3064. One of the simplest ways to predict the future is to have a favorite book, especially a big fat one full of obscure phrases like the Bible, something by Proust, or then again Joyce’s Ulysses . One simply opens the book at random and with the eyes closed you place your finger on a line. Then you open your eyes, read the line and decipher the content with a mind to predicting the future.
Before you do this however, you have to keep in mind the necessity of
employing certain adjustments and calibrations. The interpretation may
be a positive and hopeful one, or, on the contrary, it may predict doom
and destruction in the near future. But do not be distressed if your
prediction is terribly negative until you adjust it using these
Place your interpretation on a scale from minus 10, to plus 10. Minus
ten will be a prediction of terrible drawn out suffering followed by
death in the midst of being abandoned by your friends, after being
falsely accused and convicted of insidious and unsavory crimes you did
3067. Plus ten will signify something on the order of an unexpected inheritance. That nagging pain in your back has completely disappeared. Three different film makers want to buy the rights to the unfinished play you wrote thirty years ago when you were in high school. Somebody found a mimeographed copy in an old yearbook purchased in a used book store and, unbeknownst to you, it has become the talk of Hollywood.