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by Impenitent
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Solipsism cannot be true
Replies: 78
Views: 733

Re: Solipsism cannot be true

no, you became aware of an appearance of a response to an apparent utterance and it cascaded from there... ... A response? From where? your belief in the appearance of "mama" your belief in an appearance of externality is not proof of externality... ... "your"? My knowledge of pronouns proves you w...
by Impenitent
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: The world is getting dumber every second
Replies: 32
Views: 646

Re: The world is getting dumber every second

and during the 10 years before trump became president, comrades obama and bush forced all the nations of europe to accept millions of jihadists as new citizens... multicultural caliphate... -Imp Er! No, what the Yank did was kill hundreds of thousands of people and drove millions more into becoming...
by Impenitent
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: What is the purpose of computers?
Replies: 2
Views: 38

Re: What is the purpose of computers?

the purpose can only be drawn from a series of on and off switches...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:00 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Solipsism cannot be true
Replies: 78
Views: 733

Re: Solipsism cannot be true

no, they are proof you have an active imagination... you create the language you use; the meaning behind it is yours as you perceive it... -Imp Well I don't know about you but I was taught the language that I use. Still, ignoring that I'm not arguing that Chomsky was wrong and there is not a univer...
by Impenitent
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Solipsism cannot be true
Replies: 78
Views: 733

Re: Solipsism cannot be true

it was created in your mind by you... By who? As where would the 'you', 'your', come from? the "outside world" apparently (in your mind) responds to certain utterances by you... different utterances apparently (in your mind) "cause" different responses in the "outside world" apparently (in your min...
by Impenitent
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Solipsism cannot be true
Replies: 78
Views: 733

Re: Solipsism cannot be true

:) I'd still like to hear a good argument about how this language that we/I do use could be created by a single 'mind'? it was created in your mind by you... the "outside world" apparently (in your mind) responds to certain utterances by you... different utterances apparently (in your mind) "cause"...
by Impenitent
Wed Mar 20, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Solipsism cannot be true
Replies: 78
Views: 733

Re: Solipsism cannot be true

Solipsism, in the sense of other things outside of oneself and minds other than oneself existing, is falsified by considering the language one is speaking or thinking with or in, as it is not possible for a single 'mind' to have created such a language as what use for it? I think this is where Desc...
by Impenitent
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: How could we move free in a deterministic world?
Replies: 2
Views: 217

Re: How could we move free in a deterministic world?

a high fiber diet helps

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: why is murder wrong?
Replies: 92
Views: 848

Re: one repetition serves another

henry quirk wrote:
Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:19 am
...Still, murder it may be: 'some folks just plainly need to be dead'.
alas, the infamous baker who used strychnine in his dough kneaded to be dead...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Excluded Middle, Inherent Middle, Identity as Synthetic
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Excluded Middle, Inherent Middle, Identity as Synthetic

excluded middle - donut

inherent middle - jelly filled

dunking identity...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Robots
Replies: 39
Views: 504

Re: Robots

a robot that transcends its program to utilize free will is no longer a robot...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: Einstein on the train
Replies: 71
Views: 662

Re: Einstein on the train

why were the locomotive passengers thirsty?

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Ronald Beiner and his book "Dangerous Minds"
Replies: 51
Views: 527

Re: Ronald Beiner and his book "Dangerous Minds"

Nietzsche had as much respect for socialists (national or otherwise) as he did for christians...

his sister on the other hand...

-Imp