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by Impenitent
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: What is the purpose of computers?
Replies: 40
Views: 476

Re: What is the purpose of computers?

The computer would never say it’s a computer, let alone it’s an imprecise computer. I don't see how that can be true. A computer can say anything you program it to say. but, but global warming ... and you have to be a communist slave to save the planet, our computer models are the new gospel and tr...
by Impenitent
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Ronald Beiner and his book "Dangerous Minds"
Replies: 249
Views: 2671

Re: Ronald Beiner and his book "Dangerous Minds"

What about all the wars in history involving religion before the twentieth century Very often both sides believed in God yet they still fought each other despite this The two world wars had nothing to do with the death of God because Europe was still Christian despite what Nietzsche said Because a ...
by Impenitent
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: What is the purpose of computers?
Replies: 40
Views: 476

Re: What is the purpose of computers?

Oh! The youth today. You'd have to decide which computer you want to call the original computer but say we start with Babbage's Difference Engine(although they could never get it to work due to materials problems) that was built to tabulate polynomial functions or you could choose ENIAC and that wa...
by Impenitent
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Solipsism cannot be true
Replies: 153
Views: 1591

Re: Solipsism cannot be true

proof of an other inside your head is not empirically demonstrable... But I don't say there is an other inside my head( other than the one created by language which we call the 'I') but that inside my head I can think in a language that has constructs that for the life of me I can't understand I co...
by Impenitent
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: Is there a sentence that proves itself is not provable?
Replies: 100
Views: 977

Re: Is there a sentence that proves itself is not provable?

Philosophy of Logic – Reexamining the Formalized Notion of Truth https://philpapers.org/archive/OLCPOL.pdf To put this in laymen's terms all of the truth that can be expressed using words or math symbols is anchored in sentences that are defined to be true: “A cat is an animal”. Other true sentence...
by Impenitent
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Nature never repeats exactly.
Replies: 11
Views: 173

Re: Exactly Exactly

guess I'm not natural...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Solipsism cannot be true
Replies: 153
Views: 1591

Re: Solipsism cannot be true

I do not deny the possible existence of an external world, you simply asked me to give you an argument to demonstrate how language could be a totally internally created entity. ... Sorry I must have missed it? I do deny your "proof" of said external world. ... Actually it's a proof of an other or d...
by Impenitent
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Solipsism cannot be true
Replies: 153
Views: 1591

Re: if solipsism is true, we are all Neo's delusion

henry quirk wrote:
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:46 am
schizophrenics wanna know
as do all seekers of knowledge

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Solipsism cannot be true
Replies: 153
Views: 1591

Re: Solipsism cannot be true

"we" exist only in your thoughts -Imp There you go again, "we"? This is why we found the best way to deal with the solipsist is to just keep punching them. As what you are saying is if I stand in front of you and you shut your eyes and don't think about me I don't exist, well I have a big wake up c...
by Impenitent
Tue Mar 26, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Solipsism cannot be true
Replies: 153
Views: 1591

Re: Solipsism cannot be true

the universe of your experience resides in your thoughts and no where beside... -Imp Well that is the base for the solipsistic assertion and I agree there is truth in it but within my experience I find I can think in a language and within that language there appear to be constructs that I just don'...
by Impenitent
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Fewer people die, fewer people gets born
Replies: 14
Views: 180

Re: Fewer people die, fewer people gets born

who needs people for warfare?

icbm

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Solipsism cannot be true
Replies: 153
Views: 1591

Re: Solipsism cannot be true

"taught" by figments of your imagination -Imp If there are figments of imagination teaching me then they aren't my all my imagination as I seriously doubt an imagination could create the language we are speaking but I'd be open to how one would think this is possible? the universe of your experienc...
by Impenitent
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Solipsism cannot be true
Replies: 153
Views: 1591

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 2:04 am
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: What is the purpose of computers?
Replies: 40
Views: 476

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: 153
Views: 1591

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...