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You have enough Sakreets you get whatever you want. But what am I doing? I asked the question and I am answering myself.
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Damnit, you guys, (not Abdul, obviously), are distracting me from model railway building. :evil:
Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.
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Are there NBLs in the spirit world?

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If not I'm not interested.
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skeptics see this

https://www.near-death.com/science/evid ... e.html#a03
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Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.
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I believe in red.

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I was wondering why skeptics don't believe in spirits? I want a no-joke scientific explanation !?
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Flacus wrote: Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:08 pm I was wondering why skeptics don't believe in spirits? I want a no-joke scientific explanation !?
The short answer is: There is no good evidence.
All your evidences to date are anecdotal bullshit and do not hold up under scrutiny. As indeed are all the 'evidences' available on the www. Which is why yours suck as this is where your are getting them.
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no. the tempo and vernacular in the more engaging posts closely match ed. It's ed.
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I recind my claim that it was ed, and here's why.

Identical posts appear on the Skeptics Society Forum by a new member, Kundalino, starting about 5 days after Flatulence joined here.
https://www.skepticforum.com/search.php ... 4&sr=posts

Therefore, it's probably someone that posts at least sometimes both here and there. I can think of only four people: Me, Abdul, Pyrrho, and ... drumbeat please ... Robinson.

And amongst those four, who is the biggest troll?
It's Robinson. 99.978% positive.
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Not me. Sorry.
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:shock:
sparks wrote: Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:52 pm
Flacus wrote: Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:08 pm I was wondering why skeptics don't believe in spirits? I want a no-joke scientific explanation !?
The short answer is: There is no good evidence.
All your evidences to date are anecdotal bullshit and do not hold up under scrutiny. As indeed are all the 'evidences' available on the www. Which is why yours suck as this is where your are getting them.
has to be personal evidence? explain to me what kind of evidence you require? What is evidence for you?
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Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.
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Flacus wrote: Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:22 pm :shock:
sparks wrote: Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:52 pm
Flacus wrote: Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:08 pm I was wondering why skeptics don't believe in spirits? I want a no-joke scientific explanation !?
The short answer is: There is no good evidence.
All your evidences to date are anecdotal bullshit and do not hold up under scrutiny. As indeed are all the 'evidences' available on the www. Which is why yours suck as this is where your are getting them.
has to be personal evidence? explain to me what kind of evidence you require? What is evidence for you?
You've missed the entire point. NOT personal evidence. That's part of the definition of 'anecdotal' you see: Unscientific. Evidence as revealed by double blind properly controlled experiments. Lots of them. That's the ticket.
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Flacus wrote: Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:08 pm I was wondering why skeptics don't believe in spirits? I want a no-joke scientific explanation !?
I've sorta given up doing this but let me try one more time.

Do you have any money? Like in a retirement account?

Suppose you do and I say "Flatus, old man, I have an opportunity for you. I will double your money if you invest with me. All you have to do is give it to me and believe".

Now, unless you are deranged, you will say "thats great, can you demonstrate that you can do it?"

Are you with me so far? You see what is happening? I am making a promise and you are asking (rightly) for proof of what I am claiming. Do you see that?

Now. You are a savvy investor. You have not just fallen off of a turnip truck. I am making a claim that, though possible, is pretty much something that you have not experienced. I am asking for your loot. You want to believe.

eta: This is an outcome that is highly desirable. Not the 6% return that wage slaves like Bruce dream about but 100% return. It is like <hint> everlasting life. Because it is so desirable, you recognize in yourself a bias TO believe. You do see that, you foreign beggar you? Because it is so desirable, and knowing that you want to believe, you are going to be strict with what you will accept as proof.

What proof is adequate for you to turn over your hard earned cash? Be real specific. What do I have to do, say, show that will convince you that I can deliver?

Take your time. Do not arm wave. Just answer the fuggin question.

Your turn.
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Don't waste your money on ed, Flatus. I am licensed to give investment advice in the UK and guarantee that I can double your money. Give it to me. Now.
Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.
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Ah, the lucrative Brexit Bond Derivatives market!!!

Count me in!!
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Will or Swiss Family or Jack or Bill?
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I want to know why the scientific method is the only safe way to gain knowledge? Is the scientific method infallible?
Is the expression scientific skepticism correct?
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Flacus wrote: Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:49 pm I want to know why the scientific method is the only safe way to gain knowledge? Is the scientific method infallible?
Is the expression scientific skepticism correct?
The scientific method is simply an organized way to conduct an inquery. That you daont know this suggests asyssal ignorance and the poinlessnicity of further communication.

BTW, you never responded to my question. What would it take for you to turn over the pathetic saiving of a lifetime of ball gargling and paint scraping?

Here, you probably can't work a mouse wheel. I'll post it again.
I've sorta given up doing this but let me try one more time.

Do you have any money? Like in a retirement account?

Suppose you do and I say "Flatus, old man, I have an opportunity for you. I will double your money if you invest with me. All you have to do is give it to me and believe".

Now, unless you are deranged, you will say "thats great, can you demonstrate that you can do it?"

Are you with me so far? You see what is happening? I am making a promise and you are asking (rightly) for proof of what I am claiming. Do you see that?

Now. You are a savvy investor. You have not just fallen off of a turnip truck. I am making a claim that, though possible, is pretty much something that you have not experienced. I am asking for your loot. You want to believe.

eta: This is an outcome that is highly desirable. Not the 6% return that wage slaves like Bruce dream about but 100% return. It is like <hint> everlasting life. Because it is so desirable, you recognize in yourself a bias TO believe. You do see that, you foreign beggar you? Because it is so desirable, and knowing that you want to believe, you are going to be strict with what you will accept as proof.

What proof is adequate for you to turn over your hard earned cash? Be real specific. What do I have to do, say, show that will convince you that I can deliver?

Take your time. Do not arm wave. Just answer the fuggin question.

Your turn.
Just answer the question ...
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The genuine skeptic is agnostic!
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I'm done.
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Flacus wrote: Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:24 pm The genuine skeptic is agnostic!
Ipse dixit but incorrect, son.

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I have a question
Why does a prayer or prayer stop or stop yawning?
What is the relationship of praying to the end of yawning immediately?
does prayer have anything to do with the immediate end of yawning?
If so, what is the cause of yawning when the person is not sleepy or tired?
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Flacus wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:58 pm I have a question
Why does a prayer or prayer stop or stop yawning?
What is the relationship of praying to the end of yawning immediately?
does prayer have anything to do with the immediate end of yawning?
If so, what is the cause of yawning when the person is not sleepy or tired?
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She has herpes.
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Rob 'Rotting Dick' Listy knows nothing of her. She would never associate with such pus-bucketry.

She is devoted only to me, yet she doesn't know this yet... .:)
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you did not understand.
I said prayer prevents yawning.
and the prayer makes the yawn stop immediately.
what is the cause of this phenomenon? Is it a mechanical cause or an intelligent cause?
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Flacus wrote: Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:47 pm you did not understand.
I said word salad.
Alexia without agraphia.
We understand better than you can possibly comprehend.

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Before the invention of the electron microscope did people ever believe in viruses?
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Ernst Ruska, before inventing the electron microscope already believed in the existence of viruses?
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Shaddup!

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Put this out? Want me to put this out in your eye, Sancho? That alright?
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Shit happens. The older you get, the more often shit happens. So you have to try not to give a shit even when you do. Because, if you give too many shits, you've created your own shit creek and there's no way out other than swimming through the shit. Oh, and fuck.
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Flacus wrote: Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:28 pm Before the invention of the electron microscope did people ever believe in viruses?
There is that word "believe" again please explain.
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Flacus wrote: Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:28 pm Before the invention of the electron microscope did people ever believe in viruses?
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He's right !
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:)
sparks wrote: Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:11 am
Flacus wrote: Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:28 pm Before the invention of the electron microscope did people ever believe in viruses?
First.

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