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Old 07-29-2009, 08:44 AM
 
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What is the air speed of an unladen demon, anyway?
African or Ancient Hindu Indian?
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Old 07-29-2009, 09:50 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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YouTube - Real Scary Demon Exorcism of Possessed Girl From Hell Scares You to Death

So sad to see how sick she got from the demon. And it's scary too.
Here's a hint. Don't worry, it's just a tiny little hint and it can't possibly hurt you...

Spend less time searching YouTube.
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Old 07-29-2009, 10:02 AM
 
Location: Log home in the Appalachians
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Not supernatural levitation, or levitation simply by power of the mind, no.

However there are certain documented scientific experiments that levitated objects by means of magnetic fields and such, but they're obviously not supernatural levitation.
Ahhh, now you have come across something very interesting, there are various different types of levitation and like you said there are those using the magnetic field and there are those that use the power of their mind to make you think that there is the possibility of levitation, if you believe in it, then it is so, if you don't believe in and are skeptical, then it isn't.
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Old 07-29-2009, 10:07 AM
 
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Ahhh, now you have come across something very interesting, there are various different types of levitation and like you said there are those using the magnetic field and there are those that use the power of their mind to make you think that there is the possibility of levitation, if you believe in it, then it is so, if you don't believe in and are skeptical, then it isn't.
If it is true, then all you have to do is get someone who believes it to do it, while being documented, investigated, and corroborated by skeptics.

Then you would have documented evidence of the power of a believer's mind manipulating the laws of physics.
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Old 07-29-2009, 10:46 AM
 
Location: Wherever women are
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That's sort of like asking how many little green men from Alpha Centauri, or how many rabid two-headed purple crested chicken-boys someone's come across this week.

You can come across people who believe they are those things, but that doesn't make them so. Shoot, if that's all it took, we had Captain Kirk, Batboy and three separate Jesuses on the ward a couple of years ago. (I guess that would make them the Trinity.)
For argument's sake, how many people have you met, with respect to occult and black magic.

Ever traveled out of the United States?? USPS does passport applications. Once all the formalities are over, let's travel to my homeland. I'll show you. It's up to you to make a decision after that
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Old 07-29-2009, 10:51 AM
 
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In the old days, anyone inflicted with a mental illness,deformity or palsey was said to be possessed by demons/devil. Its amazing that some people still cling to these archaic beliefs and havent evolved.

The above video ("Real scarey demon excorcism" ) also has a clip from an old "ART BELL SHOW" which then became a huge hit/joke/source of amusement. Art Bell had a radio talk show about the paranormal and this "Mels Hole" segment was a big ratings hit.People thought it alot of fun.
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Old 07-29-2009, 11:02 AM
 
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For argument's sake, how many people have you met, with respect to occult and black magic.

Ever traveled out of the United States?? USPS does passport applications. Once all the formalities are over, let's travel to my homeland. I'll show you. It's up to you to make a decision after that
Are you saying that Hindu mystics who practice 'black magic' are proof of your theory that demons are real and therefore Christianity is true? *not being flip - just asking*
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Old 07-29-2009, 11:26 AM
 
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If it is true, then all you have to do is get someone who believes it to do it, while being documented, investigated, and corroborated by skeptics.

Then you would have documented evidence of the power of a believer's mind manipulating the laws of physics.
What he said.
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Old 07-29-2009, 12:09 PM
 
Location: Richland, Washington
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There is no evidence that she was possessed by a demon. It's more likely that she was mentally ill. Another possibility is that this is all a hoax based on religious propaganda.
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Old 07-29-2009, 06:45 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
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There is no evidence that she was possessed by a demon. It's more likely that she was mentally ill. Another possibility is that this is all a hoax based on religious propaganda.
The girl in that vid was the basis for the movie "The Exorcism of Emily Rose". The things protrayed actually happened (in Germany), but she was a diagnosed epileptic and was shown that the drugs prescribed to her exacerbated the condition. The family requested the exorcism, took he off medical care and she eventually died. In the true story the exorcists were convicted and sentenced to 6 months probation. No demons, bad medication.
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