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by Harbal
Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: How do atheists find meaning in a purposeless universe?
Replies: 88
Views: 2779

Re: How do atheists find meaning in a purposeless universe?

And therein lies the reason for the universe appearing to have no overtly perceivable Designer. So the fact that the universe appears to have no overtly perceivable Designer is proof that the universe is the product of an unperceivable designer? No doubt your assertion, which appears to have no ove...
by Harbal
Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:52 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Music
Replies: 2595
Views: 225581

Re: Music

Conde Lucanor wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:47 pm
It also means that stardom is not necessarily in direct relation to individual talent.
:shock: Surely not!
by Harbal
Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Prophetic Certification
Replies: 77
Views: 781

Re: Re:

thedoc wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:42 pm
the media is controlled and dictated to by the liberal left
I don't know if this is true but I'd like to think it is.
by Harbal
Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Prophetic Certification
Replies: 77
Views: 781

Re: Re:

thedoc wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:26 pm

Trump won the popular vote but the "Fake News" is falsely claiming otherwise.
Oh, doc. No one is less interested in politics than me, let alone American politics, but even I am aware of the fakeness of the Trump fake news claim crap.
by Harbal
Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: British Open
Replies: 18
Views: 89

Re: British Open

Lacewing, I love you. :)
by Harbal
Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: British Open
Replies: 18
Views: 89

Re: British Open

Philosophy Explorer wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:41 pm
Jordan Spieth just became the youngest American to win the British Open.

PhilX 🇺🇸
That's great. Who is Jordan Spieth and what is the British Open, btw.
by Harbal
Sun Jul 23, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Secularism versus the Demonization of Atheists
Replies: 229
Views: 6190

Re: Secularism versus the Demonization of Atheists

The purpose God had is to create those capable of entering into a relationship with Him and experiencing and enjoying the love that He intrinsically has. But I, for one, am still left wondering why God thought that worth doing. We must have the choice to accept or reject the proposed relationship. ...
by Harbal
Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Public, Immutable, Decentralized, Open, Ledger
Replies: 53
Views: 406

Re: Public, Immutable, Decentralized, Open, Ledger

]*<*[ wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:24 am
Who am I?

]*~*[
I don't think you even know.
by Harbal
Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:49 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Secularism versus the Demonization of Atheists
Replies: 229
Views: 6190

Re: Secularism versus the Demonization of Atheists

Immanuel Can wrote:
Sun Jul 23, 2017 3:33 am
And we would have to wonder what use it would be to God whether you and I were "good" or not.
Well since you bring it up, I can't help but wonder what use it is to God that we are even here.
by Harbal
Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Public, Immutable, Decentralized, Open, Ledger
Replies: 53
Views: 406

Re: Public, Immutable, Decentralized, Open, Ledger

]*.*[ wrote:
Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:47 pm
. ALL of our posts here can be thought of as unchangable once they are posted.
]*>*[
Unless you edit them, of course.
by Harbal
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Secularism versus the Demonization of Atheists
Replies: 229
Views: 6190

Re: Secularism versus the Demonization of Atheists

But god is a concept measured in millenniums; it cannot be bombed out of existence, à la Dawkins, but eroded from the psyche until it defaults to an inactive entity thoroughly divested of any function that may once have given it validity. The concept still seems to be awfully prevalent and remarkab...
by Harbal
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: When the Soul Tires of this Physical Plane
Replies: 10
Views: 94

Re: When the Soul Tires of this Physical Plane

Nick_A wrote:
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:48 pm
Create your own
You're the alpha whinger round here, Nick, you create it.
by Harbal
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Free Will vs Determinism
Replies: 1141
Views: 19743

Re: Free Will vs Determinism

Sir-Sister-of-Suck wrote:
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:30 pm
I'm not actually a determinist.
That's okay. All we ask is that you make a reasonable effort.
by Harbal
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Till death do us part
Replies: 5
Views: 54

Re: Till death do us part

thedoc wrote:
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:05 pm
We would hope not to you.
Why not, who would we be hurting? I admit that any kids produced by such a union would more than likely be a bit strange, to say the least, but that's not an issue, I'm well past child bearing age.
by Harbal
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Free Will vs Determinism
Replies: 1141
Views: 19743

Re: Free Will vs Determinism

davidm wrote:
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:11 pm
On a search, I can't find anything remotely resembling my saying this,
But it's possible you were thinking it and that's enough. Even if you weren't actually thinking it, you could have been hypothetically thinking it.