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Has the thread on dowsing changed your point of view?

Yes, I thought dowsing worked, but now I'm not convinced it does.
1 (1.3%)
Yes, I thought dowsing didn't work and now I think it does.
4 (5.1%)
No, I always thought dowsing was woo woo and still do.
64 (82.1%)
No, I believed dowsing worked before and still do.
9 (11.5%)

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Offline Gyro

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Re: Dowsing
« Reply #75 on: December 26, 2017, 07:10:02 pm »
Yes, sure. I saw it as I hit post but why waste the sentiment (or support)
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Re: Dowsing
« Reply #76 on: December 26, 2017, 07:11:18 pm »
Yes, sure. I saw it as I hit post but why waste the sentiment (or support)
Sorry, I may have knee-jerked there a bit ;D
 
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Re: Dowsing
« Reply #77 on: December 26, 2017, 07:14:32 pm »
Come on guys, it's Christmas!  :palm:

You already have a long thread for this argument, you've no reason for continuing to propagating it across another (especially when you are arguing in both at the same time). It's bad forum etiquette and you know it!
You do realize you say pretty much exactly the same thing I was saying, right? Take the discussion to where it already was. We don't need another thread.
I agree. This thread should just be about how people change their opinions or not. Keep the other thread for that bullshit.
 
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Re: Dowsing
« Reply #78 on: December 27, 2017, 08:45:14 pm »
It seems some people frown upon others who change their opinion on something, which I've never understood. I've changed my view on things before, because new evidence has come to light and can't be anything but proud of that fact.
 
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Re: Dowsing
« Reply #79 on: December 28, 2017, 08:50:46 am »
It seems some people frown upon others who change their opinion on something, which I've never understood. I've changed my view on things before, because new evidence has come to light and can't be anything but proud of that fact.
Never changing your views means missing out on a lot of learning opportunities.
 

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Re: Dowsing
« Reply #80 on: December 30, 2017, 05:45:39 pm »
I think the problem, with some views is they become engrained, a bit like religion.

By the way, I don't always see religion as a bad thing. Often having such beliefs can benefit the beholder, for example believing in heaven can make it easier for someone to grieve or when they've just been told they're going to die in a short length of time. As long as having faith doesn't negatively impact on one's every day life or decision making, it's not a bad thing to have.

Full disclosure: I'm not religious myself.
 

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Re: Dowsing
« Reply #81 on: December 30, 2017, 07:32:01 pm »
I would like to talk to those who voted that they changed their minds to thinking that it works. What is so convincing? That is assuming that they aren't shills.
 

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Re: Dowsing
« Reply #82 on: January 01, 2018, 07:52:27 pm »
I posted earlier I think the whole thing is total woo woo. The problem is I have witness it being used and appeared to work on lots of occasions.  As Christopher Hitchen would have said, is it more likely the laws of nature were suspended  in your own favour or  you were  mistaken. I must have been mistaken.

There nothing wrong in woo woo provided you don’t  try to make other people play with your woo woo or teach woo woo in school instead of science.
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Re: Dowsing
« Reply #83 on: January 02, 2018, 11:38:36 pm »
I would like to talk to those who voted that they changed their minds to thinking that it works. What is so convincing? That is assuming that they aren't shills.
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