Video: Death threats for skeptic who leafleted at Sally Morgan "psychic" show

When Mark Tilbrook politely and peacefully distributed leaflets at venues where "psychic" Sally Morgan was performing, her son and husband threatened to beat him up (and even to have him murdered), uttered homophobic and racist slurs, and, eventually, served him with a legal threat.

Mr Tilbrook writes,

As I explained in the Guardian on 7 October, 2014, I decided earlier this year to leaflet outside various psychic stage shows, encouraging members of the audience to ask themselves questions about psychic ability. My first three visits were to shows by Sally Morgan, and on each occasion her husband John Morgan approached me. I found him to be threatening and abusive.

After being threatened during my first encounter with John Morgan, I felt it necessary to have a camera with me when leafleting, to record events and provide evidence of the threats I faced. This footage shows what happened on the third occasion, at the Shaw Theatre in London on April 30, 2014. I’ve subtitled the video as accurately as I can make out, and you can make up your mind about his behaviour after seeing it for yourself.

None of this has stopped me from being determined to continue leafleting at psychic stage shows. This is why I have been working with the Good Thinking Society to hand out more leaflets at psychic shows throughout October 2014. You can find out about 'Psychic Awareness Month' at the Good Thinking website.

Sceptic Mark Tilbrook confronted and abused by family of "psychic" Sally Morgan

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  1. Good for him for not being bullied.

    If Sally was psychic she wouldn't have anything to worry about, the tactics he points out in his pamphlet are all quite clearly signs of a scam, and not something a real psychic would do if there was any such thing.

  2. Maybe you just psychically experienced via the power of Clairvoyance?

    Otherwise he did mention about speaking to the Guardian, so maybe you saw it there too. wink

  3. They seem to think in the 21st Century you can still call someone gay and the person will be either horrified for being called such a horrible thing or terrified for being outed.

  4. zikzak says:

    As a psychic (or her handler), you're surrounded constantly by people who respond very favorably to bluffing. The power of a calculated bluff delivered with sufficient confidence must seem practically limitless to such psychics.

    So it must be totally perplexing when the same strategy doesn't work against their critics. Why is this guy not scared? We told him we found out everything about him and are suing him for libel! It's almost like he doesn't believe our claims...

  5. daneel says:

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