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by PhilosophicalPhil
Sun Jul 26, 2009 10:11 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: A little history.
Replies: 5
Views: 1689

A little history.

I joined the forum here in April 2006 after googling "Philosophy". It simply looked like a good place for discussion. I wrote down a few thoughts and posted "Women’s Identity' the same day. Proved to be quite contentious and I remember being a bit taken aback by some of the emotive responses. Not th...
by PhilosophicalPhil
Tue Apr 14, 2009 1:47 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: Philosophy Now magazine Suggestions Box
Replies: 143
Views: 80598

Re: Suggestions Box

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I continued the thread on the 'built environment' over here
by PhilosophicalPhil
Thu Apr 09, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: Philosophy Now magazine Suggestions Box
Replies: 143
Views: 80598

Re: Suggestions Box

I think you've turned it around. But then that's fine. The design of cars has certainly had it share of organic growth via inventors and as for the roads they travel on , many , particularly inner city ones grew organically from the 'path of desire' pre cars. That in turn often framed the buildings ...
by PhilosophicalPhil
Thu Apr 09, 2009 11:00 am
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: Philosophy Now magazine Suggestions Box
Replies: 143
Views: 80598

Re: Suggestions Box

eh?
I already get plenty of architecture magazines like that. How would that tie in with philosophy?

I'd prefer an examination of the Three Little Pigs, their choice of building materials and their different philosophical viewpoints to life, building and being eaten.
by PhilosophicalPhil
Thu Apr 09, 2009 9:35 am
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: Philosophy Now magazine Suggestions Box
Replies: 143
Views: 80598

Re: Suggestions Box

Hi Rick, I know philofra has brought this up already (Hey philofra, we agree on something!!!) but I would love to see an issue on the built environment and how it effects the lives (& thinking) of those in it. eg: The differences in the social dynamic in cities that have grown organically compared t...
by PhilosophicalPhil
Wed Apr 08, 2009 4:04 am
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Music
Replies: 3708
Views: 599673

Re: Music

hrs wlf hrs lnk. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot8KBcPzAsw" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; (I dnt hve spkrs so cnt hr it so hpe k) Rolf playing Led Zep came from an Andrew Denton (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Denton" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;) show about 15...
by PhilosophicalPhil
Wed Apr 08, 2009 1:11 am
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Music
Replies: 3708
Views: 599673

Re: Music

p: I think its high time we showcased one of Australia's finest exports...
Rolf Harris - Tie My Kangaroo Down


PP: Have you heard Rolf Harris's version of Stairway to Heaven?
by PhilosophicalPhil
Thu Jan 15, 2009 1:40 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Climate Change - countering the sceptics.
Replies: 57
Views: 18874

JWK: And once we learn that the Earth is warming, what will we do? The same thing we always do...nothing PP: I think that there is an equally, if not more dangerous, reaction which is do anything . There is an underlying concept that we must find alternative energy sources. Why? To continue our mate...
by PhilosophicalPhil
Mon Sep 22, 2008 2:29 am
Forum: Local Discussion Groups
Topic: Sydney - this week
Replies: 1
Views: 4477

Sydney - this week

Any one in Sydney interested in catching up over a beer or 2 this week? Am staying in Darlinghurst area till Friday.
What say you Captain & others?
by PhilosophicalPhil
Fri Aug 29, 2008 8:40 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 223
Views: 57247

ah sushil, I do think there is a 'human pace' which is quantifiable and whose limits we are now exceeding. ie our technological pace has outstripped ours and natures ability to develop alongside it & still maintain a 'natural' pace of life. So I am interested in your ideas. But like Rortabend & Aris...
by PhilosophicalPhil
Wed Jan 02, 2008 5:09 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Boo from somewhere near Christmas
Replies: 5
Views: 3253

happy new Boo to you CathAttack.
Was that eathquake near Gisborne & did it create any rideable surf?
by PhilosophicalPhil
Fri Dec 21, 2007 5:34 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Boo from somewhere near Christmas
Replies: 5
Views: 3253

nice to see the Kiwi contingent back!