In July 1993, the British society of dowsers celebrated the society’s diamond jubilee, international congress, in York. There were several guest speakers from around the globe. But one I think stands out. It was delivered by Michael Bentine. Older readers might recognise him as a British comedian, comic actor and founding member of the Goons. He was also keenly interested in paranormal, having psychic abilities himself, and knew many of the great psychics of the 20th century. Although this talk only makes passing reference to dowsing, apart from being amusing, it includes some wonderful vignettes, illustrating that some individuals at least, are able to transcend reality in in simply extraordinary ways.
His talk, entitled “From the ridiculous to the paranormal”, is here: