"Spotting A Genuine Psychic" leaflet

Spotting a Genuine Psychic
Some people claim to communicate with those who have passed away. If you are here because you
have lost someone close to you and you are looking for a way to connect with them, it is important
to make sure that what you are being told is correct and the contact is genuine.
To help check that the psychic is really contacting your loved one, here are some simple questions
you could ask yourself during the show:
1. Is the psychic making specific statements?
If the psychic makes a statement, is it quite specific or could it apply to lots of people? The psychic
may say that an elderly person has a bad back, or that someone has lost a ‘father figure’ or that
someone is searching for a ‘John’. Clearly, all of these statements could be true for lots of people
and this type of general statement will certainly match someone in an audience of hundreds.
2. Is the psychic speaking clearly or in riddles?
A psychic might suggest that a particular letter, name, number or month has some significance. If
the psychic is really hearing from a specific person on the other side, would he or she really
communicate this way? The psychic should be able to say: “I’m hearing from George Jones, who
died from liver disease in April 2009. He was a plumber and he says his wife is Mary Jones”.
3. How many of the statements are incorrect?
Are the statements made by the psychic mainly correct? Or does the psychic say many things that
are incorrect? Your attention might be drawn to a correct statement, but we all have the tendency to
forget the false statements. However, if you keep a count of the number of false and true
statements then you can see if the psychic is uncannily accurate or merely relying on you forgetting
the misses.
4. Are you asked to give information?
Psychics often ask a great many questions during their readings, asking you to provide lots of
details. Some psychics even ask audiences to fill out ‘prayer cards’ before the show, providing
personal information – such cards could be used to help someone appear psychic. If a psychic
genuinely can speak directly to the dead, then you should not need to give them any information
before or during the show.
Nobody really knows if it is possible that people can contact the spirit world. However, we do know
that there is currently no concrete evidence that any psychic can really speak to the dead, and we
also know that people are able to appear psychic using certain techniques.
Our advice is to always ask questions and think about any information presented to you – both
for and against psychic mediumship.
By thinking about and questioning the source of the
information that you’re presented with, you can
judge whether you believe it is reliable and can
decide better what is true and what is not.
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