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jamest: a Q&A session for serious questions

#1  Postby jamest » Feb 13, 2018 2:15 am

Bring it on. Leave your bitterness and attempts to undermine 'me' elsewhere, otherwise suffer the dire consequences of being unveiled for what you are. I really don't mind either way, since unveiling 'you' ('me' too) is what my philosophy is all about. Let's just try to keep the discussion intelligent, if nothing else.
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#2  Postby Seabass » Feb 13, 2018 2:31 am

James, do you like movies about gladiators?
Hey, Torquemada, whaddaya say?
I just got back from the auto-da-fé.
Auto-da-fé, what's an auto-da-fé?
It's what you oughtn't to do but you do anyway...

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#3  Postby jamest » Feb 13, 2018 2:36 am

Seabass wrote:James, do you like movies about gladiators?

Not unless there's a badger in the script, no.
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#4  Postby SafeAsMilk » Feb 13, 2018 2:42 am

I knew it.
Yes, a mighty hot dog is our Lord!
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#5  Postby jamest » Feb 13, 2018 2:45 am

SafeAsMilk wrote:I knew it.

Well, there's not many movies about gladiators which include badgers. Therein resides my psychosis, obviously.
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#6  Postby Thommo » Feb 13, 2018 3:30 am

The other day for reasons that went unspecified, you claimed that a physicalist was not permitted to use language relating to mental phenomena. Putting aside the question of whether that claim is entirely ad hoc for the moment, would it then follow that an idealist is not permitted to use language relating to physical phenomena?

If so, why do you not stick to that rule? If not, why not?
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#7  Postby Fallible » Feb 13, 2018 7:55 am

jamest wrote:Bring it on. Leave your bitterness and attempts to undermine 'me' elsewhere, otherwise suffer the dire consequences of being unveiled for what you are. I really don't mind either way, since unveiling 'you' ('me' too) is what my philosophy is all about. Let's just try to keep the discussion intelligent, if nothing else.


:rofl:
John Grant wrote:They say 'let go, let go, let go, you must learn to let go'.
If I hear that fucking phrase again, this baby's gonna blow
Into a million itsy bitsy tiny pieces, don't you know,
Just like my favourite scene in Scanners .
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#8  Postby BlackBart » Feb 13, 2018 8:02 am

What would a woodpecker peck if a woodpecker wouldn't peck wood?
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#9  Postby Sendraks » Feb 13, 2018 11:15 am

Why do you confuse our criticism of your arguments with an attempt to undermine you as a person?
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#10  Postby Crocodile Gandhi » Feb 13, 2018 11:22 am

Why are hats?
If I believe in heaven I deny myself a death. Dying keeps me conscious of the way I waste my breath - Cosmo Jarvis
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#11  Postby UncertainSloth » Feb 13, 2018 11:27 am

Crocodile Gandhi wrote:Why are hats?


I think that's actually a question for chuck beret or perhaps even fedora the explorer....
i guess i could be a quiet hero
no one knows the good i've done

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#12  Postby Thommo » Feb 13, 2018 11:49 am

Crocodile Gandhi wrote:Why are hats?


"Who is Spain?"
"Why is Hitler?"
"When is right?"
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#13  Postby zulumoose » Feb 13, 2018 11:58 am

Why is a rat when it spins?
What do you feed a hippocrockaduck?
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#14  Postby Spinozasgalt » Feb 13, 2018 12:01 pm

From The Rant Thread but apposite here:
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What the flying fuck just happened?
When the straight and narrow gets a little too straight, roll up the joint.
Or don't. Just follow your arrow wherever it points.

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#15  Postby BlackBart » Feb 13, 2018 12:13 pm

Whay are marbles called marbles if they're not made of marble? :ask:
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#16  Postby newolder » Feb 13, 2018 12:52 pm

Pnews at pnoon: The guy who invented the spelling of pneumonia has passed.

What's occurring here?
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#17  Postby Mike_L » Feb 13, 2018 1:09 pm

jamest wrote:Bring it on. Leave your bitterness and attempts to undermine 'me' elsewhere, otherwise suffer the dire consequences of being unveiled for what you are. I really don't mind either way, since unveiling 'you' ('me' too) is what my philosophy is all about. Let's just try to keep the discussion intelligent, if nothing else.

Tell us about your progression from jame to jamer to jamest.

Kidding. ;)

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As non-conventional theist, do you hold any "end time" views? Armageddon, book of Revelation, etc?
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#18  Postby felltoearth » Feb 13, 2018 2:02 pm

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#19  Postby jamest » Feb 14, 2018 1:25 am

Mike_L wrote:
jamest wrote:Bring it on. Leave your bitterness and attempts to undermine 'me' elsewhere, otherwise suffer the dire consequences of being unveiled for what you are. I really don't mind either way, since unveiling 'you' ('me' too) is what my philosophy is all about. Let's just try to keep the discussion intelligent, if nothing else.

Tell us about your progression from jame to jamer to jamest.

Kidding. ;)

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As non-conventional theist, do you hold any "end time" views? Armageddon, book of Revelation, etc?

Nothing definite. I also see everything going pear-shaped, of course. I just have this underlying feeling that 'we' will sort it before we destroy ourselves and the planet.

I believe that our troubles present us with opportunities to change our mindsets. The evolution of the human mindset over decades interests me far more than the evolution of our bodies. The body follows where the mind goes.

I am [therefore] of the opinion that we will not avert disaster unless there's a radical reform of our mindset [in general]. I believe strongly that this will come to pass. I can't be sure of the timescale of course, but I'm fairly sure that in several centuries from now that historians will be using evidence from forums such as this to explain just how retarded we were... even in the 21st century.

Excluding me, of course.
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#20  Postby Keep It Real » Feb 14, 2018 1:27 am

jamest wrote:
Excluding me, of course.

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