Why Coincidences Are Meaningless - Richard Dawkins
Posted: 29 March 2012 07:06 AM   [ Ignore ]
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I just stumbled on this video yesterday. It’s a powerful demonstration of how we can be fooled by coincidence into seeing patterns that aren’t there and paranormal explanations for random events.

http://youtu.be/H1TxH0zf07w

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Posted: 29 March 2012 12:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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He was so young. Good demo.

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Posted: 29 March 2012 12:19 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I was thinking the same thing. Funny, right after I found that I also watched a clip of Jon Stewart interviewing the late great George Carlin from 1997, I think it was. I couldn’t believe how young Stewart looked in that video. He has aged a lot more than 15 years since then.

Here’s a link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzmD9GEpdTw

Damn, I miss Carlin.

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Posted: 29 March 2012 12:32 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Every time I look in the mirror, I wonder who the old guy is.

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Posted: 01 April 2012 09:40 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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“Once is happenstance, twice is coincidence, the third time it’s enemy action.” - Goldfinger

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