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by FlashDangerpants
Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Has Professional Philosophy Been Corrupted by Logical Fallacies?
Replies: 15
Views: 1798

Re: Has Professional Philosophy Been Corrupted by Logical Fallacies?

This conversation crops up whenever somebody with a bad theory to sell gets sour grapes about "academic philosophy" not appreciating their genius. The problem is always somebody else.
by FlashDangerpants
Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: What if ... 1000000 Lb. currency limit?
Replies: 14
Views: 1444

Re: What if ... 1000000 Lb. currency limit?

Investors in gold very rarely store the actual metal on their own premises, it lives in a vault somewhere else and what you own is a contract on it. So there's no very strong reason to worry about keeping it lying around your house. never understood that: what the hell good is my gold way the hell ...
by FlashDangerpants
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: rubber, meet road
Replies: 15
Views: 140

Re: rubber, meet road

Okay then, that was expected tbh. But it has been noted that after I called you a narcissist you tried to play me with acts of false humility and that "oh so you do have an intelectual bone in your body" routine. That got you nowhere because it was so clumsy. Now somebody has mentioned autism and yo...
by FlashDangerpants
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: rubber, meet road
Replies: 15
Views: 140

Re: rubber, meet road

You understand metaphor enough to see how i consider it to be the same language/manner of preferred expression, right? According to some online tests, replicated, I'm 2/3 of the way there from normal, but i'm not sure my expressions of it come from the same place. I avoid eye contact because i don'...
by FlashDangerpants
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 220
Views: 1371

Re: "There has never been true communism."

So, nobody take any risk, the result can be torture. But debt and risk are very fundamental to modern capitalism at all levels, when there's imbalances we have major recessions. pay your debts: have no problem Okay, I guess that doesn't put everybody off. It's hard to see that this sort of situatio...
by FlashDangerpants
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 220
Views: 1371

Re: "There has never been true communism."

What exactly would merit execution under that three thing rulebook of yours? Would skipping town to avoid debt or to not pay for the upkeep of your kid get you in deadly trouble? skippin' out on a debt might save you, but mebbe you don't wanna come back, yeah? might wanna stay sharp too cuz somebod...
by FlashDangerpants
Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: I am the legitimate owner of the universe.
Replies: 53
Views: 352

Re: I am the legitimate owner of the universe.

that ain't in the contract, and I didn't break it advocate did: through abdication of responsibility Aha! The real reason not to kill God ... you don't want to inherit his liabilities, especially not while there's all those expensive lawsuits about peado priests touching the choir. I feel we have m...
by FlashDangerpants
Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 220
Views: 1371

Re: "There has never been true communism."

regular evictions and ejections executions, mebbe What exactly would merit execution under that three thing rulebook of yours? Would skipping town to avoid debt or to not pay for the upkeep of your kid get you in deadly trouble? Well you might get the deus ex machina magical ending to the story it'...
by FlashDangerpants
Wed Sep 23, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: I am the legitimate owner of the universe.
Replies: 53
Views: 352

Re: I am the legitimate owner of the universe.

will you fix the a/c? Tenants pay for damages. that ain't in the contract, and I didn't break it advocate did: through abdication of responsibility Aha! The real reason not to kill God ... you don't want to inherit his liabilities, especially not while there's all those expensive lawsuits about pea...
by FlashDangerpants
Wed Sep 23, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: IQ
Replies: 85
Views: 692

Re: IQ

Advocate wrote: Wed Sep 23, 2020 4:00 pm I haven't applied the ad hominem thing yet so why do you believe i need to look it up?
Perhaps because he saw the no-true-scotsman fiasco you inflicted on yourself, and therefore correctly suspects you aren't very smart at all, IQ scores notwithstanding.
by FlashDangerpants
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 220
Views: 1371

Re: "There has never been true communism."

This thing has a military to protect its borders, a court to decree its laws, and police force to enforce them, it might not be much of a state, but it is a state. to be clear... there are multiple, local, minimal courts of last resort to arbitrate local dispute; multiple, local, minimal constabula...
by FlashDangerpants
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: I am the legitimate owner of the universe.
Replies: 53
Views: 352

Re: I am the legitimate owner of the universe.

[>Oh ok then. Well if we have a new landlord then I have some complaints. Please address them in a timely fashion. As per usual, you're bringing up a point that is expression managed in the past your responding to. This is not legal or practical ownership, as stated, it's legitimacy of ownership. I...
by FlashDangerpants
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: IQ
Replies: 85
Views: 692

Re: IQ

Advocate wrote: Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:34 am i'm going to report any semblance of ad hominem immediately.
Go right ahead you ludicrous narcissist.
by FlashDangerpants
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: I am the legitimate owner of the universe.
Replies: 53
Views: 352

Re: I am the legitimate owner of the universe.

Oh ok then. Well if we have a new landlord then I have some complaints. Please address them in a timely fashion. 1st. No Santa? When I started out here I was promised a jolly fat man would come down my chimney with presents. Please remedy this situation. 2nd. My peepee stick should be much bigger. I...
by FlashDangerpants
Tue Sep 22, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 220
Views: 1371

Re: "There has never been true communism."

If we have as our entire state apparatus, nothing but a minimal constabulary, a minimal court of last resort, and a minimal border patrol not a state, and you forgot the most important one of the four When we are discussing chicks with dicks, you are all about calling things what they are. This thi...