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by Impenitent
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:17 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Portrait of an American Hero
Replies: 274
Views: 3181

Re: Portrait of an American Hero

How grateful should the over 100 million his ideology killed in the last century be? I have no use for Marx or his ideology, but there is something in that statement that is not quite correct and is made about a lot of other teachings and ideologies as well. An idea cannot do anything. No matter ho...
by Impenitent
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:12 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Is Karma a Law of Nature?
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: Is Karma a Law of Nature?

nice article...

law is a strange term...

no one to enforce it...

no penalty for disobeying it...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:28 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Portrait of an American Hero
Replies: 274
Views: 3181

Re: Portrait of an American Hero

It is said that Hitler misread Nietzsche (among others). I don't know if that makes Nietzsche morally reprehensible or not. The notorious film of the 1934 Nuremberg rally was given the deliberately Nietzschean title Triumph of the Will, but when the director, Leni Riefenstahl, asked Hitler whether ...
by Impenitent
Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Portrait of an American Hero
Replies: 274
Views: 3181

Re: Portrait of an American Hero

I guess the problem is solved, then. Impenitent thinks we should abolish private property. I did not say that but I am glad you are willing to sacrifice your family to the collective -Imp I'm simply quoting you. You said, "abolish private property". Go back and look at your post. quoting it again.....
by Impenitent
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Portrait of an American Hero
Replies: 274
Views: 3181

Re: Portrait of an American Hero

Gary Childress wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:14 pm
Impenitent wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:10 pm
abolish private property...

your body belongs to the group

-Imp
I guess the problem is solved, then. Impenitent thinks we should abolish private property.
I did not say that

but I am glad you are willing to sacrifice your family to the collective

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Portrait of an American Hero
Replies: 274
Views: 3181

Re: Portrait of an American Hero

abolish private property...

your body belongs to the group

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Books
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: Books

Epistemology: an anthology Sosa and Kim

-Imp
by Impenitent
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: Principle of Explosion as Foundation for All Assertions
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: Principle of Explosion as Foundation for All Assertions

anything based on exploding lemons will be tainted with citrus residue...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Are You Enjoying You Life?
Replies: 63
Views: 878

Re: Are You Enjoying You Life?

hedonists unite, gluttons be damned...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Logic and Philosophy of Mathematics
Topic: Simply defining Gödel Incompleteness away
Replies: 94
Views: 1484

Re: Simply defining Gödel Incompleteness away

I prefer patty cakes...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Is the knowledge of good and evil, good or evil?
Replies: 16
Views: 395

Re: Is the knowledge of good and evil, good or evil?

one cannot purposefully do either if one doesn't have some inkling of what they are...

prosecuting the ignorant seems unjust

-Imp
by Impenitent
Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Portrait of an American Hero
Replies: 274
Views: 3181

Re: Portrait of an American Hero

because her neck is just that wonderful to rub...

maybe not...

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:22 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Et In Arcadia Ego
Replies: 9
Views: 195

Re: Et In Arcadia Ego

tbieter wrote:
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:58 pm
May one ethically choose to have no ethical duties to any other being?

May one choose to torture another being, whether a human being or an animal such as your neighbor's dog?
people choose that all the time...

there may be legal consequences for some actions, but not ethical ones

-Imp
by Impenitent
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:19 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Et In Arcadia Ego
Replies: 9
Views: 195

Re: imp

you only have the ethical duties you choose to give yourself... -Imp Not as I see it. In my life I've run across dirty motherfuckers who deserve to be dead. Not because they done wrong but because of who and what they are. Nuthin' woulda been better than to put an ice pick in thier ears then bury '...