The religious component of a psychic surgery is the key to its success.
The way faith healers prepare their patients for the operation is a fine lesson in mind conditioning that even psychologists can learn from.
The preparation involves the meticulous building of the right atmosphere, a process that comprises long prayer sessions. Religious items such as candles, prayer books, rosary beads, images of saints, and crucifixes are the props a faith healer uses to his advantage during the conditioning process.
If you have a chance to watch a practicing psychic surgeon perform surgery live or on TV, watch with your eyes wide open. The level of sleight-of-hand artistry will amaze you.
If you watch also with an analytical mind, the psychology they employ will also entertain you.
Since I presume you don’t believe in psychic healing, you still can learn some lessons from watching faith (fake?) healers work. These lessons are on how to thoroughly fool lay people.
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