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by UniversalAlien
Wed Mar 16, 2016 5:55 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE

And just what are the THE LIMITS OF YOUR PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE Human :?: Tell us about it - You see we need you - We need you to tell us that our biological experiment has succeeded. We stand at the edge of a universe that is about to implode - The force of the Big Bang has reached its end and onl...
by UniversalAlien
Wed Mar 16, 2016 2:19 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Government has the Right to Spy on Everyone
Replies: 5
Views: 1091

Re: Government has the Right to Spy on Everyone

Reminds me of Spy vs Spy vs Spy. PhilX Exactly - The moment you sign on the internet, no mater what they say about 'privacy' settings, you are being spied on, And this thing about the NSA monitoring phone calls, are they serious? - Everything is going through computer equipment and whether people l...
by UniversalAlien
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Government has the Right to Spy on Everyone
Replies: 5
Views: 1091

Government has the Right to Spy on Everyone

Government has the Right to Spy on Everyone :?: No, I do not work for nor do I have any involvement with any agencies of government. That said, how can I make a statement giving government carte blanche to spy on people? First, in the digital age almost everything you say of do is being recorded any...
by UniversalAlien
Tue Mar 15, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE

And how does science relate to 'philosophical knowledge' :?: Isn't science also a form of philosophy :?: Are there any limits to scientific inquiry :?: Does science need philosophy or does philosophy need science :?: From: TOP DOCUMENTARY FILMS Einstein's Extraordinary Universe One hundred years hav...
by UniversalAlien
Mon Mar 14, 2016 11:09 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.” - Albert Einstein And to what extent can our thinking change the world :?: Can I think that Einstein is wrong and the speed of light is not the top limit of speed ? Can I see a univer...
by UniversalAlien
Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE

You see when you start contemplating "THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE" you have to ask yourself what is philosophical knowledge and does it have any limits :?: You could write a book on the subject - But would you achieve anything? Could you really establish what philosophical knowledge is and...
by UniversalAlien
Sun Mar 13, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist."- - Friedrich Nietzsche "Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into ...
by UniversalAlien
Sun Mar 13, 2016 8:11 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE

Lacewing wrote:........ NOTHING for the sake of argument - A very Human trait - debate for its own sake - criticize the messenger to stop debate - Why does the Human mind often fear the creative unless it is pure fiction :?: And how many Human minds are capable of accepting more than a myopic view o...
by UniversalAlien
Sun Mar 13, 2016 3:55 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE

Let your UniversalAlien representative address your concerns....... Okay, thanks. Hopefully you know what you're talking about. 8) ...reality, used by Man, is an isolated phenomenon - And if Man uses only it, isolates himself from the greater world, the larger universe. I totally agree. Now, when y...
by UniversalAlien
Sat Mar 12, 2016 11:04 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE

Quoting Lacewing: Okay, some questions... How can there be a "future" if time is not linear? By the way, I don't think it's completely/exclusively linear either... but, as with all things human, being perceived as linear defines boundaries and paths within which to bump around in these particular fo...
by UniversalAlien
Sat Mar 12, 2016 11:22 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE

Now Human let us get back to this ridiculous proposition: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE Can you as a Human, possessing a Human mind, limited as it may be to you - tell us that you can place limits on knowledge :?: Call it philosophical if you want - it gives it a kind of higher justification...
by UniversalAlien
Sat Mar 12, 2016 9:31 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE

I see what you mean. I hope I'm not being phased out. Okay, this is getting scary. Am I imagining things, or has it gotten even smaller? It's like that episode "Remember Me" of Star Trek NG where Dr. Crusher's universe bubble was shrinking and, bit by bit, parts of the Enterprise were ceasing to ex...
by UniversalAlien
Thu Mar 10, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

Re: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE

Because of a debate I was having here about another subject it suddenly occurred to me - What is the nature of philosophical inquiry - so I did some research and found an online blog "THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE" and went with it - same thing, right? - well maybe not - 'Limits' might be a ...
by UniversalAlien
Thu Mar 10, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE
Replies: 40
Views: 5240

THE LIMITS OF PHILOSOPHICAL KNOWLEDGE

From Bertrand Russell, "Problems of Philosophy" : IN all that we have said hitherto concerning philosophy, we have scarcely touched on many matters that occupy a great space in the writings of most philosophers. Most philosophers -- or, at any rate, very many -- profess to be able to prove, by a pri...
by UniversalAlien
Thu Mar 10, 2016 4:13 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: Does Mind Require a Biological Body to be Conscious?
Replies: 257
Views: 25400

Re: Does Mind Require a Biological Body to be Conscious?

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates Warn About Artificial Intelligence Who gives a fuck what these guys think? None of them are experts in the philosophy of mind so why not just ask your local butcher? And what does the philosophy of mind have to do with a machine which doesn't even have a m...