Environment

The Spirit Cons Her

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorJan 14, 2011 1:38 AM

Newsletter

Sign up for our email newsletter for the latest science news
 

Where does the Huffington Post find these people:

I know I told you I was over astrologers, but I never said anything about clairvoyant healers. A friend of mine raved about Tori Quisling, so I had to meet her. Her readings supposedly guide and empower. What's the harm in that?

What's the harm? How about getting ripped off by a charlatan? Ah, but the little lamb was seeking cosmic wisdom:

I figured she could teach me a few spiritual lessons, or at least explain what the heck an aura is.

Yeah, what the heck is an aura? Can somebody tell me without having to pay a glorified, over-priced fortune teller? How about you, gentle seeker of urban Dharma? Did you learn what an aura is, and by the way, what was the cost of your spiritual lesson?

1 free article left
Want More? Get unlimited access for as low as $1.99/month
Already a subscriber? Log In or Register
1 free articleSubscribe
Want unlimited access?

Subscribe today and save 70%

Subscribe

Already a subscriber? Log In or Register
More From Discover
Recommendations From Our Store
Shop Now
Stay Curious
Join
Our List

Sign up for our weekly science updates.

 
Subscribe
To The Magazine

Save up to 70% off the cover price when you subscribe to Discover magazine.

Copyright © 2021 Kalmbach Media Co.