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I believe in psychic abilities. I have read enough scientific reports and first-hand anecdotes to conclude that at the very least, something very weird is happening.

One good anecdote is the posts on websites such as PsiPog.net, especially the videos on them. If psychic phenomena do not exist, I find it strange that all these people are either deluded or are intentionally faking. One person thought that the people on the PsiPog videos were faking. He attempted to disprove their videos by moving a quarter underneath a glass without using his hands. The video can be found on Google Video here: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid ... 6438663073

This video is not very convincing. It can be easily guessed at what he did; he used a magnet to move around the quarter. The sign of that is how when he started to move the quarter, he put one of his hands underneath the table. I find this video unconvincing because there are videos of people moving non-metallic objects, such as pens and books, while keeping both hands on the table.

One good video is: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=...6&q=psipog. It is more convincing because there is clearly no contact between hand and pen, the ends move at different times which suggests the pen was not moved by a string, and the pen is basically non-magnetic and even if the pull of the ball was strong enough it couldn't move both ends. This video doesn't prove anything but it does show that the taboo in science against the supernatural should be dropped and that these phenomena need to be highly investigated.

Verification of the supernatural would be a far greater achievement and would be better for humanity than much of the high cost scientific investigations doing on today. Think of it this way, most supernatural phenomena inevitably rely on the existence of a soul. Proving that the soul exists could heal some rifts between science and religion, it would help neuroscience, it could finally answer the mind-body problem, and, most importantly, it would be an indescribably large comfort to all people. The question of life after death would not be answered after death but when we are living and have time to do what we need to with our lives.
12-24-2006 03:48 PM
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Psychic Abilities - Guest - 12-24-2006 03:48 PM
RE: Psychic Abilities - Sociopath - 09-03-2012, 12:37 AM
Psychic Abilities - zagix - 09-03-2012, 04:40 AM
Psychic Abilities - GreenLamp - 09-27-2012, 01:29 AM
RE: Psychic Abilities - Sociopath - 09-27-2012, 07:15 AM
RE: Psychic Abilities - IamNoone - 09-28-2012, 11:32 AM
Psychic Abilities - AtheistLGBTQAnarchist - 09-29-2012, 11:48 AM
RE: Psychic Abilities - Miller0700 - 09-29-2012, 12:53 PM
Psychic Abilities - AtheistLGBTQAnarchist - 09-30-2012, 01:41 AM
Psychic Abilities - Potato - 11-12-2012, 10:00 PM
Psychic Abilities - brainiac3397 - 06-08-2013, 04:51 AM
Psychic Abilities - SoulRiser - 06-08-2013, 05:29 AM
Psychic Abilities - Potato - 06-08-2013, 07:03 PM
Psychic Abilities - Potato - 06-08-2013, 07:08 PM
RE: Psychic Abilities - brainiac3397 - 06-09-2013, 01:34 AM
RE: Psychic Abilities - sswbm - 09-29-2014, 07:15 AM
RE: Psychic Abilities - brainiac3397 - 09-29-2014, 08:11 AM
Psychic Abilities - Deleted - 05-13-2017, 05:57 PM
Psychic Abilities - Gwedin - 05-13-2017, 06:51 PM
RE: Psychic Abilities - The man - 05-13-2017, 08:48 PM
Psychic Abilities - Avatar Korra - 05-14-2017, 12:08 AM
RE: Psychic Abilities - Deleted - 05-14-2017, 01:34 AM
Psychic Abilities - Avatar Korra - 05-14-2017, 03:03 AM
RE: Psychic Abilities - Deleted - 05-14-2017, 03:10 AM
Psychic Abilities - Avatar Korra - 05-14-2017, 03:26 AM
RE: Psychic Abilities - Deleted - 05-14-2017, 03:33 AM
Psychic Abilities - Avatar Korra - 05-14-2017, 04:25 AM
RE: Psychic Abilities - Deleted - 05-14-2017, 04:43 AM
Psychic Abilities - James Comey - 05-14-2017, 06:07 AM
[] - SoulRiser - 12-25-2006, 05:39 AM
[] - Abandoning Ship - 12-25-2006, 09:25 AM
[] - Abandoning Ship - 12-25-2006, 09:41 AM
[] - Madness - 12-25-2006, 10:15 AM
[] - Demonic Pyro - 12-25-2006, 10:21 AM
[] - Demonic Pyro - 12-25-2006, 10:32 AM
[] - Demonic Pyro - 12-25-2006, 10:39 AM
[] - Madness - 12-25-2006, 10:55 AM
Re: Psychic Abilities - Guest - 12-25-2006, 12:53 PM
[] - liq3 - 03-21-2007, 11:03 PM
[] - Guest - 03-22-2007, 02:44 AM
[] - Bob Dole - 03-26-2007, 03:46 PM
[] - liq3 - 03-27-2007, 01:56 AM
[] - Happy Camper - 03-27-2007, 09:15 AM
[] - Guest - 03-27-2007, 09:18 AM
[] - liq3 - 03-27-2007, 12:38 PM
[] - Vatman - 03-27-2007, 11:09 PM
[] - Guest - 03-28-2007, 09:12 AM
[] - rexyke - 11-29-2007, 01:47 PM
[] - thoughtmaker - 11-29-2007, 02:41 PM
[] - Guest - 11-29-2007, 03:32 PM
[] - psychopath - 11-29-2007, 07:30 PM
[] - rexyke - 11-30-2007, 05:56 AM
[] - Bob Dole - 11-30-2007, 09:32 AM
[] - psychopath - 12-03-2007, 07:18 PM
[] - Darthmat - 12-03-2007, 09:46 PM
[] - psychopath - 12-03-2007, 11:54 PM
[] - Guest - 12-04-2007, 04:36 AM
As a matter of fact... - Faust - 12-05-2007, 01:15 PM
[] - amizon - 12-05-2007, 08:05 PM
[] - SoulRiser - 12-06-2007, 12:28 AM
[] - Zombie - 01-22-2008, 10:31 AM
[] - X - 01-31-2008, 08:00 AM
[] - amizon - 01-31-2008, 08:08 AM
[] - thewake - 01-31-2008, 08:24 AM
Re: Psychic Abilities - Hanny - 02-03-2009, 09:38 PM

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