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Post by ROU Killing Time » Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:30 pm

eric_marsh wrote:
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eric_marsh wrote:A new universe ballooned from quantum vacuum, beginning the next iteration of self replicating 3D printer evolution.
Been playing with your printer gizmo again, I see. :-)
Yep.
When you think about it, the idea that God is just a blind machine endlessly making copies of itself is not unreasonable.
Maybe it's just myopic. :)
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Post by eric_marsh » Wed Jun 20, 2012 9:34 pm

strawman wrote:I thought Aquinas countered that notion with the concept of an uncopied copier (first cause).
Causality, right? But essentially quantum physics indicates that causality isn't as strong as had been previously thought.
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Post by ROU Killing Time » Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:33 pm

Or to put it another way, what if there was no beginning?
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Post by strawman » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:28 am

eric_marsh wrote:
strawman wrote:I thought Aquinas countered that notion with the concept of an uncopied copier (first cause).
Causality, right? But essentially quantum physics indicates that causality isn't as strong as had been previously thought.
Do you understand quantum physics, or do you have faith in it?
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Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:23 am

Science is a new religion, bow & scrape to the techno nerd.
But when they start tossing dice, just admit it's most absurd.

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Post by eric_marsh » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:36 am

strawman wrote:
eric_marsh wrote:
strawman wrote:I thought Aquinas countered that notion with the concept of an uncopied copier (first cause).
Causality, right? But essentially quantum physics indicates that causality isn't as strong as had been previously thought.
Do you understand quantum physics, or do you have faith in it?
I have a layman's understanding. My trust is in the scientific method.
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Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:47 am

eric_marsh wrote:Causality, right? But essentially quantum physics indicates that causality isn't as strong as had been previously thought.
Actually, quantum physics only suggests a possible mechanism for what we always knew: We live in a somewhat chaotic universe where certain kinds of predictions are impossible.

QM does NOT explain why cause and effect is almost inviolate at the macro level for simple systems. It indicates a huge gap in our understanding of how our QM models translate to the macro level. (Or else the QM models are fundamentally flawed, despite their usefulness at the QM level.)

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Post by Tesseract » Thu Jun 21, 2012 4:24 am

Jack be nimble
Jack be quick
Jack hits Jill with a candle stick.
Blood will fly and Jill will die
Jack bakes Jill in to a pie.



You want a good explanation on how quantum physics seems to work read "At the Rialto
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Post by tbaker2500 » Thu Jun 21, 2012 4:58 am

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Post by strawman » Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:18 am

eric_marsh wrote: My trust is in the scientific method.
Funny. That's what Aquinas said.
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

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Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Thu Jun 21, 2012 2:00 pm

Tesseract wrote:Jack be nimble
Jack be quick
Jack hits Jill with a candle stick.
Blood will fly and Jill will die
Jack bakes Jill in to a pie.
I'll have to remember that one for my youngest niece, thanks!

IIRC, you're only the second person to engage in twabble "poe-tree" (it's a rare and sacred fraternity, even if I'm forgetting a member) -- so congrats!

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Post by Tesseract » Thu Jun 21, 2012 4:16 pm

Algernon Sydney is Dead wrote:
Tesseract wrote:Jack be nimble
Jack be quick
Jack hits Jill with a candle stick.
Blood will fly and Jill will die
Jack bakes Jill in to a pie.
I'll have to remember that one for my youngest niece, thanks!

IIRC, you're only the second person to engage in twabble "poe-tree" (it's a rare and sacred fraternity, even if I'm forgetting a member) -- so congrats!
I think I'm missed something in english class, what's Poe-tree?
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Post by eric_marsh » Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:39 pm

strawman wrote:
eric_marsh wrote: My trust is in the scientific method.
Funny. That's what Aquinas said.
I'm sure he was a smart guy, but he didn't have as much to work with as we do today.
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Post by strawman » Thu Jun 21, 2012 8:49 pm

eric_marsh wrote: I'm sure he was a smart guy, but he didn't have as much to work with as we do today.
Funny, that's what Dr. Strangelove said.
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

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Post by Algernon Sydney is Dead » Sat Jun 23, 2012 4:19 am

I saw myself buying new eyeglasses.
For weeks, it's all my crystal ball showed me, every single time.
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Egg... In your face

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Post by nevermore_66 » Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:05 pm

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Post by ROU Killing Time » Tue Jun 26, 2012 6:22 pm

nevermore_66 wrote:"Doctor Doom? I'm from Mothers Against War, Anguish, Horrors, Anger, Hate & Atrocity." "Mawahaha!" "Yes, that's us."
Mawahaha. :)
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From the Epic Poem by R. W. Grant

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The rule of law, in complex times, has proved itself deficient. We much prefer the rule of men, so vastly more efficient.

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Post by Werdnus » Fri Jun 29, 2012 6:52 am

I got one!

"Drop on the microscope; I turn to the 100x lens, focusing on the sample, and gasp. Within, a tiny telescope focuses on me!"

Also, new here: hello everyone! Y'all're amazingly hilarious, weird, and awesome. I'm looking forward to being a part of this community.

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