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Practical Mind-Reading | by William Walker Atkinson



A course of lessons on thought-transference, telepathy, mental currents, mental rapport, etc. Containing practical instruction, exercises, directions, etc., capable of being understood, mastered and demonstrated by any person of average intelligence

TitlePractical Mind-Reading
AuthorWilliam Walker Atkinson
PublisherAdvanced Thought Publishing Co.
Year1908
Copyright1908, Advanced Thought Publishing Co.
AmazonPractical Mind-Reading: A Course of Lessons on Thought Transference
-Lesson I. The Nature Of Mind Reading
ONLY a few years ago the general public was in almost total ignorance of the great truth of Thought Transference, Thought Projection, Telepathy, or Mind Reading. It is true that here and there were to...
-Lesson II. The Proofs Of Mind Reading
As we have said in the previous chapter, the general public is gradually awakening to the knowledge of the reality of Mental Transference, and it is scarcely necessary to devote the time and space to ...
-The Proofs Of Mind Reading. Continued
The Creery Experiments One of the interesting series of experiments conducted by members of the English Society was that of the family of the Rev. A. M. Creery, of Derbyshire, England. This investiga...
-Lesson III. Contact Mind Reading
MIND Reading is divided by the authorities into two general classes, viz., Contact Mind Reading and Telepathic Mind Reading. The first of these classes, Contact Mind Reading, is demonstrated by ...
-Lesson IV. Development Exercises
THE student should practice privately with the assistance of a few friends, before he ventures before a parlor audience, for by so doing he overcomes the first lack of confidence in himself, and the a...
-Development Exercises. Part 2
General Directions The prime requisite for a successful demonstration of Mind Reading is the acquirement, or possession, by the Transmitter, of a clear idea of direction in his mind. The associated r...
-Development Exercises. Part 3
Practice Exercise 1. Finding Locations After you have grown proficient in locating the corners of rooms, you may have the Transmitter select other parts of the room, such as doors, mantels, windows, ...
-Development Exercises. Part 4
General Remarks On Practice The above exercises will train the student to receive and act upon the mental commands or messages of the Transmitter, under a great variety of circumstances and condition...
-Lesson V. Simple Demonstrations
IN beginning a public demonstration, it will be well for you to give a short preliminary talk to the audience, somewhat along the following lines: Opening Talk Ladies and Gentlemen, with your ass...
-Simple Demonstrations. Part 2
Beginning The Test Then, take the hand of the Transmitter, in the manner already described in previous lesson, placing it to your forehead, or else holding it up high in front of you. Then begin a wa...
-Simple Demonstrations. Part 3
Finding A Small Object. Demonstration III Have the audience select some small object in plain sight in the room. Then find it in the manner described of above in the case of the selected person. The ...
-Simple Demonstrations. Part 4
The Hidden Jewelry. Demonstration VII Have the audience select some small article, like a scarf-pin, ring, etc., and hide it on the person of some one of the audience. Then you are to find it This de...
-Simple Demonstrations. Part 5
The Returned Hats. Demonstration XIII Have the hats of a number of men in the audience placed on a table or other place, and then returning to the room, blindfolded of course, you pick up the hats, o...
-Simple Demonstrations. Part 6
About Transmitters I. If your Transmitter does not do his work properly, and you feel that he is not Concentrating properly, or using his Will effectively, do not hesitate to change him. You need not...
-Lesson VI. Difficult Demonstrations
WE shall now direct your attention to a class of demonstrations of a rather more complicated order than those related in the last chapter. But even these difficult feats may be rendered comparatively ...
-Difficult Demonstrations. Part 2
The Game Of Cards. Demonstration III Similar to the above is the feat known as the Game of cards, Two players sit opposite each other at a table, having dealt themselves two hands of euchre. Have t...
-Difficult Demonstrations. Part 3
The Chosen Word In The Book. Demonstration VI Like the last feat, this is a complex and difficult one, but one that always arouses enthusiasm in an audience when well performed. It will repay you for...
-Difficult Demonstrations. Part 4
The Lady's Age. Demonstration VII This is a variation of the above feat. A lady in the audience is asked to whisper her age in the ear of the Transmitter, and you are to draw it on the board or paper...
-Lesson VII. Sensational Feats
IN addition to the feats given In this work, which, together with their countless variations, form the stock in trade of the majority of the professional Mind Readers, there are a number of other feat...
-Sensational Feats. Continued
The Postoffice Feat Another feat favored by some of the professional performers is that of having a letter placed in a post-office lock-box, the key of which is given the performer at a point some di...
-Lesson VIII. Higher Phenomena
IN the demonstrations described and explained in the previous parts of this work, the mental impressions travel from one mind to another over the channels of the telegraphic wires of the nervous sys...
-Higher Phenomena. Part 2
Demonstrations Without A Transmitter These experiences will become so frequent and so strong that he may often (in the cases of peculiarly sensitive people) perform the entire feat without the physic...
-Higher Phenomena. Part 3
Long Distance Experiments Experiments of wireless Mind Reading or Telepathy may be tried between friends at long distances, space apparently presenting no obstacle to the passage of the thought wav...
-Higher Phenomena. Part 4
Rapport Conditions There is a great difference in the degrees of rapport existing between different people, and as the degree of success depends upon the degree of rapport it is of the greatest impor...
-Practical Palmistry Or The Hands And How To Read Them
By E. Rene, A Popular And Practical Work With 16 Full-Page Illustrations. Palmistry is not guess work and you can learn much from the study of it that you can put to practical usage. A person may c...







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