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    Thread: "Laughing At Religion" Meme Thread
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vulcanlogician Humor 1979 65091 January 21, 2022 at 10:23 pm
    Thread: Christianity is heading for a full allegorization
Post: RE: Christianity is heading for a full allegorizat...

(January 18, 2022 at 11:12 am)HappySkeptic Wrote: Functionalism is the correct view, but it may also be true that one can't create human-like consciousness without hardware that mimics some of the f...
vulcanlogician Christianity 198 2586 January 21, 2022 at 9:28 pm
    Thread: Who has the power
Post: RE: Who has the power

(January 18, 2022 at 12:43 pm)tackattack Wrote: (January 17, 2022 at 4:26 pm)vulcanlogician Wrote: If we define "power" as "the ability to do something, acquire something, or affect the world," th...
vulcanlogician Politics 17 208 January 21, 2022 at 9:02 pm
    Thread: Christianity is heading for a full allegorization
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(January 19, 2022 at 12:42 am)Ferrocyanide Wrote: (January 17, 2022 at 11:39 pm)vulcanlogician Wrote: [Image: https://i.imgur.com/q54sO25.png] Science can handle the possibility that correlations...
vulcanlogician Christianity 198 2586 January 21, 2022 at 8:57 pm
    Thread: What's wrong with Woke
Post: RE: What's wrong with Woke

I tend to like wokeism concerning its constituent theories, the activism it inspires, and the changes it wants to see in the world. But I do have some criticisms: two that I'll list here. The first...
vulcanlogician Politics 39 436 January 21, 2022 at 8:39 pm
    Thread: The Atheist Forums Playlist
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vulcanlogician Media 2101 1040 January 18, 2022 at 1:48 am
    Thread: Christianity is heading for a full allegorization
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@Angrboda I mean, you can't falsify a correlation. But from a correlation, you can develop a hypothesis: "ice cream trucks cause drownings." Then you arrange an experiment. Create a dozen or so "Tru...
vulcanlogician Christianity 198 2586 January 17, 2022 at 11:54 pm
    Thread: Christianity is heading for a full allegorization
Post: RE: Christianity is heading for a full allegorizat...

[Image: https://i.imgur.com/q54sO25.png] Science can handle the possibility that correlations are false. If the correlation between drownings and phenomenon x becomes apparent, the next step is to fo...
vulcanlogician Christianity 198 2586 January 17, 2022 at 11:39 pm
    Thread: Trump is going to be reelected....
Post: RE: Trump is going to be reelected....

(January 17, 2022 at 5:51 pm)Spongebob Wrote: I think there's already a good solution to the first two questions, ranked voting.  Some states are doing this and I believe it is working well.  You ge...
vulcanlogician Politics 250 2499 January 17, 2022 at 9:30 pm
    Thread: "Laughing At Religion" Meme Thread
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vulcanlogician Humor 1979 65091 January 17, 2022 at 9:22 pm
    Thread: Christianity is heading for a full allegorization
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@GrandizerII Are you the Grandizer that I knew from before? If so, nice to see you back!
vulcanlogician Christianity 198 2586 January 17, 2022 at 8:50 pm
    Thread: Critical Race Theory
Post: RE: Critical Race Theory

(January 17, 2022 at 8:17 pm)HappySkeptic Wrote: (January 17, 2022 at 8:11 pm)Irreligious Atheist Wrote: To be fair, most of the white adults in the book were basically written as ridiculous parod...
vulcanlogician Politics 198 2132 January 17, 2022 at 8:48 pm
    Thread: Christianity is heading for a full allegorization
Post: RE: Christianity is heading for a full allegorizat...

(January 17, 2022 at 7:44 pm)HappySkeptic Wrote: (January 17, 2022 at 7:33 pm)GrandizerII Wrote: You still need to bridge the gap between the physiological and the phenomenological. Chalmers is ve...
vulcanlogician Christianity 198 2586 January 17, 2022 at 8:32 pm
    Thread: Theocracy on the way
Post: RE: Theocracy on the way

(January 17, 2022 at 6:11 pm)arewethereyet Wrote: I have tried to get Ahriman to try to get along with the members here but he doesn't seem interested in that. The best thing to do is ignore. Unti...
vulcanlogician Atheism 94 1164 January 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm
    Thread: Christianity is heading for a full allegorization
Post: RE: Christianity is heading for a full allegorizat...

(January 17, 2022 at 2:25 pm)GrandizerII Wrote: I can give you that one can do a post hoc justification of some of those assumptions via science. But nevertheless, they are assumptions that must fir...
vulcanlogician Christianity 198 2586 January 17, 2022 at 5:07 pm
    Thread: Who has the power
Post: RE: Who has the power

If we define "power" as "the ability to do something, acquire something, or affect the world," then I think we have to say that whoever has money has power. The federal gov't and capitalist classes ha...
vulcanlogician Politics 17 208 January 17, 2022 at 4:26 pm
    Thread: Trump is going to be reelected....
Post: RE: Trump is going to be reelected....

Back to the OP: I live on the border of Pennsylvania in the Appalachian mountains. This area is fairly conservative. Anyway, we get a lot of Pennsylvania political ads here. And it's worrisome how man...
vulcanlogician Politics 250 2499 January 16, 2022 at 12:45 am
    Thread: Christianity is heading for a full allegorization
Post: RE: Christianity is heading for a full allegorizat...

I agree that ideology is different than dogma. Wasn't trying to conflate the two. Moreso, what I meant was... for me personally, I prefer a critical examination of one idea at a time to buying a set o...
vulcanlogician Christianity 198 2586 January 15, 2022 at 10:56 pm
    Thread: Christianity is heading for a full allegorization
Post: RE: Christianity is heading for a full allegorizat...

(January 13, 2022 at 8:29 pm)Ferrocyanide Wrote: (January 13, 2022 at 1:12 am)vulcanlogician Wrote: By "decent religion" I just meant that it is a good collection of symbols. Like Greek Mythology....
vulcanlogician Christianity 198 2586 January 14, 2022 at 1:12 am
    Thread: James Webb
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(January 13, 2022 at 2:25 am)ignoramus Wrote: Is it powerful? Can it peer through bedroom windows in New Zealand? Asking for a friend. (Boru, I'll let you know when I get an answer) Tell your frien...
vulcanlogician Physical Sciences 32 827 January 13, 2022 at 2:38 am