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by John K
Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:17 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: How do we go about justifying our ethical claims?
Replies: 11
Views: 1878

Re: How do we go about justifying our ethical claims?

Kuznetzova wrote:Volumes of drivel, or a gun.

Hmm... alrighty.
I did mention Dewey. But I suppose you're in your cave right about now...
by John K
Mon Nov 11, 2013 3:12 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: Equality
Replies: 425
Views: 48105

Re: Equality

If you have nothing better than that, I'll say I'm completely right as you have not the wit to defend your position. If you want me to SPELL IT OUT for you, like you were a baby I'll be glad to, but if you are just going to SCWEEM like a little child until you are sick then it's only you that has t...
by John K
Mon Nov 11, 2013 6:29 am
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: Equality
Replies: 425
Views: 48105

Re: Equality

Hobbes' Choice wrote:
John K wrote:
Hobbes' Choice wrote: But please consider that when an atheist acts altruistically, she does it in the purity of spirit expecting no reward.
Huh?
Is the the most articulate response you have to offer.
It's a more polite way of saying you're full of shit.
by John K
Sun Nov 10, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: Equality
Replies: 425
Views: 48105

Re: Equality

Hobbes' Choice wrote: But please consider that when an atheist acts altruistically, she does it in the purity of spirit expecting no reward.
Huh?
by John K
Wed Nov 06, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: How do we go about justifying our ethical claims?
Replies: 11
Views: 1878

Re: How do we go about justifying our ethical claims?

Kuznetzova wrote:How do we go about justifying our ethical claims?
Write volumes of drivel on the subject, or, as John Dewey would say: "Ethics is what works."
by John K
Wed Nov 06, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Hymn of Dedication
Replies: 3
Views: 908

Re: Hymn of Dedication

Praise Organized Labor for whom all blessings flow; Praise Organized Labor , all creatures here below: Alleluia! Alleluia! Praise Organized Labor , the source of all our gifts! Praise our unions , whose power uplifts! Praise the spirit, the Holy Spirit of Organized Labor! Alleluia! Alleluia! Allelu...
by John K
Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:33 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Western Philosophy is bankrupt
Replies: 40
Views: 7933

Re: Western Philosophy is bankrupt

QMan wrote:"If at this point you still cling to the failed tradition of Western Philosophy"
Qman:
Please clarify more concisely, where and how is W. Philosophy failing?
It hasn't produced Utopia. :lol:
by John K
Sun Nov 03, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Western Philosophy is bankrupt
Replies: 40
Views: 7933

Re: Western Philosophy is bankrupt

Good luck with your crusade...
by John K
Wed Oct 30, 2013 4:25 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: WORDS OF WISDOM
Replies: 11
Views: 2284

Re: WORDS OF WISDOM

Bill Wiltrack wrote:.
............................................The people that hate Scott Walker hate Scott Walker.
.............................................FTFY
Huh? Fixed what?
by John K
Tue Oct 29, 2013 3:25 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: WORDS OF WISDOM
Replies: 11
Views: 2284

Re: WORDS OF WISDOM

Bill Wiltrack wrote: The people of Wisconsin hate what Governor Scott Walker has done to them. Period.[/b]
Then how did he win his recall election? Correction: Some people hate Governor Scott Walker...
by John K
Sun Oct 27, 2013 4:19 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: Equality
Replies: 425
Views: 48105

Re: Equality

Kayla wrote: if you want to start by denying ethics altogether you should start with a whole new thread
Who's saying anything of the sort?
by John K
Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:34 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: To My Naked, Overly Intellectual, Friends
Replies: 24
Views: 4810

Re: To My Naked, Overly Intellectual, Friends

Lakin wrote: This will give the Chicken something to do when he comes in a 1.30 am after unsuccessfully cruising the gay bars of London.
Who is "the Chicken?" Are you saying Bill is gay? Cleveland isn't London though. :shock:
by John K
Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: Moral theories are self-contradictory
Replies: 11
Views: 3463

Re: Moral theories are self-contradictory

fiveredapples wrote:
Learn to write.
He is. How else can he do it?
by John K
Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: Equality
Replies: 425
Views: 48105

Re: Equality

Timochizz wrote:every man is equal. period end of discussion
Equal in what way? One man is in a ditch, while another is in a palace?
by John K
Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:02 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: To My Naked, Overly Intellectual, Friends
Replies: 24
Views: 4810

Re: To My Naked, Overly Intellectual, Friends

Are you cracking up, Bill? But as a drunk and a philosopher, I commend you.