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Thought experiment - abolishing the scientific method

I'm debating if abolishing the formal scientific method is something worth considering; ex. lately there's a lot of discussion about abolis…

Started by Sam K

15 Jan 18
Reply by Sir

Ethics - must reads?

So I've covered the major greek ethics writers, Socrates and Aristotle. As well as basic stoic and epicurean ethics. I've force my way thr…

Started by Liam Strain

27 Jun 13, 2015
Reply by Cole Smith

What is the best state of mankind?

I would like to pose the following question- What is the best social/political/economic state of humankind that can be realistically attain…

Started by Braeden Petrovich Tsiolkovsky

5 Jun 11, 2015
Reply by Regular Joe

For The New Guys

I've become fairly interested in the study and ideas of philosophy, however I have no idea where I would begin. I got Marcus Aurelius's Med…

Started by EA Burt

6 Jun 10, 2015
Reply by Cole Smith

God is not in the cosmos because God does not have spatial dimensions

God is not in the cosmos because God does not have spatial dimensions   God is not in the cosmos because God does not have spatial dimensio…

Started by anil

21 Jun 10, 2015
Reply by Zain

To be, or not to be?

Before anything else i would like to throw out this question to all you deep philosophers: What are your thoughts concerning suicide? Is it…

Started by Paul

18 Jun 9, 2015
Reply by Zain

Maxims for Men

Gentlemen, I often see great quotes, sayings, and ideas dispersed throughout the community, but now I would like to challenge you all to p…

Started by Philosopher King

39 Aug 23, 2014
Reply by Andrew

Stoicism

I was kicked out of a Stoic Philosophy group because I said that they leave God out of their discussions. They didn't like me after that. W…

Started by Bobby G Mullen

11 Jul 31, 2014
Reply by Bobby G Mullen

Ownership

Evening Gents. I read Antoine de Saint Exupery's "The Little Prince" today, a wonderful, short fable which held some very potent messages…

Started by Matt T.

7 Feb 20, 2014
Reply by LouieHoughtonGermelman

What is Equality?

What is equality? Can it really be defined, in the true sense of equality? Where can equality be applied? Only to race, gender, age, ethnic…

Started by Ldeth

12 Jan 16, 2014
Reply by LouieHoughtonGermelman

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Sam K replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
"Fair enough then Jack - fact is I don't do it intentionally, it requires background information to make sense. If someone disagrees point blank, then I feel the need to flesh it out by explaining it in more detail.But when it becomes this…"
30 minutes ago
Jack Bauer replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
"I don't know that I've ever been mistaken for "coy" before.  Nor have I been mistaken for somebody that can't follow complicated trains of thought. I am fine with theories.  I'm fine with complicated theories…"
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Sam K replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
"Could be a combination of factors.However I've noticed similarities between words of similar sounds.For example the "f-" word rhymes with "muck, yuck, and uck" which while not considered obscenties also refer to…"
45 minutes ago
Steve Dallas replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
"As the guy that brought it up here, and as the guy that loves to bring it up to new women, it has absolutely dick to do with the sound. It is an extremely sexual word that they almost never made a connection with, and when they finally do, they can…"
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Mìchael H. replied to Greg Michael Shafer's discussion Public Fight
"You did the right thing. It's natural to wonder about "the road not taken," and if you were to retaliate physically, you would probably be wishing you had tried to talk him down instead. If he had continued to push you around after…"
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Sam K replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
"that you missed the simple observation that women aren't bothered by the same sound in the word "hoist". So -- it's a lousy, overcomplicated theory that is so deep down the rabbit hole that it's borderline meaningless"
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Jack Bauer replied to David R.'s discussion Profanity and Vulgarity
"I don't see that any of this dissertation on comparative linguistics, ancient languages, or primal ancestral sounds helps anyone figure why chicks are averse to the word "moist".  Which was the original question. There are three…"
3 hours ago

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