Category Archives: Philosophy

Why do we need ethics and culture?

Why do we need ethics and culture? [ 15/6/20 ] For me, ethics is a subset of culture. Ethics seems to me to be some evolved approximation to a set of prescriptions on activities that are either required to be … Continue reading

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Solipsism

Quora – Is Solipsism a form of postmodernism? [ 6/6/20 ] My own view, is that the only thing one can be 100% certain of is that I exist as some sort of something. I cannot be 100% confident of … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – A Priori Metaphysics

[ 5/6/20 – Facebook – foundationas of logic group – A priori metaphysics. ] A priori is a nonsense in a very real sense. The idea that we should trust something without reference to experience is something that people who … Continue reading

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Quora – world view

Quora – If you had to pick just one paradigm, which paradigm do you think best represents your world view? What are 3 personal examples that support the argument that you believe this paradigm? [ 2/6/20 ] Reality seems to … Continue reading

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Why isn’t communism as hated as Nazism

[ 1/5/20 Foundations of Logic Question] Why isn’t communism as hated as Nazism? What level do you want an answer? We all tend to want simple answers to complex questions, and if a situation is actually complex, then all simple … Continue reading

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Philosophically talking socialism

Philosophically talking, can socialism be taken as the most advanced and ideal political concept just because it’s the newest and latest in emergence, following the idea that humans become smarter in time? [ 16/4/20 ] No. The core idea of … Continue reading

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JBP Study group – tips on the process they naturally follow to formulate an argument

JPB study group – Crene Sutherland – … “Does anyone have any tips on the process they naturally follow to formulate an argument.”… [ 13/4/20 ] Lots of good beginnings in other sets of advice. It is complex and time … Continue reading

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Reply to a Facebook post by David Whyte on Hiding

A facebook post by David Whyte on hiding [ 13/4/20 ] Yes. And one needs to be alert for new sorts of predators. In New Zealand there were no land based mammalian predators (other than two tiny species of bats), … Continue reading

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JBP Study group – nothing should go back to normal

Facebook – JBP study group – Joanna Hoffman shared a link to – Nothing should go back to normal [ 11/4/20 ] Far too many overly simplistic and destructive responses here. We are the most cooperative animal on the planet. … Continue reading

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On my Facebook link to the Portal 27 episode above

Hi Mark, These are two of the smartest guys I have come across, talking about the most complex and difficult issue of the greatest importance to everyone alive; in a way that should be available to most people if they … Continue reading

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