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Old 12th October 2017, 07:38 PM   #521
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If we could read each other's minds, this board would go awfully quiet.
Have you no sense of intuition?!
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Old 12th October 2017, 07:39 PM   #522
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Then why are you wasting yours on palpable nonsense like telepathy and Atlantis?
"Fun."
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Old 12th October 2017, 07:43 PM   #523
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And what did you think would happen on a skeptic board. We'd all go 'whooooaaa!' You are psychic? Wow you are cool and special and unique!
But how might such a spectacle change your view of what you are capable of?

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Old 12th October 2017, 07:45 PM   #524
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The fact that that's even possible should concern you.
Agreed. Right back at you.
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Old 12th October 2017, 07:49 PM   #525
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Originally Posted by King of the Americas View Post
Have you no sense of intuition?!
Have you?
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Old 12th October 2017, 07:55 PM   #526
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
You misunderstand. We're not here to convince you. You're here to convince us.
No one wants to be convinced telepathy is real...imagine the responsibility that person would have!?

War starts. "Why did't you help with negotiations!?" Someone dies. "Why didn't you see the murder's thoughts and warn that person!?" Person wins big at Vegas. "This is how we deal with cheaters in Nevada! Wham, Bang, Pow!"

No good could come of it!

I believe intuition is real, it's just not 100% reliable.

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Old 12th October 2017, 07:56 PM   #527
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Originally Posted by King of the Americas View Post
But how might such a spectacle change your view of your you are capable of?
Try again. This is a mostly English language forum. People here can help you. It just occurred to me that kumas, PGJ, and yourself could benefit from an Engrish self-help forum.
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Old 12th October 2017, 07:56 PM   #528
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Have you?
I think so...
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Old 12th October 2017, 07:59 PM   #529
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Try again. This is a mostly English language forum. People here can help you. It just occurred to me that kumas, PGJ, and yourself could benefit from an Engrish self-help forum.
:/~ blah...sorry.

"...of 'what' you are capable of?"
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Old 12th October 2017, 08:08 PM   #530
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Intuition and telepathy are two different words for a good reason. It was naughty of you to conflate their meanings. That is all. Carry on.
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Old 12th October 2017, 08:34 PM   #531
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Try again. This is a mostly English language forum. People here can help you. It just occurred to me that kumas, PGJ, and yourself could benefit from an Engrish self-help forum.
Engrish?

Good god, I hope I'm not infectious.
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Old 12th October 2017, 08:41 PM   #532
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No one wants to be convinced telepathy is real...
Several people in this thread have expressed interest in exactly such a convincement. Loss Leader explicitly agreed to carry out such a convincement whenever you want. The only person here who doesn't want to be convinced is you.

You just want to get credit for believing it, without having to actually prove it exists.
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Old 12th October 2017, 09:10 PM   #533
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
Several people in this thread have expressed interest in exactly such a convincement. Loss Leader explicitly agreed to carry out such a convincement whenever you want. The only person here who doesn't want to be convinced is you.

You just want to get credit for believing it, without having to actually prove it exists.
You guys aren't thinking it through...
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Old 12th October 2017, 09:15 PM   #534
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Originally Posted by King of the Americas View Post
No one wants to be convinced telepathy is real...imagine the responsibility that person would have!?

War starts. "Why did't you help with negotiations!?" Someone dies. "Why didn't you see the murder's thoughts and warn that person!?" Person wins big at Vegas. "This is how we deal with cheaters in Nevada! Wham, Bang, Pow!"

No good could come of it!

I believe intuition is real, it's just not 100% reliable.

I'm pretty disappointed with you, KotA. By backing out of a test of psychic powers, you tacitly admitted that you would not help in developing reliable evidence that such things exist. And yet you seem to be feasting on a cake you also possess. There is no reason to hold ourselves open to the wonderful and/or terrible possibilities of ESP because there is no evidence they are real. It would be cool if we could perfect transwarp beaming, or hang out with Buffiy, the Vampire Slayer. Bu however nifty that would be, it still doesn't count as evidence.*



*Obviously, transporter technology exists but it's just ridiculous to think it could be done while at warp.
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Old 12th October 2017, 09:26 PM   #535
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Transwarp Beaming is the name of my They Might be Giants cover band.
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Old 12th October 2017, 10:00 PM   #536
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Then why are you wasting yours on palpable nonsense like telepathy and Atlantis?
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"Fun."

In other words, you just admitted to trolling.
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Old 12th October 2017, 10:02 PM   #537
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But how might such a spectacle change your view of what you are capable of?
What spectacle? We gave you the chance to demonstrate your ability and you backed out.
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Originally Posted by King of the Americas View Post
No one wants to be convinced telepathy is real...
Michel H does. He even does experiments to try to prove people can hear his thoughts, though they're utterly useless ones. Do you know why? Have you followed his threads?

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I believe intuition is real, it's just not 100% reliable.
You'll get no argument here. We've all seen the evidence for that.

We've not seen any convincing evidence of telepathy, though (and yes, we have looked, by the sound of it a lot more carefully than you have). If you really have come across some convincing evidence by all means share it. If you don't we will just assume that you have been taken in by the frauds and fools whose "evidence" we have already examined and found wanting.
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Old 13th October 2017, 03:59 AM   #539
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Originally Posted by King of the Americas View Post
Have you no sense of intuition?!
Why do you think intuition is based on telepathy?

Originally Posted by King of the Americas View Post
No one wants to be convinced telepathy is real...imagine the responsibility that person would have!?

War starts. "Why did't you help with negotiations!?" Someone dies. "Why didn't you see the murder's thoughts and warn that person!?" Person wins big at Vegas. "This is how we deal with cheaters in Nevada! Wham, Bang, Pow!"

No good could come of it!
If telepathy was real, it would be something that was widely known, and could be shown to be objectively true. As it happens, nobody has been able to demonstrate it, and the few well-designed scientific tests that have shown just the tiniest possibility of telepathy, indicate that if it telepathy existed, it would be nowhere near the reliability that could make it useful for anybody.

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I believe intuition is real, it's just not 100% reliable.
I do not think that you would get an argument here with this. But if intuition had been based on telepathy, it would probably be much more reliable than what we actually see.
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Old 13th October 2017, 05:52 AM   #540
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In other words, you just admitted to trolling.
Bull butter!

I enjoy sharing and learning, and getting different perspectives from harsh critics.

I don't find that term applicable.
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Old 13th October 2017, 05:59 AM   #541
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I'm pretty disappointed with you, KotA. By backing out of a test of psychic powers, you tacitly admitted that you would not help in developing reliable evidence that such things exist. And yet you seem to be feasting on a cake you also possess. There is no reason to hold ourselves open to the wonderful and/or terrible possibilities of ESP because there is no evidence they are real. It would be cool if we could perfect transwarp beaming, or hang out with Buffiy, the Vampire Slayer. Bu however nifty that would be, it still doesn't count as evidence.*



*Obviously, transporter technology exists but it's just ridiculous to think it could be done while at warp.
Meh...

I think you're goading...

We are talking about consciousness and thought. Where it begins, what it's limits are, and how we might transmit them. Ever thought about someone, and then they call, or text? I think that's like a "vibration" you send out, and some people 'tuned-in to that frequency' can respond.

IF telepathy is an actual ability, then there's a scale, and we are all on it somewhere.

In so much I consider my place thereon, private, and none of your business.
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... have shown just the tiniest possibility of telepathy, indicate that if it telepathy existed, it would be nowhere near the reliability that could make it useful for anybody.
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Agreed.
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Old 13th October 2017, 06:01 AM   #543
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...... Ever thought about someone, and then they call, or text?........
That's called coincidence. It happens.
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Transwarp Beaming is the name of my They Might be Giants cover band.
Make it so, or be called a liar.
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Old 13th October 2017, 06:17 AM   #545
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That's called coincidence. It happens.
How many coincidences does it take to trigger scientific intrigue?
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How many coincidences does it take to trigger scientific intrigue?
More than would be expected by chance, by a statistically significant margin.
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More than would be expected by chance, by a statistically significant margin.
Thank you for the metric.
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How many coincidences does it take to trigger scientific intrigue?
The normal standard, roughly stated, is enough to make the probability of their occurring by random chance less than 5%. That requires some actual analysis of the statistics, rather than picking a few random coincidences and viewing them out of context - context including, in this instance, the number of times in your life that you think of someone and then they don't call or text you.

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IF telepathy is an actual ability, then there's a scale, and we are all on it somewhere.

Oh, I can play this, too!

- IF transporter technology is real, then at any given point somebody exists entirely in the pattern buffer.

- IF vampires are real, then there's a scale of how likely someone is to be bitten, and we are all on it somewhere.

- IF the Yankees made it to the Super Bowl, then there's a scale of how likely one is to get a seat at center ice, and we are all on it somewhere.

Your statement is complete and utter nonsense. Until there is evidence that something exists, there's no reason to believe that it works on a scale. You're trying to define the characteristics of something that isn't real. How do you know telepathy would work on a scale. Do light switches work on a scale? They're either on or off. There's no middle. And light switches, unlike telepathy, can be demonstrated to exist.

You have offered no evidence of telepathy, either your own or anyone else's. Don't pretend that made up attributes somehow excuse you from demonstrating your made up thing.
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That's called coincidence. It happens.
And the vast majority of the times you think about someone, they do not call or text. (Source: I am the parent of an 18 year old.)
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Oh, I can play this, too!

- IF transporter technology is real, then at any given point somebody exists entirely in the pattern buffer.

- IF vampires are real, then there's a scale of how likely someone is to be bitten, and we are all on it somewhere.

- IF the Yankees made it to the Super Bowl, then there's a scale of how likely one is to get a seat at center ice, and we are all on it somewhere.

Your statement is complete and utter nonsense. Until there is evidence that something exists, there's no reason to believe that it works on a scale. You're trying to define the characteristics of something that isn't real. How do you know telepathy would work on a scale. Do light switches work on a scale? They're either on or off. There's no middle. And light switches, unlike telepathy, can be demonstrated to exist.

You have offered no evidence of telepathy, either your own or anyone else's. Don't pretend that made up attributes somehow excuse you from demonstrating your made up thing.
Possibly, but probably not

Vampires are real, they just aren't all sparkley.

Yes, imagine the furtherest wing of a bell curve, so far away that the median hump is but a blip on the horizon. That's the probability of that happening.

There IS evidence, just done that's been proven here.
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There IS evidence, just done that's been proven here.
Sorry, that evidence has been proven to be false.
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One time when I was a child my mother picked up the phone to call her sister, AND she had picked up the phone JUST before it started ringing and her sister was already on the line calling her! ...

What does that mean??? .. we'll examining more facts it's revealed, that at that time they typically called one-another every Sunday morning.

So it means nothing, except funny coincidence.
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No one wants to be convinced telepathy is real... [it] ... is real, it's just not 100% reliable.
The public transportation system here in town is not 100% reliable ... but NO-ONE needs convincing its real ... you can go see the busses and ride them for $2
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There IS evidence, just done that's been proven here.

Sorry, but if you want to claim that something unknown is real, you're going to have to provide evidence. That's your burden. "It's real but I don't have time to tell you why," is lazy, insulting and illogical. Unless and until you provide falsifiable, controlled, repeatable evidence, you are lying.
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Vampires are real, they just aren't all sparkley.
Well, aye. You're posting.
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Well, aye. You're posting.
If you don't consume enough garlic and onion, the bloodsuckers WIL get you (*ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, and the like).

People 'practice' vampirism often because they lack iron in their blood, so they ate a lot of raw meat or drank blood (*Blood sausage yum!). This condition causes bad teeth, a pail complexion, and a tendency to avoid the sun.
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If you don't consume enough garlic and onion, the bloodsuckers WIL get you (*ticks, fleas, mosquitoes, and the like).

People 'practice' vampirism often because they lack iron in their blood, so they ate a lot of raw meat or drank blood (*Blood sausage yum!). This condition causes bad teeth, a pail complexion, and a tendency to avoid the sun.

Oh, stop posting nonsense. Perhaps you think it's funny to equivocate on the word "vampire," but nobody is taking it that way. It's coming off as narcissistic and juvenile. Perhaps you could engage in a conversation instead of playing a grade-school game of gotcha.
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Transwarp Beaming is the name of my They Might be Giants cover band.
Your 'Birdhouse' turned it up to Warp 11!
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Vampires are real, they just aren't all sparkley.
They also have no magic powers, just a weird fetish
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