[ExI] Debate, EP and psi
stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Wed Jun 30 11:20:44 UTC 2010
On 30 June 2010 10:41, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> Damien keeps pointing out that psi appears to be a very weak effect (1 in 1000).
... which would make it scientifically interesting, but not very
relevant for practical purposes (say, in determining whether and how
much a casino should adjust its margins to take into account the
infinitesimally better guessing by gamblers than statistics would
In fact, I am inclined to believe that "psi-like" effects are much
more widespread than that, especially if one includes things such as
telepathy between two people in front of each other trying to guess
what the other thinks or is going to do.
Needless to say, at least some of them can probably be explained in
many circumstances with not-especially-esoteric, albeit perfectly
unconscious, mechanisms. But this does not make them any less real or
important in everyday life.
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