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A look at dowsing


Posted on Tuesday, 10 July, 2007 | Comment icon 4 comments


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Comment icon #1 Posted by brothers on 11 July, 2007, 0:23
Ofcourse there is something to it. LIke the article said the Oil companies would pay good money to find the oil. James Randi is a showmen himself so you cannot believe everything he says or does.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Gatofeo on 12 July, 2007, 4:29
I dowsed for metallic objects in the ground years ago, in the early 70s, when I was about 16. My father claimed it could be done. Of course, me being a know-it-all lad of 16 I swore it was impossible. (Some would charge I'm now a know-it-all grump of 52). My father claimed that at work, as a construction electrician, he dowsed to find buried conduit, containing an electrical line. I wouldn't believe him. Well, a little while later Dad appeared from his basement workshop with a couple of lengths of BRASS welding rod bent into an L-shape. He led me into the backyard, where he grasped the short e... [More]
Comment icon #3 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 13 July, 2007, 15:24
^ Wow, I never heard of dowsing metal, but I know my father can dowse water. When I was young, he was able to pinpoint wells for neighbors to dig and pipe for housing. He also struck an underground spring, in which, today it's now a small stream. I never really tried to see if I a was able to locate/detect water using dowsing methods. Would be fun if I could though!


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