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by Impenitent
Wed May 12, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Quote of the day
Replies: 236
Views: 16685

Re: Quote of the day

Image

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed May 12, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Sentient Animals
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Sentient Animals

the smartest animals are the tastiest

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon May 10, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: The Human Brain Is Incapable Of Volition Or Free Will
Replies: 3
Views: 81

Re: The Human Brain Is Incapable Of Volition Or Free Will

some human brains are even less equipped ... animal "brain programs" unfortunately take the place of "higher functions" in many human brains (by training or design) ... moral judgements about good or bad which are applied extraneously to objects of hedonism are misnomers ... animal "brain programs" ...
by Impenitent
Sat May 08, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: another evil of capitalism
Replies: 20
Views: 326

Re: another evil of capitalism

Japan? what?

-Imp
by Impenitent
Tue May 04, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: make truth?
Replies: 104
Views: 1479

Re: make truth?

RCSaunders wrote: Tue May 04, 2021 1:21 am
Impenitent wrote: Mon May 03, 2021 9:57 pm which is it? do they or do they not "compromise the neurological system"?
The neurological system, like all other physical aspects, are neither life or consciousness.
yet without it, there is no consciousness

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon May 03, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Controllers, Meddlers and Individualists
Replies: 3
Views: 198

Re: Controllers, Meddlers and Individualists

nice article, thanks

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon May 03, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: make truth?
Replies: 104
Views: 1479

Re: make truth?

Almost! It should be, "nothing material exists outside the immediate perception in the moment? Of course there is the entire epistemological existence of all knowledge, including all knowledge methods (language, mathematics, logic), all literature, science, history, geography, philosophy, and relig...
by Impenitent
Mon May 03, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: make truth?
Replies: 104
Views: 1479

Re: make truth?

I'm a direct realist (with, mebbe, a touch of George Boree's quality realism for color). The disintergratin' heat of the lava isn't in my head . No, it's conducted to me, apprehended by me. It's real and I am literally touchin' it, bein' burned up by it. I'm not contructin' the world in my head fro...
by Impenitent
Mon May 03, 2021 9:44 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: make truth?
Replies: 104
Views: 1479

Re: make truth?

then nothing exists outside the immediate perception in the moment? -Imp Almost! It should be, "nothing material exists outside the immediate perception in the moment? Of course there is the entire epistemological existence of all knowledge, including all knowledge methods (language, mathematics, l...
by Impenitent
Mon May 03, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: make truth?
Replies: 104
Views: 1479

Re: make truth?

the thing in itself is beyond perception -Imp This, "thing in itself," you say is, "beyond perception," how is it, if it cannot be perceived, that you know about it? If this, "thing in itself, is not detected in any way, directly or indirectly by human perception, how did you become conscious of it...
by Impenitent
Sun May 02, 2021 1:33 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: make truth?
Replies: 104
Views: 1479

Re: make truth?

trusting your perception is fine... claiming your perception is more than your perception is an error -Imp I'm a direct realist (with, mebbe, a touch of George Boree's quality realism for color). The disintergratin' heat of the lava isn't in my head . No, it's conducted to me, apprehended by me. It...
by Impenitent
Sat May 01, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: make truth?
Replies: 104
Views: 1479

Re: make truth?

trusting your perception is fine... claiming your perception is more than your perception is an error

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat May 01, 2021 7:50 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: make truth?
Replies: 104
Views: 1479

Re: make truth?

"To the believers..."? In other words, "No, it was not flat...people just imagined it was, and later found out they were wrong." no, to the believers it was. But that's not the question. The question is, "Do facts change with perspectives?" And, of course, they don't. which is nothing but your pers...
by Impenitent
Sat May 01, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: make truth?
Replies: 104
Views: 1479

Re: make truth?

"To the believers..."? In other words, "No, it was not flat...people just imagined it was, and later found out they were wrong." no, to the believers it was. But that's not the question. The question is, "Do facts change with perspectives?" And, of course, they don't. which is nothing but your pers...
by Impenitent
Fri Apr 30, 2021 11:35 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: make truth?
Replies: 104
Views: 1479

Re: make truth?

When 100% of the world believed the world was flat, was the world flat? to the believers it was "To the believers..."? In other words, "No, it was not flat...people just imagined it was, and later found out they were wrong." no, to the believers it was. definitions change with perspectives But that...