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by seeds
Thu Feb 21, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: WHY DO YOU THINK WE ARE HERE? WHY DO WE EXIST?
Replies: 439
Views: 6751

Re: WHY DO YOU THINK WE ARE HERE? WHY DO WE EXIST?

I see your point now. I think about that a lot. I accept your challenge. I can easily imagine alternative realities for "souls" to inhabit, and I will describe them to you. Keep in mind that I’m not looking for descriptions of realities for souls to “inhabit” (but I wouldn’t mind hearing your ideas...
by seeds
Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: WHY DO YOU THINK WE ARE HERE? WHY DO WE EXIST?
Replies: 439
Views: 6751

Re: WHY DO YOU THINK WE ARE HERE? WHY DO WE EXIST?

I know this is a basic question! But why our we here, most people go through there lives not questioning the reason why? People like us have ideas, views an urge to understand what this is all about? Do you think we are ever going to find the answer? We are here because here represents the physiolo...
by seeds
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: WHY DO YOU THINK WE ARE HERE? WHY DO WE EXIST?
Replies: 439
Views: 6751

Re: WHY DO YOU THINK WE ARE HERE? WHY DO WE EXIST?

I know this is a basic question! But why our we here, most people go through there lives not questioning the reason why? People like us have ideas, views an urge to understand what this is all about? Do you think we are ever going to find the answer? We are here because here represents the physiolo...
by seeds
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: WHY DO YOU THINK WE ARE HERE? WHY DO WE EXIST?
Replies: 439
Views: 6751

Re: WHY DO YOU THINK WE ARE HERE? WHY DO WE EXIST?

Yes melancocky “life” is the key. Any who found themselves indoctrinated to believe that some “god’ or whatever is the creator can hold such god responsible for good and evil, not us. Live and let live, run for cover when it rains. Hmmm well, if there is a grand designer and he gave us free will, t...
by seeds
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: WHY DO YOU THINK WE ARE HERE? WHY DO WE EXIST?
Replies: 439
Views: 6751

Re: WHY DO YOU THINK WE ARE HERE? WHY DO WE EXIST?

IMO: if there were an Almighty designer, such designer would unlikely have created so many misfits and conflicting situations. And what if the existence of “misfits and conflicting situations” were all necessary in helping to make the design work properly? One thing is beyond my doubt: We will all ...
by seeds
Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:52 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: What is gravity?
Replies: 88
Views: 3406

Re: What is gravity?

entanglement (quantum thing) is instantanous - but limited by distance (short distance - so "space" has an effect upon that "thing" (entanglement). No, gaffo, quantum entanglement is not limited by distance. That’s why people make such a big deal about it. According to certain interpretations of th...
by seeds
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: argument against free will
Replies: 35
Views: 831

Re: argument against free will

_______ (Continued from prior post) I have a lot of respect for Sam Harris, however, he doesn’t even believe in the existence of the self (or more specifically, that the self is an illusion founded upon neural processes). I share his view of the self - but oddly enough unlike me he affirms neurons/b...
by seeds
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: argument against free will
Replies: 35
Views: 831

Re: argument against free will

why not assume all your thoughs and actions were fed to you? seems more apt to me personally. all my thought "come to me" by some means outside of my choice of which thought to have before i have it. Your thoughts may indeed be coming to you by a means that is often “outside of your choice,” but th...
by seeds
Mon Jan 28, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Missionary Killed on Remote Island: Discuss?
Replies: 48
Views: 1025

Re: Missionary Killed on Remote Island: Discuss?

Is it not logical to assume that the Christian God would surely be forgiving of anyone who never heard the preaching of the “gospel” and thus grant them entrance into heaven? logical perhaps but that is not the way this was often understood the missionaries considered their mission so urgent precis...
by seeds
Sat Jan 26, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: On simplicity of God
Replies: 44
Views: 689

Re: On simplicity of God

...if you are going to appeal to Catholicism to support your arguments, then realize that Catholic teachings are based upon Biblical doctrines, and Biblical doctrines insist that God created humans in his own image, and that we are the literal “offspring” of God. In which case, it is not inconceiva...
by seeds
Sat Jan 26, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: On simplicity of God
Replies: 44
Views: 689

Re: On simplicity of God

...I am simply trying to get you to explain how you can take abstract (non-living/non-conscious) concepts such as “love” and “justice” (concepts that have no “I-Am-ness”) and call them “God,” which is a title for a living entity that you yourself agreed could be sentient and self-aware? You simply ...
by seeds
Fri Jan 25, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Missionary Killed on Remote Island: Discuss?
Replies: 48
Views: 1025

Re: Missionary Killed on Remote Island: Discuss?

_______ As I have mentioned elsewhere, there is an unavoidable and extremely tragic irony in trying to covert isolated tribes of humans to Christianity. Is it not logical to assume that the Christian God would surely be forgiving of anyone who never heard the preaching of the “gospel” and thus grant...
by seeds
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: On simplicity of God
Replies: 44
Views: 689

Re: On simplicity of God

_______ (Continued from prior post) And I already suggested that any entity that is self-aware is subject to its own “relative” perspective of time. There is a problem with being subject to time so called the origin. An entity cannot be eternal therefore it must have a beginning. This, having a begi...
by seeds
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: On simplicity of God
Replies: 44
Views: 689

Re: On simplicity of God

...the universe cannot be eternal therefore it has a beginning. I agree with that. This means that there is nothing before the beginning. No, bahman. In no way does that mean there was “nothing” prior to the beginning of our universe. That is pure guesswork on your part. Furthermore, you need to st...
by seeds
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: On simplicity of God
Replies: 44
Views: 689

Re: On simplicity of God

If abstract labels sound silly when applied to a sentient and self-aware entity such as you, for example, as in - “bahman is love,” or “bahman is justice,” then why apply them to God? I already discuss that God like us cannot be subject to time. And I already suggested that any entity that is self-...