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Pattern recognition post revived

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Pattern recognition Posted by (name deleted) on May 23, 2017 at 9:17pm in Small TalkCurious as to others thoughts & opinions on the fact that we base ones intelligence in some part in pattern…Continue

Special independent investigator named to investigate Trump/Russia

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Huffington Post article here. This is a big…Continue


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This news isn't even an hour old as I write.Two separate sources are saying that a FISA court (anti-espionage court) indictment has been handed down that covers unPresident Trump, Vice President…Continue

Special Twitter rules for Trump. Why?

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"True. The term "theory" as used by science—a useful explanation that organizes facts and implies new areas of study—is different from the way the term is used in everyday language, where it's a guess, a conjecture."
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"Typically, the "pattern" is simply how we perceive what is actually random, through the lens of confirmation bias. To pick some examples of things that most people seem to have a "Baseline Impression Of": Weather, relative to…"
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"lol!!  But what if you're surrounded by improbable coincidences in your favour, as Belle is reporting?  Is this a pattern, or not?  It's difficult to say. "
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TJ replied to Unseen's discussion 'Pattern recognition post revived'
"Well, there is making a pattern, denying a pattern, being wrong about a pattern, arguing about what the pattern represents, and so forth, so, distinguishing these from recognizing the pattern does actually add some clarity. In the context of…"
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Simon Paynton replied to Unseen's discussion 'Pattern recognition post revived'
"I think you're right, since a definition of a pattern can be a "recognisable structure".  There are patterns in nature we don't recognise.  But if we identified them, then we would recognise them. "
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Pattern recognition post revived

Pattern recognition Posted by (name deleted) on May 23, 2017 at 9:17pm in Small TalkCurious as to others thoughts & opinions on the fact that we base ones intelligence in some part in pattern recognition and the quicker you can see a conclusion from a pattern and be correct in that conclusion would seem to me that it is a basic survival technique. If a god existed would it be necessary to do so, if things were to happen as a "god" dictates then we could not trust in pattern recognition.This…See More
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Unseen replied to Violeta Babacan's discussion 'Does this prove that NDEs are not caused by a malfunctioning brain deprived of oxygen?'
"As opposed to "unnatural reasons"?"
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Unseen replied to Violeta Babacan's discussion 'Does this prove that NDEs are not caused by a malfunctioning brain deprived of oxygen?'
"Any explanation has to be incorporated into standard science.  Otherwise, supernatural explanations result in something you might call a cousin or even sibling of Hawking's "information paradox.""
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"Science ASSUMES that spiritual explanations are wrong because if they are not, you can throw everything we know about reality through science out the window. Why? Because whenever "then a miracle happens" is a possibility, no scientific…"
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Gregg RThomas replied to Unseen's discussion 'Special Twitter rules for Trump. Why?'
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"On the one hand, as soulless critters, dogs and cats don't get to go to Heaven, though apparently lions and lambs do, so that they can lay down together in peace and harmony. "
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Shannon Barber replied to Unseen's discussion 'Special Twitter rules for Trump. Why?'
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Strega replied to Unseen's discussion 'Special Twitter rules for Trump. Why?'
"What, and take the bullets out of the gun he keeps firing at his foot?"
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Shannon Barber replied to Unseen's discussion 'Special Twitter rules for Trump. Why?'
"You're probably right. Though of I owned the place, I'd ban him and delight in it."
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Scientists are now admitting that nuclear power is greener than other alternatives

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Nuclear power is one of the least damaging sources of energy for the environment, and the green movement must accept its expansion if the world is to…


A great number of paradoxes, starting with Scroedinger's cat

Posted on April 18, 2014 at 8:00pm 1 Comment

I'm sorry, but I had to stop listening to this bit at about the fourth paradox due to being out of breath from laughing. How long can you last?

Famous last words. No...really!

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I found a website where Texas lists every capital execution from 1982 on. One of the more interesting things about it is that it includes any last statements the prisoners made. Interesting reading. Lots of "foxhole converts" among them, I note.

OBAMACARE Is Better Than You Think

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In just one week the main part of Obamacare will begin to kick in. This is the state level exchanges that will allow the uninsured to be covered. Beginning on October 1, people will be able to sign up to get insurance in their state regardless of their health.

Most people signing up on the exchanges will qualify for subsidies based on their income and family size. This means that the cost of insurance will be less than the advertised price.

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At 7:41pm on May 29, 2016, W1NT3R5 said…
Yeah dude. I was pleasantly surprised. That movie's not very good, as is the story with most modern Adam Sandler movies, but that was pretty cool. I wish it would have actually been Matt Frewer dressed up though.
At 1:48am on May 29, 2016, W1NT3R5 said…
https://youtu.be/plrZB1AceXU this is a link to my personal channel so you know it isn't spam. It's Max Headroom's latest appearance.
At 9:58pm on April 17, 2016, W1NT3R5 said…
Max Headroom's interview on David Letterman is hilarious, and available on YouTube.

I suggest buying the DVD if you haven't. Unfortunately Frewer isn't involved in any of the documentary features in the set, but there is plenty of that material available online. The DVD set contains the show from the 1987-88 American run, omitted is the Talking Headroom show and the 20 Minutes Into The Future (which is also available in its entirety on YouTube).
At 10:56pm on April 16, 2016, W1NT3R5 said…
So we don't always get along. However, I had no idea who Max Headroom was but your photo reminded me of a person I used to be acquainted with, and I searched it on Google and discovered him. I have now purchased the DVD set and watched everything available on YouTube, and while it was not your intention, you have created a fan of that show simply by choosing an avatar. Whatever it's worth, I appreciate it. Hopefully your ribs are healing well.
At 4:38am on December 26, 2015, Royce Earnest Rasmussen said…

Thank you!

At 3:26pm on December 14, 2014, Virgil said…

You and I got off to a bad start and I almost gave up on AT cuz of it.  I'm glad I didn't.  Amazing how much you and I agree on besides views on how jobs are created, the meaning of wealth and what produces it. All of that I believe about those things are from my personal experience in the past 5 years since becoming a civilian. I believe in them more today than ever before but all that is teeny minor crap compared to my core convictions.  The main reason I argued with you about that was the wrong reason to to argue.  I was offended on a personal level by things you said and I gave into that & put my anger ahead of reason. 

Interrogation.  Please point out any errors in you see in my reasoning.... (why ask, you'll do it even if I don't ask hahahaha!)

my last tour 2009 in Afgh I was a E4, a corporal, just one tiny small guy the big picture. When I heard this report was coming out I thought "oh shit!  This is going to get nasty!"  But wait... "nasty" is a relative term. As a war vet, my idea of nasty in regards to what could have been in that report  is waaaaaaaaay different from Joe Civilian's definition of nasty.  In fact my definition of nasty info on EIT would be impossible for him to wrap his head around and not break out in a chicken little dance. 

There's no damned way Feinstein & the others with that report know less about EIT than I do unless the CIA and armed forces have been totally lying to them.  That's just not possible. 

I've read all I can find for details, watched TV for the hot talking points and I have come to the conclusion that whole report just about has to be a psyop to cover ALLLLLLLLL the shit guys like me know and all the shit guys like me don't know.  For me there hasn't been ONE DETAIL in that report that was newsy or nasty.  I really feel what's going on is a well planned magician's trick that starts  off with him saying, "watch me cut off my right hand" to distract everyone IN THE WORLD while they sneak a 60 ton plaid elephant across the stage. 

This isn't a conspiracy theory about some secret plot from the Obama white house.  This is a theory about possibly pulling off a great Intel move to benefit the very people and programs that it's supposed to be making the focus of world wide outrage. 

But wait.  There's more.

There were things in that report that were totally ridiculous and almost funny when you thin about them.  ONLY  dummasses would fall for some of the shit AND the media and none of the "experts" have even tried to point the silly shit out. 

Think. The report says next to no vital intel has been obtained through EIT.  It says most of the intel obtained is lies told under torture.  I don't recall ONE time in my whole 22 months in Afgh when we were told, "get your guns and let's go find some bad guys to shoot." Every time we did anything se went out to specific places looking at specific times, to look for specific people, specific things and act like we were just dumb gyrines who didn't know what we were looking for. One time we did a four hour search on a small 6 house village before "noticing" the exact item we'd been shown satellite images of sitting right in our way the whole time.   Sooooo where did that intel come from?  The pentagon must be using psychics and have consult fortune tellers.  ...........  That's just one example.  One time we were rushed out to set up a  fake road check, told what car to look for, who would be in it and make sure its 4 tires were blown out 1 km before the road block so the occupants would have to get out and walk after all traffic on the road was stopped to prevent them from hitching rides.  When we go the guys back to base there were interesting guys there. After a staged accidental explosion the 3

At 9:06pm on September 19, 2014, Davis Goodman said…

Can't believe we weren't official friends here all this time!!!!

At 3:34am on September 2, 2014, Demetrius Alcala said…

You stole CBS

At 7:51am on August 10, 2014, Brandon Bissell said…

Yeah thanks. I was hoping to talk to you about something so I'll send a message soon.

At 10:30pm on March 25, 2014, Justin said…

ah yes Im new to it, thank u




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