TT Testing

James Randi --- Wizard (JREFInfo@ssr.com)
21 May 1997 12:50:02 -0000

ANOTHER LOST OPPORTUNITY

As expected, all the Therapeutic Touch claimants have dropped out,
after initially accepting our sincere offer to test them. They love
to carry on about how easily they could take the $1.1 million prize --
IF they wanted to. But they always have a way of wriggling out of any
actual test. Why am I not surprised....?

Still, on June 2, 3, and 4, we'll be ready and willing at the
Foundation to test any of the thousands of TT practitioners who get
paid handsomely to do their hand-waving over sick people. But we'll
wait in vain. They can't put up, and they won't shut up.

Unless there's ONE out there who really believes they can do it,
someone who is honestly convinced that it's real, who will show up to
be tested, we can rightly conclude that TT is a cruel hoax performed
by charlatans who KNOW it's a hoax.

I'm dismayed by such duplicity.

James Randi.

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