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Avalux Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-12-06 04:25 PM
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16. Not really science, but fascinating nonetheless.
By reducing all emotions, all thoughts to electrical impulses and enzymes, it tries to prove that we can control our world merely by consciously thinking about it, by deciding to change instead of just reacting to stimuli the same way over and over again as we've been 'trained' to do through experiences.
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  -Anyone ever seen the film "WHAT THE #$*! DO WE KNOW?!"??? Up2Late  Jun-12-06 01:36 AM   #0 
  - Yes, I have seen it, own the DVD and the book.  Freedom_from_Chains   Jun-12-06 01:40 AM   #1 
  - I missed the very beginning, what exactly are they talking about?  Up2Late   Jun-12-06 01:52 AM   #2 
     - I don't remember the IMDB acronym but,  Freedom_from_Chains   Jun-12-06 02:04 AM   #4 
        - Thanks, that does help. IMDB is Internet Movie Data Base...  Up2Late   Jun-12-06 03:18 AM   #6 
           - Yes, I too found my spirituality through Budd ism than through  Freedom_from_Chains   Jun-12-06 09:19 AM   #12 
  - Portland discusses the movie Dec 2005  Viva_La_Revolution   Jun-12-06 02:03 AM   #3 
  - That's interesting. I guess Portland looks a lot like Downtown St. Louis  Up2Late   Jun-12-06 03:27 AM   #7 
  - I loved it, and I need to get a copy  nadinbrzezinski   Jun-12-06 02:09 AM   #5 
  - You mean pseudoscience types, I think. ;)  greyl   Jun-12-06 04:19 AM   #8 
  - Have you seen it, or just read the reviews?  Up2Late   Jun-12-06 02:50 PM   #13 
  - "Five Easy Pieces" gives a better explanation of the universe  Orrex   Jun-12-06 03:21 PM   #15 
  - I read the transcript  greyl   Jun-13-06 07:22 AM   #17 
  - That pretty much sums it up  Johonny   Jun-13-06 01:07 PM   #19 
  - Salon review and comment from physicist:  greyl   Jun-12-06 04:29 AM   #9 
  - Oh yeah  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jun-12-06 06:59 AM   #10 
  - "atheists here told me it was "debunked" but they offered no evidence"  greyl   Jun-13-06 07:48 AM   #18 
  - Saw it  itsjustme   Jun-12-06 08:19 AM   #11 
  - Fascinating philosophy but lacking true scientific basis  transeo   Jun-12-06 02:59 PM   #14 
  - Not really science, but fascinating nonetheless.  sparosnare   Jun-12-06 04:25 PM   #16 
  - I watched about forty five minutes before changing the channel.  Bornaginhooligan   Jun-13-06 03:33 PM   #20 

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