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Background of the ouija board


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Background of the ouija board

  1. 1. Background of the Ouija Board
  2. 2. Ouija board history Ouija boards came into existence as a parlor game in the mid-1800's, when spiritism and channelling were at the height of fashion Ouija Board can be used in groups
  3. 3. The word "Ouija" is a blend of the French and German words for "yes." Ouija board history continued… Ouija Board
  4. 4. Adolphus Theodore Wagner first patented Ouija boards, sometimes referred to as "talking boards," in London, England on January 23, 1854. Inventing the Ouija board In the patent, Wagner called his invention a "psychograph" and its purpose was to read the minds of people with "nervous energy."
  5. 5. By 1861, Frenchman, Allan Kardac, was describing the Ouija board as instruments with which to open communications with the spirit world. Inventing the Ouija board continued… Allan Kardac
  6. 6. Ouija board background In seven short years, the Ouija board had evolved from a mind- reader to portal of communication with the dead Typical layout of an Ouija board
  7. 7. Parker Brothers idea of the Ouija board The 20-25 million Ouija boards sold by Parker Brothers consist of a rectangular game board that is covered with a woodcut-style alphabet, the words yes, no, and good-bye, and the numbers 0-9. Also included with the "game" is a heart-shaped plastic planchette. Parker Brothers
  8. 8. The planchette is the 'pointer' that is supposed to glide over the board under the direction of supernatural forces and form comments and questions by pointing out questions and comments. The planchette Ouija Board planchette
  9. 9. Demons in control Satan and his demons can use the Ouija board to give advice, or even to guide a person in a certain direction. This guidance will even seem to be true, good, and helpful. Satan and his demons pretend to be caring. They try to appear as something that appears harmless.Satan – most powerful demon
  10. 10. Sadly, many people are deceived into believing that Ouija Boards are just a game. The truth of the matter is that God views channelling, or consulting spirits or the dead, to be a serious sin. Fact or false? People using the Ouija board