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Born Tuesday 7 August 1928

Occupation: Entertainer

Nationality: Canadian

The New Age? It's just the old age stuck in a microwave oven for fifteen seconds.

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I was not surprised by the results of the Horizon experiments, but I remain willing to observe and consider any and all other tests that are done under similarly precise conditions.

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The problem with experiments has always been that human beings make the decisions on whether or not the animals have benefitted from the treatment.

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However, I believe that it would be difficult to have legitimate scientists agree to participate.

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I would put my million dollars up as well.

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The only difference is that religion is much better organised and has been around much longer, but it's the same story with different characters and different costumes.

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Feeling better is not actually being better.

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A quick example of that is a woman who said she'd been healed of throat cancer where the faith healer admitted he touched her on the forehead.

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They would have been very let down if they had to leave the theater and he had missed. He would feel badly. Everyone would feel badly. But he never let them down.

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There's something about the Houdini act that is not always made clear - about the escape act in general.

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I questioned her further, and eventually got to talk to her doctor. And her doctor sort of shook his head and he said, 'I have examined her for throat cancer at least 15 times in the past few years.

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I do not expect that homeopathy will ever be established as a legitimate form of treatment, but I do expect that it will continue to be popular.

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I don't expect that the million will ever be won, simply because there is no confirming evidence for any paranormal claims to date.

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