Mon 24 May, 2010 01:50 pm - "This cloning buisness isn't just from birth, but all along our lifespan, we are exposed to radiation, cancerous substances homorgetic substances that will disburb us, we therefore suffer... (view)
Mon 24 May, 2010 12:44 pm - [QUOTE=Krumple;168082]I have seen cases where there were identical twins given up for adoption that were nothing a like in adulthood. Sure they had some similar likes and dislikes but for the most... (view)
Mon 24 May, 2010 04:02 am - [QUOTE=Wozz;167964]I don't find anything wrong with cloning. Only concern I would have is when would cloning end? Say you could clone a human 100% guarantee it was going to live and be an... (view)
Thu 13 May, 2010 12:53 pm - [QUOTE=Pyrrho;163848]No. What you say about Plato seems right as far as it goes, but with Taoism, whatever you can say is not correct; reread the first couple of lines of the [I]Tao Te Ching[/I].... (view)
Wed 12 May, 2010 08:12 pm - Here's what I wrote about Daoism:
Laozi is one of the first known philosophers to speak of 'nothing' in a positive light. This idea forms the foundation of his understanding of... (view)
Wed 12 May, 2010 07:57 pm - [QUOTE=Reconstructo;163612]Actually, I agree that it is important, especially as it changes our [I]attitude[/I] toward the world. The Berkeley Locke connection reminds me of the Kant Hegel... (view)
Wed 12 May, 2010 05:18 pm - I'm writing an essay right now and I could use some alternative viewpoints.
My topic is this:
a. What is the Tao? What kind of metaphysical thing is it? Be sure to quote text and give a... (view)
Wed 12 May, 2010 04:12 pm - [QUOTE=Reconstructo;163591]Sorry, I was responding to Locke. My skullwires were crossed. My apologies. Yes, I agree that B was presenting a nondualist view. Sorry about the confusion.... (view)
Wed 12 May, 2010 03:34 pm - [QUOTE=amist;163343]You can't gather evidence against a metaphysical assumption. Metaphysical assumptions are interpretations of physical phenomena, and unfalsifiable as such.
A standard... (view)