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The Caretakers lack organic bodies, and their learned programs evolved without concern for organic frailty. As a result, the Caretakers have subject to their conscious control learned programs that make them look like gods with marvelous psychic powers.
It seems that occasionally the Caretakers transfer some of their psychic powers—presumably by a copying of the relevant learned programs—to a person for whom they intend a role as a miracle worker. A possible contemporary example is Sai Baba (section 9.4).