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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
by Impenitent
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Artificial Consciousness: Our Greatest Ethical Challenge
Replies: 37
Views: 854

Re: Artificial Consciousness: Our Greatest Ethical Challenge

computers operate according to their program

there is no program for freewill which would be prerequisite to free choice and subsequent moral consequence...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Plato was an atheist?
Replies: 23
Views: 584

Re: Plato was an atheist?

"There is no original text" - Nietzsche

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: Cartesian dualism
Replies: 9
Views: 278

Re: Cartesian dualism

pistols at dawn

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Christian Church
Replies: 4
Views: 159

Re: Christian Church

"vengeance is mine"...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Leibniz and the Leaves: Beyond Identity
Replies: 3
Views: 138

Re: Leibniz and the Leaves: Beyond Identity

monad or not monad... that is the question...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Fri May 31, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: You never happened.
Replies: 157
Views: 2719

Re: You never happened.

laws? no one to enforce or obey -Imp Lawlessness in science is fudging. This link makes the case that bureaucratic arrogance is cause for government lawlessness, which might be an absolute for political philosophy. “America’s real breaking point? Bureaucratic arrogance — and the lawlessness it enge...
by Impenitent
Wed May 29, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Rights and Equality and Love
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Re: Rights and Equality and Love

there is no universal ethical standard

-Imp
by Impenitent
Tue May 28, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Our cosmic (in)significance
Replies: 6
Views: 226

Re: Our cosmic (in)significance

One day, an old man was walking along a beach that was littered with thousands of starfish that had been washed ashore by the high tide. As he walked he came upon a young boy who was eagerly throwing the starfish back into the ocean, one by one. Puzzled, the man looked at the boy and asked what he w...
by Impenitent
Tue May 28, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Philosophical Counselling
Topic: How can I reach certainty about some things and obtain peace of mind?
Replies: 16
Views: 685

Re: How can I reach certainty about some things and obtain peace of mind?

the only certainty is that you are not the same you after you read this...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon May 27, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Can truth be understood as math?
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: Can truth be understood as math?

I am hungry

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon May 27, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Would you like to live your life again ?
Replies: 13
Views: 332

Re: Would you like to live your life again ?

deja vu

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sun May 26, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Plato was an atheist?
Replies: 23
Views: 584

Re: Plato was an atheist?

not exactly... he believed in the form of god...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sun May 26, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Socrates was a Agnostic?
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Re: Socrates was a Agnostic?

he didn't know

-Imp
by Impenitent
Fri May 24, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: You never happened.
Replies: 157
Views: 2719

Re: You never happened.

laws? no one to enforce or obey

-Imp