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Fun:Evidence for the existence of the supernatural Bingo
A little something to make arguments with paranormalists go a bit more smoothly. Since most of them use the same few arguments, just mark them off as they come up. If you feel like it, add more arguments or improve this table.
|Bigfoot is real because I saw it with my eyes||There is no current explanation, therefore a ghost did it||Science cannot disprove the existence of the supernatural||I believe that it's real, therefore it is real||Society for Psychical Research has made mistakes before|
|St. Elmo's Fire||Near-death/Out-of-body experiences||No one has seen if there is life after death and told about it||Skeptics are in denial!!!||John A. Keel, Erich von Däniken, Julia Assante, Hippolyte Baraduc, Alan Gauld, Lucy Cavendish cited|
|I saw it on television, therefore it's real||A friend told me...||You need to watch this half-hour YouTube video which is bound to convince you.||There are many books written about it, all of these people can't be lying.||Scientists don't have all the answers|
|Coast to Coast AM "proved" it was true||Science will one day prove that the supernatural exists||It's a conspiracy!!!||NOAA is hiding the evidence||Logically, the supernatural exists|
|Aliens/Satan has control of skeptics, telling them to cover up the truth||Demonic possession traits cannot be proved as "natural"||You are rejecting God||Area 51, Roswell||E=mc2 used to "prove" time travel/parallel dimensions, etc.|