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  • The concept of a pathological skeptic has some utility. It is well-suited to Holocaust deniers, moon landing deniers, flatearthers, and the like. Of course, in websites of fringe beliefs (and sorry guys, LENR is still a fringe belief), the term simply…
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    Apart from Dewey Weaver, I very much doubt that anyone here has any affection for IH. They are a shell company whose only claim to fame is a stunningly stupid investment. The only sense in which anybody supports them is that the notion that an obvious…
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    Your "ultraskeptical crowd" consists of pretty much everyone on earth apart from the small, zealous LENR community. I exaggerate. It is only everyone else on earth who has paid any attention to the topic at all, which is admittedly a small crowd.
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    Liked maryyugo’s post in the thread Clearance Items.
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    What you call a skeptopath is simply anyone who doesn't stomach bullshit well. When it's YOUR favorite brand of BS.


    Moved from the Rossi v. Darden thread. Eric
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    I have followed this saga for nearly 6 years and the only really interesting thing about it is trying to figure out why anybody thinks Rossi is anything other than a con man whose "technology" is utter nonsense. And after nearly six years, that is a…
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    Boy, given that LENR has been amply proven and replicated by world-class scientists again and again, it is truly a shame that there does not exist a single powerful corporation greedy enough to put their money into the technology that would completely…
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    Liked maryyugo’s post in the thread Clearance Items.
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    Blech... I carefully avoided characterizing all of the people and companies mentioned as frauds. I said they exhibit behavior of frauds-- in this case, giant claims, short deadlines, and ABSOLUTELY NO PERFORMANCE. All the entities I mentioned did…
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    Replied to the thread Clearance Items.
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    Indeed. I know nothing about your weltschmerz. Hope you get over it.
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    Alan, I don't think your analogy holds at all although I am sure that you feel that you "got me" with it. There are many traits which fraud artists display as part of perpetrating their scams. These traits do not in themselves constitute fraudulent…
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    Saying that people "exhibit the behavior of frauds" is not the same as calling them frauds. Doing science by press release promising all kinds of wonders is indeed the MO of frauds. That sort of behavior has sullied the reputation many LENR…
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    Replied to the thread The Playground.
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    I was off the grid for awhile and suddenly the Rossi vs. Darden thread has gone dormant after having hundreds of posts a day. Did I miss a memo?
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    @IH Fanboy: you are correct. I don't know your expertise, whom you associate with, your other monikers, where else you post, your shoe size, or how you like your coffee. All I know about you is that you have nearly 1,800 posts here desperately trying…
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    Eric : there is no question that if LENR was validated in the eys of mainstream science, it would be an extremely disruptive event. However, it would not be in any respect because of the cheerleading efforts of IH Fanboy, who is the 21st Century…
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    It does seem bizaare. But remember to sustain the view that e-cats work, important to some here and all on ECW, it helps to have a conspiracy theory along the lines of: this technology is being actively suppressed…
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    So I am to understand that the several dozen people who are the mainstay of this website and ECW have the power to influence world markets? A nod from you folks and "the floodgates will open"?

    Who knew?
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    It seems to me that faith and belief are directly related to discussions of putative heat exchangers and other virtual apparatus that are the central topic of about 50% of the thousands of posts here.
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    It is quite wonderful how folks like ele argue that there is "quite a long list" of people who have corroborated Rossi's work. People like Penon and Levi. Giants in the world of science with tremendous reputations. Well, no. Buddies of Rossi's who…
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    It is a signature trait of Rossi believers that they think that the burden of proof is on those who don't think Rossi's device works. Sorry, but something that makes no technical sense, violates known laws of science, has been the subject of endless…
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    It is great that folks are "pro-LENR". I wonder if it only takes a simple majority for the phenomenon to be real, or is a two-thirds vote needed?

    Personally, I am really opposed to entropy. I am trying to figure out how to gain enough support for my…