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At the moment, the most relevant step is to see if we can track such a power's movements, or this effect's occurrences and relational patterning.
Thank you for the detailed reply. Your problem is, though, that you are assuming the *power*, without any observation, let alone independent observation. All the effects you refer to can be explained by other means and there is no need for adding the complexity of some power.
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As I've said, I favour the informer interpretation but that's secondary to the study of synchronicity.
But the definition of synchronicity is clear. There is no such thing as synchronicity, it is simply a word to describe a humanly imagined purpose or meanng behind coincidental events.
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My main objective is to provide evidence of what appears to be a recurring non-random effect, whose presence - as seen in this example - is much more ubiquitous than people presently think.
‘appears to be a non-random effect’ The first word in that phrase says it all. It doesn’t matter how many groups of coincidences appear to be connected, as always the numbers of incidences do not a fact make. The chances of something happening may be billions of trillions to one against, but if it happens that makes the probability one. (Ditto for any kind of god/spirit/etc!!!)
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In my investigation, I generally only look to the biggest of events. I have found, with high consistency, that when such events show one sign of a synchronicity, they turn out to display many others.
Well, yes, we humans are very good at spotting patterns and because we have language, we can talk about them. This stems from a basic survival trait.
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You can see how nuanced the task might be through that one example, Susan. So there would also be need for much discussion. In the long run, a search engine would be necessary, as all investigative methods could be applied to each example.
And, yes, it is an interesting hobby, and anything that involves lively discussion is a good thing!!
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My aim is to present why I think this question deserves other, serious thinkers', attention. Each case study is unique, symbolically eloquent, and often seems to appear extremely well-scheduled, relative to similar events. But is that scheduling really just a reflection of a higher, more integrated order? By respecting this mystery for what it is, I hope to encourage atheists to take a look, because these result's don't have to necessarily be 'design' if they are indeed non-random.
The bottom line is that they are random.
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Thanks for saying that you found this was interesting, Susan. I would say so too, but that the main point is that I've found this sort of thing to be oddly normal! PB
Yes, normal because coincidences, random events, occur all the time and some are noticed if they are new, or unusual or quirky or something. To take the coincidence as something with any mystical significance is a step leading nowhere.

Susan

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synchronicity explained? 1820 jazzmumbles 22-Sep-18 00:09
Re: synchronicity explained? 228 D-Archer 22-Sep-18 18:59
Re: synchronicity explained? 187 Itatw70s 24-Sep-18 11:53
Re: synchronicity explained? 171 D-Archer 24-Sep-18 12:47
Re: synchronicity explained? 176 Itatw70s 24-Sep-18 13:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 168 Susan Doris 26-Sep-18 04:57
Re: synchronicity explained? 166 D-Archer 26-Sep-18 08:37
Re: synchronicity explained? 161 Susan Doris 26-Sep-18 12:01
Re: synchronicity explained? 161 Eddie Larry 26-Sep-18 14:10
Re: synchronicity explained? 153 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 16:16
Re: synchronicity explained? 150 Eddie Larry 27-Sep-18 16:28
Re: synchronicity explained? 155 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 17:00
Re: synchronicity explained? 151 Eddie Larry 27-Sep-18 19:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 146 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 20:30
show us more "patterns" like this... 161 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 16:58
Re: synchronicity explained? 154 Susan Doris 28-Sep-18 13:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 152 Poster Boy 28-Sep-18 15:25
Re: synchronicity explained? 151 Eddie Larry 28-Sep-18 20:37
Re: synchronicity explained? 146 Poster Boy 28-Sep-18 21:07
Re: synchronicity explained? 151 Susan Doris 29-Sep-18 05:40
The statistics of synchronicities--in science 149 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 14:12
Re: The statistics of synchronicities--in science 149 Poster Boy 29-Sep-18 15:56
Re: The statistics of synchronicities--in science 146 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 19:32
Questions on synchronicities and statistical science 154 Poster Boy 30-Sep-18 18:13
Some possibilities 148 drrayeye 01-Oct-18 09:53
Deconstructing one sync. 146 Poster Boy 01-Oct-18 18:08
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 141 drrayeye 01-Oct-18 19:09
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 144 Poster Boy 01-Oct-18 20:24
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 156 drrayeye 02-Oct-18 00:41
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 148 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 02:34
Research design 145 drrayeye 02-Oct-18 04:12
Re: Research design 145 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 04:18
Framing.. Research design 146 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 20:50
Re: Framing.. Research design 148 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 23:21
Re: Framing.. Research design 143 Susan Doris 03-Oct-18 04:56
a study of coincidences 143 drrayeye 03-Oct-18 13:24
Re: a study of coincidences 144 Susan Doris 03-Oct-18 15:25
Your scepticism antennae 142 drrayeye 03-Oct-18 19:33
Re: Framing.. Research design 150 Poster Boy 03-Oct-18 16:16
Re: Framing.. Research design 145 Susan Doris 04-Oct-18 07:17
Re: Framing.. Research design 146 Poster Boy 04-Oct-18 15:10
Re: Framing.. Research design 144 Susan Doris 04-Oct-18 17:07
Re: Framing.. Research design 142 Poster Boy 04-Oct-18 17:37
true randomness 146 drrayeye 04-Oct-18 17:53
Re: true randomness 228 Poster Boy 04-Oct-18 19:26
a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 151 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 21:28
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 153 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 05:06
I didn't write this post for you, 156 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 06:05
Re: I didn't write this post for you, 146 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 13:47
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 149 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 08:50
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 154 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 10:27
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 150 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 14:07
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 149 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 15:10
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 150 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 17:09
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 150 Poster Boy 01-Oct-18 19:05
Scientific thinking 163 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 16:43
Re: synchronicity explained? 185 jazzmumbles 26-Sep-18 15:24


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