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by John W. Kelly
Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:00 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: Teen Shot Dead By Police Officer
Replies: 81
Views: 22265

Re: Teen Shot Dead By Police Officer

Why are you assuming that the policeman has to be in the right? I am assuming nothing. Are you saying he's guilty until proven innocent? Let the courts decide. You seem to have this cop already convicted in your mind from what I've read. Slow down...have you ever been in such a situation before? Th...
by John W. Kelly
Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:46 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: Teen Shot Dead By Police Officer
Replies: 81
Views: 22265

Re: Teen Shot Dead By Police Officer

chaz wyman wrote: Try and use your imagination!
My imagination works fine. I could ruin someone's day with just a baseball bat. Are you claiming a bat isn't potentially fatal? Maybe the kid commited suicde by cop...who knows?
by John W. Kelly
Tue Aug 24, 2010 10:02 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: Teen Shot Dead By Police Officer
Replies: 81
Views: 22265

Re: Teen Shot Dead By Police Officer

chaz wyman wrote: It does not take much imagination to realise that a police officer in a car is in no danger from a boy with a bat.
Ha! Easy to say from the comfort of your keyboard!
by John W. Kelly
Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 402637

Re: Philosophy of Mind

You sad stupid ****, what else but endless culturally determined and socially contained perspectives can you provide? Keep asking and answering yourself, hoping that someone more stupid that you ventures into your little charade and you finally come face to face with the reality of your own simplic...
by John W. Kelly
Mon Nov 23, 2009 4:19 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: On the Assertion That All Observation is Theory-Laden
Replies: 13
Views: 3108

Re: On the Assertion That All Observation is Theory-Laden

nameless wrote: QM has discovered Consciousness...
Such as in Wigner's friend.
by John W. Kelly
Fri Nov 13, 2009 5:48 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Philosophy of Physics. / My opinion. /
Replies: 20
Views: 5582

Re: Philosophy of Physics. / My opinion. /

Interesting thoughts Socratus, being that my current read is Parallel Worlds by Michio Kaku.
by John W. Kelly
Thu Nov 12, 2009 4:13 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 402637

Re: Philosophy of Mind

BB, you are a true jewel in a sea of Lilliputians. :D
by John W. Kelly
Sat Nov 07, 2009 10:16 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Nothing exists outside the mind
Replies: 97
Views: 26888

Re: Nothing exists outside the mind

nameless wrote:And how do you reconcile that statement with your;
thelastmessiah wrote:Mind is the world. The world is Mind.
Too much Berkeley?
by John W. Kelly
Wed Nov 04, 2009 3:35 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: A Philosophy of Mind
Replies: 2591
Views: 402637

Re: Philosophy of Mind

Just dropping in to say hi, BB. I've been brushing up on the pre-Socratics lately. Interesting fellows.
by John W. Kelly
Fri Aug 21, 2009 5:00 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Nothing exists outside the mind
Replies: 97
Views: 26888

Re: Nothing exists outside the mind

[quote="kake"] The chair doesn't exist but in our head. Hell, the electrons don't even exist. [quote]
Then what happens when you kick the chair? As for the electrons, I'll take the leap of faith that we can predict their existence
by John W. Kelly
Thu Aug 20, 2009 9:13 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Nothing exists outside the mind
Replies: 97
Views: 26888

Re: Nothing exists outside the mind

Jester wrote: have you seen any electrons? please show me some.
Have you seen the far side of the Moon? I'll bet you its there.
by John W. Kelly
Thu Jun 04, 2009 3:02 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Philosophy of Science
Replies: 20
Views: 5491

Re: Philosophy of Science

philofra wrote: Every human endeavor has its down side.
Yes, the power of science can be the proverbial double edged sword.
by John W. Kelly
Thu Jun 04, 2009 7:31 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Philosophy of Science
Replies: 20
Views: 5491

Re: Philosophy of Science

philofra wrote:
Science put food on your table, as well as a roof over your head and cloths on your back.
It has also brought us the mushroom cloud.
by John W. Kelly
Thu Apr 30, 2009 7:58 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Global Stewardship Think Tank
Replies: 6
Views: 2023

Re: Global Stewardship Think Tank

One of the arguments against off shore drilling is the fact that the sight of the oil drilling platforms isn't very nice to look at. Can these devices (which I think can be a real possibility) be placed in such a way that they are a bit more aesthetically pleasing?