Our server costs ~$56 per month to run. Please consider donating or becoming a Patron to help keep the site running. Help us gain new members by following us on Twitter and liking our page on Facebook!
Current time: October 18, 2021, 7:56 am

Search Results
Post Author Forum Replies Views Posted [asc]
    Thread: Thomism: Then & Now
Post: RE: Thomism: Then & Now

I do tend to say final cause when speaking of the final cause in a causal chain a lot, yeah. I offered my thoughts and questions on thomist final causes a bit back, if you wanted to answer those…(or ...
The Grand Nudger Philosophy 84 1221 October 16, 2021 at 3:07 pm
    Thread: What's everyone up to right now?
Post: RE: What's everyone up to right now?

I’ve got 222 miles to go, I don’t know how many units of commy measure that is, but I bet it’s less.
The Grand Nudger Lifestyle & Personal Matters 50417 2375824 October 16, 2021 at 2:47 pm
    Thread: That Gay Thread
Post: RE: That Gay Thread

Big Gay bribed the entire medical establishment, he already told you. What more is there to say?
The Grand Nudger News & Current Affairs 930 15199 October 16, 2021 at 2:37 pm
    Thread: Let's talk Parental Leave
Post: RE: Let's talk Parental Leave

I think back to the shit show of our first. Met a lot of dads going through what we were. A lot of them less fortunate. No paid leave, fmla ran out. Suddenly unemployed trying to take care of thei...
The Grand Nudger Politics 10 105 October 16, 2021 at 2:25 pm
    Thread: Isn’t pantheism the same thing as atheism?
Post: RE: Isn’t pantheism the same thing as atheism?

(October 15, 2021 at 9:50 pm)Belacqua Wrote: This doesn't mean that Christian theology agrees with you. Christian theology agrees and in fact is premised on the claims that god is personal and inter...
The Grand Nudger Religion 131 2120 October 15, 2021 at 11:14 pm
    Thread: Thomism: Then & Now
Post: RE: Thomism: Then & Now

Maybe not infinite, we're at least entertaining the idea that the number of things in the causal set below/under/prior to the four fundamental forces, for example, could less than four. Is there any...
The Grand Nudger Philosophy 84 1221 October 15, 2021 at 11:02 pm
    Thread: On the lunacy of free will
Post: RE: On the lunacy of free will

That's interesting, could you describe some of this intellectual rigor that goes into the beliefs of teens and pre teens?
The Grand Nudger Religion 129 986 October 15, 2021 at 4:03 pm
    Thread: Shatner Launch
Post: RE: Shatner Launch

It makes sense, it's just a shitty kind of sense. ;)
The Grand Nudger News & Current Affairs 92 757 October 15, 2021 at 3:23 pm
    Thread: On the lunacy of free will
Post: RE: On the lunacy of free will

Why not? Lots of people do. Why have you rejected all of the spiritual things that everyone else believes, and you don't? Do middle school and high school theists put alot of work in, in your estima...
The Grand Nudger Religion 129 986 October 15, 2021 at 3:17 pm
    Thread: Thomism: Then & Now
Post: RE: Thomism: Then & Now

At some point, any argument for a final cause asks us to assume that all parallel lines or sets come together, altogether, at a single point or set comprised of just one member. That doesn't appear t...
The Grand Nudger Philosophy 84 1221 October 15, 2021 at 3:14 pm
    Thread: On the lunacy of free will
Post: RE: On the lunacy of free will

Don't you have the same problem, Ahri? Are you aware that the vast majority of what you've shared with us here would be deemed incorrect or heretical by every majority faith on earth. Why can't you ...
The Grand Nudger Religion 129 986 October 15, 2021 at 1:03 pm
    Thread: Thomism: Then & Now
Post: RE: Thomism: Then & Now

If we're tracking things all the way down the rabbit hole to fundamental forces or particles...and the buck stops there, it would seem we have a plurality of final causes. Is there any reason other t...
The Grand Nudger Philosophy 84 1221 October 15, 2021 at 12:54 pm
    Thread: On the lunacy of free will
Post: RE: On the lunacy of free will

Ahri, has a large number of people believing something that you did not compelled you to believe in that thing?  Is that why you hold whatever beliefs you do, and do you defer to the majority in such ...
The Grand Nudger Religion 129 986 October 15, 2021 at 12:41 pm
    Thread: On the lunacy of free will
Post: RE: On the lunacy of free will

Interestingly enough , "jesus" didn't. That was an effect of romanization, as I think we've discussed. At any rate..and since you have a pronounced "many people believe" habit...many people can be w...
The Grand Nudger Religion 129 986 October 15, 2021 at 9:09 am
    Thread: Isn’t pantheism the same thing as atheism?
Post: RE: Isn’t pantheism the same thing as atheism?

(October 15, 2021 at 2:51 am)Belacqua Wrote: "The Scriptures themselves amply warn us against the mistake of interpreting their figurative language in too literal a sense. They teach that God is spi...
The Grand Nudger Religion 131 2120 October 15, 2021 at 8:21 am
    Thread: Noteworthy News
Post: RE: Noteworthy News

(October 15, 2021 at 5:57 am)brewer Wrote: (October 15, 2021 at 12:06 am)The Grand Nudger Wrote: Nah, that whole ten dimensional chess thing was always bunk.  He's an idiot, there's no clever sche...
The Grand Nudger News & Current Affairs 950 26469 October 15, 2021 at 7:40 am
    Thread: Thomism: Then & Now
Post: RE: Thomism: Then & Now

Why create a rule with the intention of immediately breaking the rule while asserting that no other thing could..similarly, break that rule or satisfy it's conditions? Is there any particular reason,...
The Grand Nudger Philosophy 84 1221 October 15, 2021 at 7:36 am
    Thread: What do you know today that you didn't know yesterday?
Post: RE: What do you know today that you didn't know ye...

The Wife and I were watching that last night. It's well done.
The Grand Nudger Off Topic 984 1925 October 15, 2021 at 7:35 am
    Thread: Can we trust our Moral Intuitions?
Post: RE: Can we trust our Moral Intuitions?

"Just return the wallet" may be closer to moral deontology than moral intuition. Moral intuition would be your answer to the question "what if this money was dirty, or would be used for something ter...
The Grand Nudger Philosophy 44 597 October 15, 2021 at 7:24 am
    Thread: Noteworthy News
Post: RE: Noteworthy News

Nah, that whole ten dimensional chess thing was always bunk. He's an idiot, there's no clever scheme to do anything with him and his ilk. This is just him blowing it like he blew georgia (which he's...
The Grand Nudger News & Current Affairs 950 26469 October 15, 2021 at 12:06 am