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by Jack
Fri May 14, 2010 3:34 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: God doesn't play dice: cause and effect
Replies: 24
Views: 6213

Re: God doesn't play dice: cause and effect

Thanks John for clarifying Einstein's thought for me as I'm not real clear on science lingo. :oops:

Jack
by Jack
Fri May 14, 2010 12:12 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: God doesn't play dice: cause and effect
Replies: 24
Views: 6213

Re: God doesn't play dice: cause and effect

God doesn't play dice: cause and effect (causality and dependence) Einstein said "God doesn't play dice" because he didn’t accept the probabilistic arguments of quantum theory. He thought that behind the probabilistic arguments of quantum theory some real process is hidden. I surely hate to be at o...
by Jack
Fri Apr 30, 2010 9:02 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: The Universe
Replies: 5
Views: 1953

Re: The Universe

Hey LEV,

I,I don't exactly get your drift.


Could you break it down for me?


Thanks,

Jack
by Jack
Thu Apr 29, 2010 11:48 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Greetings from the Cloud of Unknowing!
Replies: 6
Views: 1304

Re: Greetings from the Cloud of Unknowing!

CloudOfUnknowing wrote:Hello everyone from the Cloud of Unknowing!

You will have to forgive me for being a beginner!

Don't feel like the "Lone Ranger" because in reality we are all beginners.

Welcome to the forum.

Jack
by Jack
Wed Mar 31, 2010 10:03 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi there!
Replies: 17
Views: 4147

Re: Hi there!

Hi MysticRose and welcome to the forum.

You said : "I just have some strange thoughts and ideas from time to time" > Lucky you!

You said : "looking for an interesting forum with people who like to keep it real" > It's the only way to fly!

Jack
by Jack
Fri Mar 19, 2010 10:40 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Heya all, i would like to introduce myself
Replies: 10
Views: 2266

Re: Heya all, i would like to introduce myself

Hi Myron, Welcome to the forum and I'm sorry about the loss of your sister Angela. Myron wrote: Out of all the philosophers Socrates is my man. Mine too! Let me leave you with a favorite quote. Regards, “I do nothing but go about persuading you all, old and young alike, not to take thought for your ...
by Jack
Thu Nov 26, 2009 10:05 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello to everybody
Replies: 7
Views: 1795

Re: Hello to everybody

Welcome to the forum Plutinus.

Jack
by Jack
Wed Nov 25, 2009 10:26 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: The Circle
Replies: 29
Views: 6049

Re: The Circle

I found it !

I found it !



A Perfect Circle


http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1735158
by Jack
Wed Nov 25, 2009 12:17 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: The Circle
Replies: 29
Views: 6049

Re: The Circle

nameless wrote:Its a matter of Perspective.
The following illustration is a side view of a "perfect circle"!


___________________

That was good!
by Jack
Mon Nov 23, 2009 8:19 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: The Circle
Replies: 29
Views: 6049

Re: The Circle

Perhaps every man's life is a perfect circle lived through untold perfect moments of time?
by Jack
Fri Aug 28, 2009 6:44 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?
Replies: 174
Views: 37818

Re: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?

Martin Heidegger and the Pre-Socratics
Heidegger, Was heisst Denken?

An Introduction to His Thought
Weil kein Denker, so wenig wie ein Dichter, sich selbst verstehr.
by
GEORGE JOSEPH SEIDEL, O.S.B.
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA PRESS . LINCOLN
by Jack
Sat Aug 22, 2009 5:45 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Philosophy videos
Replies: 104
Views: 41278

Re: Philosophy videos

Philosophy

Collection of philosophy videos. Check back for frequent updates, or submit your favorites.


http://www.scholarspot.com/video/philosophy


http://www.scholarspot.com/index.php?dp=4009
by Jack
Thu Aug 06, 2009 8:20 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: newcomer
Replies: 8
Views: 1681

Re: newcomer

[quote="Woody"]I have pretty much no knowledge of any philosophy done since Heidegger. [/quote



You haven't missed much.

Jack
by Jack
Mon May 25, 2009 3:44 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: just joined
Replies: 2
Views: 832

Re: just joined

HI tathagata1 and welcome to the forum.

Jack
by Jack
Sat May 16, 2009 3:58 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Moral Machines?
Replies: 7
Views: 1615

Re: Moral Machines?

Nisus wrote:
By the way, I do not believe in 'authentic' morality. Morality is a matter of convention and convenience.

I would call that a very pessimistic and naive viewpoint but who knows, there are probably many who would agree with you. Ignorance always has many comrades.