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Is death an illusion?

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Quantum physics says it is per this article:

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

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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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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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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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It's really inconsiderate to only post links. How do we know they don't contain viruses, or child porn...?
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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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Quantum physics is to physics as military intelligence is to intelligence. A misuse of words.
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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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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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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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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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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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