- Aug 25, 2001
Maybe they should have gone with the oil well dowser for multinationals story?
Yes, those are what is being referred to. Unfortunately I misread the retraction. I have now found the magazine and the retraction is that he never spied for Russia as initially claimed in the article. It is implied that he still spied for the US and Israeli governments.My guess is that the article / retraction derived, drew from, or played off (e.g.) this January 2017 Telegraph article:
... and / or any of a number of other publications triggered by the declassification and online offering of CIA documents relating to his being tested at SRI in the early 1970's. The documents were cleared for release back in 2000, but were apparently not made available online until November 2016. See, for example:
And he could have made a fantastic sleight-of-hand magician (oh, of course he actually was, except he claimed to have mystical powers. I've still never seen the spoon-bending trick done any better than he did it. And yes, he was very personable).He's actually a very good charlatan. And likeable too.
https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/...eremy-corbyn-becoming-prime-minister-1.479364The Israeli-born psychic, who lives in a mansion in Berkshire, was speaking on a panel with Roseanne Barr, at an event chaired by American rabbi, Shmuley Boteach.
“God forbid if he takes control.”
“With all my telepathic powers I am not going to let that happen,” he said.
Uri Geller says he will use 'telepathic powers' to stop Jeremy Corbyn becoming PM
... we haven't heard from Uri for a while, does this mean after one of his periodical hiatuses he's back for another charm offensive?
After a long rest from playing with spoons, he is finally stirring.
I wouldn't be surprised if he's been widening his range of tricks. Dunno, maybe bending forks or something?