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Logic is not subjective.
""" but we can construct different logics with different rules. """
However, that would not work with mathematics with its present set of axioms, and it would not work with reality, as we know it.
Using your different logical rules are not subjective, either. USING. Not establishing. I am talking about USING.
You can't get away from objectivity other than with changing the rules.
But nobody has on this forum changed the rules. The violators simply ignore the current set of rules of logic, or don't know how to use them.
Logical speech as judged by one could be judged illogical by another.
What are we?? Are we philosophers, or are we... not philosophers.
The bread-and-butter of philosophy is using logic to argue the validity of a conclusion from a set of premisses.
Nick_A wrote:Plato spoke of remembrance and Einstein spoke of intuition. Both are the results of awakening to reality hidden by the literal mind.
Fooloso4 wrote:We have been through this before, more than once. I provided specific and sufficient textual evidence that you have misunderstood what Einstein said about intuition and what Plato said about remembrance. And yet here we are once again you repeating the same unsubstantiated claims.
Apparently you think that your comments about the literal mind give you the freedom to simply ignore what Einstein and Plato actually said. Of course this makes it easy to pretend that they are all essentially saying the same thing.
And it gives you another opportunity to once again rant about secularism, the Great Beast, education, indoctrination, experts, etc.
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Josefina1110 wrote:I will quote one of Plato's philosophy but I cannot disagree with it. Here is one: "The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself" Plato. One of the most difficult thing to conquer about oneself is the desire for "sex". Celibacy is honorable. But one has to do a lot of battle against this natural desire. Any discussion?
Sonny11598 wrote:Lionheartnv wrote:How do I start a new post?
Woodart wrote:What is the question?
Kittgif wrote:Spiral Out wrote:(Nested quote removed.)
Go into the Forum where the topic listings are and click on NEW TOPIC in the upper left corner, or click on POST REPLY to reply to a previous post. You have to put in a title when posting a new topic.
Thank you very much
Brissot wrote:It says i have to click on preview before is can submit my reply, so i clicked on preview but i still can not submit it.
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