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Re: Is the Supernatural study a Form of Science?
« Reply #90 on: December 30, 2012, 07:53:57 am »
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Re: Is the Supernatural study a Form of Science?
« Reply #91 on: January 15, 2013, 10:55:59 pm »
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I suspect that your inability to distinguish between reality and the things going on in your head is at the root of your problems here (and likely elsewhere).  Also, no.

See how I'm talking to it like it's not a troll?  Because I'm a lady.

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Really?  So, hey, want to go fishing?  I\'ve got a telescope, and it\'s going to be a dark night, so we should see the fish really well.
...what, I\'m not talking about fishing?  That\'s stargazing?  It\'s all doing-stuff, so it\'s the same thing, right?
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Re: Is the Supernatural study a Form of Science?
« Reply #92 on: January 15, 2013, 11:47:33 pm »
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Well that made me spit coffee all over my monitor............ ;)


The part about me being a lady?  I get that a lot.

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Re: Is the Supernatural study a Form of Science?
« Reply #93 on: January 15, 2013, 11:58:43 pm »
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The part about me being a lady?  I get that a lot.

Brina

 
Well yes and no. The way you used it was funny. I have no doubt that you are a lady in all senses of the word.

I really like the troll part tho - that was hilarious.

The whole post.

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Really?  So, hey, want to go fishing?  I\'ve got a telescope, and it\'s going to be a dark night, so we should see the fish really well.
...what, I\'m not talking about fishing?  That\'s stargazing?  It\'s all doing-stuff, so it\'s the same thing, right?
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Re: Is the Supernatural study a Form of Science?
« Reply #94 on: January 16, 2013, 12:47:52 am »
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Well that made me spit coffee all over my monitor............ ;)

 
Drinking while reading forum threads... >.>

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Re: Is the Supernatural study a Form of Science?
« Reply #95 on: January 16, 2013, 12:52:38 am »
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Drinking while reading forum threads... >.>

 
Yeah I know...... rule number one.

But if I don't drink coffee.......... I will die!
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...what, I\'m not talking about fishing?  That\'s stargazing?  It\'s all doing-stuff, so it\'s the same thing, right?
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Re: Is the Supernatural study a Form of Science?
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Re: Is the Supernatural study a Form of Science?
« Reply #97 on: January 16, 2013, 08:55:25 am »
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Re: Is the Supernatural study a Form of Science?
« Reply #98 on: May 24, 2013, 03:32:36 am »
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But why does the govt and the general public dismiss the supernatural? There have been countless exposures to supernatural entities,  but it seems as though it's Taboo to discuss.

 
Oh, there's plenty of discussion in political circles ... It's just restricted to the particular mythology that they happen to believe in

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Re: Is the Supernatural study a Form of Science?
« Reply #99 on: May 24, 2013, 05:49:37 am »
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Physics has already determined that there are in fact other realms. Perhaps these realms are where the supernatural reside? It seems plausible that the supernatural study could be a form a science since it deals with physics. Thoughts?


OK, interesting hypothesis ... Show me something
What evidence do you have to support it?

A little thought experiment:
I can take you to a certain cemetery, down the road from where I used to live, in northern Iowa and tell you I've always had a bad feeling about it, and it seems to center around this particular grave
You have a specific location to look at, and you have a name and a date for the death of someone who may or may not have something to do with my observation

Is there a ghost?
I don't know, I haven't seen one, nor has anyone else told me that they have

I also tell you that I have observed that fog seems an unusual tendency to form in that area - which may or may not be related to my other observations
The evidence I've given you is subjective, at best, and possibly fraudulent

OK, have fun ...
What hypothesis can you offer to explain my observations?
What kind of measurements can you use to provide tangible evidence to support or reject that hypothesis?

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