[ExI] A paranormal prediction for the next year

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Sun Dec 28 08:14:15 UTC 2008

At 07:29 PM 12/27/2008 -0500, JKC wrote:

>I predict that a paper reporting positive psi results will NOT appear in
>Nature or Science in the next year.

Suppose you'd confidently written that in 1973 
(as surely you would have done, since "the entire 
matter is so stupid it's just embarrassing"). 
Would you have suffered a moment's chagrin, in 
1974, upon opening your copy of that NO-BULLSHIT journal and reading

Targ, R. & Puthoff, H. "Information transfer 
under conditions of sensory shielding," Nature 252, 602–607?

How would you have felt in 1980, reading in Nature 284, 191 (13 March 1980)

"Information transmission in remote viewing experiments"
*Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, California 95616
†Radio Physical Laboratory, SRI International, Menlo Park, California 94025 ?

Oh, but that was so so so long ago, back before 
all scientists, engineers and the editors of 
NATURE were smart enough to know that "If there 
were any truth to this sewage it would have been 
proven beyond doubt to everybody's satisfaction centuries ago."

Damien Broderick

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