|Quoting LAXspotter (Thread starter):|
Am i crazy?
|Quoting Thom@s (Reply 1):|
|Quoting FutureUApilot (Reply 4):|
From a flying stand point I can see how planes have Personalities. Where I am training we have two C-172's, both of which have distinct sets of things they like to do and not do.
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|Quoting Burkhard (Reply 12):|
Every complex system ( as example every molecule with 3 or more atoms ) has normal states and the potential to switch into states which the chaos thory tries to explain, but at least do not seem to follow the simple rules we expect it to follow.
When we have any form of interaction between two complex system, the same applies. Let us take a human and an aircraft. This interaction can follow simple rules of mechanics - or have non linear effects on either side. The one on our side we get aware off more easily.
You aren't crazy. People who tell you everything in life is linear mechanics havn't arrived in the 20th century yet, so a long way to go.
The process of seeing ( hearing, smelling the same ) is a very complex progress. From the light producing little electricity in the eye cells to "this is a 747", several processing stages take place. What is important is that these processes are all complex biochemical ones, and each depends on what has been processed before ( which receptors are blocked, which are active, ...) -which explains why several people who look at the same situation see different things. So if you see a personnality in a MD80, than there is one. Because you have experienced it beforehand. If your friend wasn't given this experience, you have to accept he does not see the same. This is normal, this is how life works.