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  • Psychic Confusion

    Posted on: August 5, 2011

    A family member visited a psychic and brought news that there was in the present an undiscovered illness (bad liver for my dad), Plethora of negative energy emanating from my mother (aside from occasional nagging hard to believe), bad relationship for my sister possibly in the next 23 years, an unwanted pregnancy in a year and finally a curse on our family!!. Sounds at first excess and hard to believe but I’d like to handle this by starting with an open-mind , however at the same time being open also seems to open the doors to all those negative energies, doubts and possibly self-creating this prediction. Little confused??
    Other questions that slowly crossed my mind.
    Dr. Chopra what is your opinion on psychics do genuine ones exist? Can another conscious mind focus so much good/bad intention as to help/curse a collective consciousness; in our case my family ( and would it matter if we are aware of the intention or not aware)? Does/would the universe respond to such intentions?? If it is all made up then i can see how damaging toxic ideas in the mind are maybe even comparable to a physical assault. Almost like giving someone a depression and getting away with it, are such practices even legal?

    Answer:
    There are people who have genuine psychic abilities, but I’m not so sure your family member found one. If you want to be open minded about this you can do it without encouraging those negative ideas. Approach the psychic’s claims pragmatically. Next time your dad is in for a physical checkup, include some blood work to check on the liver. Regarding your mom, you have already indicated that from your lifetime of experience with her, it is not true that she is emanating a constant stream of negativity. So you can dismiss that. To say that your sister will have a bad relationship sometime in the next 23 years seems so vague as to be meaningless. And whenever someone has sex without contraception, there is a chance for pregnancy. So the unwanted pregnancy prediction doesn’t seem that helpful either. And the final comment about the family curse strikes me as utterly useless. What is the effect this curse is supposed to have had on the family, and how is it supposed to be released? How would you know if the curse was lifted or not? Without anything practical to go on, you should ignore that comment altogether. This psychic may have been deliberately deceptive or perhaps completely sincere. But even sincere people can tell you things that are complete nonsense. It’s always your responsibility to be clear headed and practical about everything you encounter. Ask yourself it is useful information or not? Does it support a vision of you that is empowered and the creative force of your life, or a view that sees you as a weak victim of circumstances? I think you can see where this psychic fits.
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