"The smooth tricks of scoundrels are evil." -
A talented and charismatic cold reader
will bully a subject into admitting a connection, demanding over and over that
they acknowledge a particular statement as having some relevance and
maintaining that they just aren't thinking hard enough, or are
repressing an important
Cold readers use
Barnum statements which seem personal, yet apply to the group you identify
with, to elicit the Forer effect.
Barnum statements, designed to elicit
identifying responses, are often open-ended to give the cold reader the maximum
amount of "wriggle room".
Barnum statements can then be developed into
longer and more sophisticated paragraphs that seem to reveal great amounts of
detail about a person.
The success of the Forer effect relies heavily
on the eagerness of people to fill in details between what is said and some
aspect of their own lives by continually feeding the cold reader more
Barnum statements are of the form:
"I sense that
you are sometimes insecure, especially with people you don't know very well."
"You have a box of old unsorted photographs in your house."
"You had an accident when you were a child involving water."
"You're having problems with a friend or relative."
father passed on due to problems in his chest or abdomen."
subject is old enough, his or her father is quite likely to be dead, and this
statement would easily apply to a number of conditions such as
most forms of cancer, and in
fact to a great majority of causes of death.
"Shotgunning" is a commonly-used cold readings technique, used by
purported television "psychics" and "spiritual mediums":
Sylvia Browne, James Van Praagh, Colin Fry and John Edward in particular have
all used shotgunning techniques in their stage and television shows.
The "psychic" cold reader quickly offers a quantity of very general
information, often to an entire audience (some of which is very likely to be
correct, near correct or at the very least, provocative or evocative to someone
present), observes their subjects' reactions (especially their body language),
and then narrows the scope, acknowledging particular people or concepts and
refining the original statements according to those reactions to promote an
This technique is named after a shotgun, as it fires
a spray of small projectiles in the hope that one or more of the shots will
strike the target.
A majority of people in
a room will, at some point for example, have lost an older relative or
known at least one person with a common name like "Mike" or "John".
Shotgunning might include a series of vague statements such as:
"I see a heart problem with a father-figure in your family, a father, a
grandfather, an uncle, a cousin ... I'm definitively seeing chest pain here for
a father-figure in your family."
"I see a woman that isn't a blood
relative. Someone around when you were growing up, an aunt, a friend of your
mother, a step-mother with blackness in the chest,
"I sense an older male figure in your life, who wants you to know
whilst you may have had disagreements in your life, he still loved
The rainbow ruse uses crafted
statements which simultaneously awards the subject with a specific personality
trait, as well as the opposite of that trait.
This causes the victim to
engage in a trans-derivational search.
With such a phrase, a cold reader
can "cover all possibilities" and appear to have made an accurate deduction in
the mind of the victim, despite the fact that a rainbow ruse statement is vague
This technique is used since personality traits are
not quantifiable, and also because nearly everybody has experienced both sides
of a particular emotion at some time in their lives.
statements might include:
"Most of the time you are positive and
cheerful, but there has been a time in the past where you were very upset."
"You are a very kind and considerate person, but when somebody does
something to break your trust, you
feel deep-seated anger."
would say that you are mostly shy and quiet, but when the mood strikes you, you
can easily become the center of attention."
A cold reader can choose
from a variety of personality traits, think of its opposite, and then bind the
two together in a phrase, vaguely linked by factors such as mood, time, or
People who are naturally good at personal observations can
unwittingly conduct readings demonstrably based on cold reading without
a deliberate attempt at deception.
reading, in this context, could also simply be "knowledge of reality."
Consider the case
of a taxi driver in Las Vegas, where innumerable professional conventions have
provided him with the opportunity to gauge the characteristic group style and
demeanor of entire occupations.
Knowing the six big conventions on at
the moment, as a party of five enters his cab, he can discern
followers of "The
Call" from the scuba divers, the phytopathologists from the pilots, the
doctors from the police detectives, without recourse to anything but his
After a person has done
hundreds of cold readings their skills may improve to the point where they may
start to believe they can actually read minds but what they are reading is
When someone questions their own natural
talent, a good psychological
understanding of human nature learned through careful observation coupled
with good natural intuition
based upon prior experience, and begins to believe that they actually have
"special psychic abilities" then they fall into the trap of "transcendental
Hypocrisy is claiming consistency while being inconsistent,
claiming to beleive in a set of precepts when you're actually unsure and
Gaslighting is a defense against accusations of
Gaslighting is a common symptom of people who hold black and
white self-certainty to be a virtue, and ambivalence to be a
Gaslighting may be motivated by someone's need to feel consistent
at any cost, even if the cost is falsely blaming others for misunderstanding
This kind of gaslighting happens a lot in everyday interaction,
even with people - boy scouts and missionaires - who may think they mean
We consciously accept at face
value every statement that we read or hear unless we attempt to decipher a
hidden or deeper meaning.
These statements may contain hidden or deeper
meanings we are consciously unaware of that leave nuances of understanding
subconscious mind responds to these openings and fills in the gaps to
create a coherent worldview.
The process by
which the mind searches between alternate understandings is called a
The search for connections distracts the
rational part of the mind creating a form of hypnotic induction as we are not
consciously aware of pondering definitions.
trans-derivational search occurs below the level of conscious awareness for
those whose hearts have not been
burned by the fire.
vague statement introduced as part of a hypnotic induction with pacing and
leading has multiple functions in facilitating
The victim becomes a
participant in the hypnotic process as the victim vacillates between
alternative left brain (rational)and
right brain (magical)understandings
thereby ensuring satisfactory
A vague statement engages the victims cognitive linguistic
processes in a looping trans-derivational search for proper understanding.
Effective hypnotic suggestion is "artfully
Visual imagery is a key
component of facilitating hypnotic
in mass hypnosis is especially effective
because it engages the conscious and
subconscious mind at the same
time, communicating logically while activating imagination and emotion
which allows the use of "ultra compelling communications."
Imagination is a powerful hypnotic tool as
creativity is an altered state of consciousness.
When we use
visually, cognitively, and emotionally stimulating language we force the
mind to follow slowly by experiencing phrases through
imaginative response using
our right brain creative architecture to imagine what we hear instead of
just using our left brain
logic structures to decipher the verbal
An emotional response is a
The raising of
emotion is fundamental to hypnotic induction as emotion is a
subconscious reaction and can be connected to
other subconscious elements, including
The process of pacing then
leading, pacing then leading, again and again, as well as using other
hypnotic language patterns is called "stacking language patterns".
factors' defenses are lowered after repeated and continual pacing with
statements that seem undoubtedly true.
Pointing sends the
subconscious of the subject the message that a
person in authority over them is commanding a certain action; ordering you to
act a certain way and is a textbook part of hypnotic programming when giving
commands of actions the subject is required to take.
"Stay on point." -
Cheney (message to the media after 911)
Example message -
"A light will shine down from somewhere, it
will light upon you, you will experience an epiphany", and
"you will say to yourself 'I have
Hypnotic trance induction has made
action absolutely compulsory with the words "have to" a hypnotic
Notice the language "light
shining down", and "it will light upon you" -
a description of epiphany with the fierce
field know that adding
to the end of any command, such as "buy this product"
increases sales by measurable
Visual imagery is a key
component of facilitating hypnotic
"Transcendental temptation" in this context is
defined as the belief that one has supernatural power - power above and
beyond those of ordinary men - special favors bestowed on a
'demigod'. Those that decieve
themselves with the "transcendental temptation" believe they have become a
'demigod' - they actually believe they
have been granted supernatural
"I will eat of
the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, that I may rule all things by my
own power; and be of myself a lord on earth, and do what I will, as God himself
doth." - Jakob Böhme
Jakob Böhme's mentor, Balthasar Walther,
had travelled to the Holy Land in search of magical, Kabbalistic and alchemical
Balthasar Walther introduced
Kabbalistic ideas into Böhme's
When any teacher of religion comes to
believe that he or she is blessed in a
supernatural manner then that Rabbi has fallen into the
spiritual corruption of the
sin of pride.
Magic historian and
occult investigator Milbourne Christopher warned that
the "transcendental temptation" may lead
one unknowingly and unwittingly into belief in "chosenness" and a deterioration
"In proportion as
heart are fixed upon
the glorified Lord Jesus
Christ, we may count on the Holy
Spirit's enabling. But if we make the Spirit Himself the object of our
aspirations and worship, some false spirit may
counterfeit the true and take us for prey." - Sir Robert Anderson
lives of cult figures such as L. Ron
Hubbard, Anton Szandor
LaVey, Jim Jones,
Applewhite, Eugene Scott,
Phineas Parkhurst Quimby,
Essek William Kenyon,
Aimee Semple McPherson,
William Marrion Branham,
Rodney Howard-Browne reveal
this in stark contrast.
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