> The problem with Canadian psychic debunker Amazing Randi,
> is that he's never met a phenomena he ever liked.
There is an old joke among psychiatrists pertaining to the
neurotic defense of reaction formation -- that is, the Old
Maid who every night when retiring looks under the bed
to make sure the thing she wants most isn't there.
Randi, who after all describes himself as a "magician", has
an obsession that reminds me of his peer Harry Houdini
who virtually exhausted himself to prove that the thing
he most wanted to authenticate was a fraud -- "spiritual
Robert M. Owen
The Orion Institute
57 W. Morgan Street
Brevard, NC 28712-3659 USA
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