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by Impenitent
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: Gervais and Ethics
Replies: 7
Views: 101

Re: Gervais and Ethics

democratic double speak

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Individualism vs. Collectivism
Replies: 465
Views: 9161

Re: Individualism vs. Collectivism

RCSaunders wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:23 pm
Skepdick wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:55 am
Seekers of Truth may one day learn that the deductive domain of logic/Mathematics does not correspond to the domain of reality.
So what, exactly, were logic, mathematics, and language invented to deal with?
idle time

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: TRUMP AND IRAN
Replies: 39
Views: 264

Re: arrogant, contrary fuckwits...

henry quirk wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:52 am
...with the bomb :boom:
so much for the superfluous "u"...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Even physics an approximation of reality
Replies: 4
Views: 50

Re: Even physics an approximation of reality

do error bars serve the wrong drink?

-Imp
by Impenitent
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Hold up Henry; what's a libertarian?
Replies: 251
Views: 2130

Re: Hold up Henry; what's a libertarian?

is his labor his property?

-Imp
by Impenitent
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Music
Replies: 3485
Views: 416906

Re: Music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhN8SdulOFc

Dead man's party - Oingo Boingo

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: What is the use of gender from evolutionary point of view?
Replies: 2
Views: 54

Re: What is the use of gender from evolutionary point of view?

bahman wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:10 pm
Does the existence of gender give the spices an advantage? Couldn't we have intellectual spices like human who have no gender?
cinnaman may have an advantage but cinnamon is the intellectual spice...

it may evolve into toast topping but not unaided...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Virtue-signalling tip
Replies: 52
Views: 662

Re: Virtue-signalling tip

It was a product of the fact that there's plenty of rhetoric around these days to the effect that simply having been a "victim" or an "oppressed" entity makes one morally superior Could you cite some examples? Having empathy for someone in dire straits is hardly the same thing as saying they are 'm...
by Impenitent
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Americas
Replies: 18
Views: 199

Re: Americas

Arising_uk wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:15 am
:lol: And Clinton's was what? Surely what's good for the goose?
impeachment without conviction wasn't enough... Slick willie was also disbarred

lawyers can't lie in court, but democrat presidents can

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Are all models wrong?
Replies: 114
Views: 1148

Re: Are all models wrong?

Peter Holmes wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:42 am
Impenitent wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:04 am
the thing in itself remains elusive...

-Imp
Why? What is the thing in itself, and in what way is it different from the thing itself?
all we have are immediate impressions and memories

predictions based on the constant conjunction of events provide no certainty

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Hold up Henry; what's a libertarian?
Replies: 251
Views: 2130

Re: Hold up Henry; what's a libertarian?

a constant conjunction is no guarantee of future events

who needs freewill?

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat Jan 11, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Are all models wrong?
Replies: 114
Views: 1148

Re: Are all models wrong?

the thing in itself remains elusive...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: How can we defeat "us vs. them" mentality?
Replies: 196
Views: 4672

Re: How can we defeat "us vs. them" mentality?

Systematic wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:57 am
Impenitent wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:33 pm
nuclear weapons and mutually assured destruction...

-Imp
I think you get 72 virgins for nuking the Earth.
and on the 73rd day of eternity?

-Imp
by Impenitent
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Should a Liberal State Ban the Burqa?
Replies: 5
Views: 84

Re: Should a Liberal State Ban the Burqa?

freedom of religion ...

the liberal state will force gay weddings in mosques before they ban burkas... what will the gay husband wear after all?

-Imp