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by Melchior
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Is Hegel Still Relevant?
Replies: 28
Views: 8475

Re: Is Hegel Still Relevant?

Never was.
by Melchior
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Does future exist?
Replies: 44
Views: 1653

Re: Does future exist?

Not yet
by Melchior
Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Philosophical Counselling
Topic: How to end my computer game addiction?
Replies: 33
Views: 4412

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: 2020

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: 2020

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: 2643

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: 765

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: 4150

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: 5774

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: 4542

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: 421

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: 21135

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

'tis better to have hemmed and hawed than never to have hemmed at all.