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Why does a disagreement in perception lead people to seek solace in hate?

I've been on almost every conceivable side of the religion argument at some point throughout my lifetime. Currently I have come to the conc…

Started by kj

59 Jul 7, 2009
Reply by kj

God of the Gaps

I realize that the "God of the Gaps" fallacy is based in delusion, but it is hard to argue against. Aside of Occams razor, I really can't c…

Started by mthoreau

35 Jul 6, 2009
Reply by Rev Hellbound Alleee

Is the concept of intent an illusion or construct?

It seems that, if you believe in god, that all intent stems from that 'being' ... but where does this god get intent? That paradox is the '…

Started by Howard S. Dunn

2 Jul 1, 2009
Reply by Howard S. Dunn

NO! We can't just get along!

Has anyone here had any experience with "spiritual not religious" theists? They always try to make the argument that there really isn't any…

Started by mthoreau

46 Jun 11, 2009
Reply by kj

consciousness of death before it actually arrives

Reading a friends discussion "Green Burial" about persons thinking about their own burials made me think in another way. Humans are a speci…

Started by muhammad amer

6 Apr 30, 2009
Reply by no0ne

When is a Victory Class Destroyer not the orginal Victory Class Destroyer?

Say you have a space ships from the Star Wars universe the Victory Class Destroyers: the Invincible and the Dominator, and for the sake of…

Started by Simon JM

0 Apr 28, 2009

Poll: What would have more effect?

Debating a theist the existence of a god, or debating a theist if their god is worth the devotion they give it? I take a look around me a…

Started by Brian

7 Apr 25, 2009
Reply by Brian

Anyone understand Tillich?

Hey, I need your help understanding Paul Tillich on "faith and historical skepticism". Some of the things he says are just really confusing…

Started by Dustin Sanders

3 Apr 24, 2009
Reply by David S

Existence of a god: a Matter of Science?

An acquaintance and myself have been arguing about the existence of universals. His argument is that a universal, such as the number two, i…

Started by James

18 Apr 17, 2009
Reply by muhammad amer

Paper: Immaterial Aspects of Thought

http://www.nd.edu/%7Eafreddos/courses/43151/ross-immateriality.pdf I am still reading through the rest of this paper, which tries to "prov…

Started by James

2 Apr 7, 2009
Reply by Polymath

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