The Weiler Psi

Parapsychology Journalism: The People, The Theory, The Science, The Skeptics

Skeptical About Skeptics: A New Website


Skeptical About Skeptics is a new website devoted to examining the world of ideologue skepticism, (a.k.a. militant atheist pseudo-skeptics.)  They describe their mission this way: Skeptical About Skeptics is dedicated … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · 7 Comments

The Bem Precognition Meta-Analysis Vs. Those Wacky Skeptics


To get you in the proper mood to evaluate the latest skepticism regarding psi research, I present a two minute clip from the otherwise somewhat forgettable movie  Erik The Viking. … Continue reading

May 5, 2014 · 24 Comments

The ABC’s of Dissecting a Controversial Subject


Controversial subjects are all around us.  Bigfoot, psychic ability, UFO’s, 9/11 truthers, chem trails, crop circles, cold fusion, free energy, homeopathy and many others.  Over time, I’ve had a chance … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 24 Comments

The Bigfoot DNA: Real Science and a Skeptical Nightmare


Earlier this year there were a flurry of news stories about Bigfoot DNA.  The story started to gain steam right around the same time as the TED controversy so that … Continue reading

December 26, 2013 · 17 Comments

The Guerrilla Skeptics: Taking Creepy to 11


The Guerrilla Skeptics are an organization dedicated to editing Wikipedia.  According to them they have about 90 members total and operate in several countries. Apparently the Guerrilla Skeptics are starting … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 6 Comments

Ugly, Hateful Bias from the Mainstream Press


The New Republic carried this headline on one of their articles: Pseudoscientist Rupert Sheldrake Is Not Being Persecuted, And Is Not Like Galileo by Jerry Coyne.  My jaw dropped.  It’s … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · 42 Comments

A New Paradigm: The Growing Rejection of Psi Skepticism


This has been a heck of a year in terms of psi and controversy.  And the year isn’t quite over.  It seems to be the year things have begun to … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 36 Comments

Wikipedia: The Only Way to Win is Not to Play


This is the latest on a series of posts about editing on Wikipedia.  It begins here:  1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Also, see this article by Deepak Chopra ____________________________ This … Continue reading

October 29, 2013 · 63 Comments

Wikipedia: The Dirty Tricks Machine


This is part of a series of posts on Wikipedia:  The Battle for Rupert Sheldrake’s biography, The Skeptics Problem,  Adult Supervision Required (not incl.), The Trial of Tumbleman  Rupert Sheldrake’s … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · 9 Comments

Wikipedia: The Trial of Tumbleman


This is one of a series of articles on Wikipedia: The Wikipedia Battle for Rupert Sheldrake’s Biography The Wikipedia Skeptics Problem Wikipedia: Adult Supervision Required (not incl.) Sandy, a regular … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · 35 Comments