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the spontaneous perception of connections and meaningfulness of unrelated phenomena.
Numerology could be an example of this. Also, try playing Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" to "The Wizard of Oz."
by xenophile February 25, 2004
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Apophenia is the experience of seeing patterns or connections in random or meaningless data.

apophenia can be classed as a false alarm, caused by an excess in sensitivity.

Apophenia is often used as an explanation of paranormal and religious claims, and adherence to horoscopes.
political opinions and insistence on opinion polls.
socially in terms of perceived consenus.
and underpins the origin of selfconsciousness and the original misidentification with the ego.
"last night that dj was on fire , banging out tune after tune, each song connected in a way that really spoke to me and combined with the visuals i had an enlightening experience."

"that's apophenia , that is mate."

by RadioRental July 28, 2009
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A gathering of Apophs, Type I worshipers of Apophis who traditionally practiced by pinning notes to walls and stringing yarn between between them. Newer sects prefer to practice by creating images that ignore whitespace, contrast and general taste.

Occasionally, practitioners can be seen in message boards proclaiming faith by acting as if they need to eat a candy bar or something, and less often can be spotted in public trying to save children through acts of extreme futility.
The Apophenia at the campaign rally refused to wear masks in protest of measures meant to keep them and those around from getting sick, claiming the illness was a fake media hoax.
by ninjaneere September 15, 2020
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