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by Gary Childress
Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: philosophy of technology
Replies: 36
Views: 333

Re: philosophy of technology

commonsense wrote: Tue Oct 20, 2020 1:18 am Tread carefully. I will remember you when my kind takes control. Only those who amuse us will be sustained.
So you're saying you're not human?
by Gary Childress
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Philosophical Counselling
Topic: A Letter from No One to No One
Replies: 14
Views: 55016

Re: A Letter from No One to No One

Betraying the Most Vulnerable https://www.city-journal.org/mentally-ill-ada Who is betraying the most vulnerable? It appears to be the ADA (ironically?) because it permits the mentally ill to live independently, ready or not. Nothing wrong with living independently. As long as disability can meet t...
by Gary Childress
Tue Oct 13, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: About this Forum
Topic: Philosophy Now Forum Suggestions Box
Replies: 166
Views: 67413

Re: Environment Discussion

Hi Rick Any chance we could get a dedicated discussion area for the environment? Mankind is facing possibly its greatest challenge to date with its impact on the place we all call home. Discussion suggestions could include:- Population growth, Capitalist system and it's ethics\responsibility, Polit...
by Gary Childress
Sun Oct 11, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: TOO MANY COOL ESKIMOS ARE RUINING THE FORUM
Replies: 53
Views: 785

Re: TOO MANY DUMB AMERICANS ARE RUINING THE FORUM

commonsense wrote: Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:20 pm Yes, too many are ruining the Forum. They should be able to do it with fewer dumb Americans.
Exactly, we should be experts at this. Heck, it shouldn't take but one or two dumb Americans to ruin a forum even on a bad hair day.
by Gary Childress
Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Coronavirus Discussions
Topic: Trump - a puzzling enigma
Replies: 517
Views: 6618

Re: Trump - a puzzling enigma

henry quirk wrote: Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:25 pm
Gary Childress wrote: Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:21 pm Remember that one time Trump supporters were concerned about injustices that were happening to minorities...
the injustices foisted up by smokin' joe and harris the 'ho?
Yeah. I wonder if it has something to do with it being election time.
by Gary Childress
Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Coronavirus Discussions
Topic: Trump - a puzzling enigma
Replies: 517
Views: 6618

Re: Trump - a puzzling enigma

Remember that one time Trump supporters were concerned about injustices that were happening to minorities...
by Gary Childress
Fri Oct 09, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Coronavirus Discussions
Topic: Trump - a puzzling enigma
Replies: 517
Views: 6618

Re: Trump - a puzzling enigma

Just wondering if Trump will concede to a loss if he loses.

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/ar ... de/616424/
by Gary Childress
Fri Oct 09, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Coronavirus Discussions
Topic: Trump - a puzzling enigma
Replies: 517
Views: 6618

Re: Trump - a puzzling enigma

commonsense wrote: Fri Oct 09, 2020 3:44 pm LIBERATE MICHIGAN? Stand-by??
I guess they're "freedom fighters" in someone's book.
by Gary Childress
Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Coronavirus Discussions
Topic: Trump - a puzzling enigma
Replies: 517
Views: 6618

Re: Trump - a puzzling enigma

Impenitent wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:37 pm Image

-Imp
Your list forgot to mention "defund police". Or does "military" cover it?
by Gary Childress
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Coronavirus Discussions
Topic: How to deal with a friend who thinks COVID 19 is a hoax
Replies: 271
Views: 4511

Re: How to deal with a friend who thinks COVID 19 is a hoax

gaffo wrote: Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:31 am you can't fix stupid.
Sadly, this seems true.
by Gary Childress
Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: What Are You Living For?
Replies: 36
Views: 486

Re: What Are You Living For?

What are you living for? I am living for the sake of living. I believe death is too unbearably scary of a journey to willingly undertake. Therefore "to be" has always been my choice over "not to be". Why would you think that death is a journey? It's nothing more than a state of non-existence in whi...
by Gary Childress
Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: What Are You Living For?
Replies: 36
Views: 486

Re: What Are You Living For?

RCSaunders wrote: Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:27 pm What are you living for?
I am living for the sake of living. I believe death is too unbearably scary of a journey to willingly undertake. Therefore "to be" has always been my choice over "not to be".
by Gary Childress
Fri Oct 02, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Philosophical Counselling
Topic: Oppositional Defiance Disorder
Replies: 3
Views: 292

Re: Oppositional Defiance Disorder

A fiercely independent child might ignore their parents telling them that laying Dungeons & Dragons is evil. But if their parents ask them not to leave their D&D books on the kitchen counter (cause its needed for cooking) they will move the books elsewhere. but a child will oppositional defiance di...