism and Rejection Bias

Everyone has heard of pseudoscience— unscientific ideas masquerading in the guise of science. But its corrolary is less well known. Pseudo-skepticism is also unscientific ideas masquerading in the guise of science. Pseudo-skeptics are also known as debunkers but I prefer the former term as it rightly notes that pseudoscience and pseudo-skepticism are two sides of… Continue reading Pseudoscience, Pseudo-skepticism and Rejection Bias