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Empathy exercise

I've come up with this handy empathy exercise.  I wondered if anyone has any thoughts on it or how it could be improved.  http://yellowgrai…

Started by Simon Paynton

2 Jan 6, 2014
Reply by Simon Paynton

Kant or Hume?

I've been reading up and brushing up on the Enlightenment thinkers just for the hell of it...and I have a question of opinion and/or contra…

Started by Belle Rose

24 Aug 25, 2013
Reply by Simon Paynton

Mathematics influence on Philosophy

I am reading Bertrand Russell's "History of Western Philosophy" and in the chapter on Pythagoras the author commented that the influence of…

Started by Ed

43 Aug 15, 2013
Reply by James Cox

A question of Justice and Equity regarding a flute

Imagine three children, Robert, Carl, and Samuel arguing about a flute. Robert made the flute, and therefore naturally says it's his. Poor…

Started by Arcus

60 Aug 12, 2013
Reply by Unseen

Is reality subjective?

I am in a long-running email battle with a Christian who is trying to argue that reality is subjective. No matter how hard I try I can't ge…

Started by Citizen Atheist

36 Jul 18, 2013
Reply by Tom Sarbeck

Is a Lawless Universe Nonsense?

Can a universe exist which has no natural/ physical/ scientific laws?N.B. In using the term 'law', I am not talking about a formalized huma…

Started by kris feenstra

24 Jul 7, 2013
Reply by H3xx

How to acknowledge good fortune?

I think I am a lucky guy. I live a good life. But if luck is a fiction, like a deity is, I am not lucky or blessed or even honored to live…

Started by Melvinotis

23 Jun 28, 2013
Reply by Melvinotis

Self Realization v God

Man of the Verge of Self Realiation Instead Turns to God Saw this on the Onion this morning and enjoyed it, so I thought I'd share.  Grante…

Started by Barry Adamson

60 Jun 19, 2013

But is it art?

When we call something art, is that something positive? What about something a photographer friend of mine said, which I think may be a quo…

Started by Unseen

28 Jun 12, 2013
Reply by kris feenstra

I have a question...

Is true altruism possible? Why or why not? Just wondering what you guys/ladies think... Yes I realize the question has probably appeared on…

Started by Belle Rose

11 May 21, 2013
Reply by Dale Headley

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