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    Exclamation Amazing Mind Reader Reveals his Gifts

    There is a fun YouTube video here.

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    Re: Amazing Mind Reader Reveals his Gifts

    Yep. Makes me think: "Some people are shameless."

    If someone tells you they can read your mind, don't believe them. Ask yourself what kind of tell it is they are reading and how you can use that tell to trick them into exposing themselves for the frauds they are.

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    Re: Amazing Mind Reader Reveals his Gifts

    That's crazy. That would probably make me sick if it were me.
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    Re: Amazing Mind Reader Reveals his Gifts

    Makes you think! but i think its to late for most people.

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    Re: Amazing Mind Reader Reveals his Gifts

    actually it simply shows how much is available on the net .

    "reading Minds" is more about reading bodies and surroundings. A real
    "mind reader" like a real psychic, medium, card reader usually knows or feels
    a great deal more than they care to.

    You will rarely if ever see a true reader doing something like that. they dont need the hocus pocus razmataz.

    Anyone can learn to do it, or more accurately relearn to do it. the reading of people and situations is a skill that was lost as civilisation grew just as the acute sense of smell was.

    Many of the things people today find amazing were common place before people started living like sardines jammed in a can without benefit of oil. And of course before the Inquisition and religion enforced by the sword.
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    Re: Amazing Mind Reader Reveals his Gifts

    Quote Originally Posted by stalkingwolf View Post
    actually it simply shows how much is available on the net .

    "reading Minds" is more about reading bodies and surroundings. A real
    "mind reader" like a real psychic, medium, card reader usually knows or feels
    a great deal more than they care to.

    You will rarely if ever see a true reader doing something like that. they dont need the hocus pocus razmataz.
    That was the whole point of the experiment. He wasn't trying to use real mind reading tricks and reveal how it is done. He was just using that as a visual aid to drive home the revelation that people aren't careful enough with their online identities. If the title of the video would have been accurately descriptive, we wouldn't have had the surprise ending to shock the heck out of us and pound the lesson into us.
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    Nothing surprising here.


    Cold reading is a series of techniques used by mentalists, psychics, fortune-tellers, and illusionists to determine or express details about another person, often in order to convince them that the reader knows much more about a subject than they actually do
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_reading
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    Re: Amazing Mind Reader Reveals his Gifts

    Quote Originally Posted by forrestcupp View Post
    That was the whole point of the experiment. He wasn't trying to use real mind reading tricks and reveal how it is done. He was just using that as a visual aid to drive home the revelation that people aren't careful enough with their online identities. If the title of the video would have been accurately descriptive, we wouldn't have had the surprise ending to shock the heck out of us and pound the lesson into us.
    Right, this isn't a Derren Brown knockoff - they're just playing on that. Very cleverly done.

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    Re: Amazing Mind Reader Reveals his Gifts

    So, it's a lame rip off of a Penn and Teller bit from 20 years ago?

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    Re: Amazing Mind Reader Reveals his Gifts

    No, because by the look of things, Penn & Teller have done several skits making fun of psychics, but none about the dangers of sharing too much via social media.

    Again, the fact that psychics are frauds is not even a part of the point of this video.

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