Effect

The mentalist displays a small packet of design cards. Each card depicts a different object, such as a BUG...the MOON...A CHRISTMAS TREE, etc. A spectator is first asked to freely mix the design cards. The mentalist then quickly divides the packet of 16 cards into four smaller packets of four cards each. These are placed in a row, design sides down in front of the spectator. The spectator is now told to pick up any one of the four piles. His choice is an absolute free one. While the mentalist turns away...the spectator is asked to mentally select any one of the four designs or objects in the pile he has selected...after which he is to freely mix the cards before replacing them back on the table. Nothing could be more fair.

The mentalist states that he will further mix the design cards. Following the mixing procedure, the mentalist shows the design cards to the spectator one at a time. After a few cards, the mentalist asks if the spectator has seen his mentally selected design or object? If not, the mentalist shows a few more cards until such time as the spectator states that he has seen the design or object he is concentrating upon. At this point, without seeing the faces of one single card...and without asking one additional question, the mentalist proceeds to correctly reveal the one design or object which the spectator is thinking of! Remember, the mentalist always shows at least four design cards before asking whether or not the spectator has seen his mentally selected design. Believe me, your audience will be left without a clue because there are none. Nothing is gimmicked or prepared. It's one of the cleanest and most baffling mental mysteries you can perform. Here's how:

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Fundamentals of Magick

Fundamentals of Magick

Magick is the art and practice of moving natural energies to effect needed or wanted change. Magick is natural, there is absolutely nothing supernatural about it. What is taught here are various techniques of magick for beginners. Magick is natural and simple and the techniques to develop abilities should be simple and natural as well. What is taught on this site is not only the basics of magick, but the basics of many things.

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