Closed Eyes Experiment

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Closed Eyes Experiment

Postby mirror93 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:13 am

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Re: Closed Eyes Experiment

Postby TJrandom » Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:27 am

Claptrap rubble... please go back to navel gazing - you were better at it.

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Re: Closed Eyes Experiment

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Re: Closed Eyes Experiment

Postby ElectricMonk » Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:10 am

To prove that I am everything, send me everything you have.
I've come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies:
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1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works.
2. Anything that's invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it.
3. Anything invented after you're thirty-five is against the natural order of things.
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Re: Closed Eyes Experiment

Postby Nikki Nyx » Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:52 pm

mirror93, how do you manage to avoid becoming dizzy running in circles like that?
...it used to be so simple, once upon a time.
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Re: Closed Eyes Experiment

Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:54 pm

I hesitated after the first sentence. Stopped reading another 10 words in.

If anyone completes the screed.........is it worth the read even if just to dismiss............. Absent reply, I'll assume: No.
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Re: Closed Eyes Experiment

Postby Nikki Nyx » Sat Aug 12, 2017 7:16 pm

bobbo_the_Pragmatist wrote:I hesitated after the first sentence. Stopped reading another 10 words in.

If anyone completes the screed.........is it worth the read even if just to dismiss............. Absent reply, I'll assume: No.

Unless you're interested in reading conclusions based on assumptions which, themselves, are based on assumptions which are based on the suspension of disbelief...don't bother. :P
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Re: Closed Eyes Experiment

Postby Matthew Ellard » Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:49 am

mirror93 wrote:The experiment suggests that we actually don't have bodies or a head.
No it doesn't.

"Close your eyes and think.....what shape are you?"

Well considering that the evolved human brain, thinking about the body's shape, has evolved over 500,000,000 years controlling and connected to, arms and legs, it's going to be a bit hard to forget them. :D

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Re: Closed Eyes Experiment

Postby Gord » Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:18 am

mirror93 wrote:The experiment suggests that we actually don't have bodies or a head.
that, if we imagine ourselves in third person, we actually become GOD, that in fact believing we are a person is an ILLUSION, the person we think we are is just another thought, and thoughts are unaware, so every person is unaware, so in conclusion, only GOD can be aware, and if anything is aware, then it must be GOD, everyone is GOD.

If we see the 'person' that you thought you were as an object, then it becomes clear that you are above it.
if you see your name as an 'object' appearing in yourself, then you realize that you can only be the consciousness that is everything and everyone.

Everything in your field of vision will be you (god)
even the field of vision itself will be you (god)
because you will realize that you are GOD, omniscient omnipotent and omnipresent.

Realizing it, You will know that you already know everything there is to know,
You Are everything. The entire show,
omniscient omnipotent and omnipresent.
And that all objects are just appearances, shadows of you (God)

http://www.headless.org/experiments/closed-eyes.htm
http://www.headless.org/experiments/bei ... things.htm

Next experiment: Scratch your head in confusion at the bizarre ramblings of the post I just quoted for posterity.

This experiment suggests you do have a head.
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Re: Closed Eyes Experiment

Postby Matthew Ellard » Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:03 am

Gord wrote: This experiment suggests you do have a head.
I missed that gem. :D

You have to use your head to understand you don't have a head and God really exists.
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Re: Closed Eyes Experiment

Postby Gord » Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:29 am

I'm trying to grasp the concept that mirror#s thinks he's just disembodied legs and arms.

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How does he pee? Why does he pee? DOES he pee?
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Re: Closed Eyes Experiment

Postby TJrandom » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:00 am

Maybe he doesn`t have a peepe... and is a sheepie.....

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Re: Closed Eyes Experiment

Postby Gord » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:33 am

Even sheep pee. Just ask Sweetpea!






(Did I spell Sweetpea right? I can't tell anymore.)
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Re: Closed Eyes Experiment

Postby TJrandom » Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:41 am

Gord wrote:Even sheep pee. Just ask Sweetpea!

(Did I spell Sweetpea right? I can't tell anymore.)


Sheeples too?


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