Index of Skeptiko threads & related resources

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    Introduction

    This thread is an ongoing attempt to fully index all Skeptiko threads and related resources as discussed on Skeptiko e.g. books on parapsychology. The posts below index all threads in the following Skeptiko forums to approximately 12 July 2017:
    • Skeptiko Shows
    • Consciousness & Science
    • Extended Consciousness & Spirituality
    • Critical Discussions Among Proponents and Skeptics
    • Why Science Is Wrong... About Almost Everything
    Selected threads from the "Other Stuff" forum have also been included.

    Staging

    I've set up a wiki page to stage changes to this index here: http://psiencequest.net/wiki/Skeptiko_Index. You are cordially invited to edit that page.

    Commentary thread

    Please post comments, critiques, suggestions, etc in the commentary thread.
     
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    Table of contents


    Media: Books

    Media: Magazines

    Media: Journals

    Media: Films

    Media: Television series

    Media: Radio shows

    Media: Podcasts/Videocasts

    Media: Blogs

    Media: Forums

    Media: Websites

    [Resources] threads

    Containing forum not included, for ease of browsing.


    Parapsychology, psi and the paranormal

    Parapsychology: Precognition and premonition

    Parapsychology: Precognitive dreams

    Parapsychology: Presentiment

    Parapsychology: Psychics

    Parapsychology: Psychic vision

    Parapsychology: Remote viewing

    Parapsychology: Sensing stares

    Parapsychology: Telepathy

    Parapsychology: Telepathy: The Ganzfeld experiments

    Parapsychology: Telepathic dogs (predicting their owner's return)

    Parapsychology: Psychokinesis

    Parapsychology: Paranormal photographs

    Parapsychology: Inducing sleep in others

    Parapsychology: Psychokinesis: Spoon bending

    Paranormal: Angels

    Parapsychology: Apparitions, dreams and visions, especially of the dying and recently dead, including shared-death experiences (SDEs)

    Parapsychology: Ghosts, poltergeists and other discarnates

    Parapsychology: Hearing voices

    Parapsychology: Instrumental transcommunication (ITC), electronic voice phenomenon (EVP) and phone calls from the dead (PCFTD)
     
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    Parapsychology: Mediumship / spirit communication / after-death communication / channelling

    Parapsychology: Near Death Experiences (NDEs) and Out of Body Experiences (OBEs/OOBEs)

    Parapsychology: Reincarnation and past-life regression

    Parapsychology: Resurrection

    Parapsychology: Terminal lucidity

    Parapsychology: Visions, esp. end of life dreams and visions (ELDV)

    Parapsychology: Anomalous speech/language/accent

    Paranormal: Bigfoot

    Paranormal: Crop circles

    Parapsychology: Dreaming, especially lucid dreaming

    Levitation

    Parapsychology: Savants, geniuses, and the gifted

    Parapsychology: Synchronicity

    Paranormal: UFOs, alien encounters and extraterrestrial life

    Miscellaneous psi/psychic/paranormal phenomena

    (The need for) Advocacy for

    Parapsychology: Criticisms of / skeptical explanations for

    Parapsychology: Skeptical explanations for: Cold reading

    Parapsychology: Speculations on nature of and mechanisms for psi

    Parapsychology: Super-psi

    Parapsychology: The (in)compatibility of psi and physics

    Parapsychology: Skeptiko experiments investigating psi
     
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    Opportunities to participate in external experiments

    Parapsychology: Techniques for inducing/enhancing psi

    Parapsychology: Technologies exploiting/facilitating/mimicking psi

    Parapsychology: Paranormally-inspired inventions/discoveries

    Parapsychology: Prominent adepts at psi: Anna Breytenbach

    Parapsychology: Prominent adepts at psi: Chico Xavier
    • Extended Consciousness & Spirituality forum threads:

    Parapsychology: Prominent adepts at psi: Felicia Parise

    Parapsychology: Prominent adepts at psi: Jack Houck

    Parapsychology: Prominent adepts at psi: Joe McMoneagle

    Parapsychology: Prominent adepts at psi: Nicolas Fraisse

    Parapsychology: Prominent adepts at psi: Robbert Van Den Broeke

    Parapsychology: Prominent adepts at psi: Ted Owens (the PK Man)

    Parapsychology: Prominent adepts at psi: Uri Geller

    Parapsychology: Prominent adepts at psi: William Buhlman

    Parapsychology: Institutes of research

    Parapsychology: Institutes of research: Esalen

    Paranormal: Institutes of research: Foundation for Research into Extraterrestrial Encounters (FREE)

    Parapsychology: Institutes of research: The American Society For Psychical Research (ASPR)

    Parapsychology: Institutes of research: The Farsight Institute

    Parapsychology: Institutes of research: The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology

    Parapsychology: Institutes of research: The International Academy of Consciousness

    Parapsychology: Institutes of research: The Maimonides Dream Lab

    Parapsychology: Institutes of research: The Monroe Institute

    Parapsychology: Institutes of research: The Parapsychological Association (PA)

    Parapsychology: Institutes of Research: The Rhine Research Center

    Parapsychology: Institutes of research: The Society for Psychical Research (SPR)

    Parapsychology: Institutes of research: The University of Virginia's Division of Perceptual Studies

    Parapsychology: Individual researchers in

    Parapsychology: Individual researchers in: Daryl Bem

    Parapsychology: Individual researchers in: Dean Radin

    Parapsychology: Individual researchers in: Jeffrey Long

    Parapsychology: Individual researchers in: Jim Tucker

    John Mack

    Parapsychology: Individual researchers in: Julie Beischel

    Parapsychology: Individual researchers in: Penny Sartori

    Parapsychology: Individual researchers in: Rupert Sheldrake

    Parapsychology: Individual researchers in: Rupert Sheldrake: Morphic resonance

    Parapsychology: Individual researchers in: Sam Parnia

    Parapsychology: Individual researchers in: Stephen Braude

    Parapsychology: Authors/bloggers/speakers

    Parapsychology: Evidential matters including burden of proof of

    Parapsychology: Research methodology of incl. statistics

    Parapsychology: Variability of psi

    Paradigm change and post-materialism

    Is the paradigm changing? Is a new "consciousness culture" (or "revolution") emerging? If so, what is it like? What, generally, are the implications of psi and parapsychology, especially for science? What will a post-materialist paradigm and science look like?


    Astrology

    Magic, alchemy, tarot and the occult

    Numerology

    Hallucinogens/psychedelics

    (Pseudo-)skepticism

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Prominent figures in: Brian Cox

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Prominent figures in: Daniel Dennett

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Prominent figures in: Derren Brown

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Prominent figures in: James Randi

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: James Randi's Million Dollar Challenge

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Prominent figures in: Lawrence Krauss

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Prominent figures in: Massimo Pigliucci

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Prominent figures in: Michael Shermer

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Prominent figures in: PZ Myers

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Prominent figures in: Richard Carrier

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Prominent figures in: Richard Dawkins

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Prominent figures in: Sam Harris

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Prominent figures in: Sean Carroll

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Prominent figures in: Susan Blackmore

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Harrassment by

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Deception, duplicity and suppression by

    (Pseudo-)skepticism: Coopting of Wikipedia/TED by

    Proponents versus skeptics: (bridging?) the divide

    Nomenclature (what to call those on either side of the divide between those who accept psi etc and those who reject it)

    Debates on psi, spirituality, materialism, atheism, etc.

    Reasoning about reality: why are we here, and what is the (nature of the) metaphysical system in which we are incarnated?

    Synthetic/big-picture thinkers/thinking about metaphysics, science and the paranormal

    Synthetic/big-picture thinkers: Abraham H. Maslow

    Synthetic/big-picture thinkers: Bernardo Kastrup

    Synthetic/big-picture thinkers: Brian Josephson

    Synthetic/big-picture thinkers: Chris Langan

    Synthetic/big-picture thinkers: David Bohm

    Synthetic/big-picture thinkers: Robert Anton Wilson

    Synthetic/big-picture thinkers: Tom Campbell

    Epistemology and knowledge

    Miscellaneous metaphysics

    Origins / primary explanations (Why something instead of nothing?)

    Ontology

    Neutral monism
     
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    Idealism/nondualism

    Transcendental materialism

    Materialism/physicalism incl. consequences, waning and refutations of

    Matter (what is it?)

    Dualism

    (Anti-)Realism

    Philosophy (misc/general)

    Time

    Water

    Outer space, the solar system and astronomy

    The nature of mind and consciousness

    Theories of consciousness

    Integrated Information Theory (of consciousness)

    The filter theory of consciousness

    Orch-OR theory of consciousness

    Emergentism (as a theory of consciousness)

    Panpsychism

    Psychology

    Hydrocephaly

    Free will (versus hard determinism)

    Intelligence


    Imagination and creativity

    Emotion

    Thought, reason, argumentation, critical thinking, intuition, faith and belief

    Communication

    Grammar

    Memes
    Memory

    Consciousness/intelligence/traits in/of non-human life

    Optical/perceptual illusions and hallucinations

    Meaning in life

    Agape and spiritual/unconditional love

    Theism, esp. concepts/proofs of God

    Atheism

    Religion (general)

    Individual religions / spiritual paradigms

    Animism

    Buddhism

    Christianity

    Gnosticism

    Islam

    Judaism

    Paganism

    Scientology

    Shamanism

    Spiritualism

    Trickster

    Zoroastrianism

    Mythology

    Philosophy of religion

    Religion/spirituality and (versus?) science
     
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    Spirituality: techniques and general

    Spirituality, religion and sex

    Meditation and mindfulness

    The soul

    The self

    Auras

    Mind-body-spirit holism

    Evil (the existence/nature of)

    Pregnancy and birth

    Death and suicide

    Life after death

    Hell (the existence/nature of)

    Health, healing and medicine

    Spiritual and psychic healing/therapy modalities

    Other complementary/alternative medicine

    Homeopathy

    Yoga

    Hypnosis and hypnotic regression

    Psychotherapy

    Big pharma

    Humans and society/culture

    Morality

    Morality: Non-human rights (animal and plant rights)

    Relationship with/to non-humans incl. animals, plants and nature

    Art

    Love, romance, sex and relationships

    Education

    Law and the legal system

    Mental "illness" and psychiatry

    Media bias and censorship

    Civilisation

    Civilisation: Threats to

    History and methods of historical analysis

    Technology, including abstract

    Information/mathematics/Platonism

    Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, the singularity and transhumanism

    Simulations / virtual realities

    Science

    Science: Relationship to philosophy

    Science: Philosophy of

    Science: Corruption in, and criticisms/distrust of

    Areas of (esp. controversial)

    Physics, esp. quantum mechanics and its interpretations/implications

    The Big Bang cosmology

    Evolution versus intelligent design (plus Creationism)

    Evolutionary psychology

    Climate change
     
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    Neuroscience

    Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) / genetic engineering (GE)

    Genetic engineering of humans

    Vaccines

    HIV/AIDS

    The health risks of saturated fat / cholesterol

    Politics

    Politics: Differences between liberals and conservatives

    Politics: Gun control

    Politics: New world order / global elites / shadow government / conspiracy

    Politics: 9/11

    Flat Earth theory

    Political correctness

    Environmental politics

    Wide-ranging discussions that are too varied to categorise more specifically.

    Miscellaneous musings and speculations

    Skeptiko-specific

    Skeptiko: Critiques of

    Skeptiko: Personal experiences of members

    Skeptiko: Housekeeping

    Alex Tsakiris: Interviews of

    Alex Tsakiris: Critiques of

    Book: Why Science is Wrong... About Almost Everything
     
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