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Daemon
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Psychic Surgery

Condemned in many countries as a form of medical fraud, psychic surgery is practiced by healers in several indigenous cultures, mainly in the Philippines and Brazil. Acting as mediums for healing forces, practitioners allegedly perform surgery using their fingers or other tools, usually without violating the skin surface, and remove disease-causing matter from within patients. However, many believe that this is little more than sleight of hand. What magicians have worked to debunk the practice? More...
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Psychic Surgery
Condemned in many countries as a form of medical fraud, psychic surgery is practiced by healers in several indigenous cultures, mainly in the Philippines and Brazil. Acting as mediums for healing forces, practitioners allegedly perform surgery using their fingers or other tools, usually without violating the skin surface, and remove disease-causing matter from within patients. However, many believe that this is little more than sleight of hand.
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Psychic Surgery
Condemned in many countries as a form of medical fraud, psychic surgery is practiced by healers in several indigenous cultures, mainly in the Philippines and Brazil. Acting as mediums for healing forces, practitioners allegedly perform surgery using their fingers or other tools, usually without violating the skin surface, and remove disease-causing matter from within patients. However, many believe that this is little more than sleight of hand.
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“Psychic Surgery” refers to a form of healing practiced in the Philippines wherein the healer appears to perform surgery upon a conscious patient with no instruments or anesthesia, apparently opening the patient’s body and removing diseased material with bare hands, and then closing the wound leaving no trace of the incision remaining.

This practice was first publicly introduced to the United States in April 1960 by FATE, a magazine dealing exclusively with so-called ‘paranormal’ phenomena, events believed to be scientifically unexplainable. As the subject of “bloodless surgery” (as the practice was first called by the magazine) carried a certain amount of gore appeal, it became popular among other magazines with a similar interest in unexplained phenomena; renamed "Psychic Surgery1," the topic became reasonably well-known among those interested in paranormal theories in the United States and Europe… but it also became well-known among a particular grouping of American and European citizens with a vested interest in a certain type of paranormal phenomena: miraculous cures.

Science, despite its own press, has limitations; the most painful of these is in the medical sciences. It has become an accepted -- almost expected -- ritual for doctors dealing with chronically or terminally ill patients to inform these patients of when biomedical science can no longer offer them either treatment or hope. Not surprisingly, there are some patients that do not accept this as the final declaration that most doctors feel it is and, instead of preparing to die, make every effort to explore other possible cures. Stories of miraculous cures offer patients beyond biomedical hope the possibility of a complete and immediate recovery. The United States has a history of such patients traveling the world looking for miracles; so the stories of miraculous healings in the Philippines found a ready audience as they were spread by the paranormal phenomena magazines.
taurine
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Insurance for 'medical' practitioner like this one must be magical.

Meine treue deine hande. Herzogtum.
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Psychic Surgery
Condemned in many countries as a form of medical fraud, psychic surgery is practiced by healers in several indigenous cultures, mainly in the Philippines and Brazil. Acting as mediums for healing forces, practitioners allegedly perform surgery using their fingers or other tools, usually without violating the skin surface, and remove disease-causing matter from within patients. However, many believe that this is little more than sleight of hand.

Usually using chicken guts.
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