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by Marcello Truzzi,Arthur Lyons


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In Blue Sense, Truzzi turned his openminded brand of skepticism to the subject of psychic crimesolving, and .

In Blue Sense, Truzzi turned his openminded brand of skepticism to the subject of psychic crimesolving, and the result is the best book ever written on the subject. He investigated various psychic crimesolvers in depth, and discovered that the truth is very elusive. Truzzi and co-author Arthur Lyons discuss many claims of psychic successes, but they cannot find a single well-documented case that proves psychic crimesolving power, but not for lack of trying.

In Blue Sense, Truzzi turned his openminded brand of skepticism to the subject of psychic crimesolving, and .

Truzzi co-authored a book on psychic detectives entitled The Blue Sense: Psychic Detectives and Crime. It investigated many psychic detectives and concluded: "e unearthed new evidence supporting both sides in the controversy. The book called Dear Martin, Dear Marcello: Gardner and Truzzi on Skepticism is broken up into four sections; "The Road to CSICOP", "The Demarcation Problem", "The Dissolution", and the "Return to Cordiality". The early letters from Truzzi were not preserved and the beginning of the book seems one-sided with only Gardner's letters.

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Reflections on the "Blue Sense" and Its Critics.

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Lyons (Satan Wants You, 1988; the Jacob Asch detective series) and Truzzi, a sociologist, call it the ""blue .

Lyons (Satan Wants You, 1988; the Jacob Asch detective series) and Truzzi, a sociologist, call it the ""blue sense"" because police have it in spades: ""that hunch that sends a cop back to that gas station or clown an alley. But this isn't crude Randi-like debunking, either.

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In their book, The Blue Sense: Psychic Detectives and Crime, Arthur Lyons and Marcello Truzzi list many reasons people without any psychic powers gain a reputation for assisting in the detection of crime. In many cases, most of the evidence in favor of the psychic detective is provided to the mass media by the psychic rather than by an independent source. The mass media are rarely critical or skeptical of the claims of psychics.

Discusses the assistance of psychics in the police investigations of murders, kidnappings, and missing persons, citing case histories of successful psychics

Comments: (4)

Oveley
Good book but a little pricey for the shape it was in.
Qwert
To my mind spends a little too much time on charlatans. Analyzes many claims and persons as to validity and value to police and others. Skeptical in the sense of "keep an open mind", neither belief nor disbelief until proven. The book was in excellent condition and mailed promptly.
Mr.mclav
Though the book was well written, it was not what I was looking for. It has some really good history of the use of psychics in police work.
Beardana
Professor Marcello Truzzi believed that one should be skeptical about everything, including skepticism. Although he was a founder of the skeptical society CSICOP, he quit that group when it became clear that his fellows were interested only in debunking, rather than in seriously investigating pros and cons of paranormal issues. Truzzi coined the term "pseudoskeptic" for people interested only in debunking the paranormal.

In Blue Sense, Truzzi turned his openminded brand of skepticism to the subject of psychic crimesolving, and the result is the best book ever written on the subject. He investigated various psychic crimesolvers in depth, and discovered that the truth is very elusive. Truzzi and co-author Arthur Lyons discuss many claims of psychic successes, but they cannot find a single well-documented case that proves psychic crimesolving power, but not for lack of trying. Although the authors can come to no definite conclusions about psychic powers, their in-depth investigations of the work of many famous psychics (Peter Hurkos, Gerard Croiset, Dorothy Allsion, and others) are very interesting.

The authors detail the stumbling blocks to rigorous evaluation of psychic cases, including faulty memories (including those of police detectives), using known facts to tell police what they already know or to make shrewd guesses, making vague predictions ("near water"), and "shotgunning" (making many predictions, often contradictory, then afterward remembering only those that came true). These problems are common to evaluating many claims of psychic powers, and makes this book of wider interest to anyone interested in psychic phenomena.
The Blue Sense: Psychic Detectives and Crime download epub
Occult & Paranormal
Author: Marcello Truzzi,Arthur Lyons
ISBN: 089296426X
Category: Religion & Spirituality
Subcategory: Occult & Paranormal
Language: English
Publisher: Mysterious Pr (February 1, 1991)
Pages: 314 pages