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    Thread: Divine Command Theory Balcony Seating
Post: RE: Divine Command Theory Balcony Seating

(Yesterday, 03:44 AM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: You're not a mind reader, none of us are.  Maybe he simply seeks the stimulation of having a viewpoint and having it challenged. Yep. Better than crosswor...
Percie Commentary on Verbal Duels 62 645 Yesterday, 11:49 AM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(07-31-2021, 06:09 PM)vulcanlogician Wrote: Yeah. People are going to take issue with the word choice (not the word arbitrary). My frikkin' anti-virus software erased my last post. It was a discuss...
Percie Verbal Duels 24 331 Yesterday, 11:19 AM
    Thread: Divine Command Theory Balcony Seating
Post: RE: Divine Command Theory Balcony Seating

(07-30-2021, 07:59 PM)airportkid Wrote: There's being an idiot, and there's being a colossal idiot, and there's being ALL idiot, and there's being ALL colossal idiot.  Which of these correspondent P...
Percie Commentary on Verbal Duels 62 645 07-31-2021, 01:07 AM
    Thread: What movie did you last see?
Post: RE: What movie did you last see?

Just saw Snake Eyes. Completely formulaic but still entertaining. Lots of sword fights. Giant snakes.
Percie Movies and Television 1,632 151,876 07-31-2021, 01:02 AM
    Thread: What movie did you last see?
Post: RE: What movie did you last see?

(07-30-2021, 08:36 PM)Gawdzilla Sama Wrote: Did we watch the same movie? The family dinner wasn't in combat gear. Scarlett's time in Norway wasn't in combat gear. etc. etc. etc. Sorry, but I don't r...
Percie Movies and Television 1,632 151,876 07-31-2021, 01:01 AM
    Thread: What movie did you last see?
Post: RE: What movie did you last see?

(07-11-2021, 01:28 PM)Gawdzilla Sama Wrote: (07-11-2021, 12:18 PM)Cavebear Wrote: (07-11-2021, 10:50 AM)Gawdzilla Sama Wrote: BLACK WIDOW It's a Marvel movie. Haven't seen it yet.  Origin movie?...
Percie Movies and Television 1,632 151,876 07-30-2021, 07:48 PM
    Thread: What movie did you last see?
Post: RE: What movie did you last see?

Black Widow. Disappointing. The plot was extremely thin - didn't seem to really have one for the first half of the movie.
Percie Movies and Television 1,632 151,876 07-30-2021, 07:45 PM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

Here's another example. Suppose I have this conversation with a trans person here: P: Why are you getting gender affirming surgery? T: Because I'm trans. P: Well yeah, but that's a tautology. What ar...
Percie Verbal Duels 24 331 07-30-2021, 11:43 AM
    Thread: COVID Vax Booster
Post: RE: COVID Vax Booster

(07-30-2021, 02:27 AM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: I don't think that evidence will ever be available for anyone to see, if it exists.  CDC will be back and forth as the wind blows, so who knows. I though...
Percie World News, Politics and Current Events 17 149 07-30-2021, 11:38 AM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(07-29-2021, 07:05 PM)vulcanlogician Wrote: This is what I mean by arbitrary: "based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system" (google definition). What I'm focusing on h...
Percie Verbal Duels 24 331 07-30-2021, 09:44 AM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(07-29-2021, 05:51 PM)vulcanlogician Wrote: I'll let Google do some work for me. Quote:Morality is objective. That is, moral claims are true or false about aspects of human interaction that involv...
Percie Verbal Duels 24 331 07-29-2021, 06:26 PM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(07-29-2021, 04:19 PM)vulcanlogician Wrote: Even Shafer-Landau's definition doesn't necessitate that it be a direct command. You can infer some things are wrong and it's still DCT. The important thi...
Percie Verbal Duels 24 331 07-29-2021, 04:32 PM
    Thread: COVID Vax Booster
Post: RE: COVID Vax Booster

(07-28-2021, 08:33 PM)PopeyesPappy Wrote: So Pfizer is saying a third dose greatly increases immunities against the delta variant. At the same time the CDC is screaming you don't need a booster. Mea...
Percie World News, Politics and Current Events 17 149 07-29-2021, 04:21 PM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(07-29-2021, 03:00 AM)vulcanlogician Wrote: JUST BECAUSE *does* mean "if and only if." And that means that (according to the most widely-accepted definition of DCT) you are not a Divine Command Theo...
Percie Verbal Duels 24 331 07-29-2021, 10:11 AM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(07-28-2021, 03:44 AM)vulcanlogician Wrote: Second: I have a rule on the internet. Don't tell me "I'm committing fallacies," or some shit like that. Tell me what reasoning I provided was fallacious ...
Percie Verbal Duels 24 331 07-28-2021, 12:29 PM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(07-26-2021, 05:59 PM)vulcanlogician Wrote: (07-26-2021, 01:47 PM)Percie Wrote: ETA: Upon rereading, I should clarify that I'm agreeing that God has goals and reasoning that sometimes affect his m...
Percie Verbal Duels 24 331 07-26-2021, 07:06 PM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

Note that I edited my last post. The edit is in bold.
Percie Verbal Duels 24 331 07-26-2021, 02:09 PM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(07-26-2021, 12:47 PM)vulcanlogician Wrote: Well, if God has "purposes" that suggests that there are goals and reasoning involved. Any philosopher who accepts moral realism also has purposes involve...
Percie Verbal Duels 24 331 07-26-2021, 01:47 PM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(07-25-2021, 08:38 PM)vulcanlogician Wrote: The Divine Command Theorist says that things are just because God commands them. But there's a problem here. That makes his deeming of any act immoral arb...
Percie Verbal Duels 24 331 07-26-2021, 11:53 AM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

I would say: An act is moral if it is commanded by God, and immoral if God forbids it.
Percie Verbal Duels 24 331 07-25-2021, 09:54 AM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(07-24-2021, 02:05 AM)vulcanlogician Wrote: So this thread is for Percie and me to debate the issue of Divine Command Theory. This definition of DCT is provided by Russ Shafer-Landau in The Fundame...
Percie Verbal Duels 24 331 07-24-2021, 09:10 PM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

I don't have much time right now, so if you're prepared go ahead.
Percie Verbal Duels 24 331 07-24-2021, 11:22 AM
    Thread: A Naturalistic World
Post: RE: A Naturalistic World

(07-18-2021, 02:00 PM)Deesse23 Wrote: "I chose Christianity because i like some of its slogans" doenst really cut the cheese, does it? LMAO. It's cut the muster.
Percie Philosophy and Ethics 286 2,422 07-18-2021, 03:21 PM
    Thread: A Naturalistic World
Post: RE: A Naturalistic World

(07-18-2021, 01:53 PM)Deesse23 Wrote: Nope you evidently dont have a moral compass. You are amoral You claim to know someone who has one: Your (imaginary) god From your perspective, what's the diffe...
Percie Philosophy and Ethics 286 2,422 07-18-2021, 03:19 PM
    Thread: A Naturalistic World
Post: RE: A Naturalistic World

(07-18-2021, 07:57 AM)Deesse23 Wrote: Bullshit Nobody intends to put you in a concetration camp for lacking a moral compass. I have a moral compass. You acknowledge that. You just don't like my mor...
Percie Philosophy and Ethics 286 2,422 07-18-2021, 10:55 AM