Newsletter No. 50
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Fungi may be able to communicate with each other using electrical signals. By measuring spikes in electrical activity, researchers theorise they have up to 50 ‘words’ 🔗 Link
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Posted by Kate.
Posted by Kate.
Posted by 𝔯𝔢𝔟9287𝔫𝔞𝔡𝔡𝔢𝔯33.
Crazy how much of the default human conversational dynamic is just “vaguely free-associate on whatever word prompts the last person dropped”
@MasterTimBlais on Twitter, Tweets From CEO IN SAN DIEGO ☀️
So amazing when your magic/energy/occult theory just so happens to be perfectly shaped to avoid any empirical testing whatsoever.
‘Can we run a study on it?’
‘no, because if you don’t believe in it won’t give you results.’
‘So can we run a study where we see if believers get different results than nonbelievers?’
‘well no, the effects are personal and hard to predict and rely on individual interpretation.’
It’s a big red flag for your worldview if the entirety of it lies just beyond the border of empirical testing, it’s like pointing to a ring of dirt just beyond where the mop reaches and going “yes, an organic discovery of a natural structure that has nothing to do with the mop”
If your theory has any impact on the real world at all, then it should be testable! it’s in the domain of testability! It might be really hard to figure out a test, and the test might not be perfect, but it’s possible. That which can be cleaned by the mop, should be.
@Aella_Girl on Twitter, So Amazing When Your Mag…