Power of Persuasion – Arthur Setterington
A great resource for performers of mentalism.
When you open this small booklet, it says:
What is “Power of Persuasion”?
P.O.P. is a lecture/demonstration, using simple items, which can be carried in a brief—case.
P.O.P. is a fresh approach to mentalism, which blows away the cobwebs of the past, eschewing the supernatural or prenatural, making it acceptable to modern audiences.
P.O.P. is based on fact, not possibilities or probabilities. The techniques used are up to date, educational, instructive and, above all – ENTERTAINING.
P.O.P. is a framework into which effects, already in the possession of many magicians, may be included. Anything which has
to be constructed will be found simple to make and inexpensive to
P.O.P. introduces a new experience to the spectators, wherein they are led to believe that they understand the working of the demonstrations but are left entirely in the dark.
P.O.P. is revealing, intriguing and compelling and the demonstrator is given credit for his apparently clever psychological subtleties.