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by Impenitent
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: A Modust Proposal
Replies: 59
Views: 766

Re: A Modust Proposal

Walker wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:57 pm
Charm wrote:
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:01 pm
Death is unreasonable. So are morals..
Morals are reasonable for the species. Keeps everyone from killing everyone else.
mutually assured destruction works better...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: Superpositioning, Neitzchian Perspectivism and Linear Memory
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Re: Superpositioning, Neitzchian Perspectivism and Linear Memory

perspectivism emerges from the brackets

-Imp
by Impenitent
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Making Children Moral
Replies: 68
Views: 1113

Re: Making Children Moral

Arising_uk wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:26 pm
Age wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:56 am
Young children are moral.

Adults are immoral. ...
At what age do these children become 'immoral'?
as soon as they learn to use language

-Imp
by Impenitent
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: A Modust Proposal
Replies: 59
Views: 766

Re: A Modust Proposal

corrupting the youth has always been a dangerous pursuit...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: DIVERSITY IS AMERICA'S GREATEST STRENGTH
Replies: 262
Views: 3491

Re: DIVERSITY IS AMERICA'S GREATEST STRENGTH

without a compass, there is no west let alone western...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Does the Human Brain Create or Receive Consciousness?
Replies: 50
Views: 1096

Re: Does the Human Brain Create or Receive Consciousness?

Consciousness derives solely from the physical brain. I realize that so many find this demeaning. What's demeaning to me is giving humans a value they never had, never possessed and never will. Humans seem desperate to give themselves more then was ever granted. The "only real" difference between u...
by Impenitent
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Mind and physical
Replies: 28
Views: 441

Re: Mind and physical

Once again, if mind was separate from physical, lobotomies wouldn't work.

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: The Ethics of Education in the Secular State
Replies: 31
Views: 780

Re: The Ethics of Education in the Secular State

Life and freedom are more dangerous than not going out. Are you averse to risk? freedom? far too risky for the secular state to allow religious thought... -Imp Ah, then you are averse to risk. as Hume and myself have argued, the next moment of existence is not guaranteed, yet I am averse to risk fi...
by Impenitent
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: The Ethics of Education in the Secular State
Replies: 31
Views: 780

Re: The Ethics of Education in the Secular State

Belinda wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:12 pm
Impenitent wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:10 pm
teaching someone how to think is far more dangerous than teaching what to think...

-Imp
Life and freedom are more dangerous than not going out. Are you averse to risk?
freedom? far too risky for the secular state to allow religious thought...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: Throwing Caution to the Winds
Replies: 15
Views: 597

Re: Throwing Caution to the Winds

The red ants are accusing the black ants with hoping to achieve world dominance, while red ants are constantly gaining territory in the south, pushing the demarcation line and the territory of black ants northwardly. https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/red_3_z_-_copy_9068.jpeg goody goody...
by Impenitent
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: The Ethics of Education in the Secular State
Replies: 31
Views: 780

Re: The Ethics of Education in the Secular State

teaching someone how to think is far more dangerous than teaching what to think...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Workfare = totalitarian state
Replies: 10
Views: 313

Re: Workfare = totalitarian state

the benevolent state will take your stuff until no one has anything except the state...

utopia

and now we see why the second was written

-Imp
by Impenitent
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: Mind is eternal
Replies: 76
Views: 1299

Re: Mind is eternal

4 out of 5 pineal glands agree

-Imp
by Impenitent
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Ethics versus Morality
Replies: 22
Views: 648

Re: Ethics versus Morality

how are they imposed? superior firepower...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: The Ethics of Education in the Secular State
Replies: 31
Views: 780

Re:

henry quirk wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:30 pm


I attended Catholic elementary and high schools. No body beat me up with a dogma stick. ...
of course not, the nuns used rulers...

-Imp