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by Impenitent
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Do you think life is more than a play of creativity?
Replies: 24
Views: 519

Re: Do you think life is more than a play of creativity?

A_Seagull wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:36 pm
Impenitent wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:16 pm
Lacewing wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:24 am

This is what you think. And who are you to know what nature "intends"? Surely nature is larger than a single perceived intention.
just keep "cooperating"

-Imp
Maybe you are the prey!
all are both...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Do you think life is more than a play of creativity?
Replies: 24
Views: 519

Re: Do you think life is more than a play of creativity?

Lacewing wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:24 am
Impenitent wrote:
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:00 am
live as nature intends.... rip the throats out of your prey
This is what you think. And who are you to know what nature "intends"? Surely nature is larger than a single perceived intention.
just keep "cooperating"

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Do you think life is more than a play of creativity?
Replies: 24
Views: 519

Re: Do you think life is more than a play of creativity?

motivations of others, human or not, can never be fully known... your desire to have everyone "live in more cooperative ways with all of nature" betrays your suggestion that "there’s no compelling reason to believe there must be a larger agenda imposing some kind of seriousness created/imagined by h...
by Impenitent
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Language
Topic: Unproven assumptions
Replies: 27
Views: 1038

Re: Unproven assumptions

you assume that your idea of the meaning of pain (or any term) is the same as that of everyone else...

delivering a child...

having a limb severed from your body...

partially burned in a fire...

which pain?

one assumes the approximation of meaning of words themselves...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Does absolute truth exist?
Replies: 53
Views: 1201

Re: Does absolute truth exist?

usual truth may absolutely exist...

unusual truth may absolutely exist...

absolute existence could appear usual...

Tom Jones could truly sing about unusual love...

absolutely

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Only the Unborn can be Born.
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Re: Sabbath released Born Again without Osbourne

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Happiness of Pursuit.
Replies: 14
Views: 365

Re: Happiness of Pursuit.

would you walk the equator as effected by gravity?

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: What Book Changed Your Mind?
Replies: 217
Views: 22313

Re: What Book Changed Your Mind?

I bet it had more to do with Syd "The lunatic is on the grass. The lunatic is on the grass. Remembering games and daisy chains and laughs. Got to keep the loonies on the path. The lunatic is in the hall. The lunatics are in my hall. The paper holds their folded faces to the floor And every day the p...
by Impenitent
Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Plato was an atheist?
Replies: 23
Views: 583

Re: Plato was an atheist?

-1- wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:47 am
Impenitent wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:11 am
"There is no original text" - Nietzsche

-Imp
"I am the Alpha and the Omega" - God (Just saying...)
"human language credited to god... obey" - (Just saying...)

-Imp
by Impenitent
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: How can we defeat "us vs. them" mentality?
Replies: 135
Views: 1882

Re: How can we defeat "us vs. them" mentality?

nuclear weapons and mutually assured destruction... -Imp That might work on global level between the most powerful nations. I'm asking: How can we defeat "us vs. them" mentality from the root - down to the smallest level - human to human, in workplaces, in small neighboring towns/communities etc.? ...
by Impenitent
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: How can we defeat "us vs. them" mentality?
Replies: 135
Views: 1882

Re: How can we defeat "us vs. them" mentality?

nuclear weapons and mutually assured destruction...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Ultra-openminded
Replies: 2
Views: 120

Re: Ultra-openminded

Open Minded To be open minded is to be open to new ideas and study their holistic and altruistic ethical validity. It is not to accept anything in a state of mental vacuity and social anomie. It is a mark of the latter that anyone who disagrees with an ultra-liberal person is automatically describe...
by Impenitent
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Power and the Public Good
Replies: 9
Views: 303

Re: Power and the Public Good

or use your might and fight the system

either way, Thrasymachus remains correct

-Imp