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Survival or Super-psi?

@inproceedings{Braude1992SurvivalOS,
  title={Survival or Super-psi?},
  author={Stephen E. Braude},
  year={1992}
}
Even the most sophisticated discussions of the evidence for survival underestimate the conceptual difficulties facing the survival hypothesis. Per - haps the major challenge is posed by the rival "super-psi" hypothesis, which most writers fail to confront in its most plausible and potent form. Once the super-psi hypothesis is taken seriously, two major weaknesses in discussions of survival stand out clearly. First, analyses of apparently anomalous knowledge that tend to be fatally superficial… 
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