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Aneristic Illusions / Re: PUA reaction/info/derailment thread
« on: June 27, 2014, 12:25:03 pm »
Excellent piece of writing Ron Paul.

One question: Who do you think engineered them to be that way?

Who benefits from it? Power. The 1%. The System. The Reptiles. The Nazi Devil-Worshiper Drug Running Hydra whos tentacles reach every board room, country club and high end whorehouse on this side of the planet. Who does the actual heavy lifting? Schools and advertising mostly.
You are assuming a level of competence and organization here that I don't see any evidence for. Yes it sucks, Yes it developed this way, but who is driving Bus? no-one is driving Bus. Bus-driver is in back arguing with rich white adolescents about their loud music while the rest of the bus is on fire while falling off a cliff.

Call it Reptile v's biped. Call it Amygdala v's Neocortex. We can operate on two levels, call it Autopilot v's Manual. Either the biped is overriding the reptilian control directives or it's vice-versa. We're pretty complex pieces of software. I doubt if anyone is running fully manual. Probably only the severely brain damaged are running fully auto but maybe some are running 70-80% one way or the other.

The best example I have of this effect is one of my favourite manual override opportunities - fear. My hobby is going to scary places and I'll often take others along for the ride. You can plainly see when the reptile takes over the controls. Visible stress response, dilated pupils, wide manic stare, uncontrollable shaking, talking shit. Too much stress and the reptile just locks up. Look at a baby antelope in the jaws of a lioness, just before the teeth clamp down. It's already frozen, pre-empting death. No one is driving antelope for those last precious milliseconds of it's life.

You can't talk to the reptile. It doesn't understand language. You need to get through to the biped, who's been bound and gagged and stuffed in the trunk. Appeal to reason - if you don't "get a grip" you're going to die!

Like I said this applies to any activity. Dating, eating, fighting, fucking... Socialising. Who am I talking to, the reptile or the biped? What's the mix? Path of least resistance is to leave it up to the clockwork reptile. Switch off the calorie-hungry biped supercomputer. Too much like hard work. At a guess, most of the people are predominantly reptile, most of the time.

Maybe it doesn't take a complicated conspiracy. Maybe all it takes is basic human laziness?

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Techmology and Scientism / Re: Weekly Science Headlines
« on: June 27, 2014, 11:45:34 am »
New age woo gets a new chew toy

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It describes a series of experiments involving more than 1000 student volunteers. In most of the tests, Bem took well-studied psychological phenomena and simply reversed the sequence, so that the event generally interpreted as the cause happened after the tested behaviour rather than before it.

In one experiment, students were shown a list of words and then asked to recall words from it, after which they were told to type words that were randomly selected from the same list. Spookily, the students were better at recalling words that they would later type.

In another study, Bem adapted research on "priming" the effect of a subliminally presented word on a person's response to an image. For instance, if someone is momentarily flashed the word "ugly", it will take them longer to decide that a picture of a kitten is pleasant than if "beautiful" had been flashed. Running the experiment back-to-front, Bem found that the priming effect seemed to work backwards in time as well as forwards.

:facepalm:

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The Richard Nixon school of ballet and the arts / Re: My Girl Friday
« on: June 26, 2014, 09:09:18 pm »
Your head is approximately 18.4 times better than the real world  :lulz:

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Also...




I'm convinced there's a truly appalling evil dead pun here and I can't for the life of me put my finger on it. Help me out pls?

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That's what I got out of it. With Manson and goths it was almost what you'd expect. Like shocking but unsurprising? Bieber fans, otoh, WTF??

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The Richard Nixon school of ballet and the arts / Re: My Girl Friday
« on: June 26, 2014, 04:02:39 pm »
I like how you gently lead us into an alternate reality.

This! I'm reading away, thinking to myself "Hmmmm ... Cool... noir... futuristic Sam Spade ... 1960 ... 1960? ... WTF???"

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Techmology and Scientism / Re: Weekly Science Headlines
« on: June 26, 2014, 07:50:44 am »
Sneaking proteins into cells without killing the cell

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Drug development to treat specific ailments where a medicinal compound could be delivered into a cell is another potential use, he said.

Couple this with signature targetting and you got a whole new kind of collateral-free chemo!

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Techmology and Scientism / Re: New theory of quantums
« on: June 25, 2014, 05:34:37 pm »
Nice one. I'll keep an eye on it. Be interesting to see if and how this deals with entanglement. Reckon there's still room for a bit of spooky down there.

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Techmology and Scientism / New theory of quantums
« on: June 25, 2014, 10:40:58 am »
Not sure about source website - walking the fine line between science and woo but if the information is accurate, maybe there's an alternative way of quantums that makes a lot more sense to me than copenhagen?

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Techmology and Scientism / Re: Hey Pent
« on: June 24, 2014, 04:11:29 pm »
Miguel Nicolelis is pretty cool. Felt a bit sorry for the exoskeleton demo at the world cup. Tech still isn't ready for prime time. I'm sure he'll get there, tho.

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The Richard Nixon school of ballet and the arts / Re: Hell
« on: June 20, 2014, 06:52:40 pm »
Fucking nail, rammed squarely on the flat-part!

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Evil turns on itself, devours itself.

Problem is, it's like Ouroboris. There seems to be no end to the fucker  :argh!:

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Techmology and Scientism / Re: Startup Culture's Final Form?
« on: June 20, 2014, 02:40:25 pm »
It's the penultimate evolution of Twitter. The ultimate evolution being the ability to send a single character.

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Switch to vapes. All the health benefits without the uncontrollable urge to kill everything,

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