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Offline Jim

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Resident skeptic
« on: Jul 31, 2006, 10:46:53 PM »
OK, just so eveyone knows, a Booger Blaster is a skeptic. You may ask what the heck is a skeptic. Well in my opinion that's someone that is always looking for a reasonalbe explanation. It's not a non-believer by any means. It's someone that tries to find a logical reason for what they saw or felt or heard, etc. I try to explore every possible explanation and then if none of them fit, well we may have just seen a ghost? :o

Any more skeptics, I mean Booger Blasters out there?

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Re: Resident skeptic
« Reply #1 on: Aug 07, 2006, 07:54:46 AM »
I would say that I am a skeptic, too. I always look for a different reason if I experience something...

Sometimes seeing isn't believing...

Once every possible cause is ruled out, though, you might have ended up with what can only be explained by the paranormal...

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Re: Resident skeptic
« Reply #2 on: Jan 10, 2007, 07:13:02 PM »
My dad WAS a booger blaster...skeptical, scientific minded...until he SAW a ghost clearly with his own two eyes.... ;)

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Re: Resident skeptic
« Reply #3 on: Jan 10, 2007, 07:52:42 PM »
And even after that did he try to explain it away?

I've not seen one myself but I'm sure I would be the one to look for some sort of reasonable explanation. Reasonable or rational at least in my mind.

After going through all the explanations, and not coming up with anything convincing, then, well as I said before...we may have seen a ghost!
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Re: Resident skeptic
« Reply #4 on: Jan 10, 2007, 07:58:42 PM »
Remember the cowardly lion in the "Wizard of Oz"?

I would be saying, "I do believe in ghosts. Oh, I do believe in ghosts. Oh, I do, I do, I do believe in ghosts!"

 :D :D :D

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Re: Resident skeptic
« Reply #5 on: Jan 10, 2007, 09:15:05 PM »
Jim it still amazes dad, but he has no choice but to believe.....This is how I 100 percent know ghosts must exist because my dad is so level headed and skeptical he would never make such a thing up.....

And me too Dianna! ;)  I'd be saying that right after I passed out.lol

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Re: Resident skeptic
« Reply #6 on: Apr 04, 2008, 05:12:34 AM »
"When you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains--however improbable--must be the truth". Sherlock Holmes aka Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Re: Resident skeptic
« Reply #7 on: Apr 06, 2008, 10:25:22 AM »
By the way Just a quick check in on the board from 33deg Teneriffe ... Phew its HOT. speak again when I get back

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Re: Resident skeptic
« Reply #8 on: Apr 29, 2008, 08:55:17 PM »
I know my dad is a boogerblaster, he thinks everything unexplainable other thing we see has a explaination.
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Re: Resident skeptic
« Reply #9 on: Oct 12, 2008, 08:46:54 PM »
I don't think I'm a skeptic just practical.  To me everything has a reason.  If a ghost is living in a certain place  there has to be a reason in my mind and that's what I always try to find out.

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Re: Resident skeptic
« Reply #10 on: Oct 12, 2008, 08:57:21 PM »
We define skeptics as someone that looks for a reasonable explanation for everything.  Practical could be the same.  Of course both means we believe, we just want to ask why a few times.  :wink5:
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Re: Resident skeptic
« Reply #11 on: Jan 24, 2009, 08:41:32 PM »
It may surprise people to learn that indeed, I am also a booger blaster.  I come from a Catholic-Baptist background (so, some cnsiderable religious upbringing) and are a scientist and teacher (Physics mainly).

Even my own experiences, after the initial wth moment, I will start looking for solutions.

However, I am yet to believe in a single conspracy theory (lack of evdence), but still keep an open mind
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Re: Resident skeptic
« Reply #12 on: Jan 25, 2009, 09:01:15 PM »
I am an avid believer in the paranormal, but I too am a Booger Blaster. 
This is me ->?