Farewell James Randi, prince of reason. Now who'll mock the quacks and anti-vaxxers' | Catherine Bennett

Published Oct 25 2020 at 6:52 AM GMT
  • The great magician dedicated his later years to exposing all forms of fake scienceA'mong many tributes to the great James Randi, who died last week aged 92, one stands out.
  • Hours after the death was announced, cutlery expert Uri Geller reacted with a tweet he piously expanded on Facebook.
  • "How sad that Randi died with hatred in his soul.
  • One thing that the most professional paranormalist may find it hard to conceal, you gather, is indecent glee.
  • Geller's public gloat has, however, ensured that many people who might never otherwise have viewed his televised humbling in 1973, at the height of media credulity about his claimed paranormal talent, will now have witnessed the spectacle of his inexplicably interrupted powers.



  • Published Oct 25, 2020 6:52 AM GMT