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- Title: Tea-Cup Reading and Fortune-Telling by Tea Leaves, by a Highland Seer
- Author: A Highland Seer
- ISBN: null
- Page: 129
- Format: Kindle Edition
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Recent Comments "Tea-Cup Reading and Fortune-Telling by Tea Leaves, by a Highland Seer"
Does anyone know when this was written? It's supposed to be the oldest book on the topic written in English. It has delightfully old-fashioned phrasing, and mentions a "car (motor) and carriage." Other than that, many of the signs relate to journeys, letters, inheritances. Birds. Marriage.The theory is interesting. Past choices and events will affect destiny. Tap into choices subconsciously, and the events of the upcoming 24 hours can be seen in your most humble and domestic items--your tea cup. [...]
Tea Leaves GoodHere we have a most enlightening read. The author argues brilliantly that a true scientific study of tea leaves can foretell the future of an eager supplicant. However, several questions are left unanswered. Would coffee work as well as tea? How about herbal teas? Can I just put some dirt in a cup of water and read that? If I were Russian, would I see Cyrillic letters? Was the author high when he wrote this? We'll most likely never know.
I'm also wondering the age of this book- I bought my copy from a second hand book store and my copy looks to be around the same age/condition as my grandmother's books from the 40's. Provides an interesting perspective on tea reading. Fun, short read and the tea leaf illustrations do help with understanding some of the old time-y references (ex: car (motor), and carriage, nosegay).
I think tea leaves are malarkey, and this didn't change my mind, but it was surprisingly insightful. The author subtly acknowledges that tea leaves are much more psychological than mystical. As I discussed this with a friend, she summarized it well for me: "reading tea leaves is basically a Rorschach test."As the author says:This event is not decreed by Fate or Providence, but by the person who by the committal of some act unconsciously compels the occurrence of some future event which he does n [...]
Mildly entertaining. I don't take the practice of telling fortunes seriously, and I notice that most of the outcomes mentioned are of the nature of everyday life, and likely to happen with or without an "omen."
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