Derren Brown

Discussion in 'Philosophy' started by dynasty, Aug 17, 2007.

  1. I love Derren Brown. He uses persuasion and psychology to do so called "psychic phenomena" (although he is not actually a psychic, rather an atheist and sceptic) and by doing so exposes people's subconscious thoughts and they think he's actually "psychic" or "Magic." Here's a few of his videos.


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  2. Derren's great, I've seen him a couple of times live and he can be very funny. I write books of effects and psychology for performers like him, mentalism is an interesting subject and well-worth exploring if you're looking for a new interest.

    MelT
     
  3. lightbulbs were once considered magic.



    "be wary of the hypnotist performer who everyone loves" - me, just then. :D




    quite keen of the penn & teller style of revelation magic tricks. "and here's how it was done folks".
     

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