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    they're a different species ... it's the only explanation.
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    I read the article ... that's funny and hits me just right there ...
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    Maybe this is some kind of Divergence.

    But I try to think logically. Try being the operative word.

    There are a lot of us, though the US is less crowded than most nations around the world. Humans can become collectively disturbed. We have become so here. People go into denial. Some people engage in dangerous behavior.

    Examples of this are ignoring pandemics, staging insurrections, believing things either without evidence, or in the face of contrary evidence.

    Sooner or later this path leads to death of some sort. And so goes that sort of self-culling. (is that too harsh a term?)

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    no, I think you are exactly right ... not a culling, eventually extinction ...
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    The idea is that those traits subside because they're not the best for advancement.

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    Snowflakes melting in the open sun... (sing to Chestnuts Roasting...)

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    there was a more 'real' one. Fauci back walked Biden's statement of starting the war on Covid from scratch. Fauci publicly stated that it wasn't that 'bad'. I suppose now he will be fired by an enraged Biden. uh yeah, right. What is more likely to happen is that Biden will be a little more circumspect when saying anything that involves Fauci's work with the Trump administration.
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    Just, OMG. When will the cray cray subside? It'll take some time.

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    I believe there's going to be a crapload of 'what goes around comes around' in the legal arena for Trump. He has used the court systems for decades. And now he's going to be in the courts for perhaps the remainder of his days.

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    never, I've been considering whether to post this or not because i usually do it tongue-in-cheek but what the hey... I'll give you an example ... remember this is the Chaos and AntiThread ... for those who can't maintain a straightforward stream of consciousness ... (Is that an oxymoron?)

    Last night my kitchen light turned on spontaneously ... not too unusual sometimes it does that for various reasons. ok, well then my bedroom door creaked open ... not too unusual ... the cat will sometimes force the door open when he comes in. I was somewhat startled so I got up to look for the cat, no cat ... I then sheepishly walked into the kitchen to see if anyone was there ... no one.

    Those two events happening simultaneously was a little strange ... such is my life in the Faraday cage.
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    I forgot to mention the other day my daughter called me and I had to run to the phone. Either simultaneously or just right before I heard her voice. In going to the phone I knew it was her and so when I answered i asked her if she had just texted me a video or something. She said no, so I explained why I asked, she remarked..."theDaddy, you always do that" ... Mind you, I get calls all day long from job recruiters so it wasn't unusual for me to get a call that I have to decide whether to answer or not. My daughter is right though ... ever since she was even a baby, I would hear her talking to me and when she was old enough I would ask her what she said and she would say nothing. And then I would tell her what I heard and she would agree that that was what she was thinking.

    Now I'm thinking things I heard her say when she was first becoming lingual might just have been my imagination, maybe even hallucination ... oh well, no harm done ... it was always to the good.

    One time she was going on outing with a friend to a park and I had the distinct feeling she was going to get hurt, but I didn't want my 'weirdness' impacting her life in a deleterious fashion. Sure enough, she got hurt and had to get several stitches in her knee and patched up elsewhere. I felt that I had messed up when she called me because I got really upset which just upset her, but after that initial reaction (I think she might have thought I was mad at her which was the farthest thing from my mind) she handled it like the extremely cool customer she is.
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    It's telepathy my friend, you just have a strong connection to your daughter.

    Also you seem to have spirits with you there. Cats sure would know.

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    Quote Originally posted by Wind View Post
    It's telepathy my friend, you just have a strong connection to your daughter.

    Also you seem to have spirits with you there. Cats sure would know.
    I agree with that.
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    This is what brought me to alternative forums in the beginning. A sanity check on some of my 'weird' experiences. Dreams, I'm ok with that. Precognition, i'm ok with that. Telepathy, that is a bridge too far for me, something about that is just too weird, but in truth, it is something that I seemed to have experienced over time for some reason.

    I read this yesterday on some of the proposed scientific explanations for 'telepathy'. It made sense to me:

    Hyperesthesia is a condition that involves an abnormal increase in sensitivity to stimuli of the sense. Stimuli of the senses can include sound that one hears, foods that one tastes, textures that one feels, and so forth. Increased touch sensitivity is referred to as "tactile hyperesthesia", and increased sound sensitivity is called "auditory hyperesthesia". In the context of pain hyperaesthesia can refer to an increase in sensitivity where there is both allodynia and hyperalgesia.

    In psychology, Jeanne Siaud-Facchin uses the term by defining it as an "exacerbation des sens" that characterizes gifted children (and adults): for them, the sensory information reaches the brain much faster than the average, and the information is processed in a significantly shorter time.

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