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by BigWhit
Mon Jan 11, 2016 12:01 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Can Civilization Function Without Exploitation?
Replies: 4
Views: 998

Re: Can Civilization Function Without Exploitation?

Without the will to be exploited there would be none. It is so much easier to not study, to not think, to let others do it for you, to follow. Look at how social media works. Facebook has people following others as does Twitter. Someone declares something about an article or issue and the followers...
by BigWhit
Sun Jan 10, 2016 11:48 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: The Creatororientation
Replies: 173
Views: 12696

Re: The Creatororientation

God, I picked a great first thread to read on this site. Goodness. An OP who begs the question by assuming that a creator exists and justifying that assumption with the assumption that the universe is a creation. Then the following replies had me nuking a bag of popcorn. Here's another good question...
by BigWhit
Sat Jan 09, 2016 5:43 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Guy
Replies: 122
Views: 13203

New Guy

Hello! New to this forum and the magazine itself but no stranger to philosophy. I've gotten my toes wet with just about every kind of philosophy but my main interest is political philosophy. My favorite political philosophers at the moment are Aristotle, Machiavelli, and John Stewart Mill although t...