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Sorcery A sorcerer mumbles a spell over a photograph of a seriously ill girl and she is cured Another sorcerer sticks pins in a wax doll and his distant victim screams Preposterous Certainly that s what we

  • Title: Sorcery
  • Author: J. Finley Hurley
  • ISBN: 9780710202925
  • Page: 352
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • Sorcery By J. Finley Hurley, A sorcerer mumbles a spell over a photograph of a seriously ill girl, and she is cured Another sorcerer sticks pins in a wax doll, and his distant victim screams Preposterous Certainly that s what we were taught, but a mass of evidence has accumu lated suggesting that we were wrong, that these things may occur, and occur in accordance with rationally determined principlA sorcerer mumbles a spell over a photograph of a seriously ill girl, and she is cured Another sorcerer sticks pins in a wax doll, and his distant victim screams Preposterous Certainly that s what we were taught, but a mass of evidence has accumu lated suggesting that we were wrong, that these things may occur, and occur in accordance with rationally determined principles In this persuasively argued book, J Finley Hurley gives serious consideration to the possibility that old fashioned strike dead and blind sorcery is a reality.The power to influence the thoughts, dreams and actions of other at great distance is one of the oldest facts of nature known to man, and this book gives a clear exposition of why we should regard sorcery as a very real phenomenon It shows that old fashioned sorcery, the casting of spells that heal or kill, can be a rational ad effective procedure in harmony with the modern, scientific world view A few scientists have recognized this, but their evidence has never been treated in detail until this book.It draws from scientific studies in many areas perception, creativity, biofeedback, dreams, telepathy, psychosomatic reactions to marshal the fascinating case histories and experiments that put sorcery in a surprisingly modern perspective Without abandoning rationality, the reader can understand how a spell is cast and why it works the impli cations are absorbing and perhaps frightening.Comments by researchers and authors in the field of the paranormal include Jule Eisenbud, late professor of psychiatry at the university of Colorado, was cited by Steven Braude as parapsychology s premier theoretician Eisenbud was the author of many books on the paranormal, including Psi and Psychoanalysis, Paranormal Foreknowledge, Psychology and the Unconscious, The World of Ted Serios He wrote that Sorcery is a marvelous book It is far and away the best thing that has been written on the extensive powers of the mind for producing evil at a distance, and I trust it will put the futile exercises of the laboratory in their place once and for all Colin Wilson, prolific author of books on the paranormal, a few of which are The Occult, The Outsider, The Psychic Detectives, Mysteries of the Mind, The Unexplained, Poltergeist wrote I think Sorcery a really excellent piece of work very exciting Guy Lyon Playfair, author of many books on the paranormal, among them The Flying Cow, Cycles of Heaven, The Indefinite Boundary, The Unknown Power, Twin Telepathy, Medicine, Mind Magic, applauded Sorcery as a splendid book It is a book I certainly intend to read again.
    Sorcery Definition of Sorcery by Merriam Webster Sorcery definition is the use of power gained from the assistance or control of evil spirits especially for divining necromancy How to use sorcery in a sentence. Sorcery occult practice Britannica Sorcery, the practice of malevolent magic, derived from casting lots as a means of divining the future in the ancient Mediterranean world Some scholars distinguish sorcery from witchcraft by noting that it is learned rather than intrinsic. Sorcery Definition of Sorcery at Dictionary Sorcery is supernatural power or the ability to use supernatural powers witchcraft or magic The word sorcery often though not always refers to so called black magic magic used for evil purposes. Sorcery definition of sorcery by The Free Dictionary sorcery the belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world black art, black magic, necromancy magic, thaumaturgy any art that invokes supernatural powers witchcraft, witchery the art of sorcery Sorcery Sorcery, Sorcerers and Sorceress Occultopedia From Middle English sorcerie, and Old French sorcier, derived from the Vulgar Latin sortiarius, traced back to the original Latin, sors, meaning lot, or chance, and sortis, the genitive case meaning of, or by, lots indicative of the practice of divination by lots, or Sortilege , sorcery is a process of casting enchantments or conjuring demons and or spirits to alter or influence natural events, objects, people, inkle Sorcery An epic interactive fantasy adventure through a weird world of magic Steve Jackson s Sorcery is a four part fantasy adventure like never before With tens of thousands of choices, the story rewrites itself around your actions Battle weird and deadly creatures, cast powerful spells, play with honour, or Sorcery Sorcery may refer to Magic supernatural , a category of beliefs and practices considered separate from both religion and science Witchcraft, the belief and practice of magical abilities Maleficium sorcery , a form of evil magic What does the Bible say about sorcery GotQuestions Jan , Sorcery is an attempt to bypass God s wisdom and power and give glory to Satan instead God has no tolerance for sorcery In Deuteronomy , sorcery is listed among the sinful practices of the nations surrounding Israel. sorcery Crossword Clue, Crossword Solver Wordplays The Crossword Solver finds answers to American style crosswords, British style crosswords, general knowledge crosswords and cryptic crossword puzzles Enter the answer length or the answer pattern to get better results Click the answer to find similar crossword clues Not all answers shown, provide a pattern or longer clue for results. Magic supernatural Magic is the application of beliefs, rituals or actions practiced with the view that they can subdue or manipulate natural or supernatural beings and forces It is a category into which have been placed various beliefs and practices sometimes considered separate from both religion and science.

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    1. This is a really fascinating book I ve picked up several books which try to explain how and why one can expect success through doing goofy shit like conducting rituals and casting spells, and there s usually a lot of what if and open your mind and you won t know for sure until you try employed, which is rarely convincing This book on the other hand makes a valiant attempt to actually argue with scientific evidence, meticulously cited, that sorcery is a reality, and it is shockingly successful It [...]

    2. A really interesting read While as the book became and interested in sorcery, I became and skeptical, I believe that it was a valuable read The discussion on the unconscious and placebo s in the first few chapters were really interesting Some of the science that is discussed in the book does seem quite fantastical it became easy for me to become skeptical of much of the seemingly anecdotal evidence provided What this book does best is present the case that, despite our positivist assumptions [...]

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