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Old 04-28-2022, 12:27 PM   #101
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Sounds tricky. That's different. The boys seem to think that they should work.
"It's not simple. Long ago, people relied on criminal labour, to the point they punished badly for small crimes. Settled all of Australia with them..."

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Unclear location, it seems.
I think for a moment.
"How sure are you The Top is above, um, The Bottom?"

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They don't have real vasic. They have bad vasic. pretend vasic. unusable vasic...
"What makes it fake?"
"Can the big stone they have over there help the fake Vasic?"

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They feel them. Vasic guides work hard. Study. feel people moving. Feel stones they can reach. Kind of mysterious. Keep stones clear. Keep bad guys and bad fighters out.
"So... Do they taste or smell or feel anything strange coming off Vasic stones, when the Vasic is moving something?"
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Old 04-29-2022, 06:45 AM   #102
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I think for a moment.
"How sure are you The Top is above, um, The Bottom?"
Very sure. Vasic rock in both places. The waterfall. The vasic pattern on the big stone.


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"What makes it fake?"
"Can the big stone they have over there help the fake Vasic?"
Its not usually black. Its not a rock. you can't drawn patterns on it.


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"So... Do they taste or smell or feel anything strange coming off Vasic stones, when the Vasic is moving something?"
No, they are blind when moving Vasic. No sight, no hearing of the world around them. Just the stone. And what the stone tells them. They all think its very cool.



Its interesting to contemplate what a bunch of modern kids would know about how flying an airplane works. Without the internet or good schooling.
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Old 04-29-2022, 01:48 PM   #103
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Very sure. Vasic rock in both places. The waterfall. The vasic pattern on the big stone.
"Boxed in with cliffs down at the bottom?"
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Its not usually black. Its not a rock. you can't drawn patterns on it.
"The patterns don't work or it resists being drawn on? And what do you mean "not a rock"? Ground up and fine like sand? A liquid?"
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No, they are blind when moving Vasic. No sight, no hearing of the world around them. Just the stone. And what the stone tells them. They all think its very cool.
I guess I'm just having some odd feelings again. Or maybe Ump, Brog, etc. wouldn't know. Or maybe I'm a confused and starving kid.
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Its interesting to contemplate what a bunch of modern kids would know about how flying an airplane works. Without the internet or good schooling.
Or educational television shows. Or maybe even fictional media that depict cockpits. They might not tell you how an airfoil works, but they might have an idea of what the wings, flaps, rudders and engines do. Then again, 747s on treadmill arguments probably indicate that they'd get something important wrong. Maybe Julian will try to explain planes in the future.
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Old 05-02-2022, 09:32 AM   #104
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"Boxed in with cliffs down at the bottom?"
No, the ocean the waterfall comes from. A big whirlpool. You put things in on one side and they come out on the other. No cliffs.


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"The patterns don't work or it resists being drawn on? And what do you mean "not a rock"? Ground up and fine like sand? A liquid?"
The patterns don't work. sometimes is a rock. But wrong rock. Doesn't take patterns. Sometimes a liquid or a sand.



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Or educational television shows. Or maybe even fictional media that depict cockpits. They might not tell you how an airfoil works, but they might have an idea of what the wings, flaps, rudders and engines do. Then again, 747s on treadmill arguments probably indicate that they'd get something important wrong. Maybe Julian will try to explain planes in the future.
Yeah, modern kids have access to a lot of art describing the world to them.
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Old 05-02-2022, 10:02 AM   #105
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No, the ocean the waterfall comes from. A big whirlpool. You put things in on one side and they come out on the other.
"So the waterfall falls into a whirlpool which comes out back on top of the cliff to begin the waterfall again. Is it just all water on top of the cliffs?"

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No cliffs.
"Well everything's surrounded by cliffs up here. If there's no cliffs down there, what's holding the cliffs up?"

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The patterns don't work. sometimes is a rock. But wrong rock. Doesn't take patterns. Sometimes a liquid or a sand.
"Maybe the patterns would work with liquid and sand Vasic if you used them as the chalk as opposed to the rock."
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Old 05-03-2022, 11:47 AM   #106
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"So the waterfall falls into a whirlpool which comes out back on top of the cliff to begin the waterfall again. Is it just all water on top of the cliffs?"
Yes. That's where the Vasic and Ocean are!


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"Well everything's surrounded by cliffs up here. If there's no cliffs down there, what's holding the cliffs up?"
The Vasic! the cliffs are made of Vasic, and Vasic can hold up the world!


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"Maybe the patterns would work with liquid and sand Vasic if you used them as the chalk as opposed to the rock."
They don't know: maybe. They don't have any of it here. It would sure be easier if you scoop up vasic like sand!
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Old 05-03-2022, 04:04 PM   #107
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Yes. That's where the Vasic and Ocean are!
"So there's an ocean at the top and an ocean at the bottom? Must be something to see."

"So why's there a whirlpool that feeds the ocean at the top? Someone draw a symbol in Vasic at the bottom of the sea?"

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The Vasic! the cliffs are made of Vasic, and Vasic can hold up the world!
"So it floats?"

"All the Vasic at the top is from all the waste dumped into the waterfall, right? Won't that eventually make the cliffs top heavy and eventually lead to disaster?"


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They don't know: maybe. They don't have any of it here. It would sure be easier if you scoop up vasic like sand!
"I dunno, the Tibetans don't make sand painting look easy."

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Old 05-04-2022, 10:04 AM   #108
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"So there's an ocean at the top and an ocean at the bottom? Must be something to see."
Too big to see all at once. And its one ocean. On the top and on the bottom.


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"So why's there a whirlpool that feeds the ocean at the top? Someone draw a symbol in Vasic at the bottom of the sea?"
Yes. But No. But essentially yes. Sort of. Thats how a lot of people think of it. But they're wrong. In some subtle way the boys can't explain.


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"So it floats?"
No, it surrounds the world like a jar.


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"All the Vasic at the top is from all the waste dumped into the waterfall, right? Won't that eventually make the cliffs top heavy and eventually lead to disaster?"
No, Vasic is that strong. Sort of.
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Old 05-04-2022, 01:31 PM   #109
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Too big to see all at once. And its one ocean. On the top and on the bottom.
"So you could sail from the bottom to the top?"

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Yes. But No. But essentially yes. Sort of. Thats how a lot of people think of it. But they're wrong. In some subtle way the boys can't explain.
"But it is some effect of the Vasic, and not some physical mechanism, right?"

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No, it surrounds the world like a jar.
"And the cliffs are on the side of the jar, right?"

"What's above the ocean?"

"What's outside of the jar?"

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No, Vasic is that strong. Sort of.
"What do you mean, 'sort of'?"
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Old 05-05-2022, 10:18 AM   #110
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"So you could sail from the bottom to the top?"
Yes. There is only one ocean.


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"But it is some effect of the Vasic, and not some physical mechanism, right?"
That's not quite it either, but yes. They think. and argue faster than you can follow.


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"And the cliffs are on the side of the jar, right?"
The cliffs ARE the side of the jar. A narrow mouth, here, near the waterfall.


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"What's above the ocean?"
Clouds. The sun. on its edges, rivers, farms, and people. All the way above it is here.


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"What's outside of the jar?"
Vasic. Lots and Lots of Vasic.


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When its a cliff, or bedrock, its strong. When its used to build buildings in chunks, its just stone.
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