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    Thread: Misanthropy
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(01-31-2024, 12:34 PM)Alan V Wrote: (07-21-2021, 11:11 PM)vulcanlogician Wrote: Was Thoreau a misanthrope or not? (I think he was, and beautifully so.) But what do you think? I have been thinking ...
vulcanlogician Philosophy and Ethics 79 3,326 02-28-2024, 01:29 AM
    Thread: How Christians Should Approach Atheists
Post: RE: How Christians Should Approach Atheists

(01-02-2024, 08:13 PM)Minimalist Wrote: Humanity has invented thousands of gods over the  millennia but this moron is just positive that his is the real deal. You cannot reason with people like thi...
vulcanlogician Atheism & Theism 111 3,128 01-03-2024, 02:49 AM
    Thread: Word association thread
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nevermore
vulcanlogician Gaming 18,902 336,142 06-21-2023, 09:20 PM
    Thread: Word association thread
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Allan Poe
vulcanlogician Gaming 18,902 336,142 06-21-2023, 09:03 PM
    Thread: Word association thread
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Great Britain
vulcanlogician Gaming 18,902 336,142 06-19-2023, 07:29 PM
    Thread: Word association thread
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troll
vulcanlogician Gaming 18,902 336,142 06-17-2023, 11:15 PM
    Thread: Word association thread
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typewriter
vulcanlogician Gaming 18,902 336,142 06-08-2023, 02:03 AM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
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(06-06-2023, 01:32 PM)Rhythmcs Wrote: Not in moral realism, we aren't.....?  I mean, even if that's why we have no x rules, that would just mean that we have a subjectivist problem, not that moral r...
vulcanlogician Verbal Duels 100 5,203 06-07-2023, 09:58 PM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(06-05-2023, 09:28 PM)Dom Wrote: I'm pretty sure there were also people who had slaves, and did know it was "bad", but treated the slaves well and prided themselves of that. Made them feel like savi...
vulcanlogician Verbal Duels 100 5,203 06-06-2023, 12:17 AM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(06-04-2023, 01:52 PM)Bucky Ball Wrote: That's why I'm always (irritatingly) reminding about "presentism".  :weeping: The ancients had a permissive attitude toward slavery, but you better believe th...
vulcanlogician Verbal Duels 100 5,203 06-05-2023, 09:20 PM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(06-03-2023, 10:26 PM)Alan V Wrote: How are value-based systems and virtue-ethics systems different? Virtue ethics are more focused on the issue of "being good" rather than figuring out "what IS goo...
vulcanlogician Verbal Duels 100 5,203 06-03-2023, 11:24 PM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(05-31-2023, 06:53 PM)Bucky Ball Wrote: You said "we ought to strive toward the best state of affairs." and "There may be a vast number of ethical systems, but, like, there aren't a vast number of t...
vulcanlogician Verbal Duels 100 5,203 06-03-2023, 10:05 PM
    Thread: Ethics: Divine Command Theory
Post: RE: Ethics: Divine Command Theory

(05-31-2023, 06:53 PM)Bucky Ball Wrote: There is no universal agreement on what is the *best* state of affairs. Agreed. But so what? Quote:There are vast number of ethical systems. There may be a...
vulcanlogician Verbal Duels 100 5,203 06-01-2023, 08:50 PM
    Thread: Bigotry in Christians, bug, feature, or neither?
Post: RE: Bigotry in Christians, bug, feature, or neithe...

(10-02-2022, 04:03 PM)Rhythmcs Wrote: Feature.  It's an organizing principle meant to benefit the in group in any number of ways.  Christianity directly outcompeted (and physically destroyed) any nu...
vulcanlogician Atheism & Theism 367 7,912 05-24-2023, 05:15 AM
    Thread: Word association thread
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lost
vulcanlogician Gaming 18,902 336,142 05-24-2023, 05:00 AM
    Thread: NDEs
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Welcome to AD.
vulcanlogician Atheism & Theism 352 7,872 05-20-2023, 01:27 AM
    Thread: Interesting Take on (End of) Life
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@Thumpalumpacus [Video: ]
vulcanlogician Philosophy and Ethics 36 619 05-17-2023, 03:06 AM
    Thread: What are you listening to?
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vulcanlogician Movies, Television, Art and Literature 3,698 278,148 05-17-2023, 03:00 AM
    Thread: Interesting Take on (End of) Life
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I don't see anything wrong with an older person feeling that they've "lived their life." After all, isn't what they were trying to accomplish all those years? In the final analysis, I wanna say that "...
vulcanlogician Philosophy and Ethics 36 619 05-17-2023, 01:04 AM
    Thread: Biden Declares For President
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(04-29-2023, 08:00 PM)Thumpalumpacus Wrote: He won't get the nomination, barring a series of very unlikely events. I've heard that one before. *thousand-yard stare*
vulcanlogician World News, Politics and Current Events 14 288 04-29-2023, 08:04 PM
    Thread: AI
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(04-05-2023, 06:37 PM)Rhythmcs Wrote: I think we're already in a neo feudalist default, barreling towards something else. Pessimism much?
vulcanlogician Science, Engineering and Mathematics 30 904 04-22-2023, 05:12 AM
    Thread: Word association thread
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handel
vulcanlogician Gaming 18,902 336,142 04-15-2023, 09:56 PM
    Thread: AI
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(04-04-2023, 02:34 PM)Rhythmcs Wrote: Between AI and automation, we're going to have to seriously rethink employment..and this, in a situation where we already need two jobs to survive on a planet t...
vulcanlogician Science, Engineering and Mathematics 30 904 04-04-2023, 09:30 PM
    Thread: AI
Post: RE: AI

(04-04-2023, 04:26 PM)GenesisNemesis Wrote: I don't think AI is about to replace anything. It's more of a long term concern. I agree. These chat bots aren't an issue today. I think the biggest issue...
vulcanlogician Science, Engineering and Mathematics 30 904 04-04-2023, 07:33 PM
    Thread: Cannabis chat.
Post: RE: Cannabis chat.

(04-01-2023, 03:27 AM)Joods Wrote: I did recreational use for years. As stated before, I use it for both but more for medicinal use these days. Admittedly it has helped get me through some college p...
vulcanlogician Off-topic 168 3,078 04-03-2023, 10:54 PM