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08 Jul 2015, 11:10 pm

Do hamsters exist?

Although there may be supposed video clips, pictures, writings, and even people who have claimed to have seen hamsters in person, can you prove here that hamsters are real?


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08 Jul 2015, 11:54 pm

Not only do hamsters exist...they created Man in their image!

But without the buck teeth.



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09 Jul 2015, 12:03 am

Not here, no. I can't pass you a hamster over the internet. But you can easily go find one for yourself.



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09 Jul 2015, 12:15 am

So those little fuzzballs I've seen sleeping in the day, stuffing their cheeks, and racing on wheels in pet stores and kid's classrooms, and even once owned myself, aren't real? :)



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09 Jul 2015, 3:42 am

Either those were hamsters that my daughter and I saw at the pet store yesterday, or they were impostors.


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09 Jul 2015, 7:02 am

Bertrand Russell was well known for his argument that this table is not a table. Perhaps he could have proved that this hamster is not a hamster.

http://www.personal.kent.edu/~rmuhamma/Philosophy/RBwritings/ProbPhiloBook/chap-II.htm



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09 Jul 2015, 9:18 am

All that exists are sensory impressions of hamsters. Not hamsters themselves. The feel of their coats, the cute look of their general shape, and they don't even make much sound except for the metallic rattle of their excercise wheels spinning. So I am a hamster solipsist myself!



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09 Jul 2015, 10:39 am

I'll leave solipsism to the clever guys. I never could get a grip on Berkley et al. However, isn't the OP's point that some atheists ask for proof that God exists, yet there are many things which euually so cannot be proven by logic.



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09 Jul 2015, 11:23 am

Grebels wrote:
However, isn't the OP's point that some atheists ask for proof that God exists, yet there are many things which euually so cannot be proven by logic.


Obviously that's his point. But to 'deny the existence of hamsters' you would HAVE to be a solipsist (a person who denies the existence of EVERYTHING except of themselves) because hamsters are tangible common critters. In contrast even theists call belief in God "faith" because they all freely admit to God's "elusiveness".



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09 Jul 2015, 12:06 pm

So how about The Dark Side Of The Moon. Common sense says it exists as no doubt would the math prove it so. I am not a solipsist. Yet it does seem to me that all the present possibity was in that Big Bang, if that is what happened. I am thinking that the discrete nature of atomic structure right down to Plank Length gives us that. Molecules can only be formed in certain ways.

Oh the simplicity of the geratric mind is a wonderful thing.



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09 Jul 2015, 2:00 pm

Grebels wrote:
Bertrand Russell was well known for his argument that this table is not a table. Perhaps he could have proved that this hamster is not a hamster.

http://www.personal.kent.edu/~rmuhamma/Philosophy/RBwritings/ProbPhiloBook/chap-II.htm


GOD IS A HAMSTER.. but first more on tables and PC vs. iMAC computing..;)

Ah.. a table for me.. is a favorite metaphor for the human spiRit expressed as heArt of SoUl.

I 'tale' my wife.. dear you do FEEL that table over there is not just a piece of dead carved put
together pieces of wood.. THAT so-called table.. is a SOUL expression of John what's his name..
who creates it with hands of heArt.. expressing SpiRit of SoUl with CARVING Tools.. in Garage..
extending human eyes of feeling life in all of
ART of life that can be expressed as
Human Spirit in ornate
curves and squares
of table as
Soul of
HUMAN BEING..:)

And people also forget what 'Love'
is put into the development of an iMac..
iPhone.. iPad.. by human artists
expressing spirit
of human
heart
of soul...

Yes.. Bill Gates is more or less
a heArt-less Nerd soUl SpiRit
'BACK WHEN'..
in expression of
complex machines
without that fuller
flair of human
Artists
with brush so
full of more than CODE..
BUT Steve Jobs is brilliant GEEK..
who brings HeArt to Machines of Steel
and Silicone brains.. by hiring Artists who can
Paint computing as well as engineering CODE well..:)

I suppose for some folks who torture Hamsters;
'they' do NOT exist; but for folks who LOVE
Hamsters and CAN FEEL them
with affective empathy
in emotional
contagion; Hamsters
most definitely do exist;
And truly it's the same for GOD;
Those who feel GOD;
FEEL WHAT GOD IS;
FOR THOSE WHO DO NOT;
HAMSTERS and or GOD
DO
NOT
EXIST...:)

God is NOT a Word;
and neither
are
Hamsters; with
smiles
or Not..;)

Biggest mistake of ALL;
modern religions and culture;
naming GOD
a three letter
word as
Idol instead
of FEELING REAL..:)

I FEEL THE REAL
GOD OF ALL THAT
IS AS NATURE;
ALWAYS NOW;
THEREFORE
GOD EXISTS
FOR ME; IF NOT
FOR ANYONE
ELSE, in words
alone, FOR
NOW;
or sensing
no feeling
in tables
and hamsters ALIVE;
as SOUL EXPRESSING
HEART SPIRIT NOW..:)
Excluding any part
of ALLTHATIS
IS EXCLUDING
ALL THAT IS;
SO YES;

A Table
IS GOD
TOO;
AND SO IS
my Lovely
27" ALLINONE
iMAC; so yeah;
all that extra care
IS WORTH THE EFFORT..:)

PC'S ARE KINDA LIKE THE
DEVIL; RARELY
CONTENT AS
IS; without
complaints
of failing
software
in
mind
of hardware;
but never the less;
the DEVIL IS PaRT
of GOD
too..:)

And yes;
pArts of
GOD do
ST*LL
s88K..;)


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09 Jul 2015, 11:09 pm

Iamaparakeet wrote:
Do hamsters exist?

Although there may be supposed video clips, pictures, writings, and even people who have claimed to have seen hamsters in person, can you prove here that hamsters are real?

How can you question the existence of Boo the giant miniature space hamster!? He find your lack of faith disturbing.
http://baldursgate.wikia.com/wiki/Boo

Go for the eyes Boo, GO FOR THE EYES!!



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10 Jul 2015, 8:19 am

Iamaparakeet wrote:
Do hamsters exist?

Although there may be supposed video clips, pictures, writings, and even people who have claimed to have seen hamsters in person, can you prove here that hamsters are real?

Yes, by using aforementioned pictures, video clips, and peer-reviewed testimonies. Alternatively, visit a local pet shop. There is plenty of empirical evidence indicating the indisputable existence of hamsters.

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10 Jul 2015, 8:38 am

I'm not of a philosophical bent--but I do know that hamsters exist--though they might not be "hamsters" in non-English-speaking places, they are the rodents who kids frequently keep as pets, and have virtually identical DNA to each other.



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10 Jul 2015, 10:09 am

If you mean the animal hamster then yes it does exist