Re: [Greater-Lowell-Area-Skeptics-Society] Astrology?

From: Scott
Sent on: Sunday, March 24, 2013 9:57 AM
Hi, I BCCed the list on an email I sent to the editor of the Billerica
Minuteman, [address removed]
--- Scott

On 3/24/2013 9:53 AM, Scott wrote:
> Hello,
> I noticed that on page A10 of the 21 March 2013 edition of the
> _Billerica_Minuteman­_ you had an astrology column by Chris Flisher. I've
> read that astrologers' predictions have been tested hundreds of times
> and performed no better than chance. I have to ask, what makes Mr.
> Flisher's predictions different?
> 
> I request that you don't include any more columns unless Mr. Flisher can
> compellingly demonstrate that he can actually make accurate predictions.
> Taking and passing the James Randi Educational Foundation's Million
> Dollar Challenge would do it as far as I'm concerned. Will Mr. Flisher
> apply to demonstrate his ability the world in a test that he'd help
> design, show everyone that astrology works, and gain one million dollars
> in the process?
> http://www.randi....­
> 

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