Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#21  Postby Steve » Feb 19, 2014 5:36 pm

Of COURSE thoughts have the power to alter physical reality. How do think we figured out how to talk on this forum? We aren't just yelling really loud and annoying the neighbors and failing to boot. Some smart people did some rather useful thinking. Thinking is incredibly powerful stuff. Too bad the authors of the article failed at it.
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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#22  Postby Agrippina » Feb 19, 2014 5:37 pm

Do or do not, there is no think!
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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#23  Postby Nebogipfel » Feb 19, 2014 6:15 pm

Mazille wrote:It's funny that actual scientific papers dealing with actual scientific evidence in an actually scientific way never start with the words "Scientific proof that..." in their titles.

The first two words you see and they give the game away.


You mean... cosmetics commercials are not peer reviewed? Oh no! :waah:
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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#24  Postby minininja » Feb 19, 2014 8:10 pm

Reading through the paper they linked to there seem to be several major flaws that could entirely undermine the high significance of their results. They only used four water bottles, so if one had had the slightest contamination then all bets are off. And (as they do acknowledge in the paper) the fifty samples from each of the bottles were not randomly distributed in the freezer. It really doesn't seem to be the most well thought out experiment, unless their intention was to attribute a really high significance to results that could be displaying effects of a one-in-four chance.
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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#25  Postby barfly123 » Feb 19, 2014 8:45 pm

I have tried thinking I wont have a hangover when on the rare occasion I have sunk to many pints never works though.
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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#26  Postby laklak » Feb 19, 2014 9:15 pm

I can think about Scarlet Johanssen and get a woodie. Mind over matter.
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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#27  Postby Doubtdispelled » Feb 19, 2014 11:07 pm

laklak wrote:I can think about Scarlet Johanssen and get a woodie. Mind over matter.

I decided to think about the classiest guy I know, and up popped Lak.

Who'd a thunk it.
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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#28  Postby KeenIdiot » Feb 20, 2014 2:15 am

You'd think those people like the pastor who died recently would be saved from their deaths by their faith if this was true.
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#29  Postby Thommo » Feb 20, 2014 2:20 am

chairman bill wrote:I'm convinced by this cloud busting business. I'm off outside right now to bust clouds. Just think, next time we're faced with a major storm & possible flooding that'll cause millions of pounds worth of damage, I can bust the clouds & save everyone. Then the insurance companies will start paying me to stop floods & I'll be rich!


I want to know what happens if a gay couple tries this. :think:

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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#30  Postby Onyx8 » Feb 20, 2014 2:26 am

Christ, the comments on that cloud-busting video.
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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#31  Postby orpheus » Feb 20, 2014 2:36 am

Moar prufe!

A few minutes ago I was thinking about having something to eat, and here I am with a plate of fruit and cheese in front of me! :o

(Well, actually there were a few intermediate steps.)

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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#32  Postby Ihavenofingerprints » Feb 20, 2014 2:38 am

Onyx8 wrote:Christ, the comments on that cloud-busting video.


I wonder if a video called "how to melt ice by rubbing a cat on your face" would get the same response?

"oh my god I tried this and it worked, doing it with my children now!"

"this is so cool, I never understood the power of intention until now"

"I have been doing this for years it actually works, good to see the phenomena growing"
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#33  Postby Steve » Feb 20, 2014 2:44 am

Have you seen the video of the lady chasing away chemtrails in the sky by squirting them with vinegar from her back porch? There is no intention in it, just pure science...
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#34  Postby Mazille » Feb 20, 2014 8:10 am

Doubtdispelled wrote:
laklak wrote:I can think about Scarlet Johanssen and get a woodie. Mind over matter.

I decided to think about the classiest guy I know, and up popped Lak.

Who'd a thunk it.

Seems like your mind isn't all that powerful then.
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#35  Postby Calilasseia » Feb 20, 2014 9:02 am

The moment I saw the words "Dean Radin", I thought "oh no, not more pseudoscientific bollocks".
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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#36  Postby Doubtdispelled » Feb 20, 2014 9:11 am

Mazille wrote:
Doubtdispelled wrote:
laklak wrote:I can think about Scarlet Johanssen and get a woodie. Mind over matter.

I decided to think about the classiest guy I know, and up popped Lak.

Who'd a thunk it.

Seems like your mind isn't all that powerful then.

I know. Sad, isn't it?

But I can slow my heartbeat by thinking about it. With hindsight, however, this doesn't seem like such a good idea any more. :(
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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#37  Postby babel » Feb 20, 2014 10:47 am

Steve wrote:Have you seen the video of the lady chasing away chemtrails in the sky by squirting them with vinegar from her back porch? There is no intention in it, just pure science...

:rofl:
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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#38  Postby Mazille » Feb 20, 2014 10:53 am

Doubtdispelled wrote:
Mazille wrote:
Doubtdispelled wrote:
laklak wrote:I can think about Scarlet Johanssen and get a woodie. Mind over matter.

I decided to think about the classiest guy I know, and up popped Lak.

Who'd a thunk it.

Seems like your mind isn't all that powerful then.

I know. Sad, isn't it?


You know, we all try to work with what we have.

[/quote]But I can slow my heartbeat by thinking about it. With hindsight, however, this doesn't seem like such a good idea any more. :([/quote]
That is pretty cool, though.
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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#39  Postby Mazille » Feb 20, 2014 10:53 am

Doubtdispelled wrote:
Mazille wrote:
Doubtdispelled wrote:
laklak wrote:I can think about Scarlet Johanssen and get a woodie. Mind over matter.

I decided to think about the classiest guy I know, and up popped Lak.

Who'd a thunk it.

Seems like your mind isn't all that powerful then.

I know. Sad, isn't it?


You know, we all try to work with what we have.

But I can slow my heartbeat by thinking about it. With hindsight, however, this doesn't seem like such a good idea any more. :(

That is pretty cool, though.

Edit: Fixed the quotes.
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Re: Thoughts have the Power to alter Physical World

#40  Postby the_5th_ape » Feb 20, 2014 3:55 pm

Steve wrote:Have you seen the video of the lady chasing away chemtrails in the sky by squirting them with vinegar from her back porch? There is no intention in it, just pure science...

Its a private Video. I am unable to view.
Can you tell me the Video Title, and its duration?
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