> An excellent considered reply as usual, Mr Campell. But do you
> think its possible that my interior sense were tweaked to
> invite this association? Let me be perfectly clear, the
> feeling was very palpable and totally real. The timing was
> auspicious I think. But then again, maybe the magnetic effect
> wore off? Can you see 'magnetism' causing a highly specific
> localized sensation that would be limited to my left hand and
Some people are sensitive to magnetic fields, Mark, just as many animals navigate by them. It's called magnetoception even though they don't have any idea why a magnetic field produces those effects.