What is the logic and social science behind psychic readings and tarot cards especially. ?
As you can tell I don’t believe that psychics know anything, but I do believe and respect their skills to be able to read people to provoke an emotional response to their reading, thus converting the skeptics. Explain to me some of the tricks used, how does one fool a skeptic.
Suggestion by cx329
They are genuinely insightful people who make generalizations then key off of your reactions. It’s basic psychology 101.
Suggestion by rhsaunders
There isn’t any.
Suggestion by Non-Christian Agnostic Theist
I don’t know about being psychic, but I can tell you that tarot cards are certainly a psychological tool as much as a mystic one.
When you choose a card, you have a certain response to it in the context of your question. Very often the card seems to “predict” the future, but I feel this is because you yourself already know the answer subconsciously, and you read it into the card.
I wonder why it hasn’t occurred to you that perhaps, sometimes, there are no “tricks.” I don’t claim to know exactly how or why the cards work, but they do, and no “tricks” are involved in MY readings. (But I don’t read for others, only for myself.)
I would encourage you to get a pack of tarot cards and learn how to do your own readings. You may be surprised at the results, and if there are any “tricks” you’ll have no one to blame but yourself.
where can i buy tarot cards?
im looking for the cheapest tarot cards possible.
anywhere i can get them that isn’t online?
How do Tarot Cards work? And what other cults use them other than Druids?
Was just wondering how they work and if their was a different way of practicing them.
Also, how do you deal them? And how do you give someone a reading?
I’m lookin for detail.
Suggestion by Eleutherios
The Tarot became the Torah which became the first five books of the Old Testament. Life follows the tarot if you do it correctly. We all start out as the fool, then if you ever get beyond that (which most don’t) you become the magician, and then you use your magic to get your king or queen and become the Emperor or the Queen. That’s just my simple interpretation of it. Look into alchemy, they use a lot of tarot type symbols.
Suggestion by Little Bizzle
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Suggestion by Bill K Atheist Goodfella
There have been variations of tarot decks in various cultures, throughout history; Egyptian, French, etc.
Unless you’ve got a game that uses tarot cards, they don’t work. The easiest way to prove this is to ask the same question 3 or 4 times, and use the same “spread”. If they held any type of mystical power to scry the truth, the same cards would turn up each time.
In fact, the only way to make them work is to learn “cold reading”; a method of getting people to give you pieces of information (without blatantly asking), and using it to formulate a “vision” that the cards “predict”.
There are some nices pieces of artwork in the decks, though…