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numerology

Pseudomedicine
The study of the mystical significance of numbers and their alleged influence on human behaviour, health and other activities.
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And so the obsession of signs and portents in dreams as interpreted by numbers created a business for local numerologists.
But Petullo, the numerologist, advises people to take a closer look at 08/08/2008.
Before becoming drawn into this project of "translation" he has made a living as a numerologist.
Atlanta: Party by Numbers: Meet Numerologist Brigit Canobra
Because of the special nature of the number pattern it creates, numerologist Sonia Ducie says this Wednesday will bring good luck.
A minor-league gambler (a card-counter at blackjack) turns out to be a numerologist obsessed with variations on the number 36, and casts a spell "which he had had frequent occasions to use against various officials and auditors in the Southern District of New York.
A decidedly non-traditional twist on business reporting came in November 1971, when the magazine asked a prominent astrologer and leading numerologist to analyze several well-known Hoosiers.
The numerologist might thus claim that his numbers are obtained through purely mathematical speculations, which he could spell out without feeling any need to justify them.
Huffmann offers a compelling, multi-facted case against these stark alternatives - either mystical numerologist or rigorous mathematician.
The h of hinternational is also the antidote to the institutionalized smugness of the self-privileging metropolitan and canonical numerologist whose empyrean supersession of the rest of humanity renders any comparisons odious.
For decades the military diCtator was a numerologist and xenophobe.
Basilides, perhaps the first to play the numerologist with Mithras,(29) spoke of the original state of matter as a [pi][alpha][nu][sigma][pi][epsilon][rho][rho][mu][iota][alpha], borrowing the term not from Aristotle but from a meal consumed at Eleusis.