posted on Aug, 28 2008 @ 08:23 PM
reply to post by Lebowski achiever
I've seen all kinds of stuff too - but I'm not arrogant* enough to believe everything I see or sense as being 100% real. Our senses are flawed. We
see things that are not there - our brains try to make sense of everything we see, and if we see something that doesn't quite compute, our brains put
2 and 2 together and come up with eleventy quadrillion, and hey-presto, a ghost/demon/UFO/David Icke is born.
* I say 'arrogant' in the sense that I trust my senses 100% explicitly, as if I'm somehow elevated above the rigors of evidence, not in a
I'm not attacking you - I'm simply pointing out that personal experience is not evidence, no matter how real it was to us, and belief in anything
without evidence is inherently irrational. If it was, you'd have to believe Arnold Schwarzenegger is a cyborg from the future, and that Leonardo Di
Caprio died on the Titanic.