Originally Posted by niknac
wouldn't the individual [consumer] become more reliant on the opinions of others
No, not opinions, but facts (= reliably high frequency of correct readings). I dont have an idea how to do it because I dont have experiences in the field, but there should be a way to verify the statements of the psychic on their correctness and plausibility.
Please let me know if I understand your point correctly: You suggest that in order to know which person is trustworthy, I have to know it by my own intuition, is this correct?
If yes: A crooked psychic makes his money through betraying and manipulating people and make them believe in his vague, generalized and uncheckable statements. Obvious it is only for my own good to learn how to recognize this sort of tricks. But a qualifying system which is based on facts and not on other peoples opinions I would trust more than a sense of intuition of my own which have failed a lot of times (otherwise what would I be interested in a psychic help for