Yes, it was a great Thanksgiving story: a Belgium man, thought to be in a vegetative state for 23 years, discovered to be fully conscious and communicating via keyboard. Except for the fact that the finger he’s using to type he’s not actually using at all: it’s being moved around by a caregiver in a technique called ‘Faciliated Communication’. So is he really communicating, or is he being used as a human ouija board? I think it’s clear that it’s the latter. James Randi is offering a million dollars if they can prove that he’s speaking via keyboard…. the money is still unclaimed.

Listen here as I present one of the first media segments questioning the news stories and expressing my skepticism after seeing the footage of him ‘talking’. (16 mins.)