Originally Posted by Arcanum
Disdained? You didn't introduce any sort of practical application in this discussion, as far as I recall. You just kept telling Spongebob in various ways that nothing is real, based on the fact that it's 99% space, or on the dependent arisings teaching of Buddhism. Were you just about to introduce the practical applications, or were you waiting for somebody else to come along and disdain it?
I'm not sure what the relationship is between 99% space and hypnosis. Does hypnosis work betterer when there's lots of space?
The pain hypnosis thing may refer that it is possible because nothing is real, if there was really an "out there" then it would be more difficult to do so.