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17 years ago
lone
Very true. In other words, belief, knowledge and truth are very different things. Francis.
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
Interesting post, I have only a question. What do you mean exactly by "until an intelligent creature was able to observe it" ? My question is about the words "intelligent" and "observe". Would a worm be intelligent enough for that, and would a bacteria be able to observe anything ? Or do you need 'souls' ? For most interpretations of QM, physical things (as in non s
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
A star's energy comes from the combining of light elements into heavier elements in a process known as fusion, or "nuclear burning". It is generally believed that most of the elements in the universe heavier than helium are created, or synthesized, in stars when lighter nuclei fuse to make heavier nuclei. The process is called nucleosynthesis. Francis.
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
Hi Pete, >You feel happy because your brain is translating various chemicals in your >body and activity in your brain into feeling "happy". It is a chemical, >biological reaction entirely dependent on your brain's ability to translate >various activities and chemicals active in your body. >The chemicals which cause this reaction are throughout the universe, but >as
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
I prefer death by snou-snou, I mean, if I have the choice. Francis.
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
>Show me an evidence that God created the Universe. This assumes there IS a god, it's like asking "show me evidence that flying elephants are yellow". Also, I do not think that evidence has anything to do with the concept of god. If you need evidence, then your faith is in trouble. "Faith and reason are the shoes on your feet--you can go farther with BOTH than you can with
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
97. er ?
Milo wrote: > What science lacks is human warmth. The idea that the earth > and it's inhabitants are just spinning in space like a cold > lump of matter is just about the ultimate answer atheist > scientists can come up with. Nevermind that the men who paved the way for science were mostly religious men, Kepler for instance came to his famous laws despite his faith. Later, religious
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
> > After many years of observing my own deja vu experiences I > have never actually seen evidence that information is able to > pass meaningfully from a 'past life' or from the future. So, > my current theory is that it is whatever part of the brain > that controls recognition mis-firing in some way. This is definitly the most sensible explaination. Even if you had physical r
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
>ANother important issue here is whether a large complex structure can exist as an uncollapsed wave function... Hameroff's microtubules seems an interesting mechanism for that, not sure it's viable tho. Francis.
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
Alas Deja-Vu cannot be taken as a proof for it implies feelings which are not quantifiable by science. This doesn't mean that it is not possible that Deja-Vu is a physical manifestation of something physical going on, but we just cannot prove this. The best bet right now to validate those kind of models is to wait for quantum computers (because of quantum polynomial time equations) and to exper
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
Can't wait... Francis.
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
Right on spot, For theories of psi, have you ever read the Link Theory material ? (http://www.boundaryinstitute.org/theoretical.htm) it resembles the systemes you describe and mine as well. It goes deeper than mine in the sense that Link Theory is a theory of structure (which encompasses logic), wereas bilateral logic is a only a logic theory at this stage (if one can call it even a theory yet).
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
drak1 wrote: > > Interesting fantasy . > > However we are constrained to the dimension of time . What > the writer seems to be talking about is breaking free of this > dimension of time . Not quite, what I'm talking about is a subjective perception of time being a projection of 2D time into 1D time. This gives a mechanism for self causation, and an engine for biology and ulti
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
I figured a few of you might be interested. Comments are welcomed. Francis.
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
105. Re: RODS?
:)) My apologies if I just insisted too much, this was a cool thread, thanks Merc.
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
>Uhhh, shouldn't the CODE OF CONDUCT dictate what should and should not be deleted? No Pete, it seems to be the job of those "in control", I'm not sure what that means, but it doesn't seems that it includes us, look : <i>Fact is your not in control of this board</i>. see what i'm sayin' ? :) Francis.
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
107. Re: RODS?
Hi Mercury, > I think it is unlikely that a large organism can survive in > space and be able to function. > > Yeah, microbes can survive, but they are essentially dormant > until brought back to nicer climes :) :) "Incidentally, we have had one experience with a suit puncture on the Shuttle flights. On STS-37, during one of my flight experiments, the palm restraint in one
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
108. Re: RODS?
You're talking about astronauts, I'm talking about a hand. I haven't said you could survive for half an hour in a vaccum, I said that you can put your hand in a vacuum chamber for half an hour and be fine. About the cold of space, well, the Apollo missions already taught us that microbes didn't have that much trouble surviving on the moon for extended periods of time, while all I was talking ab
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
109. Re: RODS?
I don't think you're quite right here, human hands have been exposed to the vaccum for extended periods of time (greater than half an hour). The first reason to stop the experiment was actually because of the blood blockage caused by the glove that was keeping the thing airtight. I really don't think it would be a problem for such a small creature to withstand both atmosphere and vacuum for the
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
Well that's a bigger tangent than i expected but it's fine :) I do not believe in a significance for 20/12/2012 other than it being the end of the mayan callendar, and even this need to take the imprecision and unknowns of calendar convertion into account. As for the 144,000-souls-only idea, well... why not. Epistemology says this can be. But Epistemology is a poor tool to live by, although it
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
111. Re: RODS?
Assuming they are creatures, you could conceive that in space they do not go with the same kind of motion as within an atmosphere. The question of how they could propel themselves within the atmosphere to such speeds and to do such motion changes is already a big question, but if they were doing the same in space, the question would become even more daunting. So I guess they could be 'taking a sw
Forum: Global Village
17 years ago
lone
This is a continuation of a previous topic in the mysteries. Don Barone wrote: > > Hi lone: > > Even though I sense that the brain can move mountains, like > anything else it is probably out of practice and to really > believe this one would probably have to walk on water first > and this is too just out of our reach. But I sense it coming > and maybe not this generatio
Forum: Global Village
16 years ago
lone
>That's not how it works. Einstein never actually did any experiments with >trains to obtain empirical results. We're working out the consequences of >our theoretical principles. What IS the colour seen by the detector? You have stated that yourself right from the beginning, it is green : "From inside the train, the green flash of light reaches both doors and they open simultaneou
Forum: Mysteries
16 years ago
lone
DPCrisp wrote: I'm sorry, but I'm still missing it... > To say only one point of view is valid > denies the Principle of Relativity right from the word go. I haven't said that only one point of view is valid period, I said that *to determine if the detector is triggered* only the frame of reference of the detector matters : only *my* frame of reference matters for me to decide on what i
Forum: Mysteries
16 years ago
lone
Well, thank you, thought you might have saved some typing and simply acknowledged that it had nothing to do with a "flat contradiction". In other words, I still fail to see the point DPCrisp was trying to make (thought I readilly admit I may have just missed it, and that was the point of my question). Francis.
Forum: Mysteries
16 years ago
lone
Hi DPCrisp, > But I've modified the door trigger mechanisms: they will only > respond to green light. From inside the train, the green > flash of light reaches both doors and they open > simultaneously. But from the platform, the light is shifted > down to red as seen at the front and up to blue as seen at > the back. The doors will not open at all! That's not an > enigma of
Forum: Mysteries
16 years ago
lone
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Forum: Mysteries
16 years ago
lone
And btw, don't forget to send us lots of money, we'll send you back some cheap patriotic crap. Between this and the "go home" emails I'm receiving every now and then, I'm starting to really wonder how much longer I'm going to stay in this country. I'm actually beginning to question my safety here, since my contry is "no longer an ally", and since "those who are not wit
Forum: Mysteries
17 years ago
lone
Bonjour Yvon, de quoi souhaites tu parler plus precisement ? Francis.
Forum: Mysteries
17 years ago
lone
>The sole purpose of the essay was to show absence of the moon in >prehistoric cultures You have not shown this. What you have done is assert the absence of the moon in prehistoric cultures. A lot of people are now waiting for you to reconcile this claim with the existing evidences that it was indeed there. >Further essays specifically dealing with ‘the birth of civilisation’ and >t
Forum: Mysteries
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