Unexplained phenomena

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Re: Unexplained phenomena

Postby Nikki Nyx » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:22 pm

One should never put Descartes before the horse. :mrgreen:
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Re: Unexplained phenomena

Postby scrmbldggs » Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:40 pm

:lol:
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Re: Unexplained phenomena

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:44 pm

Nikki Nyx wrote:One should never put Descartes before the horse. :mrgreen:

So why are they called "CARTESian coordinates" again?
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Re: Unexplained phenomena

Postby Nikki Nyx » Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:37 pm

:laff:
What are the facts? Again and again and again-what are the facts? Shun wishful thinking, ignore divine revelation, forget what “the stars foretell,” avoid opinion, care not what the neighbors think, never mind the unguessable “verdict of history”--what are the facts, and to how many decimal places? You pilot always into an unknown future; facts are your single clue. Get the facts!
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Re: Unexplained phenomena

Postby Gord » Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:09 am

A C Kerr wrote:How is that relevant to my question?

I wouldn't want to speculate.
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