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by RickD
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: The Last Jedi (possible spoilers)
Replies: 0
Views: 3

The Last Jedi (possible spoilers)

Underwhelming

Disappointing

Confusing
by RickD
Sat Dec 16, 2017 5:11 am
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: Has anyone ever been to Puerto Rico?
Replies: 2
Views: 14

Re: Has anyone ever been to Puerto Rico?

The real estate in Puerto Rico is very cheap right now. You can get a house near the beach for less than 100k. Puerto Rico passed at law exempting U.S. business owners from Federal Income Taxes. If you move you're business to Puerto Rico and get your income from the U.S. - you are exempt from Feder...
by RickD
Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Politics and World Events
Topic: Progressive Globalism
Replies: 32
Views: 1637

Re: Progressive Globalism

B. W. wrote:
The people in the modern Church need, in the words of the New Zealanders and Aussies - need to grow some balls and make a stand...

What specifically do you mean by, "make a stand"?
by RickD
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: Politics and World Events
Topic: Trump Moving U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem!!!
Replies: 65
Views: 1620

Re: Trump Moving U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem!!!

Do Muslims And Christians Worship The Same God? Christians worship Yahweh, the Trinity, whereas Muslims worship Allah, a monad. This is not an incidental difference; Islam makes every effort to condemn the Trinity as blasphemy (4.171). The Quran rejects the relational aspects of God, saying that he...
by RickD
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: God and Science
Topic: Alien spacecraft?
Replies: 5
Views: 65

Re: Alien spacecraft?

B. W. wrote:
RickD wrote:
B. W. wrote:No... just a rock that flew by us anyways...
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Or was it? y:-?

Maybe that's what they wanted us to think! y>-) :coolcall:


Well it flew by, if it was a them, then they's must be really intelligent to pass us by y=:)
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Maybe the flyby was just a test run.
by RickD
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:27 am
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Morality
Replies: 287
Views: 20926

Re: Morality

In your opinion, is it possible to disagree with you on this issue and still understand? Ken Is it possible that you are conflating ontology and epistemology? No. Then could you explain the difference between ontology and epistemology, as they pertain to morality? Again? Really?? The Ontological qu...
by RickD
Wed Dec 13, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Morality
Replies: 287
Views: 20926

Re: Morality

Nils wrote: But then Rick writes "Why would you assume that people aren't qualified to determine right from wrong?" I agree with Rick. Even if there is no authority we can refer to we all have an intuition of what is right and wrong. FYI Nils, I wasn't saying that there is no authority. R...
by RickD
Wed Dec 13, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Morality
Replies: 287
Views: 20926

Re: Morality

If you understood, you wouldn't have said what you said. In your opinion, is it possible to disagree with you on this issue and still understand? Ken Is it possible that you are conflating ontology and epistemology? No. Then could you explain the difference between ontology and epistemology, as the...
by RickD
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Morality
Replies: 287
Views: 20926

Re: Morality

Nils wrote:
But then Rick writes
"Why would you assume that people aren't qualified to determine right from wrong?"

I agree with Rick. Even if there is no authority we can refer to we all have an intuition of what is right and wrong.

FYI Nils,

I wasn't saying that there is no authority.
by RickD
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Morality
Replies: 287
Views: 20926

Re: Morality

Kenny wrote:
PaulSacramento wrote:If you understood, you wouldn't have said what you said.

In your opinion, is it possible to disagree with you on this issue and still understand?

Ken

Is it possible that you are conflating ontology and epistemology?
by RickD
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: God and Science
Topic: Alien spacecraft?
Replies: 5
Views: 65

Re: Alien spacecraft?

B. W. wrote:No... just a rock that flew by us anyways...
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Or was it? y:-?

Maybe that's what they wanted us to think! y>-) :coolcall:
by RickD
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Friendly Chit-Chat
Topic: Gift Giving - Your thoughts?
Replies: 17
Views: 1692

Re: Gift Giving - Your thoughts?

All kids like toys and I have decided to give some unique toys to my kids on this new year :) I bought some soft toys for them but one of my kids told me he wants an electronic car, So could anyone of you please suggest me from where I can buy and which type of electronic car should I buy?? I don't...
by RickD
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Morality
Replies: 287
Views: 20926

Re: Morality

Before we continue, with all of your post, can we address this first? You said: Kenny wrote: Okay; lets assume morality is objective, and people aren’t qualified to determine right from wrong (morality), thus we need something else superior to us to determine such complicated issues; like God. Why ...
by RickD
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Morality
Replies: 287
Views: 20926

Re: Morality

Before we continue, with all of your post, can we address this first? You said: Kenny wrote: Okay; lets assume morality is objective, and people aren’t qualified to determine right from wrong (morality), thus we need something else superior to us to determine such complicated issues; like God. Why ...
by RickD
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Morality
Replies: 287
Views: 20926

Re: Morality

Even if there is no authority we can refer to we all have an intuition of what is right and wrong. In most cases my feelings about right and wrong can be related to my intellectual understanding of what is best to me, to my family, and to the society. No further reference to a God is needed. Your i...

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