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Parapsychology is another word for paranormal or out of this world happenings I do not believe in most forms of ESP or Extrasensory Perception Clairvoyance is one form that I believe in to an extent Extrasensory Perception ESP is detecting information in some way other than through the normal processes of sensation There are different types of ESP but one of these is telepathy or psychic prediction As we saw in the movie Secrets of the Psychics many psychic predictions were proved false for example by not giving the psychic any information about a certain person who they do not know or know anything about Many times their claims of truth cannot be proven at all These claims violate a scientific rule called The Rule of Falsifiability This rule states that in order for a claim to be proved true you must be able to identify some form of evidence that would refute the claim or prove that it is false There is no evidence or findings that can prove that psychics are true As the movie showed psychics seem to trick a person into believing whatever they say and by the questions or answers they may give Many times the answer isnt totally true but it isnt false which makes the person think that they werent correct totally but they were close enough A good tool to also use with this form is the Is It TRUE model The T stands for is it Testable The R stands for is it Reliable The U stands for is it Unusual The E stands for is it Explainable If any of these questions cannot be answered totally fully supporting psychics than it should most definitely be false One type of ESP that I have mixed feelings over is clairvoyance Clairvoyance is the perception of a remote object or event In many ways this seems far-fetched but there have been instances
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