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by Impenitent
Sat Apr 29, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Explicit Knowledge
Replies: 39
Views: 138

Re: Explicit Knowledge

Harbal wrote:
Dontaskme wrote:But I wasn't talking to you. I was talking to the one who thinks it thinks.

To think it thinks is an act of thinking in itself so it obviously does think. At least that's what I think.


"I tawt I taw a puddy tat" - Tweety Bird

-Imp
by Impenitent
Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Explicit Knowledge
Replies: 39
Views: 138

Re: Explicit Knowledge

a story of nomads who spoke in Aramaic, written in ancient Greek 50-200 years after the time of occurrence, translated into Latin several years later...

"...a collection of man-made second hand accounts for what constitutes reality."

"There is no original text" - Nietzsche

-Imp
by Impenitent
Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Got any good jokes?
Replies: 7
Views: 95

Re: Got any good jokes?

this ones been around a while:

Descartes walks into a bar (yeah he should've ducked) and looks around for a few minutes.
The bartender asks "Well, are you going to order or not?"
Descartes said "I think not" and promptly vanished

-Imp
by Impenitent
Thu Apr 27, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What are your pet peeves?
Replies: 8
Views: 112

Re: What are your pet peeves?

it jumped off a cliff and hung itself

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: The sky is falling, the sky is falling!
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Re: The sky is falling, the sky is falling!

time to open a helmet factory...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: A portrait of reality
Replies: 41
Views: 462

Re: A portrait of reality

Greta wrote:
Impenitent wrote:we believe the planet is warming

obey

Yes, how ludicrous to believe that carbon dioxide could hold heat in to the atmosphere. Only God can do that.

Yikes.


how ludicrous indeed...

why haven't you stopped exhaling for the good of the planet?

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: cum laude
Replies: 16
Views: 120

Re: cum laude

congratulations

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: A portrait of reality
Replies: 41
Views: 462

Re: A portrait of reality

...Berkeley points out that any story that is consistent with the evidence could be true. The problems only really arise when people commit to a particular story ... 'Problems' for whom? Commitment to a story is a time-honoured way of living a life, so there are many reflexive and shallow theists a...
by Impenitent
Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What are your pet peeves?
Replies: 8
Views: 112

Re: What are your pet peeves?

I had a peeve on a leash once...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Are Designer Babies Our Future?
Replies: 2
Views: 28

Re: Are Designer Babies Our Future?

blond hair and blue eyes for everyone...

it's progressive!

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Favourite Americanisms.
Replies: 36
Views: 345

Re: Favourite Americanisms.

superfluous u's aside, favorite 'mericanisms have to include

110110010101001010111010101...

everybody's using it...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Black Hole problems?!??!
Replies: 19
Views: 253

Re: Black Hole problems?!??!

irresistible black holes are centered in chocolate donuts...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: ''You'' is not a person.
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Re: ''You'' is not a person.

you wish...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: World War II and Aftermath: Mistakes?
Replies: 26
Views: 491

Re: World War II and Aftermath: Mistakes?

Arising_uk wrote:
Impenitent wrote:
don't bite the hand that feeds...

-Imp
We paid back the 'food' that you lent us along with the interest.


I never said "you" bit, the axis powers did

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: World War II and Aftermath: Mistakes?
Replies: 26
Views: 491

Re: World War II and Aftermath: Mistakes?

Is it our concern, though? Should we engage in wholesale destruction to save someone else from their problems? I mean the tactics of the Western Allies in the extensive use of artillery and air bombardment to win the war may have made a bigger mess of Europe than the original German invasions did. ...

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