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Comment author: Anna 22 November 2008 09:47:52AM -2 points [-]
In response to Psychic Powers
Comment author: Anna 15 September 2008 12:47:27AM 0 points [-]

You see Eliezer. You are bias.

I took a rational response and yet you still chose to delete me. That's fine but don't you dare tell me I don't know what I'm talking about. On your end, deleting people's responses is about emotional response as opposed to the knowledge that has been given. Not everyone is a writer but many are speakers.

Good luck!

Anna

In response to Psychic Powers
Comment author: Anna 15 September 2008 12:32:46AM 0 points [-]

Ken wrote:P

I mean, seriously, _I_ hardly believe it -- why in the hell would someone occupying some arbitrary location in space, that happens to be surrounded by a building, leave some kind of information there after his body is gone?

Just an idea:-) Maybe he wants to be remembered?

Well Ken, I guess your not a Barbie:-)

Anna

In response to Psychic Powers
Comment author: Anna 14 September 2008 11:29:31PM 0 points [-]

Thom Blake, September 12, 2008 at 04:35 PM wrote:

>But if there are repeatable psi experiments, then >why hasn't anyone won the million dollars? (or >even passed the relatively easy first round?)

I remember thinking the same question a while back. I wondered why if "some people" have "special powers" how come they don't win the lottery. The best question I got was:

"When so many people "wish" for the same thing, why would "you" be the lucky one?"

Imho, I think it's a chance luck thing. Sometimes your up and sometimes your down.

I think that someone that believes in awareness, experimental proof and/or wisdom might fall under the category of parapsychology but today we have such nonsense in our midst that we delude the facts and progate false illusions based upon simple facts and knowledge.

But that's just my opinion.

Comment author: Anna 19 July 2008 07:35:41AM -1 points [-]

"If someone who weighs 560 pounds suffers from "existential angst", allegedly because the universe is a mere dance of particles, then stomach reduction surgery might drastically change their views of the metaphysics of morality."

Maybe it will make it easier but they didn't really work at it. By having this alledged surgery will it make then more or less prone to believe in the quick fix or the long term discipline of working at it?

Just curious

Comment author: Anna 03 March 2008 07:43:35AM 1 point [-]

Eric S. Raymond link isn't working.

Comment author: Anna 27 February 2008 07:21:59AM 0 points [-]

Regardless of all previous posts.

I think you write better when you are expressing your beliefs and inner thoughts as opposed to the mathematical equation that leads you there.

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”

Just a thought. Anna

Comment author: Anna 25 March 2007 01:11:30AM 0 points [-]

Suppose you could send messages back in time to Archimedes of Syracuse, using a chronophone which - to avoid transmitting anachronistic information - transmits the results of executing cognitive strategies, rather than words.

"You have no idea what you're about to discover!" "What you thought is real, is really not the truth!" "You can't imagine the facts!" "What is real, is only real to you!"

Just some ideas. Anna

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