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Bugs in the Brain

Discussion in 'General Scientology Discussion' started by Dulloldfart, Jan 20, 2008.

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  1. Zinjifar

    Zinjifar Silver Meritorious Sponsor

    Without seeming to support the pseudo-science inherent in the concept <g> the point of the 'zapper' seems to be to generate a 'frequency' or pulsed voltage, which, in the case of 'tapping' is just the most primiitve method.

    Since we're just talking 9 volts, all you need to make a better one yourself is a variable resistor, a capacitor and some wire.

    Here's an example:

    Go to the library and look for any circuit diagram for a 'blinker' circuit. You should be able to vary the frequency with the variable resistor. Naturally, if you want some *specific* frequency, things get more complicated :)

  2. Dulloldfart

    Dulloldfart Squirrel Extraordinaire

    She gives a complete circuit diagram in the book I referenced, along with Radio Shack part numbers.

    She is adamant about things that do and don't work with regard to zapper circuits: some work and others might make the bugs stronger. :)

    Just any old make-and-break circuit doesn't work. Since we don't really know the mechanism behind its workability, it's kinda hard to improve on it without doing a bunch of empirical research.

    If its "workability" is in doubt, that's fine, I'm not particularly trying to convince anyone.

  3. Tanstaafl

    Tanstaafl Crusader

    And after all I've done for you! :melodramatic:

    That does it. When I've finished my time machine I'm inviting everyone to give it a spin except you. :yes:
  4. Zinjifar

    Zinjifar Silver Meritorious Sponsor

    Well, I'm just saying that *any* basic blinker circuit would be superior to 'tapping' for creating a pulsed voltage, from once every few seconds to hundreds of times a second, but, I'm not even qualified to recommend variations in OCD rituals, much less anti-parasite frequencies :)

  5. George Glass

    George Glass Patron

  6. Mick Wenlock

    Mick Wenlock Admin Emeritus (retired)

    actually Paul I like you too much to go picking on you every time you say embrace something I consider ridiculous. Part of my New Years Resolutions was to live and let live.

    I will not promise not to laugh though.
  7. Dulloldfart

    Dulloldfart Squirrel Extraordinaire

    But I like you picking on what I say, Mick, both you and Zinj. Because just as you think some of what I say is twaddle, I think some of what you say is twaddle.

    It's real dull here if there aren't contrary views on things.

    Especially dumb ones. :)

  8. Zinjifar

    Zinjifar Silver Meritorious Sponsor

    Here's hoping that my twaddle includes actual 'workable' suggestions for rube-goldbergianizing the unicorn in the closet; even if I don't believe in unicorns :)

    I do try (sometimes) to take paradigms at their own measure and work with them. In fact, it's one of the more interesting things to do with Hubbardism, since it isn't even *internally* consistent.

  9. Dulloldfart

    Dulloldfart Squirrel Extraordinaire

    The twaddle is twaddle. But a lot of the rest is useful. :)

  10. Alanzo

    Alanzo Bardo Tulpa

  11. Romuva

    Romuva Patron Meritorious

    Still I admire Paul's cost-effective alternatives.

    Free Scientology=Not worth spending any money on.
  12. Zinjifar

    Zinjifar Silver Meritorious Sponsor

    Free Food?....

    Show Me The Calories!!! :)

  13. Div6

    Div6 Crusader

    These dudes

    appear to be doing some interesting work re: super nutrition and handling the bodies "needs". I just got one of their products today.....
  14. Mick Wenlock

    Mick Wenlock Admin Emeritus (retired)

    But the trouble is, Paul, that arguing back and forth where neither party is there to learn, is worthless. I enjoy a good fight - probably too much. I have realized that if I get into an argument where I am merely trying to beat down the opposing view, I am not arguing, just bullying.

    I respect you too much to just go off on every idea you post about. Even if I disagree with almost everything you post about. Plus - I don't have that much time. :)
  15. Dulloldfart

    Dulloldfart Squirrel Extraordinaire

    As you wish, Mick. :)