• Re: Testing ESP

    From David Dalton@21:1/5 to All on Fri Nov 26 01:13:16 2021
    XPost: alt.magick, uk.rec.psychic, alt.paranormal
    XPost: alt.atheism

    On Nov 26, 2021, Corey White wrote on alt.magick
    (in article<9d1856f5-305f-4448-b8ab-d70410269ad5n@googlegroups.com>):

    To test psychic ability researchers have created experiments to
    see if they could predict randomness. So far these experiments
    haven't been fully accepted.

    I have a new way of doing this kind of experiment that may
    actually work. The experiment connects the psychic to the
    data. Instead of flipping a coin in another room and asking
    the test subject to guess which side it lands on, we put the
    coin in the subjects hand and let them flip it!

    A more controlled test uses a computer. To do this the
    psychic holds down a button that would cycle through
    colors, shapes, or numbers. They would attempt to
    release the button so that it would stop on their
    desired result.

    You don't expect 100% with this experiment of course,
    and to see the results you wouldn't use lottery numbers

    Why does this work? I think it has something to do with
    the metaphysical concept of sympathetic links.

    You might want to post this to sci.skeptic . I am crossposting
    this to there and other groups, with Followup-To set back
    to alt.magick , but I think Bob Casanova, the main skeptic
    on sci.skeptic, may have me killfiled and may not see this.

    David Dalton dalton@nfld.com https://www.nfld.com/~dalton (home page) https://www.nfld.com/~dalton/dtales.html Salmon on the Thorns (mystic page) “‘You could lay down your head by a sweet river bed/But Sonny
    always remembers what it was his Mama said” (Ron Hynes)

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