Response to: Brief Comments on “Siddhis and Psi Research: An Interdisciplinary Analysis”

Sonali Bhatt Marwaha

Abstract


In his brief comments on “Siddhis and Psi Research: An Interdisciplinary Analysis,” Ed Kelly expresses disappointment that the paper does not mirror his worldview, which includes questioning the reality of psi—especially precognition, accepting post-mortem survival and observational evidence for macro-PK including levitation. In this brief response to Kelly, I provide arguments in support of informational psi, particularly precognition, and in favor of a physicalist, signal-based approach to psi, with brief points against the validity of micro-PK (mind-over-matter) and post-mortem survival.


Keywords


Siddhis; ESP; parapsychology; physicalism; signal-based model of psi

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