The Rice Experiment Shows that Intentions and Words Have Power

[This is not really news, but we think it comes under the heading of “Need to Know”].  Aaron and Melissa Dykes performed an experiment on the power of intention by placing rice in sterilized jars and then exposing them to different human emotions.  The rice exposed to affectionate human intentions became only slightly discolored with age, while the jar of rice treated with threatening intentions became filled with mold, condensation, and rot.  Rice that was completely ignored responded with modest condensation and small spots of mold.  Unless there is fraud in this experiment, it indicates that emotions and intent can have a much stronger impact on living things, including us and those around us, than ever imagined possible. [If you have some rice, three jars, and a little time, how about repeating this experiment and letting us know your results?] -GEG

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