True: on July 20th 1969 and five more occasions in ‘70, ‘71 and ‘72 See: Wikipedia
True-ish. Most forms of deafness can now be treated with hearing aids or implants
True-ish. Clouded corneas and lenses can be replaced. A new artificial retina restores
some vision already and will improve soon see link
False. Unless you count wearing enormous pontoons on the feet. See link: Youtube
False. That would be magic! Unless you mean the water in grapes being fermented*
False. Some nearly dead patients can be brought back but may have brain damage.
Almost true. Recent developments will soon enable a computer to control paralysed
False. Although cloning may make it possible one day, but the child will be a girl!
False. But new materials may provide ‘cloaking’ soon. See link:BBC NEWS
How did you do? More importantly, how did you decide which was true? What is the
difference between the claim that the cow jumped over the moon and the claim that
a man can walk on water? Absolutely nothing! They are both absurd and are both recorded
in old unverified books. Why choose to believe one and not the other?
Back in the fourth century when unsubstantiated stories 4-9 were being written into
the Bible were they the entirely fanciful results of the editors’ desire to ‘sex-up’
their promotional document?
Recently, some of these old claims have been coming true. How is that? Science has
been working its wonders (not ‘miracles’)!
* Of course it’s the grape sugar that becomes the alcohol in wine, not the water
“The President of the Royal Society does not believe in paranormal phenomena.”