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by Advocate
Sun Aug 01, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: sex/gender is simple
Replies: 50
Views: 1798

Re: sex/gender is simple

[quote="Immanuel Can" post_id=521716 time=1627822378 user_id=9431] [quote=Advocate post_id=521712 time=1627820840 user_id=15238] Just because gender was initially based only on biology doesn't mean that's how it has to be, or is, today. [/quote] Yeah, it does. It means it's a biological 'given,' not...
by Advocate
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: sex/gender is simple
Replies: 50
Views: 1798

Re: sex/gender is simple

[quote="Immanuel Can" post_id=521627 time=1627786621 user_id=9431] [quote=Advocate post_id=521616 time=1627784557 user_id=15238] [quote="Immanuel Can" post_id=521411 time=1627650948 user_id=9431] How would this follow? Are you saying we have reason to think that "gender" is entirely unrelated to bio...
by Advocate
Sun Aug 01, 2021 3:24 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Authoritarianism
Replies: 11
Views: 1018

Re: Authoritarianism

[quote=gaffo post_id=521615 time=1627784464 user_id=15438] [quote=Advocate post_id=512955 time=1622941597 user_id=15238] [quote=gaffo post_id=512951 time=1622940554 user_id=15438] I don't think is good enough view. I affirm legitimate authority as the power that be are acting in accordanc to the Rul...
by Advocate
Sun Aug 01, 2021 3:22 am
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: sex/gender is simple
Replies: 50
Views: 1798

Re: sex/gender is simple

[quote="Immanuel Can" post_id=521411 time=1627650948 user_id=9431] How would this follow? Are you saying we have reason to think that "gender" is entirely unrelated to biological sex? You'll have to show that argument, because it's not evident. [quote] Gender is typically based on sex, always has be...
by Advocate
Tue Jul 20, 2021 7:57 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: another evil of capitalism
Replies: 22
Views: 1609

Re: another evil of capitalism

[quote=Jori post_id=520057 time=1626752131 user_id=21903] The market economy, command economy, and the Marxists-Leninist socialism all have their pros and cons. However the so called democratic socialism combines the best of capitalism, government intervention, and social welfare. I think it's like ...
by Advocate
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Authoritarianism
Replies: 11
Views: 1018

Re: Authoritarianism

[quote=Skepdick post_id=514800 time=1624305751 user_id=17350] [quote=Advocate post_id=512554 time=1622477396 user_id=15238] At minimum, your supporters must be accepting you for accurate reasons - no fraud or hypocrisy. For another it must be based on actual benefit for everyone subject to it - good...
by Advocate
Sun Jun 20, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: the IQ of colour
Replies: 3
Views: 219

Re: the IQ of colour

[quote=Atla post_id=514703 time=1624211373 user_id=15497]
[img]https://i.imgur.com/PguJTzr.jpg[/img]

:lol:
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They misspelled "marijuana" as "spring". Spring isn't a plant.
by Advocate
Sun Jun 20, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: the IQ of colour
Replies: 3
Views: 219

the IQ of colour

What is the correlation between intelligence and number of colors someone can name?
by Advocate
Sun Jun 20, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: the profit motive in medicine
Replies: 87
Views: 4919

Re: the profit motive in medicine

[quote=simplicity post_id=514697 time=1624206875 user_id=21803] [quote=Advocate post_id=514528 time=1624119284 user_id=15238]The purpose of society, of which government is a formalized version, is specifically so we don't have to "just deal with it". If that's still a problem, the society is failing...
by Advocate
Sun Jun 20, 2021 5:30 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: the profit motive in medicine
Replies: 87
Views: 4919

Re: the profit motive in medicine

[quote=simplicity post_id=514692 time=1624205273 user_id=21803]
I suppose we are not much different than any other species being herded to the slaughter.
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There are cows who resist but have no power?
by Advocate
Sun Jun 20, 2021 12:48 am
Forum: Philosophy of Language
Topic: solving language
Replies: 23
Views: 1838

Re: solving language

[quote=RCSaunders post_id=514593 time=1624146321 user_id=16196] [quote=gaffo post_id=514578 time=1624144607 user_id=15438] disagree the function of language is to communicate. per that mandate all languages wer good enough, english won out per histroy - i have a huge problem with its spelling - whic...
by Advocate
Sun Jun 20, 2021 12:41 am
Forum: Philosophy of Language
Topic: solving language
Replies: 23
Views: 1838

Re: solving language

[quote=gaffo post_id=514578 time=1624144607 user_id=15438]i offered a nice quick fix to make english spelling confomr with phonitic 3 yrs ago right here - but i'm just a no-body - so though apt and would make english phonetic pr its written form - will never come to be. sadly. ;-/. [/quote] I haven'...
by Advocate
Sat Jun 19, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: the profit motive in medicine
Replies: 87
Views: 4919

Re: the profit motive in medicine

[quote="henry quirk" post_id=514517 time=1624112896 user_id=472] [quote=simplicity post_id=514419 time=1624035764 user_id=21803] [quote=commonsense post_id=514228 time=1623867052 user_id=14610] Just out of curiosity what public things are you dependent on and is there any chance you could go off-gri...
by Advocate
Thu Jun 17, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Prove An Independent Reality-in-Itself Exists
Replies: 600
Views: 16243

Re: Prove An Independent Reality-in-Itself Exists

The answer is metaphysical/epistemological. We have an ongoing experience Of which we access through our senses and continuously replicates. That's what the word reality refers to. Languages are descriptive of our experience, not Platonic forms. The difference between your senses and your other expe...
by Advocate
Thu Jun 17, 2021 2:17 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Language
Topic: solving language
Replies: 23
Views: 1838

Re: solving language

[quote=AlexW post_id=514253 time=1623884202 user_id=15862] [quote=Advocate post_id=508849 time=1619390316 user_id=15238] In order to get humanity's problems ironed out, we're going to have to solve this communication problem. [/quote] I think the main reason why there are communication problems is t...