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Excellent questions, Susan. Here they are again, I will answer the second

one first...

"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."

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. As I've said, I favour the informer interpretation but that's secondary to the study of synchronicity. To your second question then:

"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? "

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. 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.

In general, and this is important, the connections extend beyond high improbability. They usually connect to things of clear magnitude - not based on one researcher's whims, but on consensus thought (such as Leicesters' season-winning goal and turn-around one right after Richard's burial).

The mystery, is whether or not I am able to consistently pull data like what I've shared here because these events are special. Adding to this mystery is the fact that similarly special events in common settings are often juxtaposed temporally in ways that mimic the pyramids at Giza and the belt of Orion. There is clear orderliness when it comes to what I call 'relational synchronicity,' but by relative occurrence rather than relative location.

Or, is this random? Am I simply pulling these kinds of results because they are everywhere? Will most Premier League goals show results that are comparable to what I found with these two? Sure, they are special ones according to group narratives, but that can't make any difference when it comes to Chance.

As far as I'm concerned, we're a long way from presenting any kind of definitive probability assessment at this point. I tried to show why in the King example. Considered as a particular outcome, it's convergence elements appeared to be something on the order of 1 in 1 billion. However, as I mentioned with substituting king with "richard", there are other ways to make comparable examples. In that light, the particular outcome is seen to be one of several which leads to lowered, adjusted improbability.

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.

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.

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

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 03-Oct-18 19:19 by Poster Boy.

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synchronicity explained? 2411 jazzmumbles 22-Sep-18 00:09
Re: synchronicity explained? 471 D-Archer 22-Sep-18 18:59
Re: synchronicity explained? 425 Itatw70s 24-Sep-18 11:53
Re: synchronicity explained? 425 D-Archer 24-Sep-18 12:47
Re: synchronicity explained? 418 Itatw70s 24-Sep-18 13:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 417 Susan Doris 26-Sep-18 04:57
Re: synchronicity explained? 409 D-Archer 26-Sep-18 08:37
Re: synchronicity explained? 407 Susan Doris 26-Sep-18 12:01
Re: synchronicity explained? 404 Eddie Larry 26-Sep-18 14:10
Re: synchronicity explained? 391 PB Bytes 27-Sep-18 16:16
Re: synchronicity explained? 379 Eddie Larry 27-Sep-18 16:28
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Re: synchronicity explained? 413 Eddie Larry 27-Sep-18 19:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 374 PB Bytes 27-Sep-18 20:30
show us more "patterns" like this... 408 PB Bytes 27-Sep-18 16:58
Re: synchronicity explained? 369 Susan Doris 28-Sep-18 13:56
Re: synchronicity explained? 355 PB Bytes 28-Sep-18 15:25
Re: synchronicity explained? 353 Eddie Larry 28-Sep-18 20:37
Re: synchronicity explained? 351 PB Bytes 28-Sep-18 21:07
Re: synchronicity explained? 362 Susan Doris 29-Sep-18 05:40
The statistics of synchronicities--in science 343 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 14:12
Re: The statistics of synchronicities--in science 339 PB Bytes 29-Sep-18 15:56
Re: The statistics of synchronicities--in science 335 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 19:32
Questions on synchronicities and statistical science 354 PB Bytes 30-Sep-18 18:13
Some possibilities 337 drrayeye 01-Oct-18 09:53
Deconstructing one sync. 358 PB Bytes 01-Oct-18 18:08
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 333 drrayeye 01-Oct-18 19:09
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 335 PB Bytes 01-Oct-18 20:24
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 350 drrayeye 02-Oct-18 00:41
Re: Deconstructing one sync. 361 PB Bytes 02-Oct-18 02:34
Research design 339 drrayeye 02-Oct-18 04:12
Re: Research design 338 PB Bytes 02-Oct-18 04:18
Framing.. Research design 344 PB Bytes 02-Oct-18 20:50
Re: Framing.. Research design 333 PB Bytes 02-Oct-18 23:21
Re: Framing.. Research design 365 Susan Doris 03-Oct-18 04:56
a study of coincidences 369 drrayeye 03-Oct-18 13:24
Re: a study of coincidences 334 Susan Doris 03-Oct-18 15:25
Your scepticism antennae 366 drrayeye 03-Oct-18 19:33
Re: Framing.. Research design 355 PB Bytes 03-Oct-18 16:16
Re: Framing.. Research design 364 Susan Doris 04-Oct-18 07:17
Re: Framing.. Research design 341 PB Bytes 04-Oct-18 15:10
Re: Framing.. Research design 348 Susan Doris 04-Oct-18 17:07
Re: Framing.. Research design 343 PB Bytes 04-Oct-18 17:37
true randomness 353 drrayeye 04-Oct-18 17:53
Re: true randomness 550 PB Bytes 04-Oct-18 19:26
a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 346 drrayeye 29-Sep-18 21:28
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 352 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 05:06
I didn't write this post for you, 347 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 06:05
Re: I didn't write this post for you, 342 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 13:47
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 356 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 08:50
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 350 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 10:27
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 361 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 14:07
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 355 Susan Doris 30-Sep-18 15:10
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 350 Eddie Larry 30-Sep-18 17:09
Re: a scientific alternative to dismissive debunking 360 PB Bytes 01-Oct-18 19:05
Scientific thinking 376 drrayeye 30-Sep-18 16:43
Re: synchronicity explained? 457 jazzmumbles 26-Sep-18 15:24

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