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by Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: new thought experiment
Replies: 7
Views: 64

Re: new thought experiment

If someone is just being somewhere and the cops come, as they inevitably will if you just be anywhere long enough without showing some form of compliance, and the person says "Kill me or leave me alone because i'm not moving and i'm not complying.", what should the cop do? If someone had no right t...
by Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 174
Views: 1029

Re: "There has never been true communism."

>"non consensual act" to who? the child, and everyone in society who's access to resources is diminished by there being an extra person on the planet How is it even possible to gain consent with some one BEFORE they even exist? By the way I would be more concerned about the actual mess you are crea...
by Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What or Who Are The Jinn? (Goddess Sarasvati's Riddle)
Replies: 11
Views: 139

Re: What or Who Are The Jinn? (Goddess Sarasvati's Riddle)

Jinn are demigods as mentioned in Quran and other Islamic litrature. But their status is not similar as we think of angels in Christianity but lower than that. It is said that a jinn has a power of 40 humans and a zinnat has of 40 jinns. Unlike humans, both of jinns and zinnats are made of smokeles...
by Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What or Who Are The Jinn? (Goddess Sarasvati's Riddle)
Replies: 11
Views: 139

Re: What or Who Are The Jinn? (Goddess Sarasvati's Riddle)

Reality of Jinn according to the Quran and Hadith - Quran Explorer Jinn and angels are the supernatural creatures of Almighty Allah. Unlike humans, jinn are the invisible beings, and humans have no such powers to see them, they are invisible to naked human eye. So the what and who are the Jinn...ar...
by Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 174
Views: 1029

Re: "There has never been true communism."

I guess it's fine that you don't understand the parts of capitalism that you can't see. what I understand: what is simple has been complexified solely to benefit profiteers And what you are proposing is also TO COMPLEX, as you have PROVEN TOTALLY incapable of answering, clarifying, and explaining y...
by Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 174
Views: 1029

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 But 'WHO' decides on the 'debt' and how much it is? What happens if the land you say you ...
by Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 174
Views: 1029

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 Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 174
Views: 1029

Re: "There has never been true communism."

regular evictions and ejections executions, mebbe And what would be the possible 'excuses' for when it is 'allowed' to execute human beings, in 'your little ideal world'? Well you might get the deus ex machina magical ending to the story it's true. Or you might get open revolt, sullen compliance, a...
by Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 174
Views: 1029

Re: "There has never been true communism."

no I thought the point of Communism was allegedly equality, and rule by all the workers -- "dictatorship of the proletariat", as Marx would have it. But it turns out that it always ends up with "rulers," "bossy people,"...let's just call them what they are, really...the Stalins, the Maos the Ceaces...
by Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 174
Views: 1029

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 Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 174
Views: 1029

Re: "There has never been true communism."

We just have to be very very careful to allow only bossy people who are also wise to be the rulers . no I thought the point of Communism was allegedly equality, and rule by all the workers -- "dictatorship of the proletariat", as Marx would have it. But it turns out that it always ends up with "rul...
by Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 174
Views: 1029

Re: "There has never been true communism."

I think you have to be a pretty dried up psychopath to miss the fact that all mammals would not exist were it not for the altruistic love of motherhood. One has to wonder at the degree of psychopathy here on the Forum to have missed that so completely. A mother being protective towards her young is...
by Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 174
Views: 1029

Re: "There has never been true communism."

I think you have to be a pretty dried up psychopath to miss the fact that all mammals would not exist were it not for the altruistic love of motherhood. One has to wonder at the degree of psychopathy here on the Forum to have missed that so completely. I think you missed the parts about how having ...
by Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 174
Views: 1029

Re: "There has never been true communism."

I think you have to be a pretty dried up psychopath to miss the fact that all mammals would not exist were it not for the altruistic love of motherhood. One has to wonder at the degree of psychopathy here on the Forum to have missed that so completely. A mother being protective towards her young is...
by Age
Fri Sep 25, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: "There has never been true communism."
Replies: 174
Views: 1029

Re: "There has never been true communism."

"history does not run on rails" had to do my bookwork...I get it...and you're right: ain't no guarantees about tomorrow...some clever bastard could develop soma, addict the world, reduce man to automaton...some smarty-pants (lookin' at you, elon musk, with your neural link) could develop tech makin...