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by zimmer80203`
Sat Sep 03, 2011 2:29 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Is "lack of belief" a "kind of belief?"
Replies: 274
Views: 54808

Re: Is "lack of belief" a "kind of belief?"

Roughly, as the 'evidence' piles up, you get suspicion, then belief, then knowledge.
I thought it was data, knowledge, evidence + knowledge=belief.

Speaking of thought, can one think In the absence of any knowledge?
by zimmer80203`
Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:43 pm
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Is "lack of belief" a "kind of belief?"
Replies: 274
Views: 54808

Re: Is "lack of belief" a "kind of belief?"

In reading the various questions and their responses, I find myself asking: What is the source or origin of belief, any belief?

In turn, that questions causes me to ask: Is it possible to believe anything in the absence of knowledge?
by zimmer80203`
Sun Aug 21, 2011 4:31 am
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: Philosophy Now magazine Suggestions Box
Replies: 143
Views: 77585

Re: Suggestions Box

Like a few others that posted suggestions, I am deeply sadden by the direction philosophy has taken and the public's perception of it. It's a shame so many "philosophers" have gone into advertising and public relations. I put the word in quotes because of how they use what they leaned in college. I ...
by zimmer80203`
Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:54 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: ISSUE 85 - What is Love?
Replies: 3
Views: 4358

Re: ISSUE 85 - What is Love?

Congratulations Rick Lewis on having a successful magazine. That's very difficult today for very few survive the first year. Not only that, but fewer and fewer retail outlets devote space to magazines like they used too. And if that isn't bad enough the market is constantly changing. Anyway, what I ...
by zimmer80203`
Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Is "lack of belief" a "kind of belief?"
Replies: 274
Views: 54808

Re: Is "lack of belief" a "kind of belief?"

It would have been nice if the author of this post would have included the word GOD in the title. My question for the author of this post is this: Why believe in anything? Excuse me, but here is another one: Is it better to remain in the unknown than to believe? Why? Finally, is there the possibilit...
by zimmer80203`
Sat Aug 20, 2011 1:37 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Greetings Everyone!
Replies: 0
Views: 1096

Greetings Everyone!

Greetings everyone. The location of this post confirms that I am new to this forum. I have a tendency to keep things simple as opposed to complex. I don’t like it when someone transforms a simple idea or concept into something technical or more complex than it needs to be. Sometimes I am not as prec...