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The Amazing James Randi (1928-2020)
James Randi, known as “the Amazing Randi” and the father of the modern skeptic movement, died Tuesday at his home in Plantation, Florida, at the age of ninety-two.
Debunking The Paranormal
James Randi, Famed Magician Who Devoted Life to Debunking the Supernatural, Dies at 92
The James Randi Educational Foundation confirmed the death, saying simply that its founder succumbed to “age-related causes” on Tuesday.
Uri Geller Fails on The Tonight Show
Review: Amazing Randi Seeks Truth in ‘An Honest Liar’
In “An Honest Liar,” that someone is James “the Amazing” Randi, the magician and skeptic now in his 80s, who has devoted his life to exposing fakes and frauds who commit the unforgivable sin of telling their audience their tricks are not tricks but reality.
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Column: In Memory of the Amazing James Randi, Ignore the Charlatans and Listen to Science
His message: Mind readers are frauds. Fortunetellers are frauds. Faith healers are frauds. Dowsers are frauds. Spoon benders are frauds. Mediums are large frauds. Astrology is baloney, as is psychokinesis, precognition, channeling, psychic surgery, astral projection and anything and everything else that asserts the ability to harness supernatural forces.
James Randi vs. The Supernatural
Homeopathy, Quackery, and Fraud (TED Talk)
MORE ABOUT JAMES RANDI CAN BE FOUND BELOW:
The James Randi Educational Foundation – https://web.randi.org/
James Randi Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/jamesrandi
James Randi IMDb Page – https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0709791/
James Randi Wiki – https://rationalwiki.org/wiki/James_Randi
James Randi Books – https://www.amazon.com/James-Randi/e/B000AQ26MO