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Wed 9 Jun, 2010 05:05 pm - Exactly when did it occur that one could no longer be a philosopher by profession? Why is our society so obsessed on utilitarianism and practical intelligence that we've forgotten what it is... (view)
Wed 9 Jun, 2010 04:43 pm - Just something I was pondering earlier... I noticed that "fairness," even in today's age, is still often held as the highest moral principle. This is true especially in judiciary or... (view)
Wed 10 Mar, 2010 09:35 pm - Interesting post. Personally, I don't think science can prove much of everything. It ignores that Eternal Energy which is called by many God or Nature, which runs through a current into and... (view)
Wed 10 Mar, 2010 09:29 pm - [QUOTE=hue-man;131923]Can we ever be positively (not absolutely) certain that any particular thing doesn't exist?[/QUOTE] No, not really. The human senses are just that - human senses.... (view)
Wed 10 Mar, 2010 09:26 pm - I've been thinking about this lately after my own experience with it... I've noticed that philosophy can create some disappointed expectations for people. One reason why people study it,... (view)
Sat 28 Nov, 2009 11:09 am - I believe we're getting sidetracked :) To clarify, when I said agree with physical fighting, I meant a fist-fight between two friends who both agree to it and who both wouldn't seriously... (view)
Thu 26 Nov, 2009 06:37 pm - [QUOTE=HybridPhilosophy;106052] This i could not disagree with more. Physical violence very often has a beneficial effect to someone's metal state. Often being physically assaulted can have... (view)
Wed 25 Nov, 2009 09:39 am - [QUOTE=xris;105837]A soldier, once and I never considered myself murderous. The fear of killing is no less worrying for many soldiers than getting shot. One in ten soldiers have been found to shoot... (view)
Wed 25 Nov, 2009 08:49 am - Firstly, thanks to everyone for replying :) And to those of you who say "calling all soldiers murderers is ignorant," I will admit that I hate the way I worded that sentence, but I still... (view)
Tue 24 Nov, 2009 07:47 pm - There are few things in the world that annoy me more than Army advertisements. I think that war is simply a product of pride, mainly of patriotism. People, no matter how generous or kind or... (view)
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