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by rantal
Tue Mar 12, 2013 9:08 am
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: Is this a philosopher
Replies: 70
Views: 11217

Re: Is this a philosopher

No Sounds like it. And how would you answer if I asked of you, "Are you a Nazi?" and when you answered no, I retorted that you sound like one? Are you suggesting that vegetarians are in some way shielded from the harshness and challenges of life? That seems a bizarre claim to me No more bizarre tha...
by rantal
Tue Mar 12, 2013 9:03 am
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: Is this a philosopher
Replies: 70
Views: 11217

Re: Is this a philosopher

Arising_uk wrote:How would you know? Given that you haven't read any.
Hyperbole

all the best, rantal
by rantal
Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:58 am
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: Vegtarian posses a dilemma for fellow vegetarians
Replies: 37
Views: 8000

Re: Vegtarian posses a dilemma for fellow vegetarians

That would be a diferent thought experiment and would test a different mater

all the best, rantal
by rantal
Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:48 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: Is this a philosopher
Replies: 70
Views: 11217

Re: Is this a philosopher

This cage is the cage that is freely chosen by so many freemen, to work for the company, the corperation or any other dehumanising organisation ... You some kind of hippy? No But if this is causeing a problem then ask; would ye be taught ethics by men shielded from the harshness and challenges of l...
by rantal
Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Israelian apartheid bus-system
Replies: 31
Views: 4184

Re: Israelian apartheid bus-system

bobevenson wrote:
rantal wrote:Yes!
I guess you're a Scientologist and a fan of John Travolta and Tom Cruise, huh?
No, that kind of quackery is right up your street Bob, though perhaps even they might doubt your credibility

all the best, rantal
by rantal
Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:55 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Israelian apartheid bus-system
Replies: 31
Views: 4184

Re: Israelian apartheid bus-system

Yes!

all the best, rantal
by rantal
Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: I'm a philosophy virgin
Replies: 87
Views: 13143

Re: I'm a philosophy virgin

If you are to be a true philosopher... Read a few books, whatever attract your attention, ingrain what you learn into your life, into each moment, let philosophy change your reality. Let your chosen philosophy impact & change your being. That would be the next step, if you would choose to be a phil...
by rantal
Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: I'm a philosophy virgin
Replies: 87
Views: 13143

Re: I'm a philosophy virgin

Sod it! I think I'll take up fishing instead. :? :) But that's perfect for reading! Don't be daunted, like you say, its just reading. Its the writing of the essays that was the bastard! :wink: I always found it advisable to read nothing; it only confuses one, if you must read something, there is mu...
by rantal
Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:27 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Sex as either/or
Replies: 25
Views: 4735

Re: Sex as either/or

Have you ever had sex? It is about neither of those, they are just pretentious nonsense. It is about 1. Reproduction 2. Bonding 3. Pleasure all the best, rantal Today reasons range from pleasure to reproduction, to inquisitiveness, it varies a lot and there are many more reasons that people offer f...
by rantal
Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:16 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Israelian apartheid bus-system
Replies: 31
Views: 4184

Re: Israelian apartheid bus-system

bobevenson wrote:
rantal wrote:I might have guessed you were a believer in psychoquackery
Oh, I'm sorry, I guess the Thematic Apperception Test would be more up your alley.
No Bob, I don't believe in any of your psychoquackery

all the best, rantal
by rantal
Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:31 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Sex as either/or
Replies: 25
Views: 4735

Re: Sex as either/or

The Voice of Time wrote:What should sex be all about:

1) Symbolism

or 2) Communication
Have you ever had sex? It is about neither of those, they are just pretentious nonsense. It is about

1. Reproduction
2. Bonding
3. Pleasure

all the best, rantal
by rantal
Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Israelian apartheid bus-system
Replies: 31
Views: 4184

Re: Israelian apartheid bus-system

I might have guessed you were a believer in psychoquackery

all the best, rantal
by rantal
Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:40 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Israelian apartheid bus-system
Replies: 31
Views: 4184

Re: Israelian apartheid bus-system

That's another person being tactful Bob.

all the best, rantal
by rantal
Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:39 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn
Replies: 291
Views: 32739

Re: Iceland wants to ban Internet porn

A very nice and accurate account of affairs

all the best, rantal
by rantal
Mon Mar 11, 2013 12:32 am
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: Is this a philosopher
Replies: 70
Views: 11217

Re: Is this a philosopher

mickthinks wrote:
rantal wrote:... in fact, it is an extreamely serous matter.
I doubt it.

... there is a good reason for [the manner of presentation]
I doubt that too.

All the best, Mick
You're free to doubt but that says more about you than this discussion

all the best, rantal