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Is death an illusion?

Post by Philosophy Explorer » Tue Jul 14, 2015 10:13 am

Quantum physics says it is per this article:

http://www.earth-matters.nl/13/11275/gr ... usion.html

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Re: Is death an illusion?

Post by Dalek Prime » Tue Jul 14, 2015 1:54 pm

Sentient shitbags, always putting themselves at the center of a universe that neither needs them, or gives a shit if they are there... "We're so fucking important!" :roll:

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Re: Is death an illusion?

Post by Dubious » Tue Jul 14, 2015 11:29 pm

This guy would have made a greater contribution as a Hollywood opera singer. The only way he can REALLY prove his theory is to put himself in a blender and do the double slit to see where he ends up.

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Re: Is death an illusion?

Post by A_Seagull » Wed Jul 15, 2015 12:03 am

It is life that is an illusion. Death is real.

To expand on that... the perception of life is an illusion, but we believe it to be real because there is no alternative within the domain of sanity.

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Re: Is death an illusion?

Post by vegetariantaxidermy » Wed Jul 15, 2015 12:39 am

It's really inconsiderate to only post links. How do we know they don't contain viruses, or child porn...?

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Re: Is death an illusion?

Post by Philosophy Explorer » Wed Jul 15, 2015 1:52 am

vegetariantaxidermy wrote:It's really inconsiderate to only post links. How do we know they don't contain viruses, or child porn...?
Like your avatar.

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Re: Is death an illusion?

Post by Obvious Leo » Wed Jul 15, 2015 2:00 am

Quantum physics is to physics as military intelligence is to intelligence. A misuse of words.

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Re: Is death an illusion?

Post by Dalek Prime » Wed Jul 15, 2015 2:11 am

Obvious Leo wrote:Quantum physics is to physics as military intelligence is to intelligence. A misuse of words.
I've had a sneaking suspicion of this for a while now.

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Re: Is death an illusion?

Post by vegetariantaxidermy » Wed Jul 15, 2015 3:23 am

Philosophy Explorer wrote:
vegetariantaxidermy wrote:It's really inconsiderate to only post links. How do we know they don't contain viruses, or child porn...?
Like your avatar.

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Thanks. I like it too. :D

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Re: Is death an illusion?

Post by Hobbes' Choice » Wed Jul 15, 2015 1:22 pm

Dalek Prime wrote:Sentient shitbags, always putting themselves at the center of a universe that neither needs them, or gives a shit if they are there... "We're so fucking important!" :roll:
But only the denizens of Skaro are worthy of the term sentient!!!

"EXTERMINATE!"

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Re: Is death an illusion?

Post by Dalek Prime » Wed Jul 15, 2015 1:24 pm

Hobbes' Choice wrote:
Dalek Prime wrote:Sentient shitbags, always putting themselves at the center of a universe that neither needs them, or gives a shit if they are there... "We're so fucking important!" :roll:
But only the denizens of Skaro are worthy of the term sentient!!!

"EXTERMINATE!"
If you say so, Hobbes....

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Re: Is death an illusion?

Post by hammock » Mon Jul 20, 2015 4:16 pm

PhilEx's article wrote:By looking at the universe from a biocentric’s point of view, this also means space and time don’t behave in the hard and fast ways our consciousness tell us it does. In summary, space and time are ‘simply tools of our mind’. Once this theory about space and time being mental constructs is accepted, it means death and the idea of immortality exist in a world without spatial or linear boundaries.
IOW, Lanza's biocentrism is another contemporary re-working of some of Kant's philosophy. As would partly be the "our cosmos is a virtual reality" ideations a la The Matrix. (The latter hypothesis trend, however, simply duplicates the material / phenomenal world again [especially its computers] at what would otherwise be an ancient Greek's supersensible level. Which then leads to an endless regress rather than termination of such "ultimate" provenances with a traditional intellectual realm of regulating principles, dissimilar from the former that it makes possible.)

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