Power Of Belief

For this discussion board, you will watch “The Power of Belief” a 6 part documentary by John Stossel  (Under exemplary speeches, it should take about 45 minutes to watch all 6 parts) . The documentary explores the supernatural, ESP, psychic powers, astrology, voodoo, and other ideas that many people believe because they want to believe.

** Your response should be at least 450 words.

1.Can we discount these claims as “impossible” given the evidence that refutes the claims?

2.Were the controlled tests illustrated in the program fair? Were they valid tests of paranormal phenomena? 

3. What are the dangers of true belief illustrated in this documentary?

4.How do we find this juxtaposed to the importance of research our book describes?