Thursday, December 3, 2020

Science

Science & the Paranormal

MAGIC, SKEPTICISM AND THE TIMES

In a piece entitled ‘Illusionists must be honest if magic is to survive’ carried by  The Times of London on 25 July 2016, one of its leader writers Oliver Kamm paid tribute to  conjurers, stage magicians and illusionists such...
Freud and psychical research

Freud and psychical research

Freud and psychical research by Alan Murdie Autumn 2019 marks the 80th anniversary of the death of Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) on 23 September 1939 in London.  Freud was living in exile from Vienna at a house at 20 Maresfield Gardens...

POLTERGEIST KNOCKS

Scientific evidence of poltergeist knocking? A potentially repeatable paranormal phenomenon – if we look for it…. Illustration of the sound pattern of an unexplained rap occurring in poltergeist activity It is six years since Dr Barrie Colvin published an article ‘The...
Review of ‘Greening the Paranormal’

Review of ‘Greening the Paranormal’

  ‘Weirdness and Complexity’ – the full review by Alan Murdie of Greening the Paranormal: Exploring the Ecology of Extraordinary Experience (2019) edited by Jack Hunter, foreword by Paul Devereux A shortened version of this appeared in Fortean Times FT388 January...