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Thai Politics Challenges Fortune-Tellersi
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June 19, 2014 6:04 AM
In Thailand, fortune-tellers have long been sought out for spiritual advice and guidance. But since last month’s military takeover of the country, even spiritual ceremonies can take on political overtones. Steve Sandford reports.

Thai Politics Challenges Fortune-Tellers

Published June 19, 2014

In Thailand, fortune-tellers have long been sought out for spiritual advice and guidance. But since last month’s military takeover of the country, even spiritual ceremonies can take on political overtones. Steve Sandford reports.


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by: osuagwu from: kuwait
June 19, 2014 5:58 AM
In repressive regimes such as the military rules in Thailand the line between what free speech and what is extracted by force becomes blurred. Then why should one believe this prophesy?