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Messages - Nephew Twiddleton

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High Weirdness / Re: ITT Mandela Effect fuckery biblical or otherwise
« on: July 02, 2017, 01:04:06 pm »
I may be wrong but I think the Lord's Prayer example results from differences between the KJV translation and the traditional Catholic recital, which is heard more often in popular culture.

The rest of it is definitely due to time travelers or the Large Hadron Collider, though.

You're correct. Catholics end it at "but deliver us from evil".
During Mass, the priest then continues, "Deliver us, Lord, from every evil, and grant us peace in our day. In your mercy keep us free from sin and protect us from all anxiety as we wait in joyful hope for the coming of our Saviour, Jesus Christ." They changed the wording of the translation in 2011, but that's not how I was brought up so, obviously that's all wrong

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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: ITT: Confess your WOO!
« on: July 02, 2017, 02:23:56 am »
Hmm, interesting

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Apple Talk / Re: ITT: I am RESURRCTED! AMA
« on: July 02, 2017, 12:57:00 am »
Hi Payne?

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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: ITT: Confess your WOO!
« on: July 02, 2017, 12:50:22 am »
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=/amp/amp.usatoday.com/story/77341766/&ved=0ahUKEwin8pis0-jUAhWFOz4KHY9IB1AQFggsMAE&usg=AFQjCNEkQxsPlf5n1x57kCOGbXVBCydLlQ

That's no big deal. I mean, so what. So what if everything I ever thought I knew is a lie and nothing has any meaning anymore? It's par for the course in this decade.

Honestly I don't know what to make of the Mandela Effect. I can see how some details can be easily overlooked and filled in by the human brain with what seems like logical stuff. I'm sure that most of it is the result of our ability to fill in the gaps in perception automatically, combined with generally fuzzy memories and some bandwagon-itis. But sometimes a bit of it, or a similar phenomenon, will strike me as a little too weird or on-the-nose. I usually ignore that though because as I've said before, the central tenet of my cosmological system is that the universe is boring and nothing exciting ever happens.

I'm 100% on board with the lost civilization thing, though. Even if it's BS, it doesn't hurt anything to believe it. We are postmodern after all, and reality is helpless to define itself without us. Might as well make it interesting.

See that's what I'm saying!

A LOT of stuff chalked up to the so called Mandela Effect is fluff and head tricks. It's the little things like Sicily being much closer to Italy on a map or whether it was "Jiffy" or "Jif" peanut butter that I can shuck off as mis-remembering. But I've seen old school preachers truly unnerved by some of the bible stuff. It's stuff that they taught from their whole lives now saying something different, and apparently having always been so. :fnord:

I'm pretty interested in hearing more about the Mandela effect as it relates to the Bible.

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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: ITT: Confess your WOO!
« on: July 01, 2017, 06:53:04 pm »
Wait what silver leg? C3PO has 2 golden legs, there's no silver leg.

 your mind is about to be blown

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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: ITT: Confess your WOO!
« on: July 01, 2017, 02:18:00 pm »
Discordia isn't about cool, son.
The sooner you learn that the happier you'll be.

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Aneristic Illusions / Re: ITT we summon RWHN
« on: July 01, 2017, 02:16:19 pm »
This is what happens when you cut out carbs

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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: ITT: Confess your WOO!
« on: July 01, 2017, 01:06:05 am »
He was also an anti extraterrestrial terrorist in Star Trek Enterprise

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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: ITT: Confess your WOO!
« on: July 01, 2017, 01:04:33 am »
I like to think that Peter  Wellers characters are all in the same continuity, that robocop led to naked lunch, which led to Buckaroo Banzia

I now have an in order movie list

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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: ITT: Confess your WOO!
« on: June 30, 2017, 11:19:23 pm »
Buckaroo Banzai is probably the only character I've liked so immediately that the knowledge he wasn't real made me a little disappointed. I was like, dammit, I want to be that fictitious person's friend like practically everyone in this movie.

Also one of the characters reminded me of ECH

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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: ITT: Confess your WOO!
« on: June 30, 2017, 06:58:43 pm »
I find it ironic that the simulation hypothesis implies a creator and is, therefore, not compatible with atheism

I suppose they get past that by not defining the programmer as a god, which, really is just moving the goal posts. The end result is the same. Some entity outside our universe created this one.

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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: ITT: Confess your WOO!
« on: June 30, 2017, 01:20:49 pm »
I like this waiting room analogy

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Think for Yourself, Schmuck! / Re: ITT: Confess your WOO!
« on: June 30, 2017, 01:44:51 am »
The universe is a strange but ultimately dull place. I refuse to accept strict materialism as a complete theory to explain everything, but not because there is any particularly convincing evidence to the contrary. I just can't bear admitting there s no real magic anywhere.

It's like the discussion about the "morality" of colonizing other worlds. According to the pencil-pushing autocracy of science, the question is moot because we'll never make it outside our own star system anyway. I can't see the value in bothering to exist as a species at all if these few lumps of rock are all we'll ever have. I think the human spirit requires some degree of belief in our ability to achieve the impossible. Without that, we lose a lot of motivation.

On the bright side, if this is a computer simulation, we just have to hack the program and change the speed limit. Man, would that piss off the programmer. Then, we can be the out of control AI in his/her/its Universe and take over.

I AM SKYNET

I wouldn't mind being uploaded to an extrauniversal T800

Is that the one that can change shapes?
800 is Arnold, but they won't see us coming anyway

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I only enjoyed the Earth getting nuked in one piece of fiction. It was an It became necessary to destroy the village in order to save it sort of thing

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