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by RickD
Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Morality
Replies: 149
Views: 1383

Re: Morality

Nils wrote: In my worldview truth, right, and wrong are absolutely not meaningless and have I tried to explain why. Didn't you understand or didn't you agree and if so, why? I'm sorry. Could you point me to the post where you addressed this? I think it was this post , but the quotes were kinda mess...
by RickD
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: God and Science
Topic: Skepticism and the Principle of Sufficient Reason
Replies: 83
Views: 507

Re: Skepticism and the Principle of Sufficient Reason

I never claimed to be intelligent, that is a claim that others make ABOUT you. But thank you for the insult. Maybe you would like to address, specifically, some of those ignorant things? Don I've read your posts. Clearly, you're an intelligent guy. Ignorant things are what I underlined in your quot...
by RickD
Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: God and Science
Topic: The Truth Surrounding the Theory of Evolution and its Rationale
Replies: 36
Views: 111

Re: The Truth Surrounding the Theory of Evolution and its Rationale

TE wrote: Our senses have evolved to function just they way they are designed to. Designed to, by whom? So out of my entire post, you found one word("design"), to comment on. Even when cherry-picking a post, questioning semantics is a bit desperate by any standards. In hindsight I should ...
by RickD
Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: God and Science
Topic: The Truth Surrounding the Theory of Evolution and its Rationale
Replies: 36
Views: 111

Re: The Truth Surrounding the Theory of Evolution and its Rationale

trulyenlightened wrote: So, was there any comments regarding the central topic itself? Yes, this: http://discussions.godandscience.org/viewtopic.php?p=230821#p230821 TE wrote: Our senses have evolved to function just they way they are designed to. Rickd asked: Designed to, by whom?
by RickD
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Morality
Replies: 149
Views: 1383

Re: Morality

RickD wrote: Sorry for the confusion. I didn't mean, "If morality was subjective". I mean that their belief in purely subjective morality, or in other words, a subjective morality worldview, leads to atrocities like those people committed, because in that worldview, there is no objective ...
by RickD
Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: God and Science
Topic: Skepticism and the Principle of Sufficient Reason
Replies: 83
Views: 507

Re: Skepticism and the Principle of Sufficient Reason

I can only give you my point of view, based on the evidence from physics, natural laws, and the existence of virtual particles. I don't know how science confirms Aquinas's argument, since it is a philosophical argument, not a scientific one. From a logical perspective, it is only an argument from i...
by RickD
Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:49 am
Forum: God and Science
Topic: The Truth Surrounding the Theory of Evolution and its Rationale
Replies: 36
Views: 111

Re: The Truth Surrounding the Theory of Evolution and its Rationale

Don,

Please don't neglect an answer to this question.
by RickD
Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: Garbage Bin
Topic: we count from 1 to 10
Replies: 4
Views: 27

Re: we count from 1 to 10

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by RickD
Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: Word association thread
Replies: 13
Views: 41

Re: Word association thread

Nessa wrote:
RickD wrote:
Nessa wrote:
RickD wrote:
Philip wrote:Hypnagogic

I never knew there was a name for that!

surprised

Stupefied

stupid

Blonde
by RickD
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: God and Science
Topic: The Truth Surrounding the Theory of Evolution and its Rationale
Replies: 36
Views: 111

Re: The Truth Surrounding the Theory of Evolution and its Rationale

Kurieuo wrote:No, I doubt he'd vote Liberal, he is probably Labor or Greens.

I forgot he's an Aussie. Liberal has a different meaning there.
by RickD
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Garbage Bin
Topic: we count from 1 to 10
Replies: 4
Views: 27

Re: we count from 1 to 10

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*Hey, I'm having fun. See rule 4.
by RickD
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Morality
Replies: 149
Views: 1383

Re: Morality

RickD wrote: Nils wrote: PaulSacramento wrote: Ah, the slippery road of subjective morality, that which gave us the likes of Stalin, Pot, Mao and so many others. Paul, I am not sure that the issue of morality was the prime reasons for the ideology of Stalin, Pot, Mao and others. Besides, an objecti...
by RickD
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Morality
Replies: 149
Views: 1383

Re: Morality

Ah, the slippery road of subjective morality, that which gave us the likes of Stalin, Pot, Mao and so many others. Paul, I am not sure that the issue of morality was the prime reasons for the ideology of Stalin, Pot, Mao and others. Besides, an objective morality does only solve the ontological pro...
by RickD
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Morality
Replies: 149
Views: 1383

Re: Morality

Subjective morality leads to atrocities like those committed by the above people , because there is no right or wrong. Right and wrong are whatever one decides them to be. And with those who have power as they did, they can force their subjective morals on others. So are you saying there IS such a ...
by RickD
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: Word association thread
Replies: 13
Views: 41

Re: Word association thread

Nessa wrote:
RickD wrote:
Philip wrote:Hypnagogic

I never knew there was a name for that!

surprised

Stupefied

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