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Statements of Permission
Statements Written by David Hanson
Professionalism in the field of paranormal investigating is a bit of an oxymoron because we’re not really professionals. We’re amateurs, even if we get paid for it and publish books about it. Those who bring expertise to the field do so usually by way of other professions, and even those who tout being pros on TV are primarily reality television professionals or actors outright. Because of our amateur status, then, we’re all actors of a sort....Read more ...
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PPI Presents (2016)
Coming to your local public library: Science and The Beyond: The Science and Pseudoscience of Paranormal Investigating. Using their own case files from the past decade, TAPS Family skeptical inquiry group PACIFIC PARANORMAL INVESTIGATIONS shines a flashlight on the inner workings of 21st century paranormal investigating with a multimedia show separating good science from bad, and the inexplicable from the 'xplicable. Topics include: scientific method, critical thinking, "paranormal" tech, research and nonfiction, orbs, history and pioneers, pseudoscience, false positives and "proof", EVP classification, and more. FREE and open to the public. (Not recommended for very young children.) Students welcomed, and extra credit opportunities are encouraged. (Talk to your teacher!)