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Randi, James:

(1928-) A researcher and debunker of paranormal claims.

 

Rappings:

The knocking sounds apparently produced by spirits in response to questions during a seance.

 

Reincarnation:

The belief in continuity of life through the rebirth of the soul in a new body.

 

Remote viewing:

Seeing or perceiving objects or locations at a distance, using only the mind, or through an out-of-body experience.

 

Rosicrucians:

Members of The Order of the Rosy Cross, an esoteric society founded in medieval Europe.

 

Runes:

Ancient Norse and Germanic alphabet which has been associated with various mystical arts.