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May 20th, 2008, 8:05 pm

What nonsense of philosphical enquiry is this? Not one of you has thought outside the dodecahedron. Not one of you is wise enough, knowledgeable enough, or brave enough to explore a debate outside of your preferred opinion. Not I... no, no, no... I have the brains and the gumption. On the matter of ...
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Re: What's your overall philosophy?

May 16th, 2008, 7:46 pm

philoreaderguy wrote:What's your overall philosophy? Can you sum it up?

Hedonism. Encourage Pleasure. Avoid Pain.
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May 16th, 2008, 7:37 pm

(quote not shown) I agree, but I think thats what makes intuition superior in certain cases, sometimes conscious thought can just cloud your mind and cause more problems than it solves. Whereas I'm inclined towards following up on Intuitive responses with reason and logic. Sometimes those Intuitions...

May 16th, 2008, 7:27 pm

Interest in Philosophy comes from all walks of life. Yesterday, I was in discussion with a young man, raised his whole life as a ward of the state, currently under a parol order and about to enter rehab for the umpteenth time. He is reading The Prince :shock: He's developed an historical facination....
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May 16th, 2008, 6:51 pm

I'm not so satisfied with the Dictionary definition on 'Intuition'. It's not stipulitive enough. It should read...

Intuition - direct perception of truth, fact, etc., independent of any conscious reasoning process; immediate apprehension.

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