My Secret Power – By Houdini

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My Secret Power – By Houdini

My Secret Power – By Houdini I have read Mr. Gow’s article about myself, and am naturally interested in his point of view, having made a study both of conjuring and what is known as spiritualism. He tells me he knows very little about conjuring in itself, and he is consequently unwilling to attribute any wonders he sees to spiritualistic powers merely because he cannot understand them in any other way, in which he is quite wise. Now I think I may claim, without boasting, to know pretty well all the...

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Jasper Maskelyne, I Want To Be Converted To Spiritualism

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Jasper Maskelyne, I Want To Be Converted To Spiritualism

I want to be converted to spiritualism. The big “But” that stops me. By Jasper Maskelyne, the world-famous magician. I believe in God, but my faith does not enter into spiritualism – as yet. The fact is that spiritualism has not come my way. But I am not out to fight the spiritualists. I am out for the truth, and am honestly open to conviction. More, if the spirit world exists, I want to be convinced of it. Three generations of my family have now invited the spiritualists to come and substantiate their claims in...

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