Letter to Skeptics
What God Has Joined Together
Intuition: Its Powers and Perils
A Quiet World
The American Paradox
The Pursuit of Happiness
Psychology Through the Eyes of Faith
Intuition: Its Powers & Perils, Chapter 13
Psychic Intuition

"At the heart of science is an essential tension between two seemingly contradictory attitudes—an openness to new ideas, no matter how bizarre or counterintuitive they may be, and the most ruthless skeptical scrutiny of all ideas, old and new."
~Carl Sagan, "The Fine Art of Baloney Detection," 1987

Apart from curiosity about women's supposedly superior intuition, no idea about intuition seems to evoke more fascination than that of a presumed sixth sense—a weird and wonderful human capacity for reading minds, thinking about someone just before they phone, intuiting what's happening elsewhere, communicating with the dead....

Chapter Contents

Claims of Psychic Discernment
     - The art of the scam
     - Prophetic dreams
Experimenting with Psychic Intuition
What if Psychic Intuition Existed?
Why Do People Believe?
     - The power of coincidence
     - The media
     - Motivation
Science and Spirituality

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