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by Hobbes' Choice
Sat Oct 26, 2013 10:43 am
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: A Simple Theory of Gravity
Replies: 27
Views: 4579

Re: A Simple Theory of Gravity

An idea that just occurred to me: Gravitational curvature as being an increment of relations for one reference to more of other references. Like a basket ball rolling slowly from sand to grass and where each new grass piece touching it is a new relationship, or more literally, like a magazine with ...
by Hobbes' Choice
Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:46 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: We are all born Atheist
Replies: 43
Views: 7128

Re: We are all born Atheist

atheosalio wrote:Let's start the thread with a simple question. Should I believe in your god(s)? Why or why not?
What do you mean "god(s)"?
by Hobbes' Choice
Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:45 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: We are all born Atheist
Replies: 43
Views: 7128

Re: We are all born Atheist

We are all born theist. We are all born intuitively knowing there is a designer behind the design. Evo indoctrination at school readily takes care of that though. This palpably false. Babies do not even have a concept of design, let alone a designer. It is safe to say that the idea of gods was prob...
by Hobbes' Choice
Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: We are all born Atheist
Replies: 43
Views: 7128

Re: We are all born Atheist

atheosalio wrote:Let's start the thread with a simple question. Should I believe in your god(s)? Why or why not?
You need to know and consider that the idea of gods exist and what damage or benefit can come from such an idea.

Apart from that you might like to consider to what degree such an idea is bat-shit crazy?
by Hobbes' Choice
Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:35 pm
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: Epistemology defeats itself with its own premisese
Replies: 30
Views: 7157

Re: Epistemology defeats itself with its own premisese

"Epistemology is an exercise which attempts to expose the underlying assumptions we make about claims to knowledge. " Some aspects of philosophical epistemology do this. But this statement is a caricature, designed to assert the claim in the title of the thread. But this caricature is a somewhat myo...
by Hobbes' Choice
Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:58 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: You can't show that inductive reasoning is unjustified
Replies: 5
Views: 3414

Re: You can't show that inductive reasoning is unjustified

brain in a vat wrote:Sorry I just edit my post to correct my typing error. (see bold) You can't use deduction to prove that "all inductive inferences are unjustified". And if you use induction your argument is self-defeating.
This seems to be exactly the same as post one?!?!?1
by Hobbes' Choice
Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:54 am
Forum: Epistemology - Theory of Knowledge
Topic: You can't show that inductive reasoning is unjustified
Replies: 5
Views: 3414

Re: You can't show that inductive reasoning is unjustified

You can't use deduction to prove that "all inductive inferences are unjustified". And if you use induction your argument is self-defeating. Are you implying that you can use deduction to prove that SOME inductive inferences are justified? If you use "induction in you argument' then you would not be...