"I've dated many men, have had many friends, & none were soul-mates.
I got a cat 15 years ago with a strange beginning. I wanted an orange cat, but this black cat liked me. I went back to the San Francisco SPCA 4 times, for an…"
"I'm going to be closing this discussion soon. It's been fun & enlightening to read your comments. I'm leery of any belief, including non-belief, where there are rules about what is proper to believe and what isn't. I'm…"
"btw, deju vu, is an electrical disturbance in the neurons firing in the brain. Much more common in teens' developing brains. Also is a common 'pre-seizure aura', that alerts epileptics to the fact they are about to have a seizure.…"
"There certainly could be, but that doesn't mean you can claim it is so because of that chance, otherwise you have to accept the claim that there is a god simply because it is possible. You wouldn't be convinced by a theist trying to use…"
"While it would be disingenuos for me to claim that there is nothing science won't explain sooner or later, it just seems very counterproductive to think otherwise. I mean, what if Pasteur had decided that the cause of illness in humans is…"
"If science proves something, i'll buy one.
til they do, i can enjoy hypothesis, but, i treat them as that--ideas not yet proven. I won't lean on them.
there certainly can be "scientific reasons for things", actually, for me,…"
"I'm not a scientist, so please excuse me if I write something stooopid. If they someday prove parallel universes or string-theory, would that account for things like synchronicity or deja vu? I'm just thinking, since we're lexploring…"
"I agree, Tony, one should be able to decide when they have had enough. but it wasn't clear to me what it is you've had enough of, is it dispair/depression?
I've felt suicidal once or twice, but i made it through those times. In…"