How To: Practice the art of street cons with Michael Shermer

Practice the art of street cons with Michael Shermer

How to Practice the art of street cons with Michael Shermer

The art of the con is as old as civilization, employing the skills of deception, misdirection, and the psychology of human greed and the desire to get something for nothing. In this episode Shermer employs a professional con artist to teach him the fine art of conning people. He shows a street game where you follow the queen. Unfortunately, you're being scammed. Three card monte will always take your money. It's a straight out con.

(1) Part 1 of 2 - How to Practice the art of street cons with Michael Shermer, (2) Part 2 of 2 - How to Practice the art of street cons with Michael Shermer

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Very interesting, now I know the tricks =) Thanks a lot

nothing is showing whats wrong with this

nice one; been wanting tom know that one for ever!!!

time to get practicing!

cool. I'm gonna try that one.

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