seeing the soul?

Alright fellow teeming masses, time for a question with some meat to it.I have heard various things about the “Kirlian aura.” Supposedly, it is the visible manifestation of the soul. What is it really? How was it discovered and by who? etc, etc, etc. Tankka you veddie much.

“If you love someone, set them free. If they come back, set them on fire.”----George Carlin

Here’s what Cecil had to say on it:

And not that I would suggest anybody knows more about any subject than Cecil, but here is additional info, from the Skeptic’s Dictionary: .

“We must fight any attempt on the part of the fringers and irrationalists to call to their side the force of the state. … That we must fight to the death.”
– Isaac Asimov

David B writes, “but here is additional info, from the Skeptic’s Dictionary”

I don’t know what Kirlian photography is, but the Skeptics Dictionary (and the sci.skeptic FAQ) pretty much rocks. Should be required reading in high schools.