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by surreptitious57
Thu Aug 22, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: EVIL!!!!!!!!
Replies: 133
Views: 918

Re: EVIL!!!!!!!!

My view as someone who does not believe in a god is that the word atheism is not a belief system . It is simply a word probably created by theists to try to identify others than themselves .. non believers .. as if the world must revolve around their beliefs I do not know who is originally responsi...
by surreptitious57
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: EVIL!!!!!!!!
Replies: 133
Views: 918

Re: EVIL!!!!!!!!

Atheism is not a moral philosophy so why are you as usual expecting the atheists here to provide evidence of one What I can do though is to demonstrate that some of the major moral philosophies are compatible with atheism : The Golden Rule : do to others what you would want done to you [ also common...
by surreptitious57
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind
Replies: 72
Views: 620

Re: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind

you human beings need to discover and or learn how to view things from the fully OPEN perspective and not from the limited perspective I have already enough times now informed HOW this can and will be achieved Yes you have and that is by being truly open and seeing reality as it is without making a...
by surreptitious57
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind
Replies: 72
Views: 620

Re: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind

You are so limited that you are completely closed off to that what you already believe you know is true I am never closed off to any evidence that truly invalidates any statements that I make about the future or anything else Some statements may be provisional and others may be absolute but anythin...
by surreptitious57
Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind
Replies: 72
Views: 620

Re: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind

Now this is a very typical human being perspective of things . we are limited so some things can never be known nor achieved Spoken like a true human being . That is says some things can not be known nor done but professes to KNOWING the Truth of this Yet absolutely EVERY thing you human beings hav...
by surreptitious57
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind
Replies: 72
Views: 620

Re: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind

I have NEVER used the phrase human mind nor human minds in this forum The phrase human minds as used here is mine not yours [ usually I only say minds ] as I know you yourself do not use the phrase You say human beings but to me human beings and human minds are the same within the context of this t...
by surreptitious57
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind
Replies: 72
Views: 620

Re: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind

To me the human brain is a biological computer . Thoughts are the output of those computers [ YES YES ] The Mind is what allows human beings to imagine conceive design plan and create absolutely any thing . Creativity and creation comes from a truly OPEN Mind . A computer or the human brain is what...
by surreptitious57
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind
Replies: 72
Views: 620

Re: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind

If however you do NOT yet have a full and true big picture of ALL THERE IS then this might be because of one of your views or opinions is not quite right and true Opinions can never be right and true at the time they are expressed because while they may be based on facts they are not facts as such ...
by surreptitious57
Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind
Replies: 72
Views: 620

Re: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind

To me the Mind is in a state of completely and utter OPENNESS Human beings however are in a continual state of change Closing and opening themselves with and from their thinking and views of things Human minds are all that you say they are [ the terms human minds and human minds are compatible for ...
by surreptitious57
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind
Replies: 72
Views: 620

Re: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind

How do you know that in the future minds will be machine like more logical and less emotional To me the Mind is absolutely logical and non emotional already The Universe is absolutely logical and non emotional but the Universe and minds are entirely different phenomena though The Universe is ALL TH...
by surreptitious57
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:53 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind
Replies: 72
Views: 620

Re: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind

By definition a closed mind is NOT open to any new things knowledge nor experiences A closed mind can become open whenever it wants to as they change over time as they are not something that is set in stone The state of a mind is therefore not absolute but organic and changes according to its perce...
by surreptitious57
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Objectivity is a concept, like heaven; not a real thing
Replies: 11
Views: 102

Re: Objectivity is a concept, like heaven; not a real thing

One could say that from a human perspective objectivity does not exist only the absolute minimum of subjectivity which is not the same So true objectivity is therefore something that can only exist outside of human minds and is also immune from interpretation of any kind I however think that despite...
by surreptitious57
Mon Aug 19, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind
Replies: 72
Views: 620

Re: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind

Maybe you could clear up my misunderstanding here It makes sense from within my own mind but maybe less so from within yours but one nevertheless does ones best to be understood Although it is ultimately more important that it makes sense to me and only me but you can still try and understand as be...
by surreptitious57
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind
Replies: 72
Views: 620

Re: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind

Your insistence that there are many minds and that mind is cognitive capability and minds / cognitive capabilities ultimately control themselves but you are detached from your own mind seems to point to the fact that you appear more interested in having your own fixed opinions on this matter and ar...
by surreptitious57
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind
Replies: 72
Views: 620

Re: An Analogy, From Physical To Mind

You can say you are more interested in acknowledging the opinions of others but that does not necessarily mean that you are truly OPEN to them Very true because acknowledging something and being open to it are of course not necessarily the same And so while I acknowledge all opinions regardless of ...