Do you believe in the theory of global consciousness?

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  1. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_Consciousness_Project

    What do you think? Wait, I already know!

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  2. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    Nah, I don't buy it. They're using correlations and there are spurious correlations everywhere. :dontknow:

    Tea prices and baseball game attendance and suicide rates. Really means nothing.






    Granger Causality would be a more meaningful statistical test IMO. :coffee:
     
  3. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    This documentary I was watching said that global consciousness meters spiked well before any of the events on the morning of 9/11 happened.
     
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    Stew Nod Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Some have made the case that the stock market being a forward looking pricing device predicted 9/11....It was in full crash mode leading up to 9/11
     
  5. RobsDad

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    All I know is I want the coffee to be hot, and the beer to be cold.

    Everything else in the minutia is irrelevant.
     
  6. A Succulent Chinese Meal

    A Succulent Chinese Meal Oh, that's a nice headlock, sir. VIP

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    You're one of they what is sleepwalking through life.

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  7. Phil McKrakin

    Phil McKrakin AKA Howie POTY The Bar VIP

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    Hi bobi. I'm just here.
     
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    RobsDad Well-Known Member VIP

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    Whatever.....

    And my hair isn't as mousey as hers.
     
  9. Napoleon V2

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    U believe this but not in the Schneider Monster?
     
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    Yer another fucking idiot. Shut up, stupid.
     
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    Napoleon V2 New Member Banned User

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    You sound angry.
     
  12. Vyb

    Vyb serial chiller Gold

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    No shit. :bigthink

    I'd dig reading about that if you've got links/titles.
     
  13. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    This is the formal analysis of the global consciousness project results for 9/11 from Princeton: http://noosphere.princeton.edu/911formal.html The operative phrase I see in all the text there is "marginally significant."
     
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    Robert of Trawr! :derp:
     
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    I don't believe in Beatles, I just believe in me.
     
  16. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    yes I believe it. many artists have expressed this. artists like prince, marvin gaye, jimi hendrix, and michael jackson
     
  18. gwartney

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  19. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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    Could something like how several different ancient societies who didn't ever know the other existed all constructed pyramid shaped buildings around the same time be attributed to global consciousness?
     
  20. Vyb

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    One should only reject the null hypothesis at α = 0.05 or less. :grad: