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(08-14-2019, 02:29 PM)Thumpalumpacus Wrote: Did you have a particular "anti-philosophy junkie" in mind? I didn't realize they were such an infestation around here that disclaimers were necessary and such. Who are these cretins who have you so worried?

A lot of people are anti-philosophical. It's not like it's any person or persons in particular. When I deem them to be cretinous it's just my opinion because, to me, it's similar to being anti-intellectual or, ultimately, just a step up from kids at school that are against learning because it's uncool.

EDIT: I actually quoted and responded to this post before I realized the post had been edited. Hence the more direct answer below.
My Argument Against Free Will Wrote:(1) Ultimately, to control your actions you have to originate your original nature.

(2) But you can't originate your original nature—it's already there.

(3) So, ultimately, you can't control your actions.
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(08-14-2019, 02:29 PM)Thumpalumpacus Wrote: Did you have a particular "anti-philosophy junkie" in mind?

No.
My Argument Against Free Will Wrote:(1) Ultimately, to control your actions you have to originate your original nature.

(2) But you can't originate your original nature—it's already there.

(3) So, ultimately, you can't control your actions.
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(08-14-2019, 02:44 PM)EvieTheAvocado Wrote: When I deem them to be cretinous it's just my opinion because, to me, it's similar to being anti-intellectual or, ultimately, just a step up from kids at school that are against learning because it's uncool.

At least I know where I stand with you, then.
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(08-14-2019, 02:47 PM)EvieTheAvocado Wrote:
(08-14-2019, 02:29 PM)Thumpalumpacus Wrote: Did you have a particular "anti-philosophy junkie" in mind?

No.

(08-14-2019, 04:02 PM)Thumpalumpacus Wrote: At least I know where I stand with you, then.

Dunno
My Argument Against Free Will Wrote:(1) Ultimately, to control your actions you have to originate your original nature.

(2) But you can't originate your original nature—it's already there.

(3) So, ultimately, you can't control your actions.
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