What's Universal Energy Field?

Gordon D. Pusch gdpusch at NO.xnet.SPAM.com
Fri Feb 2 17:13:59 EST 2001

Kwok-Man Hui <kmhui at math.duke.edu> writes:

> On Thu, 1 Feb 2001, Richard Norman wrote:
>> But telepathy simply taps into the Universal Energy Field which
>> we already know is concentrated by pyramids and crystals.
> What's Universal Energy Field?

I believe Mr. Norman is making a sarcastic remark. Pseudoscientific
buzz-phrases such as ``Universal Energy Field'' are hallmarks of 
``New Age'' technobabble; the arch phrase about us knowing it is
``concentrated by pyramids and crystals'' followed by the the 
paranthetical remark that he ``just couldn't help [himself]'' 
is almost a dead giveaway that he was being tongue-in-cheek 
about the wacko fringe, but forgot to insert the Federally required
``WARNING: THE ABOVE IS SATIRE'' line to fend off the lawyers from the 
National Association for the Advancement of Humor-Challenged Persons...

-- Gordon D. Pusch   

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