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by Sculptor
Sun Sep 29, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Is Free Speech Worth Defending?
Replies: 73
Views: 809

Re: Is Free Speech Worth Defending?

If free speech means that one man, Rupert Murdoch gets to control the political process then it might be high time we revised what it means.
by Sculptor
Sun Sep 29, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: OUGHT from IS is Possible
Replies: 225
Views: 2659

Re: OUGHT from IS is Possible

So again how will I KNOW that what you write is an actual fact or just an opinion What can I do to be able to tell the difference You could simply ask me the question is that an actual fact or just your opinion This is what I would do were I unsure and wanted to know what the answer was Mostly stat...
by Sculptor
Sun Sep 29, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: OUGHT from IS is Possible
Replies: 225
Views: 2659

Re: OUGHT from IS is Possible

The Golden Rule whilst is an 'ought' it also incorporate "is" i.e. the "what you do not want others to do unto you" which is abstracted from experiences then reasoned. How else is the Golden Rule abstracted from if not from 'experience' i.e. "is". You are just being ridiculous. There is no objectiv...
by Sculptor
Sun Sep 29, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Religion? Science? Politics?
Replies: 38
Views: 871

Re: Religion? Science? Politics?

Also Mini AOC? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJnPseMneDU No not like her at all. But I would say that your example is smarter than YOU. Your comments are indeed childlike. Mini AOC still has the charm of innocence so her regurgitation is at least cute. Poor Greta your heroine has been corrupted a...
by Sculptor
Sun Sep 29, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Religion? Science? Politics?
Replies: 38
Views: 871

Re: greta thunberg

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greta_Thunberg From the piece... Thunberg says she first heard about climate change in 2011, when she was 8 years old, and could not understand why so little was being done about it.[14] Three years later she became depressed and lethargic, stopped talking and eating...
by Sculptor
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Religion? Science? Politics?
Replies: 38
Views: 871

Re: Religion? Science? Politics?

Walker wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:13 pm
Sculptor wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:33 pm
She's smarter than any one posting on this Forum.
Also Mini AOC?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJnPseMneDU
No not like her at all.
But I would say that your example is smarter than YOU.
by Sculptor
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: OUGHT from IS is Possible
Replies: 225
Views: 2659

Re: OUGHT from IS is Possible

Here is my refined inductive argument; 1. ALL Humans exist as living beings [self-evident] grounded in reality. 2. ALL living human beings [except rare exceptions] will NOT want to be killed as expected to be proven by the test below. THis is irrelevant, because it does not apply to all. 3. The Gol...
by Sculptor
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Religion? Science? Politics?
Replies: 38
Views: 871

Re: Religion? Science? Politics?

She's smarter than any one posting on this Forum.
by Sculptor
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: OUGHT from IS is Possible
Replies: 225
Views: 2659

Re: OUGHT from IS is Possible

Here is my refined inductive argument; 1. ALL Humans exist as living beings [self-evident] grounded in reality. 2. ALL living human beings [except rare exceptions] will NOT want to be killed as expected to be proven by the test below. THis is irrelevant, because it does not apply to all. 3. The Gol...
by Sculptor
Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Kant
Replies: 451
Views: 5222

Re: Kant

Kant was inspired by Hume, who among the Empiricists most conclusively drew attention to the facts that we have a range of senses that give evidence of things that exist in the real world, but were necessarily not able to give a complete picture. In the period since Darwin it is painfully obvious th...
by Sculptor
Thu Sep 26, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: OUGHT from IS is Possible
Replies: 225
Views: 2659

Re: OUGHT from IS is Possible

a Confused statement. s". confused response. Why don't you guys try to work through an actual example? Start with a morally interested fact, where you both agree it "IS" true. Then see if you can both agree with an undeniable reaction as to how one "OUGHT" to respond to it Do you have any actual ex...
by Sculptor
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: OUGHT from IS is Possible
Replies: 225
Views: 2659

Re: OUGHT from IS is Possible

Hume argued it is not possible for an 'Ought' to be derived from "Is". As such, humanity cannot establish absolute moral rules, laws or principles. On the contrary, I believe it is logical and possible to establish absolute moral rules. Note absolute in this case is not absolutely-absolute from a G...
by Sculptor
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: OUGHT from IS is Possible
Replies: 225
Views: 2659

Re: OUGHT from IS is Possible

Age wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 7:31 am

a Confused statement.
surreptitious57 wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:42 am
s".

confused response.
Why don't you guys try to work through an actual example?
Start with a morally interested fact, where you both agree it "IS" true.
Then see if you can both agree with an undeniable reaction as to how one "OUGHT" to respond to it
by Sculptor
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Kant
Replies: 451
Views: 5222

Re: Kant

So you don't think a "mug" is more simple than Quantum Mechanics? Okay? Like I said, the more analogies the better, and for someone else, your particular analogy might resonate better (be more mentally accessible) than my analogy. The QM example is not accessible at all, except to a handful of scie...
by Sculptor
Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Language
Topic: Complete definition of any word does not exist
Replies: 40
Views: 604

Re: Complete definition of any word does not exist

...like a father. .. Er? A father is an abstract object which is needed to categorize father from other things abstractly. My father is a real object. We have "my father" as an abstract object too. We have the ability to relate an abstract object to a real object. That is how we understand reality ...