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    Thread: Quick Poll - Do you believe in God?
Post: RE: Quick Poll - Do you believe in God?

I am surprised theist are 13.8% with 145 members bcause they sure are not very active.
Neo-Scholastic Atheism 1586 367868 5 hours ago
    Thread: Credible/Honest Apologetics?
Post: RE: Credible/Honest Apologetics?

If I may...have you considered the texts of the Church Fathers, such as Augustine and Thomas Aquinas, and early mystics, like the author of Cloud of Unknowing? The mystic do not do apologetics in the ...
Neo-Scholastic Christianity 8 72 8 hours ago
    Thread: At what age should a child be introduced to religion?
Post: RE: At what age should a child be introduced to re...

Okay, I will give a serious answer. Children should learn age-appropriate content about religion the same way they should learn about sex. Learning that STDs will ruin your life comes before discoveri...
Neo-Scholastic Religion 67 1167 Yesterday at 11:32 pm
    Thread: Last thursdayism
Post: RE: Last thursdayism

Yes, well this is just radical skepticism dressed up as a challenge. I doubt the OP is much interested in professing a theory of Time to go along with his Thursdayism. I say this because, if he is a P...
Neo-Scholastic Other Religions 8 95 Yesterday at 11:19 pm
    Thread: Ultra Draconian Emotional Life Systems
Post: RE: Ultra Draconian Emotional Life Systems

Personally, I could not make any sense of the OP. Is he saying that people with unrealistically high self-regard also have too high expectations of others and as a result become embittered towards tho...
Neo-Scholastic Off Topic 11 149 Yesterday at 11:13 pm
    Thread: Painting, sculpting, disappearing?
Post: RE: Painting, sculpting, disappearing?

(May 22, 2022 at 5:30 pm)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: Robert Heinlein once opined, ‘Commercial art gets steadily better and better, while so-called “fine art” continues to look like the work of retarded...
Neo-Scholastic The Arts 23 247 May 22, 2022 at 11:00 pm
    Thread: Painting, sculpting, disappearing?
Post: RE: Painting, sculpting, disappearing?

(May 21, 2022 at 10:42 pm)Belacqua Wrote: (May 21, 2022 at 10:19 pm)Neo-Scholastic Wrote: When was the last time you bought a high quality original work of art? Last month: Ukiyo-e woodcut by Toy...
Neo-Scholastic The Arts 23 247 May 21, 2022 at 11:22 pm
    Thread: Painting, sculpting, disappearing?
Post: RE: Painting, sculpting, disappearing?

When was the last time you bought a high quality original work of art?
Neo-Scholastic The Arts 23 247 May 21, 2022 at 10:19 pm
    Thread: Tendency to the past?
Post: RE: Tendency to the past?

(May 20, 2022 at 9:31 pm)onlinebiker Wrote: Blades are for people who have felony convictions and can' t legally posess firearms...... :razz: Yeah, sneaky fuckers to be wary of.
Neo-Scholastic The Arts 9 66 May 20, 2022 at 9:45 pm
    Thread: Tendency to the past?
Post: RE: Tendency to the past?

Swords perfectly manifest an ideal that started with the first flint hand axe. There is something primal and pure about lethal force in so simple a concept as striking with a sharp.
Neo-Scholastic The Arts 9 66 May 20, 2022 at 8:50 pm
    Thread: Maximizing Moral Virtue
Post: RE: Maximizing Moral Virtue

(May 18, 2022 at 1:45 pm)Ahriman Wrote: Obviously, everyone being of the same morality would be an aspect of an ideal society. Unless its a shitty morality based on slavery and cannabalism. Just say...
Neo-Scholastic Philosophy 43 657 May 19, 2022 at 10:17 pm
    Thread: Leaked Supreme Court Decision signals majority set to overturn Roe v. Wade
Post: RE: Leaked Supreme Court Decision signals majority...

Never thought I'd see the day when "Wetnurse" suddenly become a career option for some women.
Neo-Scholastic News & Current Affairs 228 4005 May 19, 2022 at 10:12 pm
    Thread: On theism, why do humans have moral duties even if there are objective moral values?
Post: RE: On theism, why do humans have moral duties eve...

IMHO references to objectivity often entail the notion that attaining a third-person perspective, i.e. a God's-Eye-View is conceivable. But if it is truly concievable, as opposed to say just imagined,...
Neo-Scholastic Philosophy 37 511 May 19, 2022 at 9:57 pm
    Thread: What are your top 5 video games of all time?
Post: RE: What are your top 5 video games of all time?

For classic arcade games, I have to go with Galaga because I still think its fun to play.
Neo-Scholastic Gaming 80 2989 May 19, 2022 at 6:57 pm
    Thread: Are executions making the US look bad?
Post: RE: Are executions making the US look bad?

Nah, just makes the other countries look like pansies.
Neo-Scholastic News & Current Affairs 33 419 May 16, 2022 at 9:57 pm
    Thread: Belief without Verification or Certainty
Post: RE: Belief without Verification or Certainty

(May 11, 2022 at 12:05 am)Jehanne Wrote: (May 10, 2022 at 10:30 pm)Neo-Scholastic Wrote: Well, I do not take radical skeptism very seriously because its too stubborn to admit its own internal inco...
Neo-Scholastic Philosophy 40 1022 May 11, 2022 at 9:42 am
    Thread: Belief without Verification or Certainty
Post: RE: Belief without Verification or Certainty

Well, I do not take radical skeptism very seriously because its too stubborn to admit its own internal inconsistencey while demanding it of others. IMHO the principle of non-contradiction is at least ...
Neo-Scholastic Philosophy 40 1022 May 10, 2022 at 10:30 pm
    Thread: Leaked Supreme Court Decision signals majority set to overturn Roe v. Wade
Post: RE: Leaked Supreme Court Decision signals majority...

(May 7, 2022 at 9:21 am)Angrboda Wrote: (May 7, 2022 at 12:19 am)Neo-Scholastic Wrote: Which is a very good argument that the issue should have been allowed to resolve itself by democratic consens...
Neo-Scholastic News & Current Affairs 228 4005 May 7, 2022 at 12:57 pm
    Thread: Leaked Supreme Court Decision signals majority set to overturn Roe v. Wade
Post: RE: Leaked Supreme Court Decision signals majority...

(May 6, 2022 at 9:29 pm)Rev. Rye Wrote: The implicit claim is more that biological males shouldn't be the only ones whose opinions are considered in abortion. Especially since A) bio-men aren't the ...
Neo-Scholastic News & Current Affairs 228 4005 May 7, 2022 at 12:19 am
    Thread: Belief without Verification or Certainty
Post: RE: Belief without Verification or Certainty

Seems like you are pondering the area of human experience bounded on one side by "being right for the wrong reasons" and self-fulfilling prophesies on the other. And wondering, perhaps, if such things...
Neo-Scholastic Philosophy 40 1022 May 7, 2022 at 12:14 am