HZY wrote:That's good, although rules tend to negate emotions and the free flow of thoughts.
I wouldn't say that these are rules but they are ways to reach a conclusion with the least amount of resistance. Just because it works time and again doesn't mean they are rules persay but that they work at a specific time. All I ask is that you go into a philosophical discourse with your nose in the air and see how far it goes. We must not forget the beauty of the the Socratic method. He did not enter a conversation claiming to know what the other didn't, but he was generally interested in their view.