Paranormal events are phenomena described in popular culture, folklore and other non-scientific bodies of knowledge, whose existence within these contexts is described to lie beyond normal experience or scientific explanation Common paranormal beliefs include subjects covering most aspects of ghosts, extraterrestrial life, unidentified flying objects, psychic abilities or extrasensory perception, and Cryptozoology to name a few.
Malevolent and friendly AI Friendly AI Political scientist Charles T. Rubin believes that AI can be neither designed nor guaranteed to be benevolent. He argues that “any sufficiently advanced benevolence may be indistinguishable from malevolence.” Humans should not assume machines or robots would treat us favorably, because there is no a priori reason to believe that they would be sympathetic
How to Host a Spoon-Bending Party by Cynthia Sue Larson July 22, 2000 http://realityshifters.com/pages/articles/spoonbendingparty.html In the fall of 1999, I went to see Uri Geller give a talk at a Learning Annex class in San Francisco. I was delighted when Uri demonstrated how he bends spoons with one of the spoons I had hopefully brought along with me! My spoon