A collation on the scientific method

A forum for the discussion of heuristic questions relating to Druidry using verifiable methods. Fo-fúair!
Life is short, the art long, opportunity fleeting, experiment treacherous, judgment difficult. — Hippocrates

Sturgeon's Law: Ninety percent of everything is crap.

This is a public forum, viewable by guests as well as members, and is cataloged by most search engines.
Forum rules
If you find a topic of interest and want to continue the discussion then start a new topic under The Hearthfire with a similar name and add a link back to the topic you want to continue.
User avatar
wolf560
Posts: 786
Joined: 27 Aug 2010, 23:06
Gender: Male
Location: Arizona, USA
Contact:

Re: A collation on the scientific method

Post by wolf560 » 03 Oct 2010, 04:56

Fayetteville NC from 1995-2004
Iraq & Afghanistan from 2004-2009
Raleigh from January to June 2010
Arizona for now
.
The Druids wrote nothing down, and memorized everything...
/|\ Mark /|\

Image Image
2011 BS
Speakers Corner (Sep 2011) A lesson in the Ogham
Divination method; The Awen Stones

Guild Chief; ADF Scholars Guild, Scribe GotRP ADF, Bandarach Council member, NOD Council member


ImageImageImageImage

User avatar
Huathe
Posts: 628
Joined: 13 Sep 2010, 03:42
Gender: Male
Location: Asheville NC USA
Contact:

Re: A collation on the scientific method

Post by Huathe » 03 Oct 2010, 05:10

Mark,

You've been around.

Iraq? I have a stepson, Spc Brian Lyman, stationed there. COB Speicher, US Army. Are you a military vet?

It's late. I believe I will sign off for tonight.

Goodnight.

James :zzz:
James E Parton
Bardic Course Graduate - Ovate Student
New Order of Druids

" We all cry tears, we all bleed red "_Ronnie Dunn

http://www.nativetreesociety.org/
http://www.druidcircle.org/nod/index.ph ... Itemid=145
http://www.burningman.com/

User avatar
wolf560
Posts: 786
Joined: 27 Aug 2010, 23:06
Gender: Male
Location: Arizona, USA
Contact:

Re: A collation on the scientific method

Post by wolf560 » 03 Oct 2010, 05:21

Camp Anaconda July 2004 - October 2005
Himilaya Mounatins October 2005 - January 2006
Camp Speicher July 2006 - June 2007
Bagram Airfield June 2007 - December 2009

Yup, been around....
.....20 years of US Army prior to that (11M44 Infantryman)

...so yes, no issues with being Druid and a Warrior for that matter...
...if anything it made me better at what I had to do...
.
The Druids wrote nothing down, and memorized everything...
/|\ Mark /|\

Image Image
2011 BS
Speakers Corner (Sep 2011) A lesson in the Ogham
Divination method; The Awen Stones

Guild Chief; ADF Scholars Guild, Scribe GotRP ADF, Bandarach Council member, NOD Council member


ImageImageImageImage

User avatar
Huathe
Posts: 628
Joined: 13 Sep 2010, 03:42
Gender: Male
Location: Asheville NC USA
Contact:

Re: A collation on the scientific method

Post by Huathe » 03 Oct 2010, 13:47

Hat's off to ya man! :tiphat:

Good Morning!
James E Parton
Bardic Course Graduate - Ovate Student
New Order of Druids

" We all cry tears, we all bleed red "_Ronnie Dunn

http://www.nativetreesociety.org/
http://www.druidcircle.org/nod/index.ph ... Itemid=145
http://www.burningman.com/

User avatar
wolf560
Posts: 786
Joined: 27 Aug 2010, 23:06
Gender: Male
Location: Arizona, USA
Contact:

Re: A collation on the scientific method

Post by wolf560 » 03 Oct 2010, 15:44

<....bows graciously....>
:grin: :grin: :grin:

Thanks..!!! It has not been an easy road, but the people we have met along the way made the journey all the better for their company....

Looking forward to the next 30 years now (especially since I no longer get shot at).
:grin: :grin: :grin:

:hiya: ..and Good Morning to you as well..!! :hiya:
.
The Druids wrote nothing down, and memorized everything...
/|\ Mark /|\

Image Image
2011 BS
Speakers Corner (Sep 2011) A lesson in the Ogham
Divination method; The Awen Stones

Guild Chief; ADF Scholars Guild, Scribe GotRP ADF, Bandarach Council member, NOD Council member


ImageImageImageImage

JohnPaulPatton
Posts: 45
Joined: 19 Jul 2011, 22:13
Gender: Male
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Contact:

Re:

Post by JohnPaulPatton » 19 Nov 2011, 01:46

Azrienoch wrote:lol, oh Lily! You silly girl. Of course there are aliens! I've had first hand experience, and therefore it must be so!

Actually, I disagree with my above statement. Firstly, I've not had an alien encounter...not even illegal aliens. Secondly, even if I did, my first hand experience does not automatically mean that it's true...much less scientific.

In the essay I wrote entitled, "The Reality of Our Reality," I used the concept of Schrodinger's cat-in-the-box as a metaphor for our minds. Everything outside of our minds is in a state of all-possibilities.
Since alien beings are an unverifiable concept, it is in a state of all-possibilities. Therefore, aliens both exist and don't exist.
To tie that in with the above statement you quoted, we should not discard the idea until it is verified...and even then, that conclusion is subject to change.
Oh, great post! :)

JohnPaulPatton
Posts: 45
Joined: 19 Jul 2011, 22:13
Gender: Male
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Contact:

Re: A collation on the scientific method

Post by JohnPaulPatton » 19 Nov 2011, 02:02

Have any of you seen Alan Moores video on YouTube were he refers to magick as being purely an art form? As a dedicated sceptic I found it very interesting. I have wrestled for years with approaching the esoteric from a scientific angle. Always having that 'sense' of the mysterious and unknown but seeking to explore it with an open mind etc. It strikes me that where science has perhaps yet to really explore is the world of it's opposite-the world of art and the imagination-though of course these things have inspired all great scientists. The imagination is so often dismissed, 'its only imagination' etc. yet the mobile phone etc. was once a thing of pure imagination now made real. As Blake said 'What is now proved was once, only imagin’d.' It seems to me that the human imagination is something we still have a lot to learn about and from...

Anyway, excuse my ramble!

Locked

Return to “The Skeptical Druid”