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Rest in peace, Amazing Randi

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    Rest in peace..
     
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    We need more like him these days. People think believing science is optional.
     
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    I read Bob Green's book about Alice Cooper in the 70's. Randi did not come off looking so good. I'll leave it at that.
     
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    It's a trick.....he's going to show back up as the bury him.
     
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    I had never heard of him, so looked him up. Sounds like a remarkable individual.
     
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    I hope there at the end he found out that.

    Fairy tales can come true
    It can happen to you if you're young at heart
    For it's hard, you will find
    To be narrow of mind if you're young at heart
     
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    An amazing man. I saw the Geller bit on TV. I had an aunt that was devastated that the spoon didn’t bend
    His saying everything he did “magically” was a trick made him a hero of mind. Taking down faith healers made him a bigger hero

    RIP
     
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    A true master.

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    I loved when he showed those Russian psychics a picture of Ted Bundy and they went on about what a nice boy he was.
     
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    He was fearless
    He was honest
    We have lost a champion for curiosity and integrity.
     
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    Not sure where it's streaming, if anywhere, but worth watching if you find it:

     
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    He was a good 'un
     
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    .......... R.I.P.
     
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    I don’t believe it. I’d have to see the body.
     
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    From that video:

    "A man who has devoted his whole life to uncover real deception has, at the center of his life, deception." - Adam Savage

    Any idea what Adam was talking about?

    For the record, I love(d) Randi. Like a lot of people, my first memory of him was from the Carson show, debunking the charlatans. You know that when Randi was on stage with one of those guys like Uri Geller, that they both knew it was a game of theatrics. And yet it was awesome to watch.

    When YouTube first became popular, Randi was one of the first people that I started searching for old TV appearances to watch again.
     
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    The wiki is more succinct about it than I could be, the gist is:
     
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    Gotcha. Makes sense.
     
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