$1 Million Challenge
Preface and Conditions
(Plain English version)
million dollars is offered to any skeptic who can rebut the evidence
for the existence of the afterlife - see paragraphs 1, 2 and 3
I am NOT asking the applicant to prove 'there is no afterlife'
- ie, I am NOT asking anyone to 'prove
the negative'. There are a couple of mischievous 'closed-minded
skeptics' who are are being dishonest and misrepresenting my challenge.
My challenge is directly related to the expressly stated evidence
I presented in my book A LAWYER PRESENTS THE EVIDENCE FOR THE
AFTERLIFE. In other words the applicant has to REBUT the expressly
stated evidence. This is a normal procedural
process in litigation.
afterlife is not just a speculative claim like there may be unicorns
or there may be green cheese on the other side of the moon. There
have been top scientists, genuine mediums, and thousands of others
including empirical investigators like myself, who experienced
psi and afterlife communication. (See Chapter
2 of my book on the Net)
is claimed that there is now a substantial body of evidence which
supports the existence of the afterlife and which taken as a whole
cannot be satisfactorily accounted for except by the existence
of the afterlife.
have had complaints from genuine psychics and those who support
the validity of psychic phenomena that those who reject the existence
of the afterlife have never really examined the evidence.
claim they experienced a great deal of frustration when they tried
to apply for a skeptic's highly
million dollar challenge. It was put to me that the skeptic's
offer is not genuine. Also, it was suggested that the psychics
ought to put up a similar challenge reflecting the skeptic's
IS THE FUNDING? Naturally, the effort has to be commensurate with
the very high cash reward. Legal documentation that there is one
million dollars available will be shown to all bone fides
applicants and to any objective recognized authority. That
is no problem at all.
Because of the very high cash offer, the applicant has to rebut
the substantive objective evidence presented in Victor Zammit's
NEW BOOK: A Lawyer
Presents the Evidence for the Afterlife which includes: My
Materialization with David Thompson, Electronic Voice Phenomena,
Instrumental Transcommunication, the Scole Experiments, Mediumship
- Mental, Physical and Direct Voice, Xenoglossy, the Cross-Correspondences,
Proxy Sittings, Automatic Etheric Writing, Laboratory Experiments,
Poltergeists, Apparitions together with the evidence provided
by Near Death Experiences and Out of Body Experiences which psychics
and mediums claim are supportive of and are directly linked with
2. Also, the applicant will have to prove in absolute terms that
100 senior police officers, police detectives, police chiefs and
other police officers in many States in the United States (who
validated the assistance they received from psychics and mediums)
that the mediums are lying. Many of these police officers accepted
that psychic phenomena and contacting victims in the afterlife
are real. These testimonies are contained on my page PSYCHIC
Further, the applicant will have to show in absolute terms why
the stunningly accurate information (all forty-two identified
variables) stated in the television series SENSING MURDER (episode
'LAST ORDERS') by two world class forensic psychic mediums Deb
Webber and Kelvin Cruickshank is not valid. Both Deb Webber and
Kelvin Cruickshank stated they obtained the information from the
afterlife dimension from the victim - read
Hereinafter is the challenge for those skeptics who have been
continuously campaigning in the media that there is no afterlife:
those closed-minded skeptics who have been crusading around the
world denigrating, destroying and demeaning the credibility of
gifted mediums and psychics, trying to dismiss the positive evidence
being produced for the afterlife; those skeptics who have been
cruelly twisting and manipulating psychic truth to reduce its
effect; those who unconscionably have tried to destroy the reputations
of some of the greatest and most brilliant 'classical' scientists
and psychic writers who ever walked this planet earth like Sir
William Crookes, Sir Oliver Lodge, Sir William Barrett, Sir Arthur
Conan Doyle, Arthur Findlay and so many others!
5. I concede that the skeptics' offer has been used very successfully
and has provided huge but pernicious propaganda against psychics
and mediums. It has misled and made fools out of some journalists,
radio and TV interviewers. It has been a powerful tool for the
dissemination of global darkness. The media's pet rent-a-skeptic
vociferates on behalf of some 2% of the population who are closed
minded skeptics yet these skeptics have been given exaggerated
time and space in the media.
Although there is sponsorship for the offer, I am fully and solely
responsible for the said offer.
Given the circumstances it is only reasonable, fair and equitable
to match and to mirror as far as possible the skeptics' fundamental
conditions one by one as the skeptics have had them on the Internet
for a number of years now.
NOTE CAREFULLY: The applicant is not required to 'prove the
negative' as skeptical debunkers try to deliberately mislead readers:
the evidence is positively expressly stated (as outlined
in the subject book A LAWYER PRESENTS THE EVIDENCE FOR THE AFTERLIFE).
Then the onus is on the applicant to demonstrate WHERE, WHEN,
WHY, and HOW the expressly stated evidence is not valid.
9. 'The challenge' refers to the offer of one million American
dollars. The 'offeror' refers to Victor Zammit who is making the
challenge. 'The Committee' refers to a group of professionally
informed, non-aligned people expert in afterlife evidence and
will be chosen JOINTLY WITH THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT OF STAGE
ONE - see below. The 'afterlife evidence' refers to the evidence
mentioned above in the Preface. 'Applicant' refers to a person
applying to meet 'the challenge.' Stage One refers to the first
stage of the challenge where the applicant explains in clear terms
how the applicant is intending to rebut the evidence. Stage Two,
is the stage where the applicant (as in the skeptics' offer) becomes
the claimant and clearly explains in the English language in academically
acceptable format his rebuttal of the evidence.
Stage One- Initial submission.
there have been applicants who wasted a great deal of our precious
time and money who had not examined the evidence in detail, it
has become essential and a pre-requisite that prior to any actual
submission of any rebuttals of the evidence in Stage Two of the
Challenge, a potential applicant must initially submit to the
offeror a detailed exposition of how the applicant is going to
rebut the evidence outlined in the above Preface.Further, see
The offeror and the applicant will agree that the applicant has
demonstrated the technical skills to rebut the evidence. This
is a fundamental and most important condition.
. In relation to 2 above the decision of the offeror or his appointed
representative will be absolute, irrevocable and final.
The applicant agrees that all data of any sort gathered as a result
of the application may be used freely by the offeror and the Committee
in any way they choose.
The informed, non-aligned 'Committee' shall comprise experienced
adjudicators qualified empirically in litigation and empiricism
and will be appointed jointly by the offeror and the
Stage Two- Rebutting the evidence
agreement on condition 2 above has been reached the claimant will
submit his/her rebuttals to be placed before the Committee.
The applicant and the offeror accept that the decision of the
Committee in relation to the submissions will be absolute, irrevocable
The applicant agrees that the level of proof required to rebut
the evidence will be the Cartesian test, "beyond any doubt".
This means that there has to be absolutely no doubt at all in
the minds of the Committee that the 'evidence' has been rebutted.
All correspondence in this challenge must be communicated in the
English language and sent to: The Challenge, P.O. Box 1810 Dee
Why, Northern Beaches, NSW Australia 2099 by registered mail.
All costs incurred by the applicant in relation to this challenge
will be borne by the applicant.
Whilst this rule is independent to and separate from the awarding
of the above stated prize, the applicant agrees not to take legal
action against the committee, or the challenger and or his reprentatives
in relation to anything outside the actual challenge - the applicant
is unreservedly and unqualifiedly responsible for the applicant's
own risks - physical, emotional, psychological howsoever caused.
The applicant agrees that in context of this challenge the applicant
is not a commercial consumer.
Upon successfully proceeding to Stage Two the claimant will be
given all other relevant details.
Before the applicant makes a first submission (see paragraph 1
above) he/she must submit a document properly witnessed by a litigation
lawyer with at least five years experience in practising law up
to Supreme Court level stating that the lawyer has explained to
the applicant what technically constitutes admissible evidence
and the differences between objective, subjective and anecdotal
evidence. Secondly, the same lawyer afore referred to must also
explain the preface and the conditions to this challenge and that
these have been understood and accepted by the applicant. Further,
because there has to be understanding of what technically constitutes
admissible evidence, a lawyer university qualified in Scientific
Method has to inform the applicant regarding what would be admissible
evidence. This submission is to be forwarded to THE CHALLENGE,
PO Box 1810, Dee Why, Northern Beaches, NSW AUSTRALIA 2099 by
registered mail. Staff check mailbox and vet all mail every day.
24. Because some applicants have wasted precious time, money and
energy, two fundamental conditions have been added:
25. Because the afterlife evidence is highly technical, first,
the applicant must demonstrate understanding of Scientific Method
as explained to him by a professionally qualified lawyer or scientist;
and secondly, the applicant must have been identified in recognized
public news-media as a genuine investigator of the afterlife.
Notwithstanding anything hereinbefore stated, the offeror personally
guarantees that payment of one million dollars will be made on
results as determined by the jointly appointed committee.
Victor Zammit (updated 21st February 2010)
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