"It's all about intent and context. I try not to needlessly offend people, but I also think people shouldn't get needlessly offended.
But more interestingly, cussing can be desirable in certain subcultures and situations as a way of…"
"I'm more than willing to accept logical proofs as arguments, but if premises enter into the realm of the empirical, then generally empirical evidence is required for the argument to be valid.
I still don't quite know what you believe God…"
"I've heard that theory before, and I don't wan't to derail the topic too much, BUT...
Cleavage is mostly artificial unless you push them together. I'm not sure if I buy that theory. I think, evolutionary speaking, it has more to…"
"I prefer the term "Bob". It's got a nice ring to it.
If you assume I mean a literal man named Bob, simply because of historical precedent, well then that's on you.
If you trace "Robert" back far enough it means…"
"Hey now, hold on, I didn't come in arguing that God doesn't exist. I'm pretty sure I only argued that your definition of God is pointless.
If I inadvertently was arguing for atheism it was unintentional."
"“Man is said to be a reasoning animal. I do not know why he has not been defined as an affective or feeling animal. Perhaps that which differentiates him from other animals is feeling rather than reason. More often I have seen a cat reason…"
""I disagree with that - I think that the etymologies of many words trace back to very innate emotional concepts."
I can't disagree with that. What I do disagree with is that words having similar origins in innate emotional concepts…"
"Nice guys do tend to have less 'success' with women and that theory is supported by several studies.
Because they typically aren't "nice", just spineless and entitled who think they're "entitled" to be liked…"
"I lump communism and socialism in the same bucket. The reason why is the method by which each economy is managed. Supposedly "all people working hard to provide for all". Well, as I stated before this breaks upon the reef…"
""Human nature or rather humans by nature is that they are selfish animals, often lazy to a fault, and rarely naturally kind to others without receiving some benefit. Take away any and all reasons for kindness and make it easy to survive…"
""Personally I believe that everyone should read the works of Marx. I'm convinced his concepts are the best to analyze capitalism. He has some delightful passages about globalization, inequality, political corruption, monopolies, technical…"
"Marx's ideology was a direct result of the economy and how the economy was managed under the Czarist rule. Instead of applying the rule of law to attain and maintain the rights of the serfs/peasants he chose to remove the property rights…"
"Socialism and Marxism are different and separate things.
Personally I believe that everyone should read the works of Marx. I'm convinced his concepts are the best to analyze capitalism. He has some delightful passages about globalization,…"