The Truth about Uri Geller

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Prometheus Books, Jan 1, 1982 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 342 pages
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James Randi is internationally known as a magician and escape artist. But for the past thirty-five years of his professional life, he has also been active as an investigator of the paranormal, occult, and supernatural claims that have impressed the thinking of the public for a generation: ESP, psychokinesis, psychic detectives, levitation, psychic surgery, UFOs, dowsing, astrology, and many others. Those of us unable to discriminate between geniune scientific research and the pseudoscientific nonsense that has resulted in fantastic theories and fancies have long needed James Randi and Flim-Flam!

In this book, Randi explores and exposes what he believes to be the outrageous deception that has been promoted widely in the media. Unafraid to call researchers to account for their failures and impostures, Randi tells us that we have been badly served by scientists who have failed to follow the procedures required by their training and traditions. Here he shows us how what he views as sloppy research has been followed by rationalizations of evident failures, and we see these errors and misrepresentations clearly pointed out. Mr. Randi provides us with a compelling and convincing document that will certainly startle and enlighten all who read it.

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Review: Flim-Flam!

User Review  - Peter Mcloughlin - Goodreads

the book is a bit older the scams are the same as ones going on at present. Randi unmasks frauds and conmen who pass off pseudo science nonsense. It is a classic for a reason. Well worth the read to add to your BS detector. Read full review

Review: Flim-Flam!

User Review  - Adam Parker - Goodreads

Some of the stories are fascinating to read. If you're already a skeptic, nothing in here will influence your thinking, but some of the crap people actually bought into makes for some sad laughter. I ... Read full review

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Contents

The Will to Believe
196
Off the Deep End
210
Gods with Feats of Clay
239
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