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The age old wisdom of Socrates

The profound writings of Socrates I have found are so much more profound than even the most beautiful proverb...
18 minutes ago
Belle Rose replied to Reg The Fronkey Farmer's discussion 'Sunday School March 1st 2015' in the group Sunday School
"LOL!!! Seriously? Wow....I can't believe people believe in that stuff. How is that even possible? I suppose I shouldn't be so judgmental. But I must admit, as a Sagittarius I find it to be…"
24 minutes ago
Pope Beanie replied to Peter's discussion 'It Seems Like Yahweh WANTS Sin To Occur'
"It's a fictional account, dreamed up by men trying to explain our existence and suffering by reference to a divinely all-powerful being, but without outright blaming Him, personally. (By…"
28 minutes ago
Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'An atheist has to be a moral/ethical relativist'
"If science defines empathy a certain way, it's not empathy, it's "empathy." In everyday life, we don't run to science for definitions of basic terms. We learn language in…"
55 minutes ago
Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'An atheist has to be a moral/ethical relativist'
"Definition of empathy: the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. There aren't really any substantively different definitions empathy. You can't empathize without having…"
1 hour ago
Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'An atheist has to be a moral/ethical relativist'
"I think if we reject a cultural and ethical/moral relativism, then we have to start thinking of, for example, the Greeks as bad people who did bad things. To me, that's absurd. It's the…"
1 hour ago
Pope Beanie replied to Unseen's discussion 'An atheist has to be a moral/ethical relativist'
"Scientific definitions of empathy are actually coming up for consideration. One of the most basic forms, e.g. a mother's empathy for her offspring, is a somewhat measurable quantity in brain…"
2 hours ago
Simon Paynton replied to Unseen's discussion 'An atheist has to be a moral/ethical relativist'
"I'm not sure how you define empathy.  There seem to be a lot of different meanings of the word.  I take it to mean the awareness of another person's internal state, and possibly…"
2 hours ago
Pope Beanie replied to Unseen's discussion 'An atheist has to be a moral/ethical relativist'
"I think empathy is a good view to start from, with the ultimate goal to not impose one's expression of attitude onto others, especially when it incurs a permanent disfiguration or psychological…"
2 hours ago