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SEBASTES
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Message 61 of 82 (151494)
10-20-2004 11:45 PM
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10-19-2004 8:58 PM


Re: But Still!
Yes, however, some do have more gifts than others. More on the level of metaphysics or parapscychology like telekinesis and such.

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Message 62 of 82 (151525)
10-21-2004 4:47 AM
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10-20-2004 11:45 PM


Re: But Still!
do you mean now or in the future?

Because if you mean now, that pure nonsense.

Do you understand what the term metaphysics means ? because it makes little sense in the context of your post.

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Message 63 of 82 (151540)
10-21-2004 8:02 AM
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10-19-2004 8:58 PM


Re: But Still!
Thats true
It an old missunderstanding that humans only use around 10% of their brain power, and should be able to learn to use more of it, upto 100%.

Its like saying that a car should be able to go forward, backwards, steer right, left, break, accelerate and use all gears at the same time. -Oh! cars nowadays only use 10% of their functions at any given time, in the future they should do all these things at once! lol!


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SEBASTES
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Message 64 of 82 (151837)
10-21-2004 11:41 PM
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10-21-2004 4:47 AM


Re: But Still!
(1) The question of possible future humans, is what I meant.

(2) As far as metaphysics are concerned, I was talking about the ability using mind, body, and soul. And quite possible to use energy fields that exist to their best advantage.

(3) As far as I know, there is not very many of us that can tap into our minds and move objects, be able to levitate, or read minds on a daily level. The last time I tried to bend a spoon, I failed. I have been able to find water through dowsing though.

(4) I do believe that there are some people who can use 100% of thier brain, I just don't think there are many. However, I am not a brain specialist. Obviously, ha ha.

(5) What is your thoughts on what our evolved brothers might look like in the future?


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Message 65 of 82 (151844)
10-22-2004 12:05 AM
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10-19-2004 2:03 PM


Re: But Still!
Never mind! I was taking SEBASTES seriously. My mistake.

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He's not dead. He's electroencephalographically challenged.

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crashfrog
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Message 66 of 82 (151846)
10-22-2004 12:21 AM
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10-21-2004 11:41 PM


As far as I know, there is not very many of us that can tap into our minds and move objects, be able to levitate, or read minds on a daily level.

As far as anybody knows, nobody is able to do any of that.


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SEBASTES
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Message 67 of 82 (151891)
10-22-2004 6:54 AM
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10-22-2004 12:05 AM


Re: But Still!
(1)There are still people in the scientific community still reasearching parapsychology correct? Or have they already killed this subject off?

(2)I personally have not read nor have I heard of any conclusive facts one way or another. It is my understanding that there is still alot of reasearch in this area.

(3)Please let me know if in fact that the rest of the scientific community has put these red headed step children out to the dog house.


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CK
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Message 68 of 82 (151898)
10-22-2004 7:37 AM
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10-22-2004 6:54 AM


Re: But Still!
Sebastes - there has never been any lab evidence (one very dubious case) of those powers.

We do not need to see evidence that those powers do not exist (we cannot prove such a negative) - however if you have any evidence to back the idea - let's see it.

I have researched this issue over a number of years, in language of the common man - it's total bollocks.

If you have evidence to the opposite, please share it with us.


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SEBASTES
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Message 69 of 82 (152155)
10-22-2004 10:51 PM
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10-22-2004 7:37 AM


Re: But Still!
(1)It just looks as if people are still spending money on and reasearching the topic in greater detail.

(2)EEG and SPECT data of a selected subject during PSI tasks: The discovery of neurophysiological correlate. Journal of Parapsychology, vol. 62/ number 2 Jun 98 pp102-104.

(3)Again I am not a Professional in this field, It just keeps my intrest up.


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crashfrog
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Message 70 of 82 (152178)
10-22-2004 11:45 PM
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10-22-2004 10:51 PM


Journal of Parapsychology, vol. 62/ number 2 Jun 98 pp102-104.

Not exactly a reputable journal.


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SEBASTES
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Message 71 of 82 (152199)
10-23-2004 3:30 AM
Reply to: Message 70 by crashfrog
10-22-2004 11:45 PM


not a reputable journal?
(1)Maybe you are correct! My bad!

(2)Which one of the twenty journals do YOU suppose would be the most reputable?

(3)I personally have always seemed to find that one pretty good!
Alot of people in the field (parapsychology)seem to recognize it.
But, then again I am not nor do I profess to be an expert in this field.

(4)Just as a side note. I believe this field of research is still in it's infancy. Give it another 100 years!


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crashfrog
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Message 72 of 82 (152200)
10-23-2004 3:38 AM
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10-23-2004 3:30 AM


Which one of the twenty journals do YOU suppose would be the most reputable?

On the subject of parapsychology? Being, as it is, pseudoscience, none of them.

I believe this field of research is still in it's infancy.

Well, I'm pretty sure these flim-flam artists and hucksters have been around forever; certainly they were around when Houdini was debunking their claims.

There's actually a considerable tradition of stage magicians exposing flim-flammery like this; Houdini was a noted debunker; some years ago, a magician named James Randi took up that mantle (and offered his now-famous prize, still unclaimed, for anyone that could substantiate paranormal events or powers under basic laboratory conditions); and now the noted entertainers Penn and Teller have joined that august company. They have their own show about it, now in its second season, I believe. You can get the first season on DVD at the video store.

It's called "Bullshit."


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SEBASTES
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Message 73 of 82 (152202)
10-23-2004 4:04 AM
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10-23-2004 3:38 AM


Maybe So!
(1)Please don't start talking about t.v. I don't watch it much.
I don't even let the children watch much of it. Melts the brains they say!

(2)I always keep my mind open to new thoughts and research. If it wasn't for somebody thinking it was possible to circumnavigate the earth, I do believe we might be sitting in Europe wondering what was to the west.

(3)Somebody has to push the limits. That's what made the differance between Charles Darwin and the side liners of his time. As a matter of fact I do believe this is what keeps us going in the field of science. Either prove or disprove. At least come up with a theory. Perhaps I am wrong.

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crashfrog
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Message 74 of 82 (152205)
10-23-2004 5:15 AM
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10-23-2004 4:04 AM


I always keep my mind open to new thoughts and research.

So do I, but there's a difference between keeping an open mind and abandoning all efforts at rational discernment. In other words, keep an open mind, but not so open all your brains fall out.


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MangyTiger
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Message 75 of 82 (152211)
10-23-2004 5:51 AM
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10-23-2004 4:04 AM


Re: Maybe So!
(2)I always keep my mind open to new thoughts and research. If it wasn't for somebody thinking it was possible to circumnavigate the earth, I do believe we might be sitting in Europe wondering what was to the west.

Just a nit-pick.

Columbus wasn't trying to circumnavigate the Earth, he was trying to find a shorter route to India. At the time of his voyage Europeans knew Asia was to the West - what they didn't know that the Americas were in the way.


Confused ? You will be...

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