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Old 10-30-2009, 06:30 AM
 
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i was wondering wheres the best place to get an accurate reading i heard liveperson.com has pretty accurate readers and u get 3 minutes free but what are your guys thoughts
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Old 10-30-2009, 06:57 AM
 
Location: Indianapolis
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Anyone that charges for a reading is in it for the money and will only tell you what you want to hear. Psychics, who are working for God, do not charge. And telling the future is never what it seems. No person can tell the future unless they are completely At-One with God and then it's only a short distance future as in just a few days.

If you want horoscopes, the best place I've found is freewillastrology.com. It's also an interesting site to read. Overall, I wouldn't trust the general everyday street mediums and certainly not over the phone. Talk to an enlightened person who can tell you more truths. They are very hard to find but they are out there.
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Old 10-30-2009, 08:12 AM
 
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A carnival.
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Old 10-30-2009, 08:57 AM
 
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Gotta go with Rev on this one, at least the part about "if they take money they'll just tell you what you want to hear".
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Old 10-30-2009, 10:34 AM
 
Location: Nashville, Tn
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This is just a business for them and at best I would just consider it to be entertainment that shouldn't be taken seriously. Someone who has a certain amount of skill at seeing someone in person and identifying various personality traits, physical appearance, age, etc. can often make some pretty good guesses (although they're usually rather vague) about what that person might be going through in their life and make some statements that are supposedly psychic based on their impressions of the individual. They're also often skilled at getting information out of the client so that it leads them in a certain direction and makes the reading seem even more impressive.
For example a young person who looks like a college student would likely be considering career goals and the psychic would likely pick up on that and respond accordingly. It's not really psychic, it's just being able to get a good impression of someone, fishing for more information, and telling them what they want to hear. Then of course they're going to charge them for it.
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Old 10-30-2009, 10:42 AM
 
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Some so-called "psychics" are actually very good at cold-reading, and make a lot of money from it. Look at Sylvia Browne for example, and how many people she has fooled into thinking she's in touch with the "other side".
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Old 10-30-2009, 11:03 PM
 
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Do not listen to the nay sayers, instead, do what ever floats your boat...I paid a total of $600 for a personal trainer, and I have yet to get a six pack, I suppose trainers are a waste of time?

Anyway, I say go to ChinaTown and find an old guy to read you the "four pillars of Destiny". They se your date of birth, time of day, ect and do some I-ching type stuff with it. I look at it this way: one billion Chinese people over the coarse of three thousand years can't be wrong.
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Old 10-31-2009, 12:31 PM
 
Location: Nashville, Tn
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Do not listen to the nay sayers, instead, do what ever floats your boat...I paid a total of $600 for a personal trainer, and I have yet to get a six pack, I suppose trainers are a waste of time?
I only paid about six bucks for a six pack and I have it in the refrigerator.
I would agree with your comments that there is a long history of people who are sincere in their belief that they can tell you something about yourself that you don't know and possibly give you good advice or predict your future. The only problem with that is that it's impossible to do such a thing. Millions of people also believe in astrology which is also not based on reality. Just because a belief is widespread and has a long history doesn't make it true. Also in today's society psychic readings are just a business. Usually it's a little shop where they try to create a spooky kind of atmosphere kind of like Halloween which happens to be today. My advice is don't waste your money.
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Old 10-31-2009, 02:24 PM
 
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If there is a charge of any kind . . . it is bogus. That reveals a left-brain focus and concern which corrupts the right brain sensitivities that are necessary for any possible readings. Bottom line . . . if it is a commercial enterprise of any kind . . . it is BS.
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Old 10-31-2009, 02:44 PM
 
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Do not listen to the nay sayers, instead, do what ever floats your boat...I paid a total of $600 for a personal trainer, and I have yet to get a six pack, I suppose trainers are a waste of time?
No, lack of a six-pack (both kinds) is your fault.
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