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cybertron1998
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6/4/2013 5:34:14 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
let me propose this: could we be wrong about mythology in the terms that these creatures are real, but are just so good at hiding that it is 99.99% impossible to find them, and that some videos are the .01% possibility of seeing them?
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.
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6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?
"Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact." - Carl Sagan

This is the response of the defenders of Sparta to the Commander of the Roman Army: "If you are a god, you will not hurt those who have never injured you. If you are a man, advance - you will find men equal to yourself. And women.
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6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science

2)wouldn't it just blow peoples minds
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.
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6/4/2013 5:43:30 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science


Mythology is literature. We don't have a literature section, so I would suggest history.

2)wouldn't it just blow peoples minds

I suppose, if you could prove it.
"Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact." - Carl Sagan

This is the response of the defenders of Sparta to the Commander of the Roman Army: "If you are a god, you will not hurt those who have never injured you. If you are a man, advance - you will find men equal to yourself. And women.
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6/4/2013 5:49:08 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science

Really? Mythology is capable of consistent empirically verifiable facts?
"Easy is the descent to Avernus, for the door to the Underworld lies upon both day and night. But to retrace your steps and return to the breezes above- that's the task, that's the toil."
cybertron1998
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6/4/2013 5:49:27 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 5:43:30 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science


Mythology is literature. We don't have a literature section, so I would suggest history.

mythology is the study of myths so technically its the study of myths. not just the myths themselves but gathering info from the myths

2)wouldn't it just blow peoples minds

I suppose, if you could prove it.

you saw the mermaid thing right i don't see how anyone could disprove that one video
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.
cybertron1998
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6/4/2013 5:50:18 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 5:49:08 PM, Lordknukle wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science

Really? Mythology is capable of consistent empirically verifiable facts?

a science, not just science.
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.
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6/4/2013 5:58:59 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 5:50:18 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:49:08 PM, Lordknukle wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science

Really? Mythology is capable of consistent empirically verifiable facts?

a science, not just science.

What I just told you is the very basic definition of science. If it doesn't have those characteristics (or similar characteristics), then it's not any type of science.
"Easy is the descent to Avernus, for the door to the Underworld lies upon both day and night. But to retrace your steps and return to the breezes above- that's the task, that's the toil."
cybertron1998
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6/4/2013 6:04:59 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 5:58:59 PM, Lordknukle wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:50:18 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:49:08 PM, Lordknukle wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science

Really? Mythology is capable of consistent empirically verifiable facts?

a science, not just science.

What I just told you is the very basic definition of science. If it doesn't have those characteristics (or similar characteristics), then it's not any type of science.

its difficult to explain my wording
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.
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6/4/2013 6:06:58 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 5:34:14 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
let me propose this: could we be wrong about mythology in the terms that these creatures are real, but are just so good at hiding that it is 99.99% impossible to find them, and that some videos are the .01% possibility of seeing them?

I've got a better question: How do you know we haven't found those creatures already?

Combine characteristics of animals like snakes, lions, sharks, and other local predators for a culture and you get the basis of most mythological monsters.

Scan this list of greek mythological monsters. A vast majority are defined as a hybrids of a known animals (including humans) or a basic mutation of a known animal (i.e. extra heads, legs, tentacles).

http://en.wikipedia.org...
muzebreak
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6/4/2013 6:17:37 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 5:49:27 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:43:30 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science


Mythology is literature. We don't have a literature section, so I would suggest history.

mythology is the study of myths so technically its the study of myths. not just the myths themselves but gathering info from the myths

And where do myths general come from?


2)wouldn't it just blow peoples minds

I suppose, if you could prove it.

you saw the mermaid thing right i don't see how anyone could disprove that one video

Have you seen avatar? I hate to burst your bubble, but that wasn't a documentary.
"Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact." - Carl Sagan

This is the response of the defenders of Sparta to the Commander of the Roman Army: "If you are a god, you will not hurt those who have never injured you. If you are a man, advance - you will find men equal to yourself. And women.
cybertron1998
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6/4/2013 6:23:38 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 6:17:37 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:49:27 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:43:30 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science


Mythology is literature. We don't have a literature section, so I would suggest history.

mythology is the study of myths so technically its the study of myths. not just the myths themselves but gathering info from the myths

And where do myths general come from?


2)wouldn't it just blow peoples minds

I suppose, if you could prove it.

you saw the mermaid thing right i don't see how anyone could disprove that one video

Have you seen avatar? I hate to burst your bubble, but that wasn't a documentary.

well no sh!t
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.
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6/4/2013 6:28:54 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 6:23:38 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:17:37 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:49:27 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:43:30 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science


Mythology is literature. We don't have a literature section, so I would suggest history.

mythology is the study of myths so technically its the study of myths. not just the myths themselves but gathering info from the myths

And where do myths general come from?


2)wouldn't it just blow peoples minds

I suppose, if you could prove it.

you saw the mermaid thing right i don't see how anyone could disprove that one video

Have you seen avatar? I hate to burst your bubble, but that wasn't a documentary.

well no sh!t

Oh good, so you're aware of CGI. What's the problem then?
"Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact." - Carl Sagan

This is the response of the defenders of Sparta to the Commander of the Roman Army: "If you are a god, you will not hurt those who have never injured you. If you are a man, advance - you will find men equal to yourself. And women.
cybertron1998
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6/4/2013 6:29:46 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 6:28:54 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:23:38 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:17:37 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:49:27 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:43:30 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science


Mythology is literature. We don't have a literature section, so I would suggest history.

mythology is the study of myths so technically its the study of myths. not just the myths themselves but gathering info from the myths

And where do myths general come from?


2)wouldn't it just blow peoples minds

I suppose, if you could prove it.

you saw the mermaid thing right i don't see how anyone could disprove that one video

Have you seen avatar? I hate to burst your bubble, but that wasn't a documentary.

well no sh!t

Oh good, so you're aware of CGI. What's the problem then?

that has nothing to do with mythology dumb@ss
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.
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6/4/2013 6:33:32 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 6:29:46 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:28:54 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:23:38 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:17:37 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:49:27 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:43:30 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science


Mythology is literature. We don't have a literature section, so I would suggest history.

mythology is the study of myths so technically its the study of myths. not just the myths themselves but gathering info from the myths

And where do myths general come from?


2)wouldn't it just blow peoples minds

I suppose, if you could prove it.

you saw the mermaid thing right i don't see how anyone could disprove that one video

Have you seen avatar? I hate to burst your bubble, but that wasn't a documentary.

well no sh!t

Oh good, so you're aware of CGI. What's the problem then?

that has nothing to do with mythology dumb@ss

Read the bold, then get back to about that.
"Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact." - Carl Sagan

This is the response of the defenders of Sparta to the Commander of the Roman Army: "If you are a god, you will not hurt those who have never injured you. If you are a man, advance - you will find men equal to yourself. And women.
cybertron1998
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6/4/2013 6:36:39 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 6:33:32 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:29:46 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:28:54 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:23:38 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:17:37 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:49:27 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:43:30 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science


Mythology is literature. We don't have a literature section, so I would suggest history.

mythology is the study of myths so technically its the study of myths. not just the myths themselves but gathering info from the myths

And where do myths general come from?


2)wouldn't it just blow peoples minds

I suppose, if you could prove it.

you saw the mermaid thing right i don't see how anyone could disprove that one video

Have you seen avatar? I hate to burst your bubble, but that wasn't a documentary.

well no sh!t

Oh good, so you're aware of CGI. What's the problem then?

that has nothing to do with mythology dumb@ss

Read the bold, then get back to about that.

good point but something about just seems different. i've see plenty of good cgi so i have a keen eye
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.
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6/4/2013 7:05:36 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 6:36:39 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:33:32 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:29:46 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:28:54 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:23:38 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:17:37 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:49:27 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:43:30 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science


Mythology is literature. We don't have a literature section, so I would suggest history.

mythology is the study of myths so technically its the study of myths. not just the myths themselves but gathering info from the myths

And where do myths general come from?


2)wouldn't it just blow peoples minds

I suppose, if you could prove it.

you saw the mermaid thing right i don't see how anyone could disprove that one video

Have you seen avatar? I hate to burst your bubble, but that wasn't a documentary.

well no sh!t

Oh good, so you're aware of CGI. What's the problem then?

that has nothing to do with mythology dumb@ss

Read the bold, then get back to about that.

good point but something about just seems different. i've see plenty of good cgi so i have a keen eye

Well, that's good for you.
"Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact." - Carl Sagan

This is the response of the defenders of Sparta to the Commander of the Roman Army: "If you are a god, you will not hurt those who have never injured you. If you are a man, advance - you will find men equal to yourself. And women.
cybertron1998
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6/4/2013 7:08:05 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 7:05:36 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:36:39 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:33:32 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:29:46 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:28:54 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:23:38 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:17:37 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:49:27 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:43:30 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science


Mythology is literature. We don't have a literature section, so I would suggest history.

mythology is the study of myths so technically its the study of myths. not just the myths themselves but gathering info from the myths

And where do myths general come from?


2)wouldn't it just blow peoples minds

I suppose, if you could prove it.

you saw the mermaid thing right i don't see how anyone could disprove that one video

Have you seen avatar? I hate to burst your bubble, but that wasn't a documentary.

well no sh!t

Oh good, so you're aware of CGI. What's the problem then?

that has nothing to do with mythology dumb@ss

Read the bold, then get back to about that.

good point but something about just seems different. i've see plenty of good cgi so i have a keen eye

Well, that's good for you.

but yeah thats not cgi
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.
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6/4/2013 7:12:37 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 7:08:05 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 7:05:36 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:36:39 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:33:32 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:29:46 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:28:54 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:23:38 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:17:37 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:49:27 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:43:30 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science


Mythology is literature. We don't have a literature section, so I would suggest history.

mythology is the study of myths so technically its the study of myths. not just the myths themselves but gathering info from the myths

And where do myths general come from?


2)wouldn't it just blow peoples minds

I suppose, if you could prove it.

you saw the mermaid thing right i don't see how anyone could disprove that one video

Have you seen avatar? I hate to burst your bubble, but that wasn't a documentary.

well no sh!t

Oh good, so you're aware of CGI. What's the problem then?

that has nothing to do with mythology dumb@ss

Read the bold, then get back to about that.

good point but something about just seems different. i've see plenty of good cgi so i have a keen eye

Well, that's good for you.

but yeah thats not cgi

I appreciate that you have an opinion, but could you please stop stating it as fact.
"Every kid starts out as a natural-born scientist, and then we beat it out of them. A few trickle through the system with their wonder and enthusiasm for science intact." - Carl Sagan

This is the response of the defenders of Sparta to the Commander of the Roman Army: "If you are a god, you will not hurt those who have never injured you. If you are a man, advance - you will find men equal to yourself. And women.
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6/5/2013 12:17:43 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 7:12:37 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 7:08:05 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 7:05:36 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:36:39 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:33:32 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:29:46 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:28:54 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:23:38 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 6:17:37 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:49:27 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:43:30 PM, muzebreak wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:39:40 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:38:17 PM, muzebreak wrote:
Why is this in the science section, and why would that matter?

1) mythology is technically a science


Mythology is literature. We don't have a literature section, so I would suggest history.

mythology is the study of myths so technically its the study of myths. not just the myths themselves but gathering info from the myths

And where do myths general come from?


2)wouldn't it just blow peoples minds

I suppose, if you could prove it.

you saw the mermaid thing right i don't see how anyone could disprove that one video

Have you seen avatar? I hate to burst your bubble, but that wasn't a documentary.

well no sh!t

Oh good, so you're aware of CGI. What's the problem then?

that has nothing to do with mythology dumb@ss

Read the bold, then get back to about that.

good point but something about just seems different. i've see plenty of good cgi so i have a keen eye

Well, that's good for you.

but yeah thats not cgi

I appreciate that you have an opinion, but could you please stop stating it as fact.

don't get your panties in a twist
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.
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6/5/2013 12:18:48 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 5:34:14 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
let me propose this: could we be wrong about mythology in the terms that these creatures are real, but are just so good at hiding that it is 99.99% impossible to find them, and that some videos are the .01% possibility of seeing them?

you got a 50/50 chance of right or wrong, yes or no. :P
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6/5/2013 12:21:39 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/5/2013 12:18:48 PM, leojm wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:34:14 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
let me propose this: could we be wrong about mythology in the terms that these creatures are real, but are just so good at hiding that it is 99.99% impossible to find them, and that some videos are the .01% possibility of seeing them?

you got a 50/50 chance of right or wrong, yes or no. :P

That's not how probabilities work.
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6/5/2013 5:19:57 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/5/2013 12:18:48 PM, leojm wrote:
At 6/4/2013 5:34:14 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
let me propose this: could we be wrong about mythology in the terms that these creatures are real, but are just so good at hiding that it is 99.99% impossible to find them, and that some videos are the .01% possibility of seeing them?

you got a 50/50 chance of right or wrong, yes or no. :P

Damn frequentists.
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6/6/2013 2:04:34 AM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 6/4/2013 5:34:14 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
let me propose this: could we be wrong about mythology in the terms that these creatures are real, but are just so good at hiding that it is 99.99% impossible to find them, and that some videos are the .01% possibility of seeing them?

Of course. & it wouldn't be the 1st time something like that happened. The example that comes to mind is something called rouge waves. An abnormally large wave that seems to come out of nowhere. It had been part of sea legend from time immemorial, but was considered mythical until relatively recently, when, what has come to be known as, the "Draupner wave" (AKA New Year's wave) was detected by a measuring instrument on new years day of 1995.

You can probably find more examples in these links. (I think at least one of them mentions the "Rouge Wave", which is where I first learned about them):

What-are-some-things-that-science-firmly-denied-or-rejected-as-myth-which-were-latter-found-to-be-true: http://www.quora.com...
What-ideas-that-were-once-considered-pseudo-science-or-wacky-are-now-considered-mainstream: http://www.quora.com...
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