Gallup's Mirror replied to Unseen's discussion 'An atheist has to be a moral/ethical relativist'
"I understand and agree. Morals throughout human history are often (perhaps overwhelmingly) based on subjective points of view. That said, our positions are not so far apart. You're suggesting…"
4 minutes ago
Davis Goodman replied to Unseen's discussion 'An atheist has to be a moral/ethical relativist'
"The ethics of pragmatists and "virtue ethics" is one branch of ethics. There are many others. I admire some arguments for it but I don't agree entirely with the approach. In any case,…"
16 minutes ago
Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'An atheist has to be a moral/ethical relativist'
"Ethics comes down to "the best ways for humans to live", according to Wikipedia and its sources. If general statements are disqualified then "Thou shalt not steal" and "Keep…"
27 minutes ago
Gallup's Mirror replied to Gallup's Mirror's discussion 'Remembering Leonard Nimoy ('Mr. Spock' on Star Trek)'
"+1 Add phasers to the list as well!"
28 minutes ago
Gallup's Mirror replied to Gallup's Mirror's discussion 'Remembering Leonard Nimoy ('Mr. Spock' on Star Trek)'
"That was a powerful scene, where Spock is somehow violent and emotional despite that Nimoy plays it non-violently and displays no emotion at all. "
35 minutes ago
Gallup's Mirror replied to Gallup's Mirror's discussion 'Remembering Leonard Nimoy ('Mr. Spock' on Star Trek)'
"I think they fixed it by reversing the polarity. Before that, Star Trek was a future where seat belts and airbags were lost technologies (for the sake of entertainment value). Carl Sagan offered…"
48 minutes ago
Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'New theory of cosmic origin implies no Big Bang'
"Christians have already jumped on this new theory as evidence of God, ignoring the fact that the scientists who are proposing it appear from their names to probably be a Muslim and a Hindu. Check out…"
1 hour ago
Erock68la replied to Gallup's Mirror's discussion 'Remembering Leonard Nimoy ('Mr. Spock' on Star Trek)'
"I seem to recall Captain Picard fastening his seat belt on the captain's chair during a bumpy scene. I don't remember details; probably some problem with the inertial dampeners."
1 hour ago
_Robert_ replied to Gallup's Mirror's discussion 'Remembering Leonard Nimoy ('Mr. Spock' on Star Trek)'
"That's great Belle! The one thing they missed back in the 60's...Seat Belts. The poor Captain Kirk and his crew were always getting tossed around all over the bridge with every photon…"
1 hour ago
Noel replied to Gallup's Mirror's discussion 'Remembering Leonard Nimoy ('Mr. Spock' on Star Trek)'
""... You may find that having is not so pleasing a thing after all as wanting. This is not logical, but it is often true.""Amok Time," Season 2, Episode 1 One of my favorite…"
2 hours ago