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Uri Geller (Hebrew: אורי גלר‎), born György Gellér (Hungarian name) on  December 20, 1946) is an Israeli-British performer and self-proclaimed psychic  who claims "to be able to bend spoons with the power of his mind" and to have psychic powers,  although he currently prefers the designation of "mystifier" rather than "psychic."   
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'''Uri Geller''' (Hebrew: אורי גלר‎), born György Gellér (Hungarian name) on  December 20, 1946) is an Israeli-British performer and self-proclaimed psychic  who claims "to be able to bend spoons with the power of his mind" and to have psychic powers,  although he currently prefers the designation of "mystifier" rather than "psychic."   
  
Geller claims his feats are the result of paranormal powers but critics such as [[James Randi]] argue and have demonstrated that Geller's tricks can be reproduced with stage magic and are simply parlour tricks.  
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Geller claims his feats are the result of paranormal powers but critics such as [[James Randi]] argue and have demonstrated that Geller's tricks can be reproduced with stage magic and are simply parlor tricks.  
  
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
 
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* Randi, James, The Magic of Uri Geller. (Later editions are titled The Truth About Uri Geller). New York: Prometheus Books, Ballintine, 1982. ISBN 0-87975-199-1
 
* Randi, James, The Magic of Uri Geller. (Later editions are titled The Truth About Uri Geller). New York: Prometheus Books, Ballintine, 1982. ISBN 0-87975-199-1
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Revision as of 10:08, 26 November 2011

Uri Geller
BornGyörgy Gellér
December 20, 1946

Uri Geller (Hebrew: אורי גלר‎), born György Gellér (Hungarian name) on December 20, 1946) is an Israeli-British performer and self-proclaimed psychic who claims "to be able to bend spoons with the power of his mind" and to have psychic powers, although he currently prefers the designation of "mystifier" rather than "psychic."

Geller claims his feats are the result of paranormal powers but critics such as James Randi argue and have demonstrated that Geller's tricks can be reproduced with stage magic and are simply parlor tricks.

References

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  • Randi, James, The Magic of Uri Geller. (Later editions are titled The Truth About Uri Geller). New York: Prometheus Books, Ballintine, 1982. ISBN 0-87975-199-1


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