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Re: “Myth of the Invisible Ships

PS: A further consideration.... If I were ever in some analogous circumstance, and if I were near others, I would probably do four things:
1. Question my own sanity.
2. Look around me to see if anyone else was seeing what I was seeing.
3. If nobody else seemed to see it, you figure out the rest.
4. Mayby, if I was brave enough, and a close family member had happened to be nearby when I thought I had the 'hallucination,' at the end of the day I might privately and carefully ask, "did you see what I saw?"

Kinda funny if you ask me :-)

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Posted by Scott Warren Perry on 04/23/2017 at 9:11 AM

Re: “Myth of the Invisible Ships

I think I might be able to somehow "imagine" their mindset. I would say that surely these people who believed in, and probably saw, spirits of all shapes on a regular basis, "saw" the relatively silent sailing ship, but they obviously must have initially considered it to be a spirit of some sort, and initially deserving of the same level of attention that other such "spirits" normally received. As with other such "spirits," they probably were hoping and praying that if they ignored it, perhaps it would simply "go away," and leave them alone in peace.

Hey, I must confess I have actually "seen" some of these in my own day, and that is exactly how I tend to respond to most of them. As in a zoo with the sign, "don't feed the animals," most folks, when confronted with something that almost appears as a hallucination, will tend to try to "not feed" it.

However, should the "hallucination" begin to deploy longboats (much easier for a native to understand), and to begin heading in my direction with strangely colored and clothed men inside of them, you had better believe it, I would suddenly realize that my first strategy was simply not working, and I had better do something better, and quick!

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Posted by Scott Warren Perry on 04/23/2017 at 9:03 AM

Re: “Bad Sea Rising

Please publicise the insane project in Queensland to let a foreign company with a poor record create an enormous coal mine called Carmicheal with free water access for 60 years though the local town is on water restrictions.

Posted by Karis Sanderson on 04/20/2017 at 9:41 PM

Re: “Bad Sea Rising

It does behoove us. The current state of affairs of continued emissions will one day be viewed as an environmental crime against humanity. Just look at Glacier National Park: the glaciers are retreating, if you doubt global warming, or as it is commonly referred to, climate change. A succinct and insightful article. As an aside, I used to joke with one of my former employees who purchased a hybrid years ago. I scoffed that climate change was that serious. Since then, I've researched the issue and am convinced. Now, my wife and I both drive a Prius. Best car I've ever had and awesome gas mileage and lower emissions.

Posted by Glenn Franco Simmons on 04/20/2017 at 12:31 PM

Re: “Shots, Shots, Shots

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Posted by Sandy Jake on 04/14/2017 at 2:14 PM

Re: “It's Nothing. Really.

Call me a quitter, but I gave up on boggling my mind by trying to envision nothing some time ago. There is always one contradiction or another to face. What is odd is how hard we try. Why?

https://youtu.be/gqfJQir60yI?t=1501

Posted by Robert Lockett on 04/12/2017 at 7:14 AM

Re: “Shots, Shots, Shots

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Posted by Patricia Edwards on 04/04/2017 at 6:48 PM

Re: “Life: The Long Game

Talk about anthropomorphic projection. Reality is so suffocating. It is almost as if it were designed to cause us to surrender so as to be enabled by our desperation to actually hear God's voice. But never mind. By all means necessarily miraculous and fantastic, hold on to the dream... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cy0ABjAP0T…

And a bonus track: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NyJHL8GFaI…

Posted by Robert Lockett on 03/26/2017 at 9:13 PM

Re: “Kickstarting Life

Barry writes: "How did life start here on Earth? Ever since Darwin, scientists have been struggling with that question. (Before him, there was nothing to explain God did it.)"

In other words, since the late 1800's there is nothing to explain, "nature did it". Start with that assumption and then look for the evidence later. That is called the philosophy of materialism, not science.

Posted by Robert Lockett on 03/26/2017 at 8:48 PM

Re: “Shots, Shots, Shots

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