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    Thread: Painting, sculpting, disappearing?
Post: RE: Painting, sculpting, disappearing?

(May 22, 2022 at 12:39 pm)The Grand Nudger Wrote: Perhaps painting and sculpture are simply changing? Started out with coiled clay and cave walls, after all. I have serious doubts about the love o...
Macoleco The Arts 23 247 May 22, 2022 at 1:32 pm
    Thread: Painting, sculpting, disappearing?
Post: RE: Painting, sculpting, disappearing?

(May 21, 2022 at 11:22 pm)Neo-Scholastic Wrote: (May 21, 2022 at 10:42 pm)Belacqua Wrote: Last month: Ukiyo-e woodcut by Toyokuni III, showing (in anachronistic Edo-period dress) the famous e-awa...
Macoleco The Arts 23 247 May 22, 2022 at 12:44 am
    Thread: Painting, sculpting, disappearing?
Post: RE: Painting, sculpting, disappearing?

(May 21, 2022 at 7:59 pm)Belacqua Wrote: (May 21, 2022 at 6:20 pm)Macoleco Wrote: Nowadays the most popular mediums are literature, and cinema in my opinion. And in schools that used to teach pain...
Macoleco The Arts 23 247 May 21, 2022 at 9:44 pm
    Thread: Painting, sculpting, disappearing?
Post: Painting, sculpting, disappearing?

Nowadays the most popular mediums are literature, and cinema in my opinion. It seems to me that other mediums are dying out. Such as paintings and sculptures. Who says I want to become a painter (be...
Macoleco The Arts 23 247 May 21, 2022 at 6:20 pm
    Thread: Tendency to the past?
Post: RE: Tendency to the past?

(May 20, 2022 at 7:48 pm)arewethereyet Wrote: I've always wondered about the use of martial arts in nearly all movie genres and in all time settings. I get the feeling that, similar to swords, it is...
Macoleco The Arts 9 66 May 20, 2022 at 8:11 pm
    Thread: Tendency to the past?
Post: RE: Tendency to the past?

(May 20, 2022 at 7:41 pm)Angrboda Wrote: Apparently you've never played quake and experienced the affection a girl can have for her railgun. I didn’t say every media. That girl with the rail gun is ...
Macoleco The Arts 9 66 May 20, 2022 at 7:47 pm
    Thread: Tendency to the past?
Post: Tendency to the past?

I have been wondering, why do we keep going back to the age of swords/medieval times when imagining adventures?  For example, swords. It is very common for the protagonist of stories to use swords, w...
Macoleco The Arts 9 66 May 20, 2022 at 7:31 pm
    Thread: On the consciousness of a new born baby
Post: On the consciousness of a new born baby

I dont know if this belongs to philosophy or life sciences, but decided to post it here. What is the difference between a fetus of 8 months and a new born baby in terms of consciousness? Is any of th...
Macoleco Life Sciences 8 169 April 6, 2022 at 5:20 am
    Thread: Upcoming games you want to play
Post: RE: Upcoming games you want to play

None tbh. I guess new Kojima game. New Yoko Taro game. New Fumito Ueda game... some years in gaming are dry.
Macoleco Gaming 6 122 April 5, 2022 at 1:50 am
    Thread: Traveling should be a human right
Post: RE: Traveling should be a human right

(April 2, 2022 at 6:15 pm)Anomalocaris Wrote: salary is in principle proportional to the economic value the employee brings to the employer. If you think all employee deserves shorter working yea...
Macoleco Philosophy 16 304 April 2, 2022 at 7:38 pm
    Thread: Traveling should be a human right
Post: RE: Traveling should be a human right

I didn’t mean to give a free travel ticket to everyone. I meant to give people the conditions to travel: long vacation time (3 months a year) to travel comfortably, instead of the usual two weeks. And...
Macoleco Philosophy 16 304 April 2, 2022 at 6:12 pm
    Thread: Existentialism
Post: RE: Existentialism

For some reason I have always felt identified with this philosophy, even though I have never read any of its main works 😅 But once I read the definition, I want to learn more about it.
Macoleco Philosophy 57 1081 April 2, 2022 at 3:39 am
    Thread: Traveling should be a human right
Post: Traveling should be a human right

With the current technology available, the time and resources needed for traveling should be a given. To get to know the world in a limited lifetime should be a right, and not a privilege
Macoleco Philosophy 16 304 April 2, 2022 at 3:37 am
    Thread: Regarding the COVID 19 vaccines
Post: RE: Regarding the COVID 19 vaccines

(March 21, 2022 at 10:09 pm)Rahn127 Wrote: There are roughly 6,000 hospitals in the US alone. There are almost 4.2 million RNs and 950,000 LPNs/LVNs in the United States. Over 325,000 nurse practit...
Macoleco General Science 17 347 March 21, 2022 at 11:34 pm
    Thread: Regarding the COVID 19 vaccines
Post: RE: Regarding the COVID 19 vaccines

(March 19, 2022 at 7:04 pm)BrianSoddingBoru4 Wrote: We know the vaccines are safe because 4.5 billion people have been vaccinated and the resultant deaths/ill effects from the vaccines are statistic...
Macoleco General Science 17 347 March 19, 2022 at 7:14 pm
    Thread: Regarding the COVID 19 vaccines
Post: Regarding the COVID 19 vaccines

I want to start by saying that I a man of science. I trust science and always will. What I dont trust is pharmaceutical companies. The purpose of this post is to discuss the scientific validation of ...
Macoleco General Science 17 347 March 19, 2022 at 6:51 pm
    Thread: The Future of Democracy
Post: RE: The Future of Democracy

I made a post recently about the nature of democracy and how it should be in my opinion. I think before you ask this question, you need to ask if the current system is a true democracy. I also think...
Macoleco Politics 49 835 March 9, 2022 at 4:05 am
    Thread: Real democracy
Post: RE: Real democracy

(March 4, 2022 at 12:38 am)Rev. Rye Wrote: So, how do we make sure that these voting systems can't be exploited to flood the polls with votes for a certain option? And how do we determine who act...
Macoleco Politics 23 429 March 4, 2022 at 12:45 am
    Thread: Real democracy
Post: Real democracy

Democracy has two meanings: the real one, and the socially accepted one. Voting every 4 years, and expecting a group of “representatives” to decide what is best for you is not democracy. At best it is...
Macoleco Politics 23 429 March 4, 2022 at 12:27 am
    Thread: The Ubermensch and justice
Post: The Ubermensch and justice

Does an Ubermensch allow the law (rules created by other men) to punish his wrongdoer, or does he takes justice in his own hands (aka revenge)? What would an Ubermensch do?
Macoleco Philosophy 14 298 February 19, 2022 at 12:52 pm