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Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th May 2022, 01:42 PM
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Posted By Michel H
I don't think that Russia, which has already lost...

I don't think that Russia, which has already lost many soldiers in this war that they started, deserves "success in Ukraine". The peace plan I proposed was:

Point (3) makes it clear that Russia...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th May 2022, 09:26 AM
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Views: 39,578
Posted By Michel H
This is what you say on this forum. But what do...

This is what you say on this forum. But what do people say on Russian forums? (though I am not sure about freedom of speech in Russia, but people can comment on RT.com).

Perhaps they say that...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th May 2022, 09:18 AM
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Views: 39,578
Posted By Michel H
This might mean a nuclear war. Very dangerous,...

This might mean a nuclear war. Very dangerous, and doesn't stop this war killing dozens of people every day quickly.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th May 2022, 09:11 AM
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Views: 39,578
Posted By Michel H
I quote again: ...

I quote again:

(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_Crimean_status_referendum#Post-referendum_polls)
This doesn't seem North-Korean at all to me.

As far as I know, Ukraine and the West have...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th May 2022, 08:44 AM
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Views: 39,578
Posted By Michel H
So it looks like you disagree with 75% of what I...

So it looks like you disagree with 75% of what I said.

But you did not explain how you would quickly stop this war, in practical terms.

I believe that the Russians would become much less...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 30th May 2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 39,578
Posted By Michel H
No, he's not a pacifist, he is all for violence...

No, he's not a pacifist, he is all for violence and war as long as it favours Russia, why else would he be encouraging their aggression?[/QUOTE]
I am not encouraging Russian aggression in Ukraine...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd May 2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 39,578
Posted By Michel H
I agree with you that, if Crimeans receives...

I agree with you that, if Crimeans receives electricity from Ukraine, they should normally pay for it. However, it seems that, in 2014 the supply of electricity was brutally cut off because of...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 22nd May 2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 39,578
Posted By Michel H
I don't know which "seizure of property" you are...

I don't know which "seizure of property" you are talking about.

Yes, when you cut off water, electricity and block trade, that's violent against the local population, and sanctions against Russia...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 14th May 2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,457
Posted By Michel H
I already quoted Trump (who was, in my opinion,...

I already quoted Trump (who was, in my opinion, fairly good, in this instance).

The 2014 referendum is also a good source:
...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 14th May 2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,457
Posted By Michel H
Do you think the local people would enjoy that?

Do you think the local people would enjoy that?
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 14th May 2022, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,457
Posted By Michel H
You probably mean a resident of Kherson, for...

You probably mean a resident of Kherson, for example (a city in the south of Ukraine which is currently occupied by Russia).

It seems that the Russian occupation isn't very popular over there...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 14th May 2022, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,457
Posted By Michel H
It seems to me that her idea: is reasonable...

It seems to me that her idea:

is reasonable and can be accepted.

But what is wrong (in my opinion) is to reject any kind of substantial concession to the Russians, knowing that such...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 12th May 2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 23,071
Posted By Michel H
I don't think that Ukrainian television has...

I don't think that Ukrainian television has suffered an attack of this magnitude so far, the Kiev TV tower seems to be working again after the March 1 Russian strike...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 11th May 2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 23,071
Posted By Michel H
I agree this is probably what many people think...

I agree this is probably what many people think (you only have to read this thread to be convinced of this), but there is the tragedy. Many people have the poison of deathly nationalism in their...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 11th May 2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 23,071
Posted By Michel H
Possibly, yes. Perhaps Sun Tzu...

Possibly, yes. Perhaps Sun Tzu (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sun_Tzu), or another author.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 11th May 2022, 03:44 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 23,071
Posted By Michel H
I hope your government will have read this:...

I hope your government will have read this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NATO_bombing_of_the_Radio_Television_of_Serbia_headquarters before making its final decision.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 6th May 2022, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
Research in extra-sensory perception is different...

Research in extra-sensory perception is different from physics (I spent a lot of time reading books and articles on parapsychology before doing online telepathy tests, I even subscribed to the...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 4th May 2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,826
Posted By Michel H
Yes, it may have been space junk, the energy of...

Yes, it may have been space junk, the energy of this little object was amazing. It doesn't look like an intact piece of equipment.

The police said it wasn't a matter for them, but a member of this...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th April 2022, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,457
Posted By Michel H
Il believe it is unlikely that Russia would have...

Il believe it is unlikely that Russia would have invaded its western neighbor if Ukraine had made the right concessions.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 27th April 2022, 04:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By Michel H
Yes, of course I did. The person who posted this...

Yes, of course I did. The person who posted this youtube video is Skeptic Salamander.
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 27th April 2022, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,457
Posted By Michel H
I think that you should generally beware of...

I think that you should generally beware of simplistic, one-sided ideologies, like those which explain to you that Ukraine is very good and heroic, the West is very good, and Russia is very bad.
...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 27th April 2022, 04:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By Michel H
I just notice it. It would perhaps have been...

I just notice it.

It would perhaps have been a little more honest to mention this at the outset, so people understand better what they are invited to do.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 27th April 2022, 03:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,267
Posted By Michel H
This is a video which was made by you, apparently.

This is a video which was made by you, apparently.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 27th April 2022, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
I see no reason why serious telepathy tests...

I see no reason why serious telepathy tests should be based only on statistical analyses, while disregarding all comments. If participants (especially those who gave the correct answer, which they...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 27th April 2022, 03:32 AM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
If 100 people participate in one of my...

If 100 people participate in one of my four-choice telepathy tests, and if 25 give the correct answer with no special (informative) comment, this may mean that no evidence for telepathy has been...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th April 2022, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,457
Posted By Michel H
I agree that Russia went too far when they tried...

I agree that Russia went too far when they tried to take Kiev.

However, Zelensky, perhaps excited by some of his Western allies, has refused to compromise on Crimea and the two Donbass republics...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 26th April 2022, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
But many people can (potentially) answer, and...

But many people can (potentially) answer, and many tests can be done.

In addition, I should pay attention to the various comments (especially if they are quality ones).

I have been doing many...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th April 2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,457
Posted By Michel H
Such an approach is perhaps not completely...

Such an approach is perhaps not completely unreasonable, in view of Russia's recent (bad) deeds, but its cost is high (assuming it even works, think about a possible support by China for example, or...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th April 2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,457
Posted By Michel H
I don't think Sen. Paul would agree that he...

I don't think Sen. Paul would agree that he favors "peace at any price":

(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rand_Paul#Foreign_policy).

Using force to overthrow the current government in Kiev would...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 26th April 2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,457
Posted By Michel H
What senator Rand Paul said: ...

What senator Rand Paul said:

(https://edition.cnn.com/2022/04/26/politics/rand-paul-russia-ukraine-comments/index.html)
seems reasonable to me.

People like him (in this case) are perhaps good...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 26th April 2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
How? Telepathically? But no, I don't think...

How? Telepathically?

But no, I don't think so. It seems to me that what arthwollipot said:

is reasonable. It seems obvious that most people need their own thoughts far more than mine, and I...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 23rd April 2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
Yes, I noticed that too: ...

Yes, I noticed that too:
A-B-C-D-E-F-G-H-I-J-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-S-T-U-V-W-X-Y-Z
(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphabetical_order)
p: 16 s: 19 (total: 35).
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 23rd April 2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
Thank you for this post, p0lka (after my request...

Thank you for this post, p0lka (after my request for an explanation).

I think that you did explain something, because it's true that there are seismic waves that are called P-waves (for "primary...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 22nd April 2022, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
Does any of you have any idea about what p0lka's...

Does any of you have any idea about what p0lka's odd post:

might mean? (it was made about 4 days ago, about 10 hours after I posted my new "2022, Russia, attacked, Ukraine" test).

This is...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st April 2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,457
Posted By Michel H
Look at the first map of this page:...

Look at the first map of this page: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-60506682. It shows the areas of Ukraine which are currently under Russian military control.

I estimate from this map that...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st April 2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,457
Posted By Michel H
That's not the word I would use for Putin (I...

That's not the word I would use for Putin (I would perhaps use it for the unfortunate Ukrainian soldiers still trying to defend Mariupol though).
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 21st April 2022, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,457
Posted By Michel H
Desperate? In spite of all the brutal crimes...

Desperate?

In spite of all the brutal crimes committed, and all the destruction, Russia is currently occupying a large part of Ukraine.

In addition, Putin seems to be supported by most of the...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 20th April 2022, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3,608
Views: 124,457
Posted By Michel H
What is "else", what would happen? Do you...

What is "else", what would happen?

Do you really think Russia would invade Finland, should it join NATO?
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 20th April 2022, 06:10 AM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
I have already replied to you on this (see...

I have already replied to you on this (see http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?postid=13786040#post13786040).

Besides, you have to take into account that some people might...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 20th April 2022, 05:40 AM
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Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
No, the possible answers are "2022", "Russia",...

No, the possible answers are "2022", "Russia", "attacked" and "Ukraine" (http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?postid=13785481#post13785481).
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 20th April 2022, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
There have been some excellent posts made in this...

There have been some excellent posts made in this (and related) threads in the past, on this forum, for example:

(a correct answer).

If some good answers and comments have been posted here in...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th April 2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
Doing telepathy tests in this way is very common,...

Doing telepathy tests in this way is very common, since J.B. Rhine and even before. The ganzfeld studies are for example also done using options.

These options may make the tests easier...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th April 2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
Technically, no, but psychologically, yes. ...

Technically, no, but psychologically, yes.

People might get bored from seeing too many "1 2 3 4" tests.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th April 2022, 11:07 AM
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Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
Childlike Empress said something interesting...

Childlike Empress said something interesting recently about a certain Empire.

I invite you to take a look: http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?postid=13785117#post13785117....
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th April 2022, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
One of the many things I don't know about (my...

One of the many things I don't know about (my assumed) telepathy is whether it is really useless or not.

I believe that, in times of major international crises, like the one we are living now, it...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th April 2022, 07:22 AM
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Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
I would vote for following the curve of the Earth...

I would vote for following the curve of the Earth (and be reflected by the ionosphere), to limit absorption.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th April 2022, 07:14 AM
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Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
This frequency detector probably looks for...

This frequency detector probably looks for signals at definite, precise frequencies, and then assigns frequencies to them. I don't think it would report anything near a human brain (it would be known...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th April 2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
No. By the way, I meant "wide range" (like "broad...

No. By the way, I meant "wide range" (like "broad range"), not "wire range". I have corrected the erroneous post.

Radio transmitters emit in very narrow ranges of frequencies, for example WCWP in...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th April 2022, 05:07 AM
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Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
The frequency is perhaps of the order of 100 MHz,...

The frequency is perhaps of the order of 100 MHz, and the relevant frequencies might belong to a wide range, for example from 10 MHz to 1 GHz (but I don't know much about this myself, this is...
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 18th April 2022, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2,444
Views: 322,288
Posted By Michel H
The answer seems clear: though extra-sensory...

The answer seems clear: though extra-sensory perception, perhaps related to (as yet unmeasured) electromagnetic waves emitted by the sender.

You seem to be forgetting that answerers could write...
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