Traditional Chinese Medicine, which is still widely practiced as it has been for 5K years, and is currently practiced in US hospitals as acupuncture, relies on the understand and manipulation of qi.
My old dog was able to walk down a set of stairs that he couldn’t navigate before he started acupuncture. That’s how I know it worked.
I really do feel sorry for you to choose to live in such a cold and narrow version of the world. You think you are being sensible, but it’s actually quite insensible to discount the marvels that you don’t yet understand. The great scientist Nikola Tesla said, “If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.” Human beings are electromagnetic organisms. Qi is energy. It’s completely and entirely logical.
“Western science thus become much closer to the universal truth, acknowledging the existence of a universal bioplasmatic, subtle energy that is the prime creational force in the universe.”