August 28, 2015

Sagan would be proud

(Via The Madman Winter.)


Blogger Laird of Madrona said...

Must be a pretty good opening, then!

August 29, 2015 at 10:46 AM  
Blogger The Other Front said...

Credentialing spooks is serious business. I am spending a lot of time today ruminating on whether this is a fair question.

This is another troublesome one.

We get back to Gould's discussion of non-overlapping magisteria pretty quickly. Arguably the point of a ghost is that it is concerned with other realms, other areas of concern than the concrete and practical.

In the story linked above, the man has taken care of the ghost, but arguably not the guilt. And I'm not sure it's easier to deal with the guilt with or without the ghost.

August 29, 2015 at 1:00 PM  
Blogger Laird of Madrona said...

Perhaps these ladies should try the 'non-overlapping magisteria defense.'

August 29, 2015 at 4:38 PM  
Blogger The Other Front said...

I think not knowing the object of his affection was already dead would diminish her credentials as a psychic. I'm always surprised when psychics are arrested, because they really should know when the police are coming around...

August 31, 2015 at 10:05 PM  

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