April 15, 2019

9 - Love Spells are a Hard No

9 - Love Spells are a Hard No

Can magical spells affect reality?


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Everyone wanted to be a witch in middle school, am I right? Also, who wants to help design a science experiment to measure the global consciousness effects on reality? Come on! You know you want to.

This episode Sarah and Kelly discuss magical spells and whether they have any effect on reality. Sarah uses science words to prove MAYBE!

4:57 -- it's called a paper fortune teller, chatterbox or cootie catcher (what!?). Here's how to make em!


Witches binding Trump: https://www.vox.com/2017/6/20/15830312/magicresistance-restance-witches-magic-spell-to-bind-donald-trump-mememagic


Real Magic by Dr. Dean Radin: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/551604/real-magic-by-dean-radin-phd/9781524758820/


Drowning with Gillyweed: https://journals.le.ac.uk/ojs1/index.php/jist/article/view/809


Magic of Skelegrow: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/may/27/scientists-test-reality-of-harry-potter-magic-university-leicester-gillyweed-skele-gro


The Global Consciousness Project: http://noosphere.princeton.edu/


Shutulman and Morgan. 2017 The explanatory structure of unexplainable events: Causal constraints on magical reasoning https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28176291


Police arresting a big goat! 

https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/goat-escapes-brooklyn-mali-goat-herder-helps-capture-article-1.1258184