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129 Post author: Yvain 16 December 2010 03:06AM

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Comment author: katydee 16 December 2010 05:33:20PM *  25 points [-]

I take more issue with the people who incredulously shout "That's impossible!" after witnessing x.

Comment author: Nebu 30 March 2012 08:00:40PM 5 points [-]

I don't. You can witness a magician, e.g., violating conservation of matter, and still declare "that's impossible!"

Basically, you're stating that you don't believe that the signals your senses reported to you are accurate.