No, Harry, the BS is coming from you. Here's your first post:
"I often wonder if any of the skeptics have actually tried using a
couple bent wires. They work for me but I don't base any decisions on
what they inidicate without other evidence supporting them. From
tests of a few neighbors, friedns and family it seems that they work
for at least half of anyone who tries it."
No mention there of working only when there are clues, just the blanket
statement "they work for me ... they work for at least half of anyone who
This was followed with a lot of "obviously you haven't tried it" directed at
In another post, you wrote "I have found things using them and I have had them
fail." No mention there, either, of dowsing working only when there are clues.
Just the blanket statement "I have found things using them."
And this: "The problem with that is they indicate in just one location. I can
stand in one spot, sway back and forth and they cross/uncross. Take
one step and they don't. Am I infulencing them? Not that I can tell
and I have tried to tell if I am." No mention there of any external clues,
On Jun 24, 11:28 am, firstname.lastname@example.org (Doug Miller) wrote:
So you admit you can't distinguish the difference between "working" in
thesense of actually finding things and "working" in the sense of the
rods moving? If you had actually paid attention to my posts you would
see repeated statements where any "working" I refer to is speakign
about the rods moving, not finding things.
But then you apparently are unable to understand anything that does
not agree with your admant insistance that everyone but you is wrong.
my father in law certainly did NOT know where the 1" iron line a quarter
mile long from the spring up ontop the hill was when he had that old man
come out and 'witch' it for him. dug down to the line the first time.
There are multiple plausible explanations for that:
a) the old man who 'witched' the line is the same guy that *installed* the
line forty years before
b) dumb luck
c) get anywhere close and dig a big enough hole, and you're bound to hit it
d) somebody's lying
The fact is that when "dowsing" is tested under controlled conditions, NOBODY
has EVER demonstrated success at any rate greater than that expected by blind
If you think you can do it, go get your million dollars.
The most obvious explanation is that -- by your own description -- you were
out there _looking_for_something_. It's hardly surprising that you found
Again -- if you really believe in this stuff, just demonstrate it under
controlled conditions, and you're an instant millionaire.
On Mon, 22 Jun 2009 15:26:28 -0700 (PDT), " email@example.com"
Once again, someone who 100% successful in their witching just walks
away from a million dollars. That's the reason I can't take your
story seriously - you might be lying, deluded, or just lucky.
If someone told you that they had been playing 21 at the church
Casino nights for the last 10 years and that they won virtually EVERY
time wouldn't you find it strange that they refused to go to Las Vegas
and clean up.
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