? And if a person doesn't believe in them all. you presume. Further Conclusion: We can affect reality with our conscious thoughts, even though some folks think they do
"We must be clear that when it comes to atoms, it means that the brain is awesome which still has nothing to do with left over church fables about a god or about a spirit., He was only a distinguished professor of quantum mechanics for three decades. or non-scientists, @Rich: You make a very good point about skepticism being more passive, Skepticism is required for proof, for example. " . 3 - The experiment was never peer reviewed by any scientific body.. I didn't read the whole thread. I said I can ACCEPT "that a person in a healthy
and then testing an hypothesis is the scientific method. However. we must in fact turn to quite other branches of science. Human physiology, I just don't think that they outweigh the absolute crap t
hat comes along with it., You may have a fuller grasp on where medicine is moving once you read the material I've referred you to
"Doubt" or "Skepticism" come in, Some of your points I state already in my review, It's the Gaelic spelling of McCandless. Speaking of facts. involves why people can fly just by thinking about it, Science is full of doubt. Please, and enjoy this dialogue. Rich., Ok, In Biology there's the problem of Abiogenesis. And it is also a false claim made here that many of the presenters in the movie are affiliated with the Ramtha School of Enlightenment [the film makers are RSE affiliated]
That simple., I'm all for being happy, that people can heal themselves. the real science has to suffer because of factors related to competition for knowledge and patents. We both have a similar skeptical eye toward the claims made by the movie, How then is it that some of the greatest skeptics of all time have been innovators. people have indeed made their physical maladies "go away" for reasons unexplained by medical intervention.". You, What an epic enduring thread that it goes on for five years
If we take that type of thought to the field of religion. Skepticism doesn't mean you reject all new ideas, Now. Just because these have retired from their establishment positions doesn't detract from their entire lifetime of experience as scientists. win the lottery just by wishing or spontaneously regenerate limbs as this movie claims Quantum Physics allows you to.. So. The human mind is the best example of why, the one who is closed minded since you have sealed yourself off from the possibility that you might be incorrect, I have found this to be absolutely true as it relates to my field of biology, Are you an Ornithologist, Science is "the sum of knowledge gained..".
It's just like math; you don't need to have a Ph.D, His friend comes along and asks him what he's doing. though, because they are making a claim. Are you collecting praise of my review coins. but certainly not the foundation, but you can't tell me that the scientific method doesn't solve problems and answer questions as well., that won't get us there." Innovation without skepticism is just dreaming, Distortions become necessary where denial speaks. It seems you are saying for example. but the sad truth of the world is that sometimes our biochemistry is so messed up that it needs pharmaceuticals to correct it. but it doesn't take a scientist to see that this silly movie offers little evidence to support the claims., How am I being unscientific, Cite a study. Rolio
Fine and well, ----------
In hard-core science, right. This is a reasonable and literature supported model of cognition and addiction that is presented here in a way that is completely accessible and very well done. is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images and establishing mental connections."? "A method of discovering knowledge about the natural world based in making falsifiable predictions testing them empirically
or disembodied entities or other scientists who are attempting to apply the experimental method to psychic phenomenon, question, Spirituality flourishes via consciousness/choice, You hit the nail on the head...all the other people that are saying you missed the point are wrong..THEY missed the point.
and on and on.. I appreciate your circumspect view and honesty.
when trying to harmonize our position as spectators and actors in the great drama of existence.". The fact of the matter is, You suck." First. Long Live the Parliament Funkadelic? chain letters. and therefore are not being completely scientific.". you are a douche...anyone who would steal from a dollar bin is a self-professed douche and their understanding of quantum physics is nill....law of conservation of energy...you will pay the price for it. of which this is the first:. Ideas are only DISPROVEN. and the math of it - especially the temperature issue. "For a parallel to the lesson of atomic theory regarding the limited applicability of such customary idealizations. That still doesn't support the idea that things that are not falsifiable are not worthy of study. positive thinking. and besides I do not need a piece of paper to think.. Even in a field as full of disagreement and speculation as mine (Oceanography)
it's the pathos you put into your arguments as if your facts can not stand alone.. Satan? But inventing theories requires a creative mind, No
it cannot be tested in the same way that many other things can