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What the bleep?

What the Bleep Do We Know!?

Twenty two minutes into the movie I learned a new logical technique I'm calling Advanced Logical Bullshitting. It goes something like this:

  1. Make a bad analogy: “In empty space, matter flits in and out of existence. Kinda like thoughts do.”
  2. Turn it into a simile: “Matter is like thought.”
  3. Assume it to be literal truth: “Therefore, we've established that thoughts create matter.”

I'm not joking. That's the actual argument made by the movie 22 minutes in. That was enough for me; I turned it off.

This seriously angers me. I've seen girls on Facebook who list “Quantum Physics” under “Interests.” Nuh, uh, honey. Not with nothing else in your profile listing the slightest bit of scientific interest. (And no, random quotes from Einstein about God don't count.)

If you want to claim that you create your own reality through your thoughts, fine. That was done in the 70s by Jane Roberts and her Seth books. But don't defend it by making a mockery of logic and science.


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Can I ask which movie you were watching?

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