Water Witching (Snippet book review)

Water Witching USA (1st edition, 1959) by Evon Z. Vogt and Ray Hyman I just finished this book as part of research for a post on Spooky Geology. It is readable, thorough and convincing. Get it if you have any interest in the art of dowsing. No, dowsing doesn’t actually find water any better than…

Dowsing: An unethical geologic delusion

Last week, I was preparing a talk about ethics to a group of future professional geologists. It’s a tough topic but really is the foundation of any avocation; one is expected to follow the ethical code of that profession to be included as a valid member. One item they may have found a bit odd…