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Million Dollar Proof

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Posted by Goodster on August 3, 2002 16:46:26 UTC

No One Has Ever Had Proof of the Supernatural!

If they had, they'd have a Million Dollars!

If you can demonstrate any pseudoscientific, paranormal, or supernatural claim (astrology, therapeutic touch, telepathy, clairvoyance, remote viewing, telekinesis, homeopathy, dowsing, past lives, communication with the dead, prayer to god etc.), you now have a fortune awaiting yo.

All you need to do is apply for a simple test under fair, mutually agreed-to conditions. At The James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) they offer to any claimant the following Million Dollar Paranormal Challenge:

$1,000,000 US to any person who can demonstrate, under proper observing conditions, evidence of any paranormal, psychic supernatural, or occult power or event. The prize is in the form of negotiable bonds held in a special investment account.

As an example, Dowsers claim to be 90 to 100% accurate in locating a buried object, and he is, as long as he is told the location of the object prior to the test. However, in a scientific test, where he was not told the location of the object, Dowser got no better than chance results.

Magician James Randi has found that no amount of evidence is enough to convince a true believer that he/she has failed a test. Also, It has been 333 days since Ms. Sylvia Browne publicly accepted the challenge. Ah, but wait a moment. Could it be that Ms. Browne would back down?

Dowser, for example, invariably make excuses for their failure, such as "an unfortunate arrangement of the planets, improper temperature or humidity, a problem of indigestion, too much ambient noise or too much silence or a poor attitude on the part of the observers."

The antidote for true belief is a generous dose of skepticism. Please be advised that several believers have suffered great personal embarrassment after failing these tests.

I strongly advise you to conduct proper double-blind tests of any ability you believe you can demonstrate, before attempting to undergo a testing for this prize.

This has saved me and many claimants much time and work, by showing that the beliefe in powers were quite imaginary on the part of the would-be claimant. Please do this, and do not choose to ignore the need for such a precaution, just because you have faith!


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