Date: Tue, 6 May 1997 07:36:23 +1040
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (John Everall)
Subject: Re: Heirarchy of Plausibility
>> likes it or not. For instance, I knew a Magician who was absolutely
>> convinced that NOTHING was REAL and believed that if one sat in the road
>> and believed that a car was not real then one couldn't be injured by it!!
> It is conceivable that due to your conflicting perceptions of reality
> and differing belief systems that, had he done this, in your "reality"
> you would perceive him as having been smashed by the car, and likely out
> of your matrix. In his, however, the car may have ceased to exist, he
> would have proven his point, and gone on about his business.
>Dean Ellis Trajik
>prostration is castration, non serviam
This is the sort of absurd speculation that gets Chaos Magicians a bad
name. Why do you think Zen masters clout students over the head with a
stick if they adopt the 'nothing is real' approach?