Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Fear the Future


At the heart of much speculative fiction (and fiction in general) is a question. What if? On Tuesdays I like to throw one out there and see what you make of it. Do with it as you please. If a for-instance is not specified, feel free to interpret that instance as you wish. And if you find this becomes a novel-length answer, I'd appreciate a thank you in the acknowledgements.
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What if you had a reading done by a psychic (one you trust, one you know who's been accurate in the past), and their prediction for you was something terrible happening to you?

12 comments:

  1. I don't believe in such things so I wouldn't believe what they said. Simple!

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  2. I'm like Alex, I don't believe in psychic!

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  3. If you believe in psychics there would still be potential to change anything negative they may predict. It would give you a chance to act accordingly so you could avoid or prevent a potentially bad outcome.

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  4. I generally don't believe in psychics (although there was one in this area of New York who has quite a following and he's even appeared on some cable shows - he's also doing zoom "house parties" during the pandemic - I wonder if he predicted COVID, though). So....it might scare me but I would also take it with a healthy dose of skepticism.

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    1. I think I need to rephrase the question. I didn't realize all of my readers were skeptics (although, maybe I should have known).

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  5. Belief or not, it's still a good story idea. :) Be well!

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    1. If you knew doom was coming for you... How would one react?

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  6. This remind me on Christian Dior and how he was superstition, but I don't believe in these things.

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  7. Once a fortune teller told me she saw darkness in my near future and if I were to pay her more she'd pray for me.

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  8. I would think one can change what has not happened yet to be honest. It reminds me of my mom. When she was in her early 20s(I think then) she went to a psychic. The psychic told her she would be pregnant when she is 36 but have a tough birth and die giving birth. She was pregnant with me at age 36 and when giving birth, ran into complications because I was coming out with my face first so the dr's had to push me back in and position me right. Thankfully, my mom did not die but she said she thought of the psychic when she was pregnant but she also didn't give her much power over her.

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    1. Yes, of course one can change the things that are coming into one's life. Glad that psychic was wrong.

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