Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'So you know'
"All went pretty well. I thought I might be put under or my eye knocked out the way archaeopteryx told me his ophthalmic surgeon did it. Instead, my eyeball was desensitized with anaesthetic eyedrops,…"
2 hours ago
Unseen replied to Melvinotis's discussion 'What would happen if humans grew up without a context.'
"The children will be loved? In other words, the robots will actually have an irrational concern for the welfare of the children? Will this love be actual love or a simulation of love depending upon…"
2 hours ago
Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'An atheist has to be a moral/ethical relativist'
"Now - I've just contradicted myself.  The choice has still been made on the basis of benefit / harm, and choosing the most beneficial outcome possible.  So maybe the moral system of…"
2 hours ago
Gallup's Mirror replied to Unseen's discussion 'An atheist has to be a moral/ethical relativist'
"I did not "redefined ethics" as "earth/air/fire/water or whatever it is". You are a liar. We're done here. "
2 hours ago
Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'An atheist has to be a moral/ethical relativist'
"We are born "with a capacity for empathy" just as we are born with a capacity for maturity, but we are not born empathetic. Children are notoriously self-centered and selfish. A room full…"
2 hours ago
Erock68la replied to Unseen's discussion 'So you know'
"Good to see you're back. I hope all went well."
2 hours ago
Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'An atheist has to be a moral/ethical relativist'
"People are not "born with empathy." They are very self-centered, cry and fuss when another child uses a toy they want, don't understand that others have desires and needs, etc."
3 hours ago
Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'An atheist has to be a moral/ethical relativist'
"I've repeatedly referenced the Wikipedia entry which defines ethics as concerned with "the best ways for humans to live". I'm ignoring it because that's not…"
3 hours ago
Erock68la replied to Melvinotis's discussion 'What would happen if humans grew up without a context.'
"I think that visually impaired children learn the mouth movements best by touch, along with hearing the sounds. That would make a 3D human model even more important. Sighted kids could probably learn…"
3 hours ago
kris feenstra replied to D L's discussion 'Does God follow his WORD? Or is it --- do as I say and not as I do?'
"I think with humans running the show we're screwed regardless of gender. We should leave the serious thinking to the mice and the dolphins."
4 hours ago