How do you explain magic (Satan and Jin)? My question does not concern individual cases because i know some people suffer from psychological problems, I am asking about how a number of people can see…Continue
"Sure. As Loren Miller quoted Arthur C. Clarke:
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
In other words, if you posit that the extraterrestrial, for example, didn't visit us from Star Systems that…"
"If I explain it to you, it will no longer be cool. Magic and psychic powers are illusory. There is no supernatural force causing anything to happen. Magicians and psychics take advantage (hopefully for entertainment purposes) of perceptual biases…"
"Two quotes to summarize this whole business:One man's "magic" is another man's engineering. "Supernatural" is a null word.-- Robert A. HeinleinAny sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.--…"
"Terence McKenna once explained that what we call "magic" utterly becomes without mystery if you posit that these somehow work through a "higher dimension." Then, seeing into the future, things popping in and out of existence…"
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Joan I am glad you are getting over the nausea and feel no pain.
I am glad you have a wonderful support group in your family and that they are there for you.
Ruth - the medical professionals really made a mistake in their…"
"Well said. And let me add that I am not really upset with my brother. I am upset at how religion has robbed from him the recognition that we lost something really great, for good.
Hate the religion, not the religious.
"Joan, I'm so glad the meds took care of your nausea, and you have your terrific family helping you!
Hi Jessica! I forgot about that term "chemo brain" until you mentioned it.
Carl, Yes, a lot of planes from O'Hare are…"