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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D "The only light in the darkness" OAD 4/22/2014

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by milo99, Apr 22, 2014.

  1. john4200

    john4200 Active Member

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    During the writing of my last post.

    Each person is entitled to their own opinion. But each person is not entitled to their own logic. Logic is absolute. That is what we were discussing.

    There is no logic where sitting in a bathroom and sobbing is logical. It is emotional and irrational.
     
  2. JoBeth66

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    What does 'taking up weapons' mean to you? Because you're clearly not understanding them in context.
     
  3. TonyD79

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    No assumption. Reading exactly what you wrote.
     
  4. john4200

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    You failed to consider Ereth's female brain.

    Skye's female brain would obviously know the answer to those questions in the same way she instantly knew that Ward was the killer and traitor, not Melinda.
     
  5. john4200

    john4200 Active Member

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    Yes, WE ALL know that you are not aware of the huge assumption you made in that post.
     
  6. TonyD79

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    Doesn't everyone? If they don't say they don't, then they must. ;)
     
  7. john4200

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    You have failed to consider other possibilities.
     
  8. Rob Helmerichs

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    Reminds me of the lecture we got on what constitutes "reasonable" in another thread. And whom gave that lecture. ;)
     
  9. john4200

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    Reminds me of the confused post #14 in this thread that started the whole debate. And whom made that post. ;)
     
  10. JoBeth66

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    It's probably easier if you just admit you have no clue. But in case you don't get it, let me spell it out for you.

    She wouldn't know the answer to those questions, she didn't have the information.

    She knew Ward was the killer because she had all the information she needed to figure it out.

    You're welcome.
     
  11. JoBeth66

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    That's true. It's possible that you just don't understand the term at all, and context doesn't help you. I didn't consider that possibility.

    Or it could be that you're just being deliberately intractable. I didn't consider that, either.
     
  12. Ereth

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    Yes. I keep it in a jar by the living room door to frighten solicitors. :D

    Actually, what I have access to is scientific studies comparing male and female brains, and psychological studies comparing male and female cognitive processing. Oh, and conversations with actual females.

    What I have is a huge number of years trying to figure out, as a writer, how to understand women well enough to write them. I am not ashamed to say that this is a particularly difficult task, because I'm a man and men and women process data differently.

    There was a rather surprising find, god, almost two decades ago now, by a researcher dissecting male and female brains in an effort to understand gay people, and the discovery of multiple communication channels came from that. She also discovered, surprisingly enough, that gay men have more communication channels than straight men, though not as many as women. This turned out to not be causal, but led to further research and the understanding of how men and women process data differently.

    A woman's brain has many many communication threads going at once. It's why they multitask so well. They have lots of thought threads going on at once, often completely unrelated. They can't turn them off. They have difficulty understanding why we can.

    Men have a single much larger channel between the two hemispheres. There's some tiny ancillary ones, but generally traffic goes down this one giant pipe. This makes it much easer for a man to cut everything out except the one thing he's concentrating on. Ever been so into something that people can be talking to you and you simply don't hear them? That's because the thread from the hearing portion of your brain can't get through, the channel is occupied. It's also why it's so easy to forget to stop and get milk on the way home when you are thinking really hard about whatever problem you are trying to solve. The little reminder thread goes off but the communication doesn't happen. That one channel is busy.

    There's some thinking that this might help explain why men are generally better at math and spacial concepts, but that line of thinking is still in early days and we don't yet know for sure.

    So, no, I don't have a woman's brain. But Jobeth does. And she agrees with me, so my effort to reconstruct through linear thinking arrived at the same place she arrived through parallel processing. I'm grateful for her corroboration of my line of thought. I have only book knowledge on the topic, not the empirical data that she has. :D
     
  13. JoBeth66

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    You know I love you, right? :)
     
  14. smbaker

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    This is all your fault.

    Please be less confused next time.
     
  15. john4200

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    Wrong again. She had the information, or could obtain it. That would be a more logical use of her time than sobbing in the bathroom.

    You apparently have a limited capability at comprehending the use of weapons. Perhaps it is a limitation of the female brain. That could explain why Skye behaved so irrationally.
     
  16. Ereth

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    This is so funny. I can't stop laughing. Thank you so much!
     
  17. john4200

    john4200 Active Member

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    But then we would not have this entertaining debate.
     
  18. Dirk Legume

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    Hey, remember that show "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D? Boy, that's some show huh?

    :D:D:D
     
  19. JoBeth66

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    Yeah, you'll have to explain to me how the 60-90 seconds she spent sobbing in the bathroom could have been used differently to confirm where Melinda was and how to get to her easily and safely. Oh, and without tipping off Ward that she was looking for Melinda.

    You have failed to consider other possibilities.
     
  20. john4200

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    No need to explain. The female brain should be able to instantly put together everything that has been discussed here (and happened on the show) and figure out the answer.
     

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