If you know Mien Shiang (pronounced myen shung), you can determine anyone’s
character, personality, health, wealth potential, social standing, and longevity simply
by looking at his or her face.
We live in an age of high technology. No matter the distance, we can communicate
with one another directly and instantly by telephone, e-mail, fax, even by satellite.
Yet, when something momentous occurs—such as a job interview or a marriage
proposal—we nearly always have to do it face-to-face.
There’s no doubt that communicating in person has...