TGP-approved delusions...

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  1. MVrider

    MVrider Member

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    No more evidence for Big Foot than there is for unicorns, faeries, clay people, cinnamon birds or metal-munching moon mice. If one were to claim he'd actually seen one of those we'd all have a laugh, roll our eyes and slowly back away. Or perhaps look for a straight jacket. But mention Big Foot and we get pages and pages and pages of "serious" discussion....

    Why are certain delusions taken (quasi-)seriously while others are, thankfully, treated as pure rubbish?
     
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    I've heard that something like 80% of Americans believe in angels.

    But nobody seems to believe in gryphons. Or minataurs. Or giant cyclopses.
     
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    You forgot pterodactyls!!! Lol.. TheClev beat me!
     
  6. Echoes

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    can you prove that big foot is a delusion? :dunno
     
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    I thought this thread was going to be about baby boomers obsessing over how great the pop music was that they grew up.
     
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    and away we go!

    Alright! I can see this one going for 20 pages.

    OP forgot to mention chemtrails and Kubrick's involvement in the moon landing
     
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    I told you TGP is the easiest place to troll
     
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    Taken from a friend of a friend's Facebook page. The names have been masked to protect the innocent. And the idiots.

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    I'm just trying to help the OP out here....he is making an assumption that he cannot prove, then formulating judgments based on his unproven assumptions....which is a much better definition of - delusion ;)

    doesn't matter whether it's unicorns, big foot, moon landing, Dez Bryant's 'almost' catch, or global warming....it's all arguable...
     
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    Prove it? Well, now.... Just because Big Foot is a delusion doesn't mean some people didn't "see" him. Ever been to Ochopee? There's a fully-equipped research center filled will all sorts of scientific-looking stuff. And snakes. The guy who runs the joint says he's seen Big Foot FIVE times. Actually, down there they call them Skunk Apes.

    So what more proof do I need? I mean I stood right there and talked to this guy. Not Big Foot. The guy who saw him. Not once. Not twice but FIVE times. And I don't mean I talked to the guy five times. I mean he SAW Big Foot five times. Now maybe I can "prove" I was standing there talking to the guy and maybe I can't. So you'll just have to take my word on that. But I'm not going to call the guy a liar. If he says he saw it, he saw it. I mean, this guy has a book. And a website. I got a t-shirt and I learned the best bait to use to catch one of those guys. Like I said, I'm not going to call the guy a liar. Go talk to the guy yourself. What more proof do you need?
     
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    If the internet has proven anything, it is this axiom.
     
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    That guy who said it's a kite string. What a maroon. Must be one of the idiots you're protecting. Where's the kite???? A kite string can't just stay up in the air without a kite. No kite. No kite string!
     
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    These are just every day delusions. You want to see real delusions you have to spend time in the gear sections.
     
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    When you look at this sentence do you see a delusion?
     

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