Tag Archives: Rupert Sheldrake

The Psi Wars Just Went Nuclear on TED

In the last couple of weeks I’ve been following the TED saga on the Sheldrake and Hancock TEDx controversy. For the most part I’ve been harsh on TED’s knee-jerk decision to pull out Sheldrake and Hancock’s talks and their lame and unsubstantiated justification for doing so. But in fairness to TED, I think they have every […]

The TED Saga Continues on the Sheldrake and Hancock Debates (and TEDxWestHollywood)

I’ve been following the latest TED saga since Day One. (See my post here, here, here, my EPIC thread on Facebook, and my posts on TED Conversations.) Readers of this blog and my Facebook friends are probably tired and nauseated by the attention I’ve given on this issue. I think it’s unfortunate that this issue didn’t catch the attention […]

TEDxWhitechapel Calls Out TED to Reinstate Sheldrake and Hancock’s Talks

I’ve been following the latest TED shenanigan since Day One. It gets more interesting day by day. See my post here and here. After almost a week since TED “censored” Rupert Sheldrake and Graham Hancock’s TEDx talks, the organizers of the TEDxWhitechapel finally responded to its parent organization with a very eloquent Open Letter. It’s […]

Rupert Sheldrake and Graham Hancock: TED Ideas Not Worth Spreading – A Fresh Take

This is a continuation of my previous post on the latest TED fiasco. I’ve read thoroughly and carefully TED’s more nuanced “fresh take”. Below is my reaction. I posted it as a comment on the TED Blog. 1) Props to TED for making this discussion transparent, posting Sheldrake and Hancock’s responses, and for listening to […]

Rupert Sheldrake and Graham Hancock: TED Ideas Not Worth Spreading

TED just got itself into hot water again. I’ve been following the latest TED fiasco on the “censorship” of Rupert Sheldrake and Graham Hancock’s TEDx talks. (Sorry Chris Anderson and TED Staff, what TED did was *censorship* no matter how you spin it.) For those who want to know the details that led to this […]