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by Greta
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Principles vs Pragmatism
Replies: 183
Views: 1969

Re: Principles vs Pragmatism

Arising, you seem to deny the caravans approaching America with the intent to crash the border. Let's see if they kill 30,00 a year the way guns do. Re: the OP (instead of Americans who clearly have no problem with placing ends before Trumpian means). I remember during my first year of high school ...
by Greta
Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Principles vs Pragmatism
Replies: 183
Views: 1969

Re: Principles vs Pragmatism

Arising, you seem to deny the caravans approaching America with the intent to crash the border. Let's see if they kill 30,00 a year the way guns do. Re: the OP (instead of Americans who clearly have no problem with placing ends before Trumpian means). I remember during my first year of high school ...
by Greta
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: British Colonialism better than French/German etc......
Replies: 122
Views: 1234

Re: British Colonialism better than French/German etc......

I have to say that my impression was that the Brits was were brutal, but less so than the Spaniards, Dutch and Portuguese. Not sure if that's how things are reported in the Anglosphere or if it was the case.
by Greta
Sat Feb 16, 2019 2:11 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Facebook or Philosophy? Which is more Dangerous?
Replies: 31
Views: 372

Re: Facebook or Philosophy? Which is more Dangerous?

I like this, although I think you give up on philosophy too quickly. I work in an environment of builders/inventors/problem-solvers. People who approach things from first principles all the time. The problem-solving process has a semblance of structure, repetition and iteration to it. There is meth...
by Greta
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Facebook or Philosophy? Which is more Dangerous?
Replies: 31
Views: 372

Re: Facebook or Philosophy? Which is more Dangerous?

The simple failure of Philosophy is the absence of negative or positive feedback loops. It is the absence of skin in the game. There's no mechanism to signal errors. No mechanism to filter out the fit from the unfit ideas. And if you can't define "error" and "not-error" - well, anything goes really...
by Greta
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: Bias Against Transgenders
Replies: 277
Views: 4055

Re: Bias Against Transgenders

Dachshund's passion for "magic wands" is noted.
by Greta
Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: Bias Against Transgenders
Replies: 277
Views: 4055

Re: Bias Against Transgenders

I'm just anxious to see a picture of the new PC Greta dressed in a jijab following behind a Muslim man who just had to tell her to be quiet. Now that would be real progress. Nice one, Nick !! :D :D :D :D As for me, I'm looking forward to the day when Greta finally comes clean and confesses that she...
by Greta
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: Bias Against Transgenders
Replies: 277
Views: 4055

Re: Bias Against Transgenders

I'm just anxious to see a picture of the new PC Greta dressed in a jijab following behind a Muslim man who just had to tell her to be quiet. Now that would be real progress. I'm looking forward to when Nick finally accepts that he does not like women and is caught servicing a six foot stud in a pub...
by Greta
Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: Bias Against Transgenders
Replies: 277
Views: 4055

Re: Bias Against Transgenders

I'm just anxious to see a picture of the new PC Greta dressed in a jijab following behind a Muslim man who just had to tell her to be quiet. Now that would be real progress. I'm looking forward to when Nick finally accepts that he does not like women and is caught servicing a six foot stud in a pub...
by Greta
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: DIVERSITY IS AMERICA'S GREATEST STRENGTH
Replies: 276
Views: 4234

Re: DIVERSITY IS AMERICA'S GREATEST STRENGTH

Impenitent wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:18 pm
not to mention Motown...

-Imp
I was thinking afterwards that I'd forgotten Stevie Wonder - one of the most freakishly talented musicians of the modern era.
by Greta
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: DIVERSITY IS AMERICA'S GREATEST STRENGTH
Replies: 276
Views: 4234

ATTENTION SEEKING CAPS LOCK TITLE

You sound like someone who has never had a loving relationship with a woman. Perhaps also Nietzsche's problem. Good point. The risk is that frustration and bitterness can infect a person's philosophies if they are not of a personality type to ever question themselves. Perhaps the latter is most key...
by Greta
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: DIVERSITY IS AMERICA'S GREATEST STRENGTH
Replies: 276
Views: 4234

Re: DIVERSITY IS AMERICA'S GREATEST STRENGTH

Dachshund, I don't think anyone will worry about being called "unbalanced", or any of your rich collection of epithets, by you.

You have no credibility and most certainly not a conservative as you claim, with your wish to disenfranchise half of the population because they don't have a penis.
by Greta
Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: Bias Against Transgenders
Replies: 277
Views: 4055

Re: Bias Against Transgenders

I am just making clear that, no, we are not born perfect. No need for a whole song and dance about it.
by Greta
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: The Liar's paradox
Replies: 83
Views: 1132

Re: The Liar's paradox

A lot of complicated answers that I don't understand :) What I see are three abstract objects: 1. the container - the statement 2. the container's contents - that refers to the statement - and 3. true/false assessments of the contents and their relation to the container. I can't put my finger on it...
by Greta
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Gender Philosophy
Topic: Bias Against Transgenders
Replies: 277
Views: 4055

Re: Bias Against Transgenders

Walker wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:38 pm
We are all born perfect.
Harlequin type ichthyosis:

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