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by Plato's Rock
Thu Dec 28, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: 1 + 1 = 1
Replies: 12
Views: 407

Re: 1 + 1 = 1

Interesting, this is kinda like changing the assumption that 100/4 = 25. It could just as easily be "modified" or "changed' to 33+33+33+1= 100. If that makes sense. A sort of unequal division.
by Plato's Rock
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:49 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Kant's Four Questions
Replies: 86
Views: 2642

Re: Kant's Four Questions

@Eodnhoj7, Don't we all? @Nick_A, Maybe socially inept was a poor phrasing because it was more complicated than that. I was a "social butterfly" in highschool externally, but internally I thought and felt I was a loser/loner. I didn't know anyone outside of school, and when a really gregarious frien...
by Plato's Rock
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Kant's Four Questions
Replies: 86
Views: 2642

Re: Kant's Four Questions

Well, thanks. I've never experimented with drugs, nor I have I been around people while they're using. I've been friends with people who've used/experimented, but I never got into "It". And they've never pressured me to do so either. The most "drug usage" I've had is probably 5 beers in my entire li...
by Plato's Rock
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: Anyone Else Think About Three-Valued Logic?
Replies: 23
Views: 852

Re: Anyone Else Think About Three-Valued Logic?

I have no idea how to respond to that. Other than through this <-.
by Plato's Rock
Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Kant's Four Questions
Replies: 86
Views: 2642

Re: Kant's Four Questions

Not sure. I would say the value is determined via the applications they have to survival. All the wishful thinking, and striving one does doesn't really matter now if it doesn't help them throughout their day now does it? All of those sacred impulses of faith, love, and hope...can probably be stimul...
by Plato's Rock
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: What does a good relationship need?
Replies: 35
Views: 2724

Re: What does a good relationship need?

I'd say self-understanding, mainly because if one doesn't have a feel for their personal values, or belief systems. They are going to butt heads often with anyone, regardless of desire/intents. Class, Physical, Social, Intellectual, Financial, Religious...etc..that all are predicated upon knowing on...
by Plato's Rock
Thu Dec 14, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: Anyone Else Think About Three-Valued Logic?
Replies: 23
Views: 852

Re: Anyone Else Think About Three-Valued Logic?

Needed some time to think about how I wanted to respond, and if there was room to respond. @Echoes, I find myself in consent with the notions you presented of Ethics in a culture being a product of habit, so not much to say there. The question is, is it more beneficial to compromise one's ethics, fo...
by Plato's Rock
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Kant's Four Questions
Replies: 86
Views: 2642

Re: Kant's Four Questions

Not sure if it's a bad thing, or not. It may just be limits of our imagination that gives us those two choices. Up from above with involution, or from nothing with no direction. They both can be a little illogical if viewed through certain lenses. An omniscient, omnipotent being that looks down/in o...
by Plato's Rock
Wed Dec 13, 2017 4:18 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Kant's Four Questions
Replies: 86
Views: 2642

Re: Kant's Four Questions

Well, I read the One, along with Emanation & Multiplicity, and Presence. And I can say at least a little that it resonates with my perspective, but I can't say fully to what extent. Mainly because if one takes Plotinus' One as a starting point of it's own, and as a possible revitalization point for ...
by Plato's Rock
Tue Dec 12, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Kant's Four Questions
Replies: 86
Views: 2642

Re: Kant's Four Questions

Well, I'm not entirely familiar with Plotinus, so that name drop sort of went over my head. Although if it's meant to imply that there's a "Singularity" or a central loci to existence. Like One "Universe" (however big), then there's a chance that there's an overlap between perennial philosophy and m...
by Plato's Rock
Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:32 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Kant's Four Questions
Replies: 86
Views: 2642

Re: Kant's Four Questions

Quick answer, I suppose to an extent I sort of believe in an aspect of perennial philosophy, but I haven't looked into it too deeply. Based upon the blurb that you shared, I would call my impression of that an expression of the "Human Experience" which is an aspect of the "Human Condition". I feel l...
by Plato's Rock
Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Kant's Four Questions
Replies: 86
Views: 2642

Re: Kant's Four Questions

Well I still don’t get it. Newton’s first law of motion states: An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.. .... I’ve come to believe in the value of the Socratic axiom “Know Thyself...
by Plato's Rock
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Kant's Four Questions
Replies: 86
Views: 2642

Re: Kant's Four Questions

Instability would be a rough concept of the unbalanced force in my book, but more than that I can't say for certain. If this argument borderlines on a "unmoveable mover", or a "Prime Mover". I don't know what to make of that. For all I know that is a byproduct of our language/sense of awareness. We ...
by Plato's Rock
Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Kant's Four Questions
Replies: 86
Views: 2642

Re: Kant's Four Questions

.... In respect to allowing us to play in the sandbox. Immediately, my predecessors...like my parents, and then theirs, and so forth all the way back to the primordial ooze that sludged around..., and even further back "No-thing" itself. But what is the incentive for this process? What is gained by...
by Plato's Rock
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:54 am
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: What would you think of such a world?
Replies: 21
Views: 706

Re: What would you think of such a world?

I agree it's fucked up, but there's not a whole lot, I as an individual, can do about it. Perhaps the best we can do is evolve ourselves first. Such as, expanding beyond the stories we're told, choosing clarity over ego, and choosing honor over power. If we can do that individually, then maybe it w...