The Psychic Or Idealistic Hand

This type, may in many ways be considered as the

highest development of the hand on the purely mental plane, but from a

worldly standpoint it is the least successful of all. Its possessors live

in a world of dreams and ideals. They know little or nothing about the

practical or purely material side of existence, and when they have to

earn their own bread they gain so little that they usually starve.

These beautiful hands do not appear made for work in any sense. They are

also too spiritual and frail to deal blows and hold their own in the

battle of life. If they are supported by others, or have money of their

own to live on, all may be well, and in such cases they will be likely to

develop strange psychic gifts dealing with visions and ideals that some

few may hear and understand. But if not, their fate as a rule is a sad

one, they will easily be pushed aside by the rougher types of humanity

or, in sheer helplessness, take their own lives, and so end the unequal


In constitution they are seldom strong physically, and consequently they

are doubly unfitted for the struggle for existence.

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