Supernatural Without Invoking Religion?

August 6, 2011 in Beliefnet, J. K. Rowling, Occult Philosophy, Oprah, Psychic & Paranormal by Webmaster

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How does a skeptic understand the ‘paranormal’? - Guest Voices - The Washington Post

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By Chris French

Can we explain supernatural beliefs and ostensibly paranormal experiences without invoking religion?

A growing number of psychologists believe that may be possible. There is no doubt that levels of belief in supernatural phenomena are high, not only in modern western societies but in all known societies, both historically and geographically. Does this indicate that such phenomena are genuinely paranormal?   more





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