Does rationalization regarding Randi Foundation’s challenge/award count as Orwellian Doublethink?
Real psychics don’t take Randi’s challenge because they’re not interested in money.
And this is why everything is available for free in a psychic bookstore-giftshop. Oh that’s right, they charge a lot of money for tarot cards, readings, books, talismans, etc.
Orwell called this Doublethink!
It was the ability to internalize a contradiction and operate normally as if everything was normal and there was nothing wrong.
It’s not the only example. You don’t have to look any further than headlines and pundits to see people entagled in Doublethink.
But Spiritual (Religious or whatever flavor is present) schools of thought thrive on Doublethink.
As a matter of fact, if you look at Orwell, it’s almost a how to manual for every cult, religion, totalitarian state, or corrupt institution that has ever warped people’s minds.
I agree with James Randi! It is harmful and should be opposed!
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I agree with you.The logic can be followed in anything paranormal.People who take this nonsense as fact.Don’t understand the damage they do to society.True, mostly it’s a harmless, silly pastime.But,it can and does degenerate into dangerous situations.Witch burnings in Africa.Men infecting young girls with AIDS.Because Shamans say it’s a cure.The list is endless.Very stupid and very sad
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In addition to doublethink they also employ logical fallacies like the straw man, as well as intellectual dishonesty and outright lies. Their dogma isn’t subject to scrutiny.
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Whether are any real psychics in the I can perform magic tricks without the use of tricks (as Randi defines it) is still an open question as that evidence for such a person is limited at best. That does not provide evidence that such persons do not exist.
However, the question if psychic phenomena or ability exist (mostly tested in unselected subjects in the general population) is a completely different question.
Unlike a failed magician turned witch hunter, scientist (many that are members of the Parapsychological Association and many that are not) conduct scientific experiments and publish their results (with both negative and positive results) in peer reviewed science journals.
Randi fails to challenge these results (statistical evidence is not acceptable) and most critics have such poor excuses that their analysis fails to get published in peer reviewed journals (there are some exceptions, Randi is not one).
To oppose scientific inquiry into any phenomena is indeed cult like thinking but I say the skeptics are probably beyond rescue on these matters.
Michael John Weaver, M.S.
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Past: The 4 of Pentacles indicates that in the past you may have been afraid of losing someone or something or maybe you were feeling less than generous where something in your life was concerned.
Present: The 9 of Cups indicates that something you have been hoping or wishing for may have recently happened or started to happen in your life.
Future: The Death card paired with the Star card suggest that you know your current situation is probably not going to last, but you may be in denial or refusing to admit it to yourself.
Hidden Aspect: The 7 of Cups paired with the Ace of Swords indicate that you’re probably being fooled by appearances or wishful thinking and that all it would take is a little investigation for you to see the truth of the situation.
The Challenge: In order to uncover the truth of your current situation you will probably need to do your investigation in a covert manner. Trying to be direct or upfront about your investigation will probably not be effective or smart (7 of Swords).
Your Hopes: You may be hoping that you haven’t pushed things too far or expected too much (The Empress paired with the Knight of Pentacles and the Devil).
Your Fears: Your fear may be that things are just too good to be true (Page of Pentacles).
Your Current Path: You may be living in a high quality situation right now or perhaps you are working toward creating a higher quality situation for yourself (9 of Pentacles).
The outcome if you stay on your current path: The 2 of pentacles indicates that you may end up having to make a few compromises in order to have a more balanced or sustainable situation.
I drew two clarification cards. The 8 of Wands indicates that time is of the essence in this situation, and it is probably time to get some advice or to talk to someone who may be more well informed than yourself (The High Priestess).
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