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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.

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.

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!!!)

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.

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!!

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.

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.


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synchronicity explained? 2048 jazzmumbles 22-Sep-18 00:09
Re: synchronicity explained? 338 D-Archer 22-Sep-18 18:59
Re: synchronicity explained? 297 Itatw70s 24-Sep-18 11:53
Re: synchronicity explained? 281 D-Archer 24-Sep-18 12:47
Re: synchronicity explained? 283 Itatw70s 24-Sep-18 13:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 277 Susan Doris 26-Sep-18 04:57
Re: synchronicity explained? 269 D-Archer 26-Sep-18 08:37
Re: synchronicity explained? 268 Susan Doris 26-Sep-18 12:01
Re: synchronicity explained? 270 Eddie Larry 26-Sep-18 14:10
Re: synchronicity explained? 266 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 16:16
Re: synchronicity explained? 261 Eddie Larry 27-Sep-18 16:28
Re: synchronicity explained? 262 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 17:00
Re: synchronicity explained? 270 Eddie Larry 27-Sep-18 19:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 255 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 20:30
show us more "patterns" like this... 275 Poster Boy 27-Sep-18 16:58
Re: synchronicity explained? 262 Susan Doris 28-Sep-18 13:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 246 Poster Boy 28-Sep-18 15:25
Re: synchronicity explained? 239 Eddie Larry 28-Sep-18 20:37
Re: synchronicity explained? 232 Poster Boy 28-Sep-18 21:07
Re: synchronicity explained? 237 Susan Doris 29-Sep-18 05:40
The statistics of synchronicities--in science 240 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 14:12
Re: The statistics of synchronicities--in science 239 Poster Boy 29-Sep-18 15:56
Re: The statistics of synchronicities--in science 235 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 19:32
Questions on synchronicities and statistical science 240 Poster Boy 30-Sep-18 18:13
Some possibilities 236 drrayeye 01-Oct-18 09:53
Deconstructing one sync. 242 Poster Boy 01-Oct-18 18:08
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 230 drrayeye 01-Oct-18 19:09
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 236 Poster Boy 01-Oct-18 20:24
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 244 drrayeye 02-Oct-18 00:41
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 238 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 02:34
Research design 232 drrayeye 02-Oct-18 04:12
Re: Research design 233 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 04:18
Framing.. Research design 236 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 20:50
Re: Framing.. Research design 234 Poster Boy 02-Oct-18 23:21
Re: Framing.. Research design 232 Susan Doris 03-Oct-18 04:56
a study of coincidences 232 drrayeye 03-Oct-18 13:24
Re: a study of coincidences 232 Susan Doris 03-Oct-18 15:25
Your scepticism antennae 229 drrayeye 03-Oct-18 19:33
Re: Framing.. Research design 238 Poster Boy 03-Oct-18 16:16
Re: Framing.. Research design 234 Susan Doris 04-Oct-18 07:17
Re: Framing.. Research design 235 Poster Boy 04-Oct-18 15:10
Re: Framing.. Research design 233 Susan Doris 04-Oct-18 17:07
Re: Framing.. Research design 232 Poster Boy 04-Oct-18 17:37
true randomness 234 drrayeye 04-Oct-18 17:53
Re: true randomness 360 Poster Boy 04-Oct-18 19:26
a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 241 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 21:28
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 241 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 05:06
I didn't write this post for you, 243 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 06:05
Re: I didn't write this post for you, 234 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 13:47
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 237 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 08:50
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 243 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 10:27
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 237 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 14:07
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 234 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 15:10
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 241 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 17:09
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 237 Poster Boy 01-Oct-18 19:05
Scientific thinking 252 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 16:43
Re: synchronicity explained? 273 jazzmumbles 26-Sep-18 15:24

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