Originally Posted by momo3bur
Which is really sad and gives psychics a bad rep much of the time.
I think the bad rep is resulting not so much from the work ethics (I suppose many of them are trying to help others, not all obvious), but from the fact that there is no known proof (not known to me at least) for those abilities. As Erin said, it isnt an "exact science" and the human mind can easily be tricked into believing such things by cold-reading, very generalized statements and other mind-games (It is a very human thing and I know it too good from my own experience
Midnite: great idea. I was thinking about something similar, too. The difficult part would be to find the right people to do it, they should keep a sceptical and a objective approach about the ranking. It is a pretty easy thing to be impressed by a charming but fake psychic. To illustrate what I mean: klick