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by Melchior
Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Philosophical Counselling
Topic: How to end my computer game addiction?
Replies: 21
Views: 2696

Re: How to end my computer game addiction?

Ever hear of an "off" button?
by Melchior
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Questioning of the Evolutionary Theory - Darwin...
Replies: 47
Views: 610

Re: Questioning of the Evolutionary Theory - Darwin...

Much more logical to assume 'imaginary magic man' than to understand that gradual change happens to everything :lol: Ever see tadpoles change into frogs? Takes just a few weeks! https://campus.asu.edu/content/asu-researcher-may-have-answer-why-cave-animals-go-blind-0 Why do cave creatures eventuall...
by Melchior
Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:17 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Questioning of the Evolutionary Theory - Darwin...
Replies: 47
Views: 610

Re: Questioning of the Evolutionary Theory - Darwin...

All scientific theories are constantly being tested.

Why do cave creatures lose their sight?

https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... y-process/
by Melchior
Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: What is Derrida Saying to Us?
Replies: 44
Views: 898

Re: What is Derrida Saying to Us?

Don't know, don't care.
by Melchior
Wed Apr 18, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Does intelligent alien life exist?
Replies: 12
Views: 381

Re: Does intelligent alien life exist?

thedoc wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:35 pm
Greta wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:50 am
Some possible reasons for the Fermi Paradox:

Are there any more?
The question I've heard most often is "Where are the Aliens?" but more important is "Why would an Alien come here?" Don't they have enough problems of their own?
Earth is the cosmic equivalent of Sears. Who would come here?
by Melchior
Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:27 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Is the earth getting overpopulated?
Replies: 60
Views: 2408

Re: Is the earth getting overpopulated?

Not by humans. There are huge tracts of empty space in West Virginia and eastern Germany.
by Melchior
Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: Oxford's Philosophy Dept. has Caved into Gender PC
Replies: 73
Views: 2844

Re: Oxford's Philosophy Dept. has Caved into Gender PC

Well, nothing surprises me anymore. Women philosophers? Do they mean academics? My experience with women philosophers is that they are capable of reciting chapter and verse of some famous philosopher, but are incapable of digesting it. Having a mastery of minutiae does not make one a philosopher.
by Melchior
Mon Apr 02, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: New Proof of the Existence of God
Replies: 51
Views: 2557

Re: New Proof of the Existence of God

All the classic proofs of the existence of god are old and worn out -- the first cause argument, the argument from design, the ontological argument, etc. They have been refuted so many times, it's like beating a dead horse to think about them. Sitting there on his throne, dismayed that fewer and fe...
by Melchior
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Fallacies of Bill Nye
Replies: 0
Views: 314

Fallacies of Bill Nye

by Melchior
Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: How do atheists find meaning in a purposeless universe?
Replies: 179
Views: 15579

Re: How do atheists find meaning in a purposeless universe?

'tis better to have hemmed and hawed than never to have hemmed at all.
by Melchior
Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:29 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Socialism: What Has Gone Wrong?
Replies: 258
Views: 17688

Re: Socialism: What Has Gone Wrong?

Ever hear of the stock market, dumbass?