Five years ago this month, American newspapers and television stations reported the amazing story of Prahlad Jani, a mystic from the Indian subcontinent who claimed to have lived seven decades without eating or drinking, subsisting as a “breatharian.” Even more amazing, said the news reports, was
The answer is repetition, and that says something about reliance on what we all “know” to be true. More than three years ago, a man named Prahlad Jani who claimed to have lived for 70 years without food or water became the center of a
Travel back with me to 2010, when American journalists breathlessly spread the story of Prahlad Jani, an Indian mystic who claimed to have gone seven decades without eating or drinking, subsisting only on the air he breathed and an alleged mysterious elixir he said was
Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?