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Is this an argument for a God?
57 replies by 14 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 18th by PaulNZ.

The New Testament
38 replies by 10 different users. Topic created on Tuesday, April 22nd by Zengirl.

Who has more fear of dying?
13 replies by 9 different users. Topic created on Tuesday, April 22nd by Philosophy Explorer.

The Lesson of Adolf Hitler's Moral Legacy in Europe
25 replies by 8 different users. Topic created on Sunday, April 20th by Luisgmarquez1985.

Would you say philosophy is mental exercise?
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So far this Month: The Multiverse
202 replies posted. Topic created on Saturday, April 5th by Philosophy Explorer.

March: Why do atheists hate Christianity?
243 replies posted. Topic created on Friday, March 28th by Mysterio448.

February: Atheists: If No God, Why Is There Consciousness At All?
931 replies posted. Topic created on Monday, February 24th by Dlaw.

January: Panpsychism: credible or not?
194 replies posted. Topic created on Monday, January 20th by Bohm2.

December: Absolute time and the speed of light
163 replies posted. Topic created on Tuesday, December 24th by Happy recluse.

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What's the meaning of life?
513 replies by 181 different users. Topic created on Monday, March 5th by Cynicallyinsane.

If there is a God, why is there evil?
830 replies by 177 different users. Topic created on Tuesday, February 27th by Floyd.

Can a man-made computer become conscious?
1233 replies by 142 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.

What happens to us when we die?
384 replies by 112 different users. Topic created on Saturday, April 14th by Philoreaderguy.

Eating Animals
345 replies by 107 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 20th by Cynicallyinsane.

What is Art?
380 replies by 102 different users. Topic created on Saturday, October 10th by Scott.

If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it,
706 replies by 101 different users. Topic created on Monday, October 18th by TurtleSpeaks.

Why Atheism Cannot Be Logically Supported
1545 replies by 94 different users. Topic created on Sunday, May 6th by Garycgibson.

Is abortion wrong?
558 replies by 87 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 20th by Cynicallyinsane.

Do you consider yourself a philosopher?
147 replies by 84 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.

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