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Author Topic:   Is this an angel or not?
crashfrog
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Message 16 of 17 (37303)
04-18-2003 9:01 PM
Reply to: Message 15 by techristian
04-18-2003 7:52 PM


You would have had to been there yourself to experience this phenomena. That is all that I can say to address all of your "explanations".

But "you had to be there" arguments is what the scientific method was created (in part) to counter. And yet your first post implied that your experience was proof of the intervention of angelic beings. Many people had counterarguments as to why that need not have been the case.

In fact there's a number of stress-related reasons why you, as the person in the situation, may be the LEAST qualified to know what really occured.

If you feel certain that it was angelic intervention, there's probably not much we can do to dissuade you beyond pointing out that science predicts a number of natural reasons that you might come to feel that way about a near-fatal experience. If you continue to believe, I guess that's fine. But maybe you could even consider, just a little bit, that you're only alive because of naturally evolved reflexes, years of experience as a driver, and a little (or a lot of) luck - and that there's neurochemical reasons why that explanation probably won't feel "good enough" for you? I think that's all we ask...


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nator
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Message 17 of 17 (37316)
04-19-2003 10:10 AM
Reply to: Message 15 by techristian
04-18-2003 7:52 PM


quote:
You would have had to been there yourself to experience this phenomena. That is all that I can say to address all of your "explanations".

I repeat my question:

Do you really think that in your terrified, disoriented state, in combination with the fact that you were inside the car (as opposed to being an observer from outside the car), do you really think you were in any position to judge if the car was defying the laws of physics?


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