Talk:Psychokinesis

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Physical violation[edit]

In the article under physic is states the following "The ideas of psychokinesis and telekinesis violate several well-established laws of physics, including the inverse square law, the second law of thermodynamics, and the conservation of momentum"

However the idea that you are able to deliver force though an unknown medium with your mind as a catalyst does not in my understanding violates any of these laws, at least it doesn't have to. This needs to be expanded and explained why psychokinesis should violate these laws. And if it cannot, the mention of them should be dropped all together. The only reason they seem to be mentioned is to make people that think that psychokinetic abilities could exist look like idiots, because of course these three laws have to stand, they are fundemental. Rphb (talk) 10:51, 2 June 2014 (UTC)

If you have edits to suggest, suggest them. Guyonthesubway (talk) 19:14, 2 June 2014 (UTC)
It's clear from the references written by physicists that psychokinesis violates the laws of physics, there are more than enough on the article but perhaps others could be added with expanded information. It's a well known fact that physical signals decrease in intensity over distance following the inverse square law - but according to parapsychologists and proponents of psychokinesis (PK) this does not happen with alleged PK energy as it does not decrease with any distance. Thus the statement that PK violates the inverse square law is accurate. As for conservation of energy of course PK violates this law because the psychokinesis proponents are claiming that a psychic energy literally appears out of nowhere. If this psychic or PK energy really did exist it should exist all the time and not during only alleged PK occurrences but as the physicist John Taylor wrote "there is no scientific trace of such a force in physics, down to many orders of magnitude". Goblin Face (talk) 20:44, 12 June 2014 (UTC)