Fri 17 Jul, 2009 01:37 pm - [QUOTE=pagan;77484]I think this is a good direct way to challenge the complex and subtle ways of defining truth. But i have to say that more recently that i have become much more relativistic with... (view)
Fri 17 Jul, 2009 12:47 pm - [QUOTE=jgweed;77171]"For example, the Definition of truth. It is [I][B]observed[/B][/I] what can be called truth in almost all situations. Any philosopher needs to just observe the method we... (view)
Fri 17 Jul, 2009 12:28 pm - I was away from the forum for a few weeks, taking care of some business, and so was unable to follow the thread. But I'd like to thank all the people who took the time to post in it, and am... (view)
Mon 13 Jul, 2009 03:28 pm - Absolute certainty of reality may be procured through this argument:
1. I think, therefore I am [real].
2. Nothing can not affect Something.
3. Anything affecting me, must be... (view)
Mon 13 Jul, 2009 03:16 pm - There is a long-standing thought experiment in game theory concerning the possibility of predicting an entities choices with 100% accuracy. It goes something like this:
Imagine you have two... (view)
Mon 13 Jul, 2009 01:17 pm - I have an utter disdain for those armchair philosophers who are so deep within their minds that they have no use for reality. It is men like these who debate the definition of words like truth, but... (view)
Mon 13 Jul, 2009 12:49 pm - You guys took my thread way too seriously. No, you are just [i]too[/i] serious. Cutting down trees is important. But, my original thread was about something a little different...a lot different... (view)
Fri 10 Jul, 2009 11:01 am - Well, I think it's important to remember that "Value" is something gained through, at least in economics, utility and rarity. I don't think there's any natural definition... (view)
Fri 10 Jul, 2009 10:46 am - I find the question, "If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?", to be very interesting. The reason why no one hears any sound of the tree, for... (view)