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But what is the aim, the goal, the desired theory (it could not possibly e with a capital T), of all this? Do you think you are going to be able to establish some rule, some law of nature, which will enable secure predictions to be made of future coincidences?
Possibilities, odds, probabilities - all very interesting to note and comment on, but you are not going to find some unknown power or 'mind' behind all this, are you.

Susan

Poster Boy Wrote:
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> One takeaway from that article so far, how
> important proper framing is.
>
> In my estimation, the best sync examples call for
> unique ways of framing, because the convergence of
> meaningful associations is always that.
>
> In the King cluster one is asked to consider the
> likelihood that Leicester City would be owned by
> an owner or corp named King. As I wrote,
> determining a clear-cut improbability is an
> impossible task - for now anyway. But this paper
> you sent got me thinking that we should be able to
> establish a floor empirically. I think it
> is reasonable to say that this King-related
> coincidence appears against odds of "at least" 1
> in 10.
> That's likely a very low estimate, but the
> main point, I think, is that this threshold can be
> established empirically: One could look up the
> names of all the owners in top-flite English
> football history, or of Britain, or professional
> teams in English speaking nations. I don't think
> this has to be just a guess, in other words.
>
> I would think that we could get a reasonable
> sample whose size was large enough to determine a
> 97 to 99 percent confidence that this King hit is
> "at least" 1 in 10, Ray. No vagueness on a low
> threshold, if we have very strong confidence, eh?
> Such an attempt seems highly useful to the framing
> of the aggregate cluster, and aggregate clusters
> in general.
>
> Accordingly, here we have the various King-related
> associations: 1/600 at least x 1/10 at least -
> Andy King and the King Power Corp combine to
> extend the King Richard theme against a minimum
> 1/6000 expectation - and likely one much greater.
> And so far we've only considered two of this sync
> cluster's elements.

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synchronicity explained? 2116 jazzmumbles 22-Sep-18 00:09
Re: synchronicity explained? 372 D-Archer 22-Sep-18 18:59
Re: synchronicity explained? 330 Itatw70s 24-Sep-18 11:53
Re: synchronicity explained? 310 D-Archer 24-Sep-18 12:47
Re: synchronicity explained? 318 Itatw70s 24-Sep-18 13:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 307 Susan Doris 26-Sep-18 04:57
Re: synchronicity explained? 299 D-Archer 26-Sep-18 08:37
Re: synchronicity explained? 298 Susan Doris 26-Sep-18 12:01
Re: synchronicity explained? 300 Eddie Larry 26-Sep-18 14:10
Re: synchronicity explained? 294 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 16:16
Re: synchronicity explained? 289 Eddie Larry 27-Sep-18 16:28
Re: synchronicity explained? 290 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 17:00
Re: synchronicity explained? 301 Eddie Larry 27-Sep-18 19:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 282 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 20:30
show us more "patterns" like this... 304 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 16:58
Re: synchronicity explained? 285 Susan Doris 28-Sep-18 13:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 272 Poster Boy 28-Sep-18 15:25
Re: synchronicity explained? 263 Eddie Larry 28-Sep-18 20:37
Re: synchronicity explained? 258 Poster Boy 28-Sep-18 21:07
Re: synchronicity explained? 266 Susan Doris 29-Sep-18 05:40
The statistics of synchronicities--in science 265 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 14:12
Re: The statistics of synchronicities--in science 262 Poster Boy 29-Sep-18 15:56
Re: The statistics of synchronicities--in science 260 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 19:32
Questions on synchronicities and statistical science 264 Poster Boy 30-Sep-18 18:13
Some possibilities 260 drrayeye 01-Oct-18 09:53
Deconstructing one sync. 265 Poster Boy 01-Oct-18 18:08
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 258 drrayeye 01-Oct-18 19:09
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 260 Poster Boy 01-Oct-18 20:24
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 266 drrayeye 02-Oct-18 00:41
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 264 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 02:34
Research design 257 drrayeye 02-Oct-18 04:12
Re: Research design 257 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 04:18
Framing.. Research design 262 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 20:50
Re: Framing.. Research design 260 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 23:21
Re: Framing.. Research design 259 Susan Doris 03-Oct-18 04:56
a study of coincidences 254 drrayeye 03-Oct-18 13:24
Re: a study of coincidences 255 Susan Doris 03-Oct-18 15:25
Your scepticism antennae 254 drrayeye 03-Oct-18 19:33
Re: Framing.. Research design 265 Poster Boy 03-Oct-18 16:16
Re: Framing.. Research design 257 Susan Doris 04-Oct-18 07:17
Re: Framing.. Research design 261 Poster Boy 04-Oct-18 15:10
Re: Framing.. Research design 261 Susan Doris 04-Oct-18 17:07
Re: Framing.. Research design 254 Poster Boy 04-Oct-18 17:37
true randomness 258 drrayeye 04-Oct-18 17:53
Re: true randomness 402 Poster Boy 04-Oct-18 19:26
a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 266 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 21:28
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 265 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 05:06
I didn't write this post for you, 268 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 06:05
Re: I didn't write this post for you, 257 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 13:47
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 259 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 08:50
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 265 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 10:27
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 263 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 14:07
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 259 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 15:10
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 265 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 17:09
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 265 Poster Boy 01-Oct-18 19:05
Scientific thinking 283 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 16:43
Re: synchronicity explained? 301 jazzmumbles 26-Sep-18 15:24


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