Anyone here believe a ghost?

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  1. Invision

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    I'm not sure if I do or not.
     
  2. gnmmarechal

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    I don't. At all.
     
  3. zeldaism

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    The question everyone wants answers to lol.
     
  4. ploggy

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    IT would be fukin' awesome to see a T-Rex ghost or something stomping around the local town centre lol
     
  5. Yil

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    True darkness means nullification of photon, which causes Both Electrostatic and magnetism to fail, which all electronic will fail for obvious reasons, and gravity will collapse everything until it either gets repelled by weak interaction or generate a singularity. But you can measure the intensity of various light, which if it goes too low for the eyes to see, you can call that darkness.
     
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    Kinda dumb thread, but since we're close to Halloween, it's actually a great thread :P
     
  7. Yil

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    Ghost can only presist for so long that all of ancient ones would perish.
     
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    weak yes but light visible (to us) or not still exist was/is my point
     
  9. GreatCrippler

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    So, your argument is based on the amount of light that can be measured?
     
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  10. Yil

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    I think it's that just because you cannot observe them does not proof their non-existence.
     
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  11. wormdood

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    no its based on the fact that even if you can not see/hear/feel/smell/taste (measure) something does not mean that it does not exist it only means you cant measure it properly . . . light was simply an example of something we can all agree exist and can potentially be undetectable
     
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    I don't believe because they lie too much!

    /runs
    Actually, I'm into spiritism, even not seeing anything yet
     
  13. GreatCrippler

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    Given we can prove light exists, the argument is not really relevant. You'd be a lot better off explaining god as something you can't see but know in your heart exists. (For the record I don't believe in God either) Even then, stories, and nothing more.
     
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    I think it's actually some other sense that we interpret as vision, as it is most used sense for many, and the best metaphor to be construct upon.
     
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    Do you think bacteria, insects and other small, mortal organisms turn to ghosts when they're dead?
     
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    And that's how you get zombies.
     
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  17. Meteor7

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    These two things are not mutually exclusive. I don't think I've ever known a person to not be aware of their own consciousness.
    In Lumens, typically, or number/area density of photons per second permeating a space. Geiger counters, for example, measure the intensity of electromagnetic rasiation using a phenomenon known as the photoelectric effect, wherein surface-level atoms of certain metals ionize when exposed to light of a certain frequency. Measuring light is not rocket science, and neither is it mystical or metaphysical. It's very easily quantified.
    Haha, I mean, in how many photons there aren't?
    Like I said, there's nothing mystical about light, it's just any form of electromagnetic radiation, which is just an electric and magnetic field, orthogonal to each other, oscillating in a pattern through space. You can also think of it as little packets of quantized energy, or "photons". You talk as if light is some mystical thing, immeasurable and undefinable, but it is very very much neither of those things.
     
  18. Sliter

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    yes, that was what I meant by "seeing"
     
  19. wormdood

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    i would have chosen god if i wanted to prove you right . . . god (or religion in general) is a creation of man to explain our otherwise meaningless existence (if science was always as developed as it is now we would have never experienced religion)

    why when trying to prove somethings true would i compare it to something widely believed to be false:rolleyes:
     
  20. azoreseuropa

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    The reason you doubt because you never saw one. If you saw one then you would believe paranormal things like that exist. That's normal not to believe or doubt about it due that you never seen anything like that. Do I believe ghosts ? No.. Do I believe spirit ? Ghost and spirit are two difference things. Yes, however I never saw one and I rather not so I still believe spirit exists.
     
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