By Deborah Harkness
Book one of many New York Times–bestselling All Souls trilogy—"a splendidly ingenious grown-up fable with all of the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight" (People)
Deborah Harkness's gleaming debut, A Discovery of Witches, has introduced her into the highlight and galvanized lovers all over the world. during this story of ardour and obsession, Diana Bishop, a tender pupil and a descendant of witches, discovers a long-lost and enchanted alchemical manuscript, Ashmole 782, deep in Oxford's Bodleian Library. Its reappearance summons a fantastical underworld, which she navigates together with her top guy, vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont.
Harkness has created a universe to rival these of Anne Rice, Diana Gabaldon, and Elizabeth Kostova, and he or she provides a scholar's intensity to this riveting story of magic and suspense. the tale keeps in e-book , Shadow of Night, and concludes with The publication of Life, coming from Viking in July 2014.
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Nor, surprisingly, can you walk into the room with people who refuse to believe. What you end up with, in either case, are people who will find what they want to find. Both groups already have an a priori expectation for what they want to see. The people who have totally bought into it will be quick to jump to the conclusions necessary to support what they want to believe is happening versus looking for something else that might be going on instead. The ones who reject it out of hand won't recognize it when it's happening.
In most cases, it is designed to be repetitive and it can in some cases be used to teach or learn a skill. It determines structure through which you progress to an end result. It does not have to be particularly scientific or approved by anyone except the person who designs it or decides to use it. The reason for using a specific method is to accomplish a task or to impart specific knowledge from one individual to another. In remote viewing, using a method without concern for protocol can quickly lead to exaggerated, artificial, or misleading results.
Being a remote viewer requires a lot more than is required of a psychic. This doesn't mean that psychics operating on their own are less capable than remote viewers; it just means their techniques are different, and different techniques or methods operating outside of an appropriate protocol, do have a direct affect on whether or not someone is actually remote viewing. Therefore: remote viewing is the ability to produce information that is correct about a place, event, person, object, or concept which is located somewhere else in time/space, and which is completely blind to the remote viewer and others taking part in the process of collecting the information.
A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy, Book 1) by Deborah Harkness