Re: Debunk All Religiosity Equally (D.A.R.E.)

From: Party of Citizens (
Date: Tue Jul 10 2001 - 20:58:02 MDT

On Tue, 10 Jul 2001, L B wrote:

> > Here's an interesting tidbit: a friend of mine who
> > studied 'pyramid
> > power' for a while told me that electron microscope
> > photographs had
> > shown conclusively that putting razor blades in a
> > pyramid had no effect
> > whatsoever or their sharpness (or subsequent dulling
> > when used).
> > Nonetheless when he did this he used the same blade
> > for months.
> This happens to me on a regular basis with no pyramid.
> Other than my head, the little bit of hair I have is
> very thin, colorless, and more like duck down. Some
> of my razors have lasted a year. Maybe your friend is
> this way?
> > Or to put it another way: Randi's lab is deep in the
> > 'Slow Zone'. I
> > don't expect anything unusual to happen there.
> I would expect some phenomenal things to happen there
> if anyone took him up on his offer. Actually, it would
> be a fun thing to do--there are many claims of psychic
> phenomenon that ought to be able to be reproduced
> *easily* in a lab, hostile or not. Maybe in another
> lab that is not so hostile, with a ton of observers.
> Maybe it is about time, once and for all. Any ideas?

How about defining these "psychic phenomena" first? Teleportation was
considered to be a psychic phenomenon long before anyone demonstrated it
in a physics lab. Bilocation was also considered to be a psychic
phenomenon before demonstrated in physics labs. And the observer effect is
PK is it not?

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