A poster there said 'OK Ouija, in my not so humble opinion (which as far as I am aware, we are entitled to give on this public forum..), it's FAR LESS than a toy. If you claim otherwise, show us some decent evidence for that opinion. Not anecdotes, not handwaves, but evidence. Evidence that might stand up in a court case, f'rinstance.
Now I'm going to take a wild guess that because of the 'very special' nature of this device, it cannot possibly be tested in a scientific manner, right..? And only true believers can make it work, and even then only when skeptics aren't around with all their negative energy..? ... am I using all the right
Anyway, do give us your opinion. '
Here are my thoughts on this. Firstly, to prove online that individual paranormal experiences are real is impossible, so to sneeringly challenge people to do so and then scoff when they can only offer their word, is simply rude and very immature. It is, in fact, trolling and flamebaiting because it is done regularly and mindlessly. This is why I have made this thread, not because of the single, most recent incident.
Unless you have had direct, personal experience of the paranormal then I can understand that it is difficult to accept the word of others who have had such experiences. The fact is, some people are very sensitive to the paranormal, others are not. There is a range of sensitivity just as there is a range of tolerance to pain or a range of ability in understanding levels of maths or the sciences. Sensitivity to the paranormal is not commonplace ....... although more people than you would think have paranormal experiences but choose not to talk about them.
Just because you have not experienced something yourself does not mean that others haven't!
As for the laboratory testing of this sensitivity, the majority of those who have had paranormal experiences know that they have no power over creating the experiences ....... the experiences come to them, randomly spaced over many years or just as a once-in-a-lifetime event. They cannot conjure up the sensitivity 'on command', so no, the laboratory set-up is not conducive to the manifestation of sensitivity. Currently, there is no way of measuring it but who knows what will happen in the future. Science and scientists don't know all there is to know!