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What do you believe?

  1. God or a Deity

    21 vote(s)
    55.3%
  2. An afterlife in any sense including reincarnation

    16 vote(s)
    42.1%
  3. Ghosts, spirits, poltergeists, changeling or similar

    12 vote(s)
    31.6%
  4. Angels: e.g. Seraphim, Orphanim, Cherubim

    13 vote(s)
    34.2%
  5. Demons, devils, evil spirits, demonic possessions

    13 vote(s)
    34.2%
  6. ET

    27 vote(s)
    71.1%
  7. Bigfoot, Yeti, Sasquatch, Abominable Snowman

    11 vote(s)
    28.9%
  8. Loch Ness or other unidentified lake creatures

    8 vote(s)
    21.1%
  9. ESP, telekinesis, precognition, remote viewing

    19 vote(s)
    50.0%
  10. Transdimensional beings,

    11 vote(s)
    28.9%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Jul 17, 2003 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    Vote for the things that you think exist, are true, or can be done. Please consider all choices and/or options. Please select if any option applies. Multiple choices allowed.
     
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  3. Jul 22, 2003 #2

    Dal

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    I voted all of them because I have no proof that they don't exist.
    We can prove something if it does exist.
    We can also prove something if it doesn't exist right? We should.[?]
     
  4. Jul 22, 2003 #3

    Ivan Seeking

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    Really no. We could find that these things do exist, but we can never prove that they don't. A negative can never be proven. This is a fundamental truth of logic.
     
  5. Jul 22, 2003 #4

    Dal

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    Hahaha...My logic crumbled. [b(]
     
  6. Jul 23, 2003 #5

    Ivan Seeking

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    In the true spirit of physics, your theory was not wrong. It just needed some modification.
     
  7. Jul 26, 2003 #6
    I have to vote for Bigfoot and Lake Monsters because if these
    do exist the likelihood of con-
    crete evidence one day being
    found is far greater than for
    most of the other things.

    Not included in the list, but
    also important, is a new, un-
    expected source of energy, that
    is so easy to tap into it might
    as well be perpetual motion.
    (i.e. being able to tap energy
    out of rest mass like beer from
    a keg.)
     
  8. Jul 26, 2003 #7
    I don't think it's true that things can't be said to not exist. For example, I'm not an @$$hole is an outright lie. It's not important if things exist or not if people don't really give a damn. What would you do if I said there were serial killer furbies running around? Might as well say I'm nuts and everything I say is a lie but when they take over the world you'll see how little people would be amazed by a bigfoot, who by the way is a lost Biaviian pet, not the original =(.
     
  9. Jul 26, 2003 #8
    I'll drink to that!
     
  10. Jul 27, 2003 #9

    Ivan Seeking

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    Interesting that at least one person believes in God but no afterlife.[?]
     
  11. Aug 9, 2003 #10

    Ivan Seeking

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    WOW. God and ET tie for first place? Should I expect a different result in the religious section?
     
  12. Aug 10, 2003 #11

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    To the surprise of many I'm sure, I answered yes to all but the second and third from the end (though I'm not exactly sure what "transdimensional" means).
     
  13. Aug 10, 2003 #12

    Ivan Seeking

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    WOW! A brother in the myst.

    I don't know what "transdimensional" means either. I assume this refers to things like parallel universes i.e. The Many Worlds theory, and hidden dimensions as in a 12 dimensional hypersurface - ie pre Big Bang.
     
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  14. Aug 11, 2003 #13

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    Let's see...

    God: Only for the sakes of constructing profanity. :wink:
    Afterlife: When I am realistic, no.
    Ghosts: In the common, non-quantum sense, no.
    Angels: Not unless they are Charlie's. (tm)
    Demon: Only as mental constructs.
    ET: Yes, but not of the little gray variety that pop round for a little social abducting.
    Bigfoot: Only of my dad. Probably some ape out there, but probably doesn't look like a man in a suit.
    Loch Ness: Well, obviously we don't know ALL the animals that live in lakes. But I think the real ULOs (Unidentified lake object) have lower tourist values.
    ESP: Nope, no evidence. Magnetic field effects, yes though.
    Transdimensional: Yes, but not in the shiny exhalted master sense.
     
  15. Aug 22, 2003 #14

    Ivan Seeking

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    I assume then that you believe in the little green kind?
     
  16. Aug 22, 2003 #15

    No offense but for someone who constantly posts in this forum I wouldn't take to hear your comments on logic.

    Especially since logic can most certainly disprove the existance of something. In fact the methods for disproving existance are a fundamental truth of logic.

    So you're sorely mistaken. Where did you recieve this "education" in logic?
     
  17. Aug 22, 2003 #16

    Ivan Seeking

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    Could you give an example?
     
  18. Oct 1, 2003 #17

    Ivan Seeking

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    Lets run this one around again. New members?
     
  19. Oct 4, 2003 #18
    Can't prove a negitive??? I'm sure glad one of you caught that!
    I only voted for E.T.. I was raised Baptist but am now creationalist.
    Only a "God" could provide,in some way, the energy needed to create everything we see today. If there is no "God" then only Quantum physics provides an explanation.
    I beleive "God", persay, is into physics. Seeking this answer is analogis to asking "What is North of North?" Perhaps God owns a "Star Ship."
     
  20. Oct 13, 2003 #19

    Ivan Seeking

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    Wow, ET leads God by one.
     
  21. Oct 13, 2003 #20

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    Must resist making patronising statement.
    Must resist making patronising statement.
    Must resist making patronising statement.....
     
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