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by hammock
Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:55 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: ~~~ Higher Consciousness ~~~
Replies: 2
Views: 3935

Re: ~~~ Higher Consciousness ~~~

Is that a South American or a Caribbean dance step? I guess it's just that rhythmic wiggle after each 45 degree shift which provokes the possibly unjustified ascription from me to it.
by hammock
Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:59 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: ~ How Do You Relate to This Life Skill? ~
Replies: 6
Views: 1503

Re: ~ How Do You Relate to This Life Skill? ~

Thank you. I am frustrated with the Ilovephilosophy forum. Funny you should mention it. Really at the end of my rope with them. Are you on any other forums? I lurk at a lot of places, rather than posting / being registered. Including Philosophy Forums, Online Philosophy Club, SciForums' General Phi...
by hammock
Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:52 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: ~ How Do You Relate to This Life Skill? ~
Replies: 6
Views: 1503

Re: ~ How Do You Relate to This Life Skill? ~

Nice to see you return here from that ilovephilosophy place, Bill. Maybe you'll spur things up on some of these dead forums, if for no other reason than provoking others to ask WAYTA.
by hammock
Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:06 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Do I exist?
Replies: 6
Views: 5876

Re: Do I exist?

There are some philosophies which state I don't exist. One philosophy is mereological nihilism. A traditional television screen certainly isn't conceiving or interpreting its isolated pixels as a dynamic world of Earthly entities, humans, events, and stories. A lizard (one with with colored vision)...
by hammock
Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Was Kant a Douchebag?
Replies: 74
Views: 15774

Re: Was Kant a Douchebag?

Can anyone please explain why such a racist, sexist, utter moron is considered a hero? Wow, Hercule Perot, that's quite a "needle in the haystack" feat: Finding any dead white man at all who was racist and sexist, from the 18th century! Damn, that old misogynist KKKant sure as hell would be unable ...
by hammock
Sat Aug 11, 2012 3:15 pm
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Write the first thought that comes to your head!
Replies: 27
Views: 9281

Re: Write the first thought that comes to your head!

The Voice of Time wrote:As title says: write the first thought that comes to your head! Mine: I need to grab another coke can from my fridge

Mine: I wonder if even this second attempt to post on PNF will finally appear.
by hammock
Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: The Nature of Number
Replies: 38
Views: 7740

Re: The Nature of Number

Anyway, I will leave it there. I am interested to know whether anyone agrees, or disagrees, with the basic idea that 'number is real but not material'. "Real" (?) interpreted as useful meanings, purposeful / effective instructions attached to abstract quantitative symbols. "Not material" (?) interp...