Paranormal – The Weird Stuff


While I don’t subscribe to sasquatches being paranormal in nature, I am good friends with several people who do.  These people are intelligent and unusual thinkers, so perhaps they’re onto something.  Just because I don’t agree with their point of view doesn’t make them wrong.  And besides, weird is fun.

Edges of Science
By Thom Powell

This is Thom Powell’s second non-fiction bigfoot book (the other being The Locals: A Contemporary Investigation of the Bigfoot/Sasquatch Phenomenon), and this time he took out all the stops.  In this unusual book, he covers everything from bigfoots to alien abductions to crop circles.  No topic of inquiry is off-limits, and Thom finds a way to unify them into one larger, weirder thing that permeates them all.  I love this book, the way the author thinks, and the idea of unleashing these weird thoughts onto the public at large.

Everything You Know Is Wrong, Book One: Human Origins
By Lloyd Pye

This book was pretty hard for me to read.  I found myself disagreeing with the author’s premises, and his attitude towards science was worn on his sleeve throughout the text.  The basic premise here is that Pye agrees with Zecharia Sitchin and his views of human evolution.  I couldn’t disagree more, but it was such a far-out idea that it was a lot of fun to contemplate Pye’s ideas.  If it wasn’t for his erroneous suppositions and anti-scientific attitude, the book might have been a bit more enjoyable.

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