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Author Topic: Is there any proof that palm reading is accurate?  (Read 490 times)

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Is there any proof that palm reading is accurate?
« on: 18 June, 2017, 06:02:48 PM »
Have you had any experience of having your palm read? What happened? How did it turn out?

The old sceptic in me thinks that all the creases on the palms of my hand mean only one thing - my palms are in serious need of a good ironing.

But, for centuries, palm reading has been a big trade all over the world. I once had my palm read by an Indian geezer years ago when I was back-packing across Central India - and this spiritual old bird told me I'd travel far! (Big deal, I thought, seeing as I was clearly English and almost 5,000 miles from home. Not worth a rupee that prophecy.)

He also said that I'd have two children. Which prophecy did come true. Years later I actually went on to have a son and a daughter. So I am sort of split two ways on palm reading.

Has there ever been any proof that palm-ology is based on a demonstrable scientific truth? Or even if it is some measurable % more reliable than relying on pure guesswork? 

Is it the listener's sheer belief in palm reading that makes it work? Or is there a basis in fact?
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