Appendix B

Common Questions and Practical Answers

Q: What exactly is feng shui?

A: Feng shui is the art and science of determining how the environment and your home affect you over periods of time. Feng shui can predict, prevent, and encourage events with great accuracy.

Q: Are there certain telltale factors that distinguish a classical-trained practitioner from one who uses modern techniques based on superstition and myth?

A: Yes. Simply, ask questions! First ask what kind of feng shui he or she practices. The answer should be classical or traditional feng shui. If the answer is Bagua School or Compass School, this could mean the consultant practices faux feng shui, in which a home is divided into sections of wealth, health, family, career, ...

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