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 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Awakening from the Meaning Crisis - Buddhism and Parasitic P

Posted: Today, 12:19 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 168


<Premise: objectivity and impartiality is the coinage of the atheist> You really don't want wide-eyed faith in any claimed belief system or professed metaphysical or theological opinion. To do so, and take that idea seriously, is to believe that a profession that one 'believes in no God' or 'believ...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Netflix is accused of 'eco-tragedy porn'

Posted: Today, 12:09 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 209


You're managing to pack in some of the worst traits of the far left into that sentence. Using old as a pejorative, hoping old people die off, not caring about the great work someone did in the past because they did something in contravention of the culture war. I am showing utter contempt towards a...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Netflix is accused of 'eco-tragedy porn'

Posted: Today, 3:47 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 209


You're managing to pack in some of the worst traits of the far left into that sentence. Using old as a pejorative, hoping old people die off, not caring about the great work someone did in the past because they did something in contravention of the culture war. I am showing utter contempt towards a...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Awakening from the Meaning Crisis - Buddhism and Parasitic P

Posted: Today, 3:40 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 168


techstepgenr8tion wrote:

Pepe wrote:
<Premise: atheism is totally focused on the truth/reality>

Not at all. It's totally focused on a personal belief that there's insufficient evidence for a creator god.


So you are saying evolution is based on a subjective belief system rather than objective scientific observation?

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Peter Ridd's Fight for Freedom of Speech on Climate Change

Posted: Today, 2:46 am 

Replies: 24
Views: 373


When global warming campaigners misled people about the status of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, Dr. Peter Ridd of James Cook University spoke up. He engaged in such over-the-top conduct as sharing pictures of areas of the reef that had been deemed dead, but were in fact experiencing "spectac...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Awakening from the Meaning Crisis - Buddhism and Parasitic P

Posted: Today, 2:37 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 168


Also an atheist whom I'm sure you'll feel exactly the same way about as the presenter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFzWtlGJXsY I don't do massive replies to complicated subject matter, So I will initially address the video you presented... I will tackle other points via separate posts... New at...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: The Problem Of Self-Extrapolation

Posted: 16 Apr 2019, 3:03 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 140


Determining initial context... Defining parameters... Indicating the premises... All is an attempt to counter miscommunications... It never ceases to amaze me how so many people start a topic/tread without the simplest attempt at defining the intent/context of the discussion... And it never ceases t...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Peter Ridd's Fight for Freedom of Speech on Climate Change

Posted: 16 Apr 2019, 2:05 pm 

Replies: 24
Views: 373


The Federal Courts in Australia sided with Peter Ridd. Peter Ridd was a professor at James Cook University who dared to question claims that the Great Barrier Reef is facing imminent catastrophe from climate change. Eventually he was sacked for not backing down. But with public support support he i...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Peter Ridd's Fight for Freedom of Speech on Climate Change

Posted: 16 Apr 2019, 4:37 am 

Replies: 24
Views: 373


Viva la freedom of speech! Viva la freedom of thought! Metaphorical death to perverters of truth! Peter Ridd Wins Biggest Victory On Free Speech In A Generation Gideon Rozner 16 April 2019 , IPA TODAY, PUBLICATIONS, Media Releases, RESEARCH AREAS, Climate Change, Freedom of Speech Share:Print this ...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Awakening from the Meaning Crisis - Buddhism and Parasitic P

Posted: 16 Apr 2019, 4:21 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 168


An interesting talk by John Vervaeke about the four noble truths, cognitive processes, addiction, and the message of the Buddha in relationship to thinking. Awakening from the Meaning Crisis - Buddhism and Parasitic Processing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGB8k7jk1AQ <Context: An atheists persp...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Netflix is accused of 'eco-tragedy porn'

Posted: 15 Apr 2019, 4:25 am 

Replies: 9
Views: 209


David Attenborough is a self-serving, manipulative relevance seeking truth sodomising old fart...
Please fall off the perch, mate...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Netflix is accused of 'eco-tragedy porn'

Posted: 13 Apr 2019, 7:33 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 209


More fake news truth sodomy: Netflix is accused of 'eco-tragedy porn' in new Attenborough documentary featuring walruses falling to their deaths 'because of climate change' after zoologist claims they were being CHASED by polar bears n the recent Our Planet episode of the Frozen Worlds series, Atten...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Joe Biden’s Presidential aspirations and the reckoning

Posted: 06 Apr 2019, 7:25 pm 

Replies: 60
Views: 902


I don’t believe in the PC nonsense, either. Biden did what many men did in the old days. Most didn’t mind that stuff—some did, though. Yeah.....Trump would be “grabbing that p****.” Most people (and most women) don’t take those allegations against Biden very seriously. People who try and make somet...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Joe Biden’s Presidential aspirations and the reckoning

Posted: 06 Apr 2019, 7:12 pm 

Replies: 60
Views: 902


Sweetleaf wrote:

How can democrats continue to site allegations of inappropriate touching and sexual harassment as a reason why a right wing candidate for a position is no good...if they won't hold Biden to the same standard?


I haven't seen anything to suggest Biden engaged in sexual harassment...

 Forum: Politics, Philosophy, and Religion   Topic: Should 16 olds have the right to vote?

Posted: 06 Apr 2019, 7:06 pm 

Replies: 81
Views: 999


Sweetleaf wrote:

If anything all the younger voters need to be encouraged to vote, no need to give even more power to the older generation.


Is this not simply an indication of the lack of responsibility of young people?
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