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Old 04-26-2016, 11:51 AM
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Originally Posted by Chronos View Post
Thus illustrating my point exactly. If the ability disappears when the person is blindfolded and earplugged, but works when they have all their senses, then wow, we've still really got something. That kind of ability is really cool and interesting and absolutely worthy of more study. But when you set the stage with "this might be telepathy", then once people inevitably discover it's not telepathy, they lose interest.
"They lose interest" (AKA "they withdrew funding") is not the same as "impossible to study."