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by Melchior
Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Good Translation for Plato's Republic?
Replies: 45
Views: 62125

Re: Good Translation for Plato's Republic?

Consider this passage in Nietzsche's Gay Science: Das aber können wir nicht:—so wollen wir denn thun, was wir einzig können: der Erde Licht bringen, "das Licht der Erde" sein! Und dazu haben wir unsere Flügel und unsere Schnelligkeit und Strenge, um dessenthalben sind wir männlich und selbst schrec...
by Melchior
Fri Jun 30, 2017 3:28 am
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: ~ Losing the War of the Mind ~
Replies: 25
Views: 3025

Re: ~ Losing the War of the Mind ~

Let 'em die....
by Melchior
Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:46 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Noam Chomsky and Our Collective Responsibility
Replies: 83
Views: 7708

Re: Noam Chomsky and Our Collective Responsibility

You are still here? Why even mention Chomsky (spit)?
by Melchior
Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Noam Chomsky Versus Free Speech
Replies: 103
Views: 10441

Re: Noam Chomsky Versus Free Speech

Science Fan wrote:
Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:28 pm
If free speech cannot be allowed on a college campus, then what will become of a college education?
Too late, it's already happened. College today is a complete farce.
by Melchior
Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:18 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: The Singer Revolution
Replies: 6
Views: 1524

Re: The Singer Revolution

Singer is an asshole and a moron.
by Melchior
Wed May 31, 2017 3:05 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Secular Intolerance
Replies: 1224
Views: 113632

Re: Secular Intolerance

Religion is ca-ca. 'nuff said!
by Melchior
Tue May 16, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: How much mathematics and formal logic is needed to pursue graduate studies in Philosophy?
Replies: 3
Views: 581

Re: How much mathematics and formal logic is needed to pursue graduate studies in Philosophy?

It would seem obvious to me to ask people in those institutions. How the hell would we know?
by Melchior
Tue May 16, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What makes you puke?
Replies: 164
Views: 15370

Re: What makes you puke?

Democrats and academics.
by Melchior
Tue May 16, 2017 3:12 am
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Peter Singer
Replies: 3
Views: 749

Re: Peter Singer

vegetariantaxidermy wrote:I love this man. I don't think 'notorious' is the right word to use here though.

'Mad' will do. Animals don't have rights.
by Melchior
Mon May 15, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Got any good jokes?
Replies: 257
Views: 27143

Re: Got any good jokes?

When I go to Africa, I have to be careful about what I eat.

Sometimes I Ethiopia, and then I falafel.
by Melchior
Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Why Don't Atheists Believe In God ?
Replies: 51
Views: 4036

Re: Why Don't Atheists Believe In God ?

If they did, they wouldn't be atheists, now would they?
by Melchior
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:21 am
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: Lawyers Should Not Be on the US Supreme Court
Replies: 36
Views: 3081

Re: Lawyers Should Not Be on the US Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is a joke. I could take nine bums from India and end up with better judges.
by Melchior
Wed Mar 29, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Whither Progress?: Is Progress an Insupportable Myth?
Replies: 91
Views: 9643

Re: Whither Progress?: Is Progress an Insupportable Myth?

Progress in technology isn't a myth. But social progress is. How so? We don't have slavery any more, we don't send the kids into the factories, women don't have two choices(I accept that this was not so black and white) marriage or prostitution, women can get an education and work, men have the vot...
by Melchior
Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Prospective PhD Student
Replies: 47
Views: 6119

Re: Prospective PhD Student

Ferget aboudit.....