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by Sculptor
Fri Mar 05, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Does God have a Plan?
Replies: 54
Views: 438

Re: Does God have a Plan?

For my part, I have no problem with the idea of being within a created reality experience and saying 'it is what it is' without judgement which has gone through the filter of 'good and bad' ... If you observe something without judgement, wherein is either the 'good' or 'bad'? As can be seen, the ob...
by Sculptor
Fri Mar 05, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: The Bastardized Definition of 'Objectivity' and 'Mind'
Replies: 24
Views: 206

Re: The Bastardized Definition of 'Objectivity' and 'Mind'

Here is Peter Holmes' bastardized version of what is objectivity and what is mind . ... the principles also has been put into practice had benefited humanity tremendously. Views? My view is that you are still wrong. And that reworking the same old, same old, in to yet another dredfully dull and rep...
by Sculptor
Fri Mar 05, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: The Striving to Survive with Well-Being is an Opinion?
Replies: 256
Views: 2135

Re: The Striving to Survive with Well-Being is an Opinion?

There is obviously a reduction in wars since WWW II. WWWWWWwerere. The world has been in continual war since WW2. Not that it is relevant. Until the next big one. There is also a reduction in capital punishment around the world. The following is a summary of the use of capital punishment by country...
by Sculptor
Fri Mar 05, 2021 11:05 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Does God have a Plan?
Replies: 54
Views: 438

Re: Does God have a Plan?

What are you comparing it with, to be able to give it a value judgement? Are not both our points accepting "it is what it is" without judgement? "It is what is it", is a non-value judgement. Answer the question! The question didn't need to be asked...look again What are you comparing it with to be ...
by Sculptor
Thu Mar 04, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: The Striving to Survive with Well-Being is an Opinion?
Replies: 256
Views: 2135

Re: The Striving to Survive with Well-Being is an Opinion?

Note the etymological origin of 'science' which is 'to know'; ORIGIN OF SCIENCE 1300–50; Middle English <Middle French <Latin scientia knowledge, equivalent to scient- (stem of sciēns), present participle of scīre to know + -ia-ia https://www.dictionary.com/browse/science?s=t Any fool can copy and ...
by Sculptor
Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Does God have a Plan?
Replies: 54
Views: 438

Re: Does God have a Plan?

Unless one adds the idea that it is a creation, and therefore there is a creator...then most folk cannot tolerate it as anything other than 'bad' or try to 'explain the 'bad' as 'good'. For my part, I have no problem with the idea of being within a created reality experience and saying 'it is what ...
by Sculptor
Wed Mar 03, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Does God have a Plan?
Replies: 54
Views: 438

Re: Does God have a Plan?

, life in its myriad of forms, has done well in an extremely difficult situation..." Life has done as the environment has allowed; the great driver of evolution. This is not well, or bad. It is what it is. Unless one adds the idea that it is a creation, and therefore there is a creator...then most ...
by Sculptor
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:54 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Does God have a Plan?
Replies: 54
Views: 438

Re: Does God have a Plan?

VVilliam wrote: Wed Mar 03, 2021 7:39 pm, life in its myriad of forms, has done well in an extremely difficult situation..."
Life has done as the environment has allowed; the great driver of evolution.

This is not well, or bad. It is what it is.
by Sculptor
Wed Mar 03, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Does God have a Plan?
Replies: 54
Views: 438

Re: Does God have a Plan?

One can view the future of humanity as a dismal thing...but all things considered, humanity has done well in an extremely difficult situation... "Well".?? Are you sure? Humans like to use their human metric to compare themselves with other species. Since all other species are less human than humans...
by Sculptor
Wed Mar 03, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: cancel culture
Replies: 5
Views: 140

Re: cancel culture

This says pretty mcuh everything you need to know about phoney cancel culture.

https://www.facebook.com/davidpakmansho ... 8495347535
by Sculptor
Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Does God have a Plan?
Replies: 54
Views: 438

Re: Does God have a Plan?

https://i.imgur.com/HbPEJb6.png From this ...................................................to this Pretty much in the blink of an eye [relative to time and space] Yep - downhill all the way. THe people that made and use the tools on the left, were fully engaged and skilled hunter gatherers. The p...
by Sculptor
Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:34 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: Moral Drive = Moral Ought
Replies: 30
Views: 245

Re: Moral Drive = Moral Ought

These posts are becoming like a virus.
They mutate but basically they are the same old, same old.
You can't get me: I'm vaccinated with reason.
by Sculptor
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Coronavirus Discussions
Topic: Crisis and Community
Replies: 1
Views: 21

Re: Crisis and Community

Crisis and Community The chancellor is ‘borrowing’ vast amounts of money which has to be paid back. If this country were like a vast community or kibbutz, with minimal use of money, providing people with the goods they need in return for their work. How then would the chancellor borrow anything? Co...
by Sculptor
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: The Striving to Survive with Well-Being is an Opinion?
Replies: 256
Views: 2135

Re: The Striving to Survive with Well-Being is an Opinion?

Why not practical? It is a fact there are no more Samurai Bushido in modern Japan. The tradition somehow crept into the Japanese Mafia where killing was rampant. At present the Japanese Government has got rid of the Japanese Mafia and there is no more mafia killings and tortures. This is evident th...
by Sculptor
Wed Mar 03, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: The Striving to Survive with Well-Being is an Opinion?
Replies: 256
Views: 2135

Re: The Striving to Survive with Well-Being is an Opinion?

Then you system is bollocks. There you go again, merely brushing off without justification which exposes your low intellectual integrity. But it is not fit for purpose. It utterly ignores the natural world, and is condensed and reduced to the wishes of the minority of "normal" people, and only with...