Sun 3 Aug, 2008 07:55 pm - [quote=kennethamy]However Quito got to be the capital, it is the capital of Ecuador. Now, do you know of a better way of finding out what is the capital of Ecuador then looking it up in an... (view)
Sun 3 Aug, 2008 12:20 pm - [quote=GoshisDead]The third level "the abstraction" is beyond the self, it is losing the self in the pattern, it is the de-identification of self as applied to theory. Many meditative... (view)
Sun 3 Aug, 2008 12:15 pm - [quote=molok69]I like this, butt Level 1 and 2 are somewhat the same question and the 3rd an assumption of something observing this? No, I don`t think it`s the holy trinity! Meta-humans I`d like to... (view)
Sun 3 Aug, 2008 11:52 am - [quote=kennethamy][I]a) [/I][I]You should not have said you knew it with only that kind of justification".[/I][/quote]
Thank you for that explanation, I think that clearly states the common... (view)
Sun 3 Aug, 2008 11:05 am - [quote=midas77]I don't see the point of contention here infinidream. I intimated that actual immediate experience of the object seeks to be explained by the subject. Besides from this I also... (view)
Sun 3 Aug, 2008 10:36 am - [quote=kennethamy]What is supposed to be arbitrary about the scientific method? Suppose you want to know what is the capital of Ecuador. Would it be arbitrary to look it up in The World Almanac of... (view)
Fri 1 Aug, 2008 05:21 am - [quote=Thucydides]I do indeed imply that science does not give us knowledge at all, no more than any other arbitrary means of gathering knowledge.
Thank you for that statement, I got a... (view)
Fri 1 Aug, 2008 04:46 am - [quote=nameless]Apologies for not responding till now.
Thanks for the interesting and thoughtful points.:)
I'm pretty much on the same page as you. The problem I see with... (view)
Fri 1 Aug, 2008 04:18 am - [quote=de_budding][COLOR=black]Is this not going to go down the path of Cartesian doubt infinidream?[/COLOR][COLOR=black]. [/COLOR]
Well, now that you mention it........:bigsmile:
Fri 1 Aug, 2008 04:09 am - [quote=midas77]Immediate experience type of knowledge has no justification. It does not even need one. It requires explanation, yes. But the proof of the experience is the actual experience.