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Old 02-25-2015, 11:35 PM   #211
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Ping Arcane - Are you Bi-Polar or something? You seem to putter along pretty OK for a bit and then just go utter whacko on us from time to time.

If you learn nothing else at LQ please try to wrap your head around these 2 things

1) Fictional movies are not proof of anything other than human imagination. Youtube videos unsupported by serious references are likely trolling or agenda ridden and do not constitute scientific inquiry let alone expertise. Wikipedia is better but not by orders of magnitude.

2) The "10% of out brain" thing is hogwash.... an Urban Myth at best and has no place in adult discussion.

He was very probably kidding.

I just watched again his video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryGR06dlPf0
It is really amazing what kind of videos (everything and nothing, garbage,...) one can find on youtube.


"10% of our brain". I wonder if in 500 years, we gonna be more intelligent. The bigger brain does not mean being more clever.
Humans still get taller so it might be possible.
 
Old 03-15-2015, 04:12 PM   #212
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I just saw a green fireball meteor in the sky while driving on high-way.

The problem is that it did go very horizontally (like a plane going). Is it possible?

It looked like this -but very horizontal, and vanished after 15 seconds:
http://img.youtube.com/vi/AOU3r3Q4-eY/0.jpg

it looked green on the head and orange and long on the tail.
 
Old 03-16-2015, 10:28 AM   #213
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I just saw a green fireball meteor in the sky while driving on high-way.

The problem is that it did go very horizontally (like a plane going). Is it possible?

It looked like this -but very horizontal, and vanished after 15 seconds:
http://img.youtube.com/vi/AOU3r3Q4-eY/0.jpg

it looked green on the head and orange and long on the tail.
Assuming that you were in middle Europe at that time: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/scie...d-Austria.html
 
Old 03-19-2015, 01:36 PM   #214
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Assuming that you were in middle Europe at that time: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/scie...d-Austria.html
you got it so fast. wow!

Is it a Nickel based meteorit that gives its green colors? Can it reach earth?
 
Old 03-20-2015, 04:42 AM   #215
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Ping Arcane - Are you Bi-Polar or something? You seem to putter along pretty OK for a bit and then just go utter whacko on us from time to time.

If you learn nothing else at LQ please try to wrap your head around these 2 things

1) Fictional movies are not proof of anything other than human imagination. Youtube videos unsupported by serious references are likely trolling or agenda ridden and do not constitute scientific inquiry let alone expertise. Wikipedia is better but not by orders of magnitude.

2) The "10 of out brain" thing is hogwash.... an Urban Myth at best and has no place in adult discussion.
Once again you pointed out what i was saying - people don't read everything! No i'm not Bi-Polar because truth is unBIASed which means real truth seeker can't take sides because truth only has one face. Besides small dose of trolling|countertrolling gets discussion rolling further.

1) I never said that but Hollywood has this thing - they mix truth with lies so you can't claim all of that stuff is BS. Some of it might actually be real deal. Working with ideas is great too because you don't lose your imagination and creativity.
2) And how do you know? Were you there when humanity was born? Most myths and legends were truth back in day - some were changed but some were not.

If we won't ask questions and|or explore deeper than average we won't get answers!

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Old 03-22-2015, 04:29 PM   #216
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@Arcane - Thank you for your reasonable reply. I hope you didn't take the Bi-Polar question as a flame since it was not meant that way.
It is a difficult condition but some amazing work and even breakthroughs have occurred during the manic phase of some of those afflicted. I actually was just expressing my wonder at how you can go along for a bit quite reasonably and logical and then suddenly take off on a flight of fancy and quote/link youtube videos (often for real tinfoil hat videos) as some sort of supporting evidence.

Nobody could reasonably argue against asking questions but half the work to getting to a valuable answer is asking the RIGHT questions. There is no value in asking if pink elephants on Neptune can fly when the weather is just right.

There seems to be some disconnect for you between concrete and abstract. For example, what manner of question is

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2) And how do you know? Were you there when humanity was born? Most myths and legends were truth back in day - some were changed but some were not
To me this implies you require 1st hand experience in order to come to a fruitful conclusion - concrete. The bulk of our great body of knowledge is exactly about things beyond a single human lifetime and it comes from evidence, testing, deductive reasoning, and peer review - abstract.

I applaud active imagination and a childlike sense of wonder. These are important and powerful motivators. It is equally important to know the boundaries between Science and speculation.

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Old 09-05-2016, 03:49 AM   #217
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Soon be another documentary to watch about this idea - Unacknowledged is coming soon.
 
Old 09-05-2016, 08:04 AM   #218
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My dad was in SAC <Strategic Air Command> handling nukes back in the 1960's.

So I did not drink the weather balloon koolaid when it was fed to the public.

Others may think they are the end all, be all, of the mass of stars floating out in space.
I just do not happen to be one of them.
 
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The likelihood that Extraterrestrial Life exists is increasingly higher. The likelihood of what we would consider Intelligent Life, somewhat smaller. The likelihood that we originated from, or that any aliens have ever visited Earth is unimaginably small. Both Distance and Time play a huge part in this problem. The two competing concepts are The Drake Equation and The Fermi Paradox but it is important to note that both involve substantial speculation. The point is, there is no real evidence yet. It's just speculation, interesting and fun, but not at all solid.
 
Old 09-05-2016, 11:09 AM   #220
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The likelihood that Extraterrestrial Life exists is increasingly higher. The likelihood of what we would consider Intelligent Life, somewhat smaller. The likelihood that we originated from, or that any aliens have ever visited Earth is unimaginably small. Both Distance and Time play a huge part in this problem. The two competing concepts are The Drake Equation and The Fermi Paradox but it is important to note that both involve substantial speculation. The point is, there is no real evidence yet. It's just speculation, interesting and fun, but not at all solid.
You are limiting yourself somewhat to what you know and what has been taught to you.
Machines and Clones aren't limited to

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Both Distance and Time play a huge part in this problem.
Our robotics and cloning has come a long way in a short amount of time. Like I said. You are kinda limiting yourself < I mean this in a nice way >. Me being untaught and not programmed to think in a certain way. Well. I guess I am too dumb to know my limitations.
 
Old 09-05-2016, 01:26 PM   #221
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No problem, rokytnji, it is absolutely true that I limit myself,,, consciously in fact, but that includes "what has been taught to me". I need to experience something more than mere "authority" to be convinced a thing is likely. I consider such limitations an investment - lose some things but for a net gain.

I have my doubts about clones role in Space, but there is a very real and distinct likelihood that humans will opt out of deep Space travel and leave it to machines since the technology to improve them is advancing faster than the technology to make it viable for humans. It has not gone unnoticed that even NASA has greatly reduced investment in studying how to improve craft and it's speed to suit humans and instead rely on the "lesser resistance" of using machines.
 
Old 11-04-2016, 11:05 AM   #222
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It is just food for thought. Goal should be to get from current point A to truth(point B).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JkxpM_UF2II

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Old 11-04-2016, 12:39 PM   #223
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Well, after this rain jag lets up locally.

My next motorcycle trip plan is doing the Marfa lights. It gets good around this time of year.

Then climb the mountain on my motorcycle to McDonald Oservatory.

Then maybe later this summer. Scoot on up to Roswell to hit the Dairy Queen and play tourista.
 
Old 01-24-2019, 08:11 AM   #224
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Some more infolinks for those who not seek about this on their own.
World War with Aliens if they attack but personally they might come to help or already are here..unknown agenda. Also it could be why all ancient structures are synchronized..Some beings wanted it to be like that but there was no unified system of communication and logistics back in those days.
 
Old 01-24-2019, 08:17 AM   #225
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Not going crazy with it but it is ludicrous to think we are alone in the universe. The distances and size of the space we float around in is beyond our comprehension so like the movie "Contact": would be an awful waste of space (pun intended!)
 
  


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