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by Advocate
Fri May 21, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: the land of the free
Replies: 46
Views: 2187

Re: the land of the free

[quote=BeatriceMom post_id=511603 time=1621604177 user_id=21786]
You need to understand that any freedom has limitations, we are daily bound hand and foot by laws and moral and ethical norms.
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The question at hand is whether those constrictions are reasonable, and i say no.
by Advocate
Thu May 20, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: the land of the free
Replies: 46
Views: 2187

the land of the free

America is just bullying with extra steps.
by Advocate
Thu May 20, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Prove An Independent Reality-in-Itself Exists
Replies: 602
Views: 16362

Re: Prove An Independent Reality-in-Itself Exists

Actuality is independent from the mind. Reality is a subset of Actuality that we recognize and store a mental version of. All "what is the nature of" questions are semantic.
by Advocate
Thu May 20, 2021 5:30 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Prove An Independent Reality-in-Itself Exists
Replies: 602
Views: 16362

Re: tomatoes

A tomato is a biological fruit and a culinary vegetable. If you understand that, you understand metaphysics.
by Advocate
Wed May 19, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: nvm this topic
Replies: 7
Views: 659

Re: nvm this topic

[quote=RCSaunders post_id=511399 time=1621452938 user_id=16196] [quote=Advocate post_id=511364 time=1621422120 user_id=15238] One reason i don't use this bb bullshit is because of this: [img][/img] There's an image tag with no way to actually select an image. This interface is incompetent. And when ...
by Advocate
Wed May 19, 2021 5:00 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: the evils of marijuana
Replies: 5
Views: 1927

the evils of marijuana

It's common knowledge that marijuana is less dangerous than legal drugs but the government applies their tyranny against it. The government is the evil, not the drug.
by Advocate
Wed May 19, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: "childish things"
Replies: 5
Views: 1089

"childish things"

"When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things." What were those things for you personally? Which things are inaccurately considered childish? What's the real difference between the negative childish and the...
by Advocate
Wed May 19, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: Ethical Theory
Topic: the anti-ethics of natalism
Replies: 0
Views: 990

the anti-ethics of natalism

Every time a child is born, that creates the chance of when your life is at risk, them being saved instead of you just because they're "young and innocent". And there are other reasons why having children is not a victimless crime, even when it is consensual on the part of the child. Being born cann...
by Advocate
Wed May 19, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: Applied Ethics
Topic: nvm this topic
Replies: 7
Views: 659

nvm this topic

One reason i don't use this bb bullshit is because of this: [img][/img] There's an image tag with no way to actually select an image. This interface is incompetent. And when you do find the attachment section secreted away in a Totally Different Place, a screenshot from a cell phone overwhelms it. I...
by Advocate
Tue May 18, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: the prime failure of public opinion
Replies: 21
Views: 809

Re: the prime failure of public opinion

[quote="Immanuel Can" post_id=511259 time=1621353170 user_id=9431] [quote=Advocate post_id=511257 time=1621352508 user_id=15238] ...you're trying to find a specific use case to deny the validity of my theory... [/quote] Let me pretend to grant you that. It's "just a theory." But it fails in practice...
by Advocate
Tue May 18, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: the prime failure of public opinion
Replies: 21
Views: 809

Re: the prime failure of public opinion

[quote="Immanuel Can" post_id=511254 time=1621351952 user_id=9431] [quote=Advocate post_id=511244 time=1621349483 user_id=15238] [quote="Immanuel Can" post_id=511241 time=1621348874 user_id=9431] Well, not until you define precisely who gets to say who [i]they[/i] (the "better"ones) are." If that pe...
by Advocate
Tue May 18, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: the prime failure of public opinion
Replies: 21
Views: 809

Re: the prime failure of public opinion

[quote=Walker post_id=511253 time=1621351855 user_id=11599] [quote=Advocate post_id=511248 time=1621351015 user_id=15238] [quote=Walker post_id=511247 time=1621350903 user_id=11599] Fill a big jar with jelly beans. Have 10,000 average people honestly guess the unknown number. Average the guesses. Co...
by Advocate
Tue May 18, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: the prime failure of public opinion
Replies: 21
Views: 809

Re: the prime failure of public opinion

[quote=Walker post_id=511247 time=1621350903 user_id=11599] Fill a big jar with jelly beans. Have 10,000 average people honestly guess the unknown number. Average the guesses. Count the jelly beans. The average guesstimate will be close to if not identical to the actual number. Therefore, true intel...
by Advocate
Tue May 18, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: the prime failure of public opinion
Replies: 21
Views: 809

Re: the prime failure of public opinion

[quote="Immanuel Can" post_id=511241 time=1621348874 user_id=9431] [quote=Advocate post_id=511230 time=1621346257 user_id=15238] [quote="Immanuel Can" post_id=511224 time=1621344053 user_id=9431] This seems to mean, "Anybody who thinks he's elite should oppose a system that allows those he's contemp...
by Advocate
Tue May 18, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Political Philosophy
Topic: the prime failure of public opinion
Replies: 21
Views: 809

Re: the prime failure of public opinion

[quote=Walker post_id=511226 time=1621345786 user_id=11599] [quote="Immanuel Can" post_id=511224 time=1621344053 user_id=9431] [quote=Advocate post_id=511158 time=1621306777 user_id=15238] Anyone who's ideas are better than average should also logically be against democracy. [/quote] This seems to m...