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Is hypnotism real?

When I see videos I'm never sure.
fanuc2013 · 51-55, F
Of course! Check out democrat voters!
HoraceGreenley · 56-60, M
Yes. I've been hypnotized and it's very real.
samanthaG · 26-30, F
As real as magic(at least from some magicians. )
FORMERLYbatovn · 56-60, M
Ive been a hypnotist for 29 years, and its very real. There are a number of things that can affect its effectiveness, but I have had very positive success with using it to help people. If you wish to talk more Im around....if not, no problem
Annie1899 · 36-40, F
@FORMERLYbatovn Hi. I'd like to learn a bit more about the kind of hypnotism you do,
FORMERLYbatovn · 56-60, M
@Annie1899 we can talk any time
bookerdana · M
It is but stage shows kinda make it seem fake...they sometimes do complex dental procedures using hypnosis..its a dissociative process akin to daydreams
DavidT8899 · 22-25, M
@bookerdana But stage shows are designed to be sort of "Hollywood";they are meant for entertainment.But that doesn't mean the process isn't legitimate.
bookerdana · M
@DavidT8899 no it is but i understand the OPs confusion
Can it pass testing? Do exactly what it’s claimed to do?

If it’s not science, it’s superstition.
Virgo79 · 61-69, M
It's real, my dad was hypnotized at the hospital to quit smoking.
Never smoked again.
DavidT8899 · 22-25, M
Its real enough,but there's NOTHING mystical about it;its all scientific principle.
Strictgram · 70-79, C
Annie, I wonder why you haven't responded to my messages?
Annie1899 · 36-40, F
@Strictgram I honestly don't know.
SW-User
i saw a show on stage once and it just seemed set up and fake
Annie1899 · 36-40, F
@SW-User That's what I was wondering.
I don't know either.. i guess its possible but who knows
I had a professor who was a forensic hypnotist

Yeah it’s real
Sorta of, some people are susceptible to it and others are not.
Tonydang · M
I’m sceptic also I see it and think no way
Only works on some people.
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Annie1899 · 36-40, F
@BiasForAction Have you been hypnotized or seen it done in real life?
I think it's real, but deeply misunderstood
Annie1899 · 36-40, F
@ImperialAerosolKidFromEP Would you elaborate?
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