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by Sculptor
Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: Locked Mind Thought Experiment
Replies: 87
Views: 5853

Re: Locked Mind Thought Experiment

Skepdick wrote: Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:20 pm
Arising_uk wrote: Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:40 pm Gotta be stored somewhere.
commonsense wrote: Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:33 pm Because conceptual space isn’t a physical space.
In computer science "space" is another name for "memory".
More irrelevant word play?
FFS!
by Sculptor
Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Rationalism v. empiricism
Replies: 92
Views: 8340

Re: Rationalism v. empiricism

To be sure, syntax and grammar are against the will of some. But isn’t everyone free to form or join a community wherein anyone can use a variety of denotations and connotations? Your desire to prescribe grammar/syntax/semantics does not mean you have the ability to do so. Blah, blah, blah. You kno...
by Sculptor
Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Rationalism v. empiricism
Replies: 92
Views: 8340

Re: Rationalism v. empiricism

Speakpigeon wrote: Tue Jul 30, 2019 4:27 pm Sure, he is a looser, but not on account of Godwin's Law:
Mike Godwin himself has also criticized the overapplication of Godwin's law, claiming it does not articulate a fallacy
Does not "necessarily" indicate a fallacy.
But in this case yes.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reductio_ad_Hitlerum
by Sculptor
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Rationalism v. empiricism
Replies: 92
Views: 8340

Re: Rationalism v. empiricism

Skepdick wrote: Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:27 pm
Sculptor wrote: Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:17 pm But then you are also free to make an arse of yourself too
What do you think you are doing by self-appointing yourself as a Semantic Nazi?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godwin%27s_law

You loose!
by Sculptor
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Rationalism v. empiricism
Replies: 92
Views: 8340

Re: Rationalism v. empiricism

Skepdick wrote: Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:20 pm
Sculptor wrote: Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:17 pm You might be able to type a few words, but you are not "literature".
Your biases for some writings over others are none of our concern.
Ooooh. "our"??? Is that the "royal We"??
by Sculptor
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Rationalism v. empiricism
Replies: 92
Views: 8340

Re: Rationalism v. empiricism

No. You feel hungry. You seem to have confused yourself with somebody who can tell me how to use my language when I speak about myself. You are free to abuse language as you see if. But then you are also free to make an arse of yourself too If you are able to correct my meaning, then it means you p...
by Sculptor
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Rationalism v. empiricism
Replies: 92
Views: 8340

Re: Rationalism v. empiricism

I think it clearly is. It is obviously a different modality but that is definitely how humanity has always thought of it. Personally, I think it's a good idea to pay attention to your own state of mind, without making too much of it. And of course, memory and sensations are information on the state...
by Sculptor
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Rationalism v. empiricism
Replies: 92
Views: 8340

Re: Rationalism v. empiricism

Skepdick wrote: Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:36 pm
Sculptor wrote: Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:32 pm No. People never observe hunger, They "feel" it.
You have abused language.
I am observing that I am hungry right now.
No. You feel hungry.
No one uses "observe" in that way.
Find one example in literature were the word is (ab)used in that way!
by Sculptor
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Rationalism v. empiricism
Replies: 92
Views: 8340

Re: Rationalism v. empiricism

Skepdick wrote: Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:49 am Am I hungry? Yes. 1 bit of information. 1 observation.
No. People never observe hunger, They "feel" it.
You have abused language.
by Sculptor
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Rationalism v. empiricism
Replies: 92
Views: 8340

Re: Rationalism v. empiricism

Observation is about the operation of the senses; primarily sight upon the external world. "introspection", no, "extraspection", yes. (...) What we call our mind, is complex no doubt, but I think it is an abuse of language to call it observation. It's not an abuse of language. It's just your miscon...
by Sculptor
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: x
Replies: 211
Views: 9705

Re: The Meaning of Life - Original New Theory (Prt 1)

To me, the human being creature's behavior has radically changed 'mostly' compared to every other known creature. I don't think so. 60 million years ago ALL mammals were tree dwelling rodents. Humans still climb trees, and have the same basic limb structure as the first amphibian that walked out of...
by Sculptor
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: x
Replies: 211
Views: 9705

Re: x

Any "meaning" given to life has to be wholly personal. I disagree, most "meaning" of life theories are personal, and try to explain it in 'human' experiences,etc. However my theory covers the whole of life on Earth, from the 3.5 billion yr old bacteria, and the entire evolution of life on this plan...
by Sculptor
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: x
Replies: 211
Views: 9705

Re: The Meaning of Life - Original New Theory (Prt 1)

To me, the human being creature's behavior has radically changed 'mostly' compared to every other known creature. I don't think so. 60 million years ago ALL mammals were tree dwelling rodents. Humans still climb trees, and have the same basic limb structure as the first amphibian that walked out of...
by Sculptor
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: x
Replies: 211
Views: 9705

Re: x

Thanks for your comments, I now know which sections need more clarification and research. I haven't stayed up to date, did somebody explain that your theory is religion dressed as science yet? I don't think it deserves the term "theory". It's just a set of purely personal assumptions and prejudices...
by Sculptor
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Rationalism v. empiricism
Replies: 92
Views: 8340

Re: Rationalism v. empiricism

Can we say that introspection is a form of observation? No. I take your point, but I would like to know what led you to say so. Observation is about the operation of the senses; primarily sight upon the external world. "introspection", no, "extraspection", yes. Some of our senses give us informatio...