Far from fading away, thanks to digital interconnectedness and economic development, witch hunting has become a growing, global problem.
While too esoteric to gain mass appeal, these books are a treasure of serviceable advice
Ronald Reagan had an interest in lucky numbers and newspaper horoscopes. Less known is that a certain scholar of occult philosophy had a lifelong influence on the 40th president of the United States.
The preacher realized we were supposed to be happy.
Scourge of psychics James Randi was no skeptic; our culture is poorer as a result
For decades, social critics have viewed the author of the 1950s mega-seller “The Power of Positive Thinking” as a sloganeer of happy thoughts, simplistic theology and covert bigotry.
What is the ‘Lefthand Path’?
The amazing story of the thinker behind his sunny optimism
After 70 years, "The Power of Positive Thinking" remains incredibly popular, even though its critics find the book to be mostly fluff.
There exists a strain of thought today, some of it in academia and political commentary, that historically links occult and New Age movements to fascism and rightwing extremism.
America has long been a safe harbor for experimental faiths. But the unorthodox can descend into something darker.
Gone are the virgin birth, divine healings, exorcisms and the resurrection of the dead, all of which the chief executive dismissed as “superstitions, fanaticisms and fabrications.”
Skeptics Eviscerated a Cornell Psychologist Whose Published Evidence Said Yes. A Decade Later, His Data Has Stood Up.
The historian discusses upstate New York’s influential role in the development of alternative American spiritual traditions
Skeptics deem Rhine's famous ESP trials a bust. The record says otherwise.