A ‘disease’ whose lesion no one can see

To contextualise this series about psychiatry, see: here. I wrote most of the below text in the last century:   In his Occidental Dissent article about yesterday’s California bar shooting, the author wrote: Take a young man, send him to fight in some God-forsaken Third-World pit inhabited by primitive Brown people, let him watch his…

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On the Turin Shroud, 4

One of the problems with pseudosciences is that, to refute them, almost a career in refutation is required. When in November of 1989 the group of sceptics known then as CSICOP visited Mexico City, I was completely lost in the paranormal. However, unlike people in general I always had a predisposition for honesty, in the…

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On the Turin Shroud, 1

‘A love letter from God’ From personal experience I know that, when one is immersed in the dogma of a pseudoscience, the believer swears that it is real science. A typical believer in a classical pseudoscience, such as the study of UFOs or parapsychology, ignores that there is a litmus test to distinguish between false…

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Parapsychology

Or: The ten books that made an impact in my life before I became racially conscious 5.- A Skeptic’s Handbook of Parapsychology (autographed inscription 1989) 6.- The Relentless Question (autographed inscription 1990) In “The Sickle” I said this Tuesday that I arrived to the San Francisco airport in 1985. Living in San Rafael the very…

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