The Weiler Psi

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

The Fear of Irrationality: The Force Behind Psi Skepticism

I recently ran across an article in the Huffington Post promoting yet another Psi study as a breakthrough that may open the door to more acceptance of psi. The article, … Continue reading

December 28, 2010 · 2 Comments

The Many Effects of Belief Systems on Psi

Beliefs are generally considered to be a good thing.  Belief is faith, and faith drives religions, and in certain situations it can improve skills and life in general but having … Continue reading

August 11, 2010 · 1 Comment

Flexibility Is Important To PSI

One of the many challenges I have been discovering in writing about Psi is the introduction of words or terms that are generally unfamiliar to most people. Although I am … Continue reading

August 6, 2010 · 5 Comments

The Scientific Challenge of Testing for Consciousness

Consciousness: It’s been studied for over a century and yet very little is known about it even to this day.  On the one hand, everyone has an opinion, and on … Continue reading

June 6, 2010 · 2 Comments

The Fine Line Between Rational Thought and Belief

Aren’t we proud of how rational we are?  Extraordinary claims require extraordinary proof!   Critical thinking is very important!  Use logic!  Deduce the answer!  The scientific method is how science should … Continue reading

May 9, 2010 · 1 Comment

Global Warming Deniers: God’s Gift to the Psi Discussion

“They’re like Global Warming Deniers.”  And with that statement everything you need to know about skeptics of psi is explained.   The huge debate over climate change has exposed the skeptic … Continue reading

April 4, 2010 · Leave a comment

Whither the Psychic Fraud and Con Artist?

On public forums, the question occasionally comes up:  Are psychics real?  Almost inevitably, skeptics will chime in with the claim that they’re all frauds and con artists.  So today, I’d … Continue reading

January 11, 2010 · Leave a comment

Sylvia Browne vs The Red Neck Scientists

I’m neither a supporter nor a detractor of Sylvia Browne.  I had been hearing of her practically all of my adult life as her office many years ago was not … Continue reading

December 17, 2009 · Leave a comment

There Are No Good Skeptics

I’m going to persuade you today to abandon being a skeptic and I challenge you to think differently about how to approach things that you doubt. I used to think … Continue reading

November 21, 2009 · 4 Comments

Advice for Young Psychics

  Nothing sucks quite like being in the 12 to 15 age range.  For many of us, this was one of the hardest times of our lives and most of … Continue reading

November 1, 2009 · 22 Comments