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by SpheresOfBalance
Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Failure of "I".
Replies: 153
Views: 1509

Re: Failure of "I".

They don't exist yet dipshit! So now we know you're a fucking liar like all the other children that frequent this site! https://www.dwavesys.com/home https://www.youtube.com/user/dwavesystems https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOIJuMqc79w https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/gadgets/a18475/goog...
by SpheresOfBalance
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Failure of "I".
Replies: 153
Views: 1509

Re: Failure of "I".

Oh, but you DO buy it! And quite literally at that. Sorry but, no I don't! I bet you are paying for internet access (applied Information theory) - seeming as we are on an INTERNET forum. Which runs on COMPUTERS (more information theory). Not information theory at all, rather electrical/electronic f...
by SpheresOfBalance
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Failure of "I".
Replies: 153
Views: 1509

Re: Failure of comprehension.

Do you recognise the distinction between explanatory and predictive utility? ( https://arxiv.org/pdf/1101.0891.pdf ). The distinction is in the temporal dimension (which many people seem to fail to take into account). Everything I just said was all about the temporal dimension. That's where the con...
by SpheresOfBalance
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Failure of "I".
Replies: 153
Views: 1509

Re: Failure of comprehension.

Go back to the beginning of life. Though if you're a theist, that believes in the ridiculous story of Adam and Eve as human origin, and ignore all archeological evidence. Do you recognise the distinction between explanatory and predictive utility? ( https://arxiv.org/pdf/1101.0891.pdf ). The distin...
by SpheresOfBalance
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Failure of "I".
Replies: 153
Views: 1509

Re: Failure of comprehension.

Translation: either you accept some axiomatic/self-evident/a-priori truths (by equivocation: Gods!) on faith or you don't. There is no such thing as a-priori knowledge, only ever a-posteriori knowledge, thus truths! And since you are making assertions - that's a performative contradiction ;) You ac...
by SpheresOfBalance
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: What could make morality objective?
Replies: 1142
Views: 12829

Re: What could make morality objective?

My OP question is: what could make morality objective? And by 'objective' I mean 'relying on - or a matter of - facts Fact: no one wants to be murdered, have their property stolen, have their family members raped, be a slave, etc. Thus by your definition of what you consider objectivity to be, mora...
by SpheresOfBalance
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Failure of "I".
Replies: 153
Views: 1509

Re: Failure of comprehension.

It's really not complicated. Either you believe in some god, or you don't. I don't. Translation: either you accept some axiomatic/self-evident/a-priori truths (by equivocation: Gods!) on faith or you don't. There is no such thing as a-priori knowledge, only ever a-posteriori knowledge, thus truths!...
by SpheresOfBalance
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Failure of "I".
Replies: 153
Views: 1509

Re: Failure of comprehension.

OK, we seem to see the evidence or lack thereof, the same. I just don't understand why you then take a stand either way, while I take no stand either way. It's really not complicated. Either you believe in some god, or you don't. I don't. And as you say, it's really not complicated at all, "I 'know...
by SpheresOfBalance
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Free Will As Determinism
Replies: 34
Views: 1407

Re: Free Will As Determinism

Are you bright? Well I can reason pretty damned well, my logic is impeccable. And I never take anyones word on anything unless I fully understand it's truth factor. So you'll never see me parrot anything. As far as exceptionally bright, no, just a B average, so not especially. My IQ was closer to g...
by SpheresOfBalance
Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Free Will As Determinism
Replies: 34
Views: 1407

Re: Free Will As Determinism

Are you bright? Well I can reason pretty damned well, my logic is impeccable. And I never take anyones word on anything unless I fully understand it's truth factor. So you'll never see me parrot anything. As far as exceptionally bright, no, just a B average, so not especially. My IQ was closer to g...
by SpheresOfBalance
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Failure of "I".
Replies: 153
Views: 1509

Re: Failure of comprehension.

That's fine and dandy, but how strong is the evidence and arguments that one can argue, for the non-god hypothesis? Ask someone who has a non-god hypothesis. Fine, fine, fine. But surely you knew what I meant, i.e., your reasoning that no creator's possible. I really can't make it any plainer than ...
by SpheresOfBalance
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: Could we make a "litmus test" for true consciousness?
Replies: 79
Views: 2396

Re: Could we make a "litmus test" for true consciousness?

Revisiting the age old question: I am conscious, but how can I know for sure, that others are too? How can we tell? What would you consider to be evidence of consciousness? There is no consciousness as most usually think of it. What is commonly called consciousness all life on planet earth shares t...
by SpheresOfBalance
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Humanity is Trending Towards Stupidity??
Replies: 31
Views: 441

Re: Humanity is Trending Towards Stupidity??

I note Humanity [the majority] is Trending Towards Stupidity and are deliberately blinded and ignoring rational and critical thinking in the following cases. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stupidity The examples are the very prevalent claims; 1. The accusation of those who really fear [not irrationa...
by SpheresOfBalance
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Proof that God IS ..in 6 words.
Replies: 284
Views: 2292

Re: Proof that God IS ..in 6 words.

Dontaskme wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:24 am
One must be first before other.

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Nope that's just possible proof that your mind is closed and/or that it's warped.
by SpheresOfBalance
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Why is science treated like something magical, mythical, enchanted, etc.?
Replies: 80
Views: 1055

Re: Why is science treated like something magical, mythical, enchanted, etc.?

Science is just making observations, taking measurements, manipulating and controling material (experiments), and constructing models using symbols. Anybody can do it. It is nothing more than a complex variation of flipping burgers at McDonald's or playing basketball. Sure, some people are more ski...