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  1. Thread: COLOUR

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    And on the wavelength of the light that is the...

    And on the wavelength of the light that is the stimulus that begins the process of the photoreceptors sending a signal to the brain... which is then perceived as color.

    The proposed "movement of a...
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    "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" or "The Wild...

    "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" or "The Wild Bunch".
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    " No. I'm Spartacus!" 35411

    " No. I'm Spartacus!"

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    New covid-19 requirements.

    New covid-19 requirements.
  5. Thread: COLOUR

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    His posts read, to me, like he has read an...

    You say that you fully understand the implications of your position....then proceed to demonstrate that you don't understand the implications of your position.

    This remains true regardless of how...
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    I can't do this joke justice so I will let Norm...

    I can't do this joke justice so I will let Norm tell it.
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    It looks like your monk has the Buddhist view of...

    It looks like your monk has the Buddhist view of the world but misses the Buddhist teachings of how to deal with it.

    i.e. The teaching is that life is pain and suffering (it sucks). How to deal...
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    "One toke over the line" sung on the Lawrence...

    "One toke over the line" sung on the Lawrence Welk show and identified by Welk as a "modern spiritual"...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8tdmaEhMHE&t=2s&ab_channel=clotho98
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    And even stranger to me is that they don't seem...

    It's about not making it easy. If a woman wants to date violent psychopath she should go find one herself and not rely on the government to provide one for her.[/QUOTE]

    I agree, barbos.

    It's...
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    That would be the understanding of a normal...

    The world is something you are experiencing, and that it does not care about you is an assumption.[/QUOTE]

    You seemed to have missed the point.

    A clue: stars form regardless of your...
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    But is he really being a dogmatic fool? Or is the...

    A measurement is a human experiencing something.

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    This is gibberish.[/QUOTE]
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    Your pontification is refuted by reality, and you really should stop defending your...
  12. Thread: COLOUR

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    EM radiation with wavelength ~450nM is blue light...

    EM radiation with wavelength ~450nM is blue light by definition.
    EM radiation with wavelength ~550nM is green light by definition.
    EM radiation with wavelength ~650nM is red light by definition.
    ...
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    Why thankfully? He is in charge of leading the...

    Why thankfully? He is in charge of leading the government. Royalty only has ceremonial duties.
  14. Thread: COLOUR

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    There are different sections of the brain...

    That there is an unconscious initiation of intention to act is not surprising, given the subjects' understanding of the experiment, and that they were expected to do something. Of course there is a...
  15. That sounds reasonable. Just personally, if I was...

    That sounds reasonable. Just personally, if I was paid more or even almost as much not to work than to work then I would spend a hell of a lot of time fishing and camping or just enjoy fucking-off.
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    Observation is only one part of the scientific...

    Observation is only one part of the scientific method.

    From only observation, we would only have that apples fall out of trees. The scientific method led more generally to F=G(m1 m2)/r2.
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    It appears that someone here gets their jollies...

    It appears that someone here gets their jollies by punking the forum.
  18. Thread: COLOUR

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    "The mind" is a metaphor for brain function (an...

    "The mind" is a metaphor for brain function (an action), not the brain. Similar to "god" being a metaphor for natural physical forces that create lightning, storms, etc. To believe the metaphor is an...
  19. A female boar? Do they mean a sow or a gilt or...

    A female boar? Do they mean a sow or a gilt or have wild hogs gotten into sex reassignment and one of them is only half way through the change?

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    Yes, sensitivity and resolution are very...

    Yes, sensitivity and resolution are very different specifications.
  21. Thread: COLOUR

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    I understand the convenience but, unfortunately,...

    I think the problem with discussing mind is that it is being used as a noun rather than a verb. Mind (thought, sensing, reason, etc.) is the emergent property of an active brain. Sorta like running...
  22. Thread: COLOUR

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    I think the problem with discussing mind is that...

    No it isn't.

    Thinking the mind can exist without the brain is dualism.

    You change your tune continually to suit your prejudices.

    You are not rational or somebody who has anything reasonable...
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    It looks like you are trying to eliminate the...

    It looks like you are trying to eliminate the field of philosophy.

    Philosophers spend all their time using such terms (along with terms such as moral) in elaborate and convoluted argumentation...
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    Cells know nothing. Cells react to stimuli.

    Indeed... But I would say that EM radiation is energy rather than carrying energy. The energy of a photon is expressed as E=hf (the Planck-Einstein relation).

    Not sure why you keep trying to...
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    Indeed... But I would say that EM radiation is...

    Indeed... But I would say that EM radiation is energy rather than carrying energy. The energy of a photon is expressed as E=hf (the Planck-Einstein relation).

    Not sure why you keep trying to...
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