Dear Gillian As a physicist, you know exactly ’why’ supposed psychic phenomena cannot be assumed to exist ‘a priori’. What would happen to your students
Do unseen forces control the world? If so, how would we even know? After-all, such forces, if they exist, cannot be seen. It would be
The problem with modern psychics is that they are trying to conform to a mode of expression from the late 19th century, which caught the
On a personal note, I am neither opposed to the paranormal, or to religion for that matter, and think both are interesting human constructs within their own particular historical and cultural contexts. However, I am a staunch supporter of objective science as a means for discovering and developing genuine knowledge. It is objective science that must prove the paranormal to be real – not idealism or personal opinion.
Given this hidden ‘pagan’ agenda of the Nazi German regime, it seems equally bizarre that the Roman Catholic Church supported Hitlerism with such enthusiasm.
This, in effect, is the realised integration of ‘existence’ and ‘non-existence’ in an instant. This would imply that everything exists and does not exist simultaneously – and this includes all notions of ‘god’ and ‘non-god’. Although I am not religious in anyway, I can truthfully state that god exists AND does not exist in equal measure, and that I am disinterested in either view.