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Sat 27 Jun, 2009 05:56 pm - [QUOTE=Satan;72868]Which is a completely different sentence... What I said was: [I]I can always respond with "why" and either you give me yet another explanation ad infinitum or you stop... (view)
Sat 27 Jun, 2009 05:50 pm - You did. Explanations do not necessarily have to come to an end. Our learning about why things happen does not cease. You seem to think that because any one person knows only so much and... (view)
Sat 27 Jun, 2009 05:40 pm - So are you asserting that we will be unable to explain gravity? That I don't know how to explain something, does not mean it cannot be explained in the future. That some kid's parents... (view)
Sat 27 Jun, 2009 04:49 pm - At some point explanations must come to end? Joke in 3,2,1...Why is that necessary?[COLOR="Silver"] [SIZE=50]---------- Post added at 05:54 PM ---------- Previous post was at 05:49 PM... (view)
Sat 27 Jun, 2009 04:13 pm - [QUOTE=Satan;72834]Beats me. It just does. It's contingent. There's no necessary reason that I can detect. Pragmatically, no.[/QUOTE] Pragmatically. This is a philosophy forum,... (view)
Sat 27 Jun, 2009 03:57 pm - [SIZE=50]"What makes you think that the only possibilities are logical necessity or sheer chance? As I pointed out, there is physical necessity. When we say that snake eyes come up from... (view)
Sat 27 Jun, 2009 03:39 pm - like you know why we go 1000 ft. high. In fact, all you have done is observe that the taking of aspirin has preceded a heart attack less than not - or that the taking of aspirin precedes blood... (view)
Sat 27 Jun, 2009 02:37 pm - [QUOTE=kennethamy;72694]What about the research that shows that aspirin prevents the clumping together of platelets, and prevents blood clots? Do we ignore that? If that is his view (and thanks... (view)
Sat 27 Jun, 2009 03:45 am - No, he'd say they should continue to take aspirin because aspirin has been shown to help prevent heart attacks. We are living in a time in which they can continue to count on aspirin because,... (view)
Sat 27 Jun, 2009 02:46 am - I like Occam's Razor too, but Satin is claiming that the world is random. That one moment's happenings are entirely unrelated to the next's, except in chronological sequence. That... (view)
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