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After reading this, I was just waiting for Hatguy to lure various animals over to the lever in order to test it without being harmed in the process... 115.70.105.180 11:06, 2 July 2013 (UTC)

Causality?

"Cueball pulls a lever. The lever causes a bolt of lightning to come down and strike him." I doubt that. "Cueball pulls a lever. A bolt of lightning comes down and strikes him." is correct. It may be coincidence, we cannot know that without testing. Undee (talk) 10:32, 18 October 2013 (UTC)

Agreed. And fixed. -- 173.245.51.210 07:59, 8 November 2013 (UTC)

This makes me think that scientists are, in essence... insane... because isn't that the definition of insanity... pulling the lever again... and expecting different results? 108.162.249.210 02:46, 11 June 2014 (UTC)

What makes you think the result is expected to change? The scientist path isn't pulling the lever again because he's expecting a different result. He's pulling it again to see what happens. Learning more about lightning machines is worth the pain. 108.162.216.47 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Timothy Wilson, UVa, tested if people (or rather college sophmores, i imagine) perfer sitting queitly or getting shocked. For males, it played out as shown. 173.245.54.167 (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

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