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Re: Cosmos & Evolution

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  • William
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 5, 2013
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      --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, eduardathome wrote:
      > There is a Chinese magician or is it a magician who was doing a trick in
      > China .. can't recall.
      > He had this trick of passing a $10 bill through a window. I think it's
      > still on YouTube.
      > Anyway, I played the video in stop mode, advancing it a second at a time and
      > capturing the images. If you watch the video you will think that he manages
      > to pass his hand through glass. But if you look at the captures, it is
      > obvious that the hand emerging on the other side of the window is not his
      > own. The different angles are noticeable. Someone else is inside inside
      > the shop with another $10 bill.
      > Spoon benders and mind readers can be found out.
      > eduardathome
      > Eduard, I just threw away my deploma from The Ethiccal Hypnosis Training Center. It was run by Harry Aarons a noted stage hypnotist.He saw hypnosis as a relaxation technique and I used it in conjunction with Nitrous Oxide to make patients more comfortable. It was quite effective but it was not really about the drug it was about creating a mood, a rhythm of calm and security. Old Harry was a showman and turned many a audience member into chickens. He did not try to pick the weak minded , he wanted the trusting, the adventurous. A managed relaxation technique could make a wrestling match into a reasonable experience for dentist and patient. Harry taught voice and rhythm methods . He also spilled the beans on hypnotists who had lesser motives. I knew another hypnotist who claimed to have had sex with over a hundred women when in his spell. He also sold pots and pans. The quiet corners of the mind are interesting cul de sacs but I would not set up any experiments to measure space time. They are just coincidental cross circits that work on a few people. I know Harry was paying his dues back for the more theatrical times in his life. Indeed he did not kill anyone and indirectly helped many people. I can still use his breathing techniques to forestall anxiety and panic. Bill
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: William
      > Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2013 7:43 PM
      > To: existlist@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [existlist] Re: Cosmos & Evolution
      > --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, eduardathome wrote:
      > >
      > > In nature, systems evolve or follow basic laws like a galaxy system. A
      > > natural system might be considered intelligent in the sense that it
      > > decides
      > > what will occur within itself. But those decisions are also to follow
      > > established rules, so system would not be able to modify its reactions to
      > > take care of something new. For example, one might say that a river
      > > system
      > > is intelligent, but that is to stretch the meaning when we say a human has
      > > intelligence. A river can change its bed if there is a landslide, but it
      > > is
      > > just following its own rules. A river can't decide to flow up a mountain.
      > > Albeit some humans cannot deal with something new either.
      > >
      > > If you have a system and were to say that it is intelligent, I don't think
      > > that one could then say that each part is intelligent. It would imply
      > > that
      > > the part could decide to modify its own reaction and that would be
      > > impossible by definition. Within the human body/brain system, only the
      > > brain can change its reaction to something. The heart can change its beat
      > > rate, but if it does so on its own, then you are in trouble.
      > >
      > > The brain perceives systems and can only influence them by the human
      > > actively doing something. Some people believe that the brain can
      > > manipulate
      > > objects at a distance. But I don't and I don't think that mental
      > > telekinetics has ever been proven. There are lots of stories, but if it
      > > were true outside of the Hollywood, we would know it with a certainty.
      > >
      > > Systems influence the brain by stimulation. If my heating system fails my
      > > brain will know it by the chill and will tell me to call the furnace
      > > people.
      > >
      > > eduardathome
      > > Eduward, You engineers are great,straight line thinkers. Spoon benders
      > > and mind readers do not elicit any credance from me. The rules of basic
      > > science are rarely violated and such circumstances are often set ups. Back
      > > on the gun madness I would not be adverse to putting the trained guards in
      > > some trial schools . The numbers will tell the results and the guards
      > > will have jobs. Of course they should have background checks and weapons
      > > training. The statisticians can tell us what a relevant sample size might
      > > be and after five years we will have an answer. I mean the guards might
      > > be double tasked to clean up puke in the classrooms. It all can`t be fun
      > > being a big stud ,gunslinger. Bill
      > >
      > >
      > > -----Original Message-----
      > > From: Mary
      > > Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2013 10:05 AM
      > > To: existlist@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: [existlist] Cosmos & Evolution
      > >
      > > Does a system design itself? Is each part intelligent? Does a brain merely
      > > perceive systems or does it influence them, and does the system influence
      > > the brain?
      > >
      > > Mary
      > >
      > >
      > >
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