James Randi, famed magician and skeptic, dies at 92

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  1. Space_Time

    Space_Time Well-Known Member

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    This subforum seemed about this place for this obituary. Did you see him TV? Where are you on the believer/skeptic continuum:
     
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    Kokomojojo Well-Known Member

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    I will fix that for scotty boy,

    Randi, one of the original CHAMPIONS OF media misinformation, died this week at age 92, the James Randi DUMB-U-DOWN Foundation confirmed.

    Bye bye james dont let the door hit you in the ass on your way out!
     
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    Gonna miss that old man. Few people fought harder for the truth while still being a trickster at heart.
     
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    He put the con artists in their place, even now they hate how he exposed them. RIP Randi, you were one of a kind.
     
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    Kokomojojo Well-Known Member

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    Heads up subterfuge worshipers! He has a successor just for you! megabunk starring the mikey god with his crew is right up there sluggin it out to promote propaganda and disinfo for the world of surface dwellers that cant see beyond their reflection in the water thrive on. Im sure they need as much help as they can get since people are on to their bullshit! LOL
     
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    Buri Well-Known Member

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    Settle down, LRH.
     
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    Kokomojojo Well-Known Member

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    How can I get a good night sleep with all this racket?

    We are fully aware of rand and the problems he and his ilk suffer


     
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    At 15, young Randall got his first taste of debunking and its discontents. Hearing of a local preacher who professed to read minds, he attended a service. He saw immediately that the preacher was using a time-honored mentalists’ trick, called the “one ahead,” in which a performer appears to divine the contents of sealed envelopes that he has previously opened and read.

    When Randall stood up and exposed the fraud, congregants called the police; he spent several hours in jail before his father came to collect him. It would be the last time a jail cell could hold him, and the first time he became attuned to people’s astonishing willingness to be deceived.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/21/obituaries/james-randi-dead.html
     
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    Lets not forget truthers that exposed his lies were booted off the site or browbeaten with bullshit by his cult till they got fed up with the childish ignorance and political antics they had to endure on ranis board and left for places where people could have an intelligent discussion, instead of randis political agenda constantly being shoved up their asses under the guise of physics.

    Today contrary to the randi and his bullshit crew, Gage has now proved the fraud they perpetrated and the 911 inside terror job is in the courts contrary to randis monumental bullshit and propaganda efforts!

    http://www.politicalforum.com/index.php?threads/9-11-the-legal-initiative.500060/

    so eat your hearts out randi worshipers!
     
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    Whatever, LRH.
     
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    Kokomojojo Well-Known Member

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    precisely whats wrong with this country!
     
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    Yes, I miss hearing from him on occasions when he would be interviewed, etc.

    He would guest appear on the Skeptic's Guide to the Universe podcast.

    He was a real champion of science and reason over the fakery that remains all too prevalent in our society today.
     
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    Yes! Critical thought is what's wrong with this country! Blind conspiratorial nonsense is waaaay better than critical tought!
     
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    sometimes, on issues of little or no political interest
    As long as we forget he and his cult created their own brand of fakery
    I dont forget.
     
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    Yes totally critical! Good point.
    Far too critical for me!
     

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