Month: May 2011

Medium on reading skeptics

An article of Erin Pavlina, one of the mediums whose blog I like to read, relates to the difference that she feels between reading to skeptics and reading to people who are more open to them. The short version is that reading for skeptics is much harder to her and she can’t see as clearly as for people who are open to readings. Here are some excerpts from her article: When I read for someone who is skeptical of psychic abilities it’s like asking me to read a book in the dark.  Sure my eyes still work.  Sure I can technically still see.  Yes I still know how to read.  But the light is bad and it’s hard to make out the words…  Sometimes it’s like being handed a book but every other word is blacked out.  I can kind of piece the information together but the information definitely doesn’t come through that easily.  The reading goes slowly and I end up having to get a lot of clarification.  It’s like trying to watch tv with a faulty antenna; sometimes all you get is static. Erin argues that this happens because of free will. That people block themselves from the readings, for one of two reasons: either they try to test the psychic or because the proof of psychic abilities would shatter their own belief system, and they’re afraid...

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An honest medium…

An honest medium: Should not ask who you want to hear from before a reading Will provide unsolicited evidential proof of survival of consciousness Should not engage in psychic predictions or fortune telling Will be 100% honest, even when they are 100% wrong Should not turn you into a psychic junkie or a spiritual dependent The above paragraph is a quote from the most scientific medium I know, Marcel Cairo. Marcel’s site contains an interesting story of his way into mediumship and his approach, where science is tool to learn more about consciousness. Go read it. More than 3 years ago I interviewed Marcel Cairo on this...

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