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by Impenitent
Sun Aug 18, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: One for the loons.
Replies: 3
Views: 49

Re: One for the loons.

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by Impenitent
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Nobody Knows.
Replies: 5
Views: 54

Re: Nobody Knows.

Cyrano knows

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by Impenitent
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Trust and knowledge
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: Trust and knowledge

"trust" is habit

you hear it repeated until you trust it...

claims to "know" that which is "trusted" are as tenuous as any other claim of "knowledge"; but meaning generated through repetition appears more "true"...

some habits are hard to break...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:52 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: There is no emergence
Replies: 77
Views: 656

Re: There is no emergence

The bald guy has maximum emergence...

definitely greater than his parts for he has no part...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:05 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello, I'm Envelope
Replies: 27
Views: 332

Re: Hello, I'm Envelope

plenty of mentally "disturbed" or "ill" or "deficient" people exist...

not everyone has control as a biological fact... we treat them as if they do, but some brains are wired differently...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Philosophy is created by belief!
Replies: 94
Views: 758

Re: Philosophy is created by belief!

the number line is actually a spiral The number line is always presented as an infinite horizontal line extending to negative infinity on the left and positive infinity on the right with zero in the absolute middle [ as the only non negative / non positive integer ] The complex number line is perpe...
by Impenitent
Tue Aug 06, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: MUSLIM SENATORS IN THE US...WTF !
Replies: 270
Views: 3060

Re: MUSLIM SENATORS IN THE US...WTF !

C.S. Lewis is Uncle Screwtape?

I doubt it

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by Impenitent
Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: Locked Mind Thought Experiment
Replies: 87
Views: 911

Re: Locked Mind Thought Experiment

uwot wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:14 pm
Sculptor wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:48 pm
Light does not continue forever.
Well, it's got a pretty good shelf-life. We can see light that is nearly 14 billion years old.
are you suggesting that light travels on shelves? the ether will be shattered...

:P

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Neo-classical-neo-liberalism (UK edition)
Replies: 20
Views: 319

Re: Neo-classical-neo-liberalism (UK edition)

uwot wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 4:20 pm
...I dunno. I used to be a teacher, and when you asked the little bastards what they want to do with the rest of their lives, none of them have a list.
oh sure, but what about the kids whose parents were married?

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by Impenitent
Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Philosophy, If You Want It
Replies: 36
Views: 379

Re: Philosophy, If You Want It

Sculptor wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 11:35 am
Impenitent wrote:
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:16 am
Sculptor wrote:
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:52 pm
Who the fuck ever said black is white, or war is peace?
George Orwell

-Imp
Quote please!
1984

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by Impenitent
Sun Aug 04, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Philosophy, If You Want It
Replies: 36
Views: 379

Re: Philosophy, If You Want It

Sculptor wrote:
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:52 pm
Who the fuck ever said black is white, or war is peace?
George Orwell

-Imp
by Impenitent
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: Locked Mind Thought Experiment
Replies: 87
Views: 911

Re: Locked Mind Thought Experiment

if mind is dependent on the body, the mind can die when the body does...

if the mind is associated with an "immortal" soul...

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by Impenitent
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Philosophy of Science: The First 2½ Millennia
Replies: 37
Views: 470

Re: Philosophy of Science: The First 2½ Millennia

Philosophy Now wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:24 pm
Will Bouwman asks what really matters when studying matter.

https://philosophynow.org/issues/133/Ph ... _Millennia
nice article...

it is what one claims it is...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Legal or Illegal: Is there a Difference?
Replies: 21
Views: 268

Re: Legal or Illegal: Is there a Difference?

Nick_A wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:46 pm
These cycles are an expression of what we suffer - fallen human being.
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by Impenitent
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Science Philosophy
Replies: 43
Views: 647

Re: Science Philosophy

all theories of time are passing...

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