Thu 13 May, 2010 05:47 pm - [quote=amperage][quote=pyrrho]there is a difference between calling someone a liar or deluded, and believing that the person is a liar or deluded. So if you are worried about being polite, that... (view)
Thu 13 May, 2010 02:35 pm - [QUOTE=Amperage;163943]maybe so, but it really doesn't matter what I think happened....what matters is what actually happened.[/quote]
If you mean that what you believe does not affect... (view)
Thu 13 May, 2010 01:09 pm - [QUOTE=Amperage;163920]I just mean that my having not seen it happen doesn't mean that it didn't happen.
Therefore, having not seen it myself, I would not say you are lying but would... (view)
Thu 13 May, 2010 12:24 pm - [QUOTE=Amperage;163911][QUOTE=Pyrrho;163909]Suppose I were to tell you that I teleport myself to various places, simply by willing myself to be there. Would you believe me? It is a simple and... (view)
Thu 13 May, 2010 11:46 am - [QUOTE=Amperage;163908]well this just seems kind of fallacious in the sense that you are saying we have not observed miracles because the people who have observed miracles are wrong.[/quote]... (view)
Thu 13 May, 2010 09:07 am - [QUOTE=kennethamy;163853][QUOTE=Pyrrho;163849]I think that sentence is well worth repeating. Many times, "intuitions" are simply prejudices that people have imbibed from their... (view)
Thu 13 May, 2010 08:44 am - [QUOTE=Amperage;163851]I don't necessarily disagree with your first half.
As far as miracles is concerned I would first wonder why anyone would think that something which could be... (view)
Thu 13 May, 2010 07:45 am - [QUOTE=kennethamy;163845]... After all, intuition may be just another term for prejudice or unthinkingness. ...[/QUOTE]
I think that sentence is well worth repeating. Many times,... (view)
Thu 13 May, 2010 07:38 am - [QUOTE=Mentally Ill;163620]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... (view)