Most Popular Philosophy Topics
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Most Active Topics
The following is a list of the 5 most active discussions from the last couple weeks based on number of replies.
Being Good Without Gods or Objective Moral values
92 replies by 9 different users. Topic created on Friday, November 10th by Lagayscienza.
What Does the Idea of 'Immortality' Signify Philosophiically?
34 replies by 8 different users. Topic created on Wednesday, November 8th by JackDaydream.
Why Is There So Much War, Injustice and Povery in the World in the Twentieth First Century?
24 replies by 7 different users. Topic created on Friday, November 17th by JackDaydream.
6 replies by 4 different users. Topic created on Sunday, November 26th by empleat.
When expansion acceleration reaches the speed of light, and beyond.
8 replies by 3 different users. Topic created on Thursday, November 9th by amorphos_ii.
Most Popular Threads - Editor's Picks
The following popular threads have been picked as favorites by the admin of the Philosophy Forum:
- Reasons Behind the Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection
- Is a priori knowledge possible?
- Selfishness, self-interest, and charitableness
- Are anger, discompassion and hatred symptoms of weakness?
- What really matters?
- Live as a coward or die as a hero?
- If there is a god, why is there evil?
- Religion, Philosophy, or Science?
- Should all drugs be legal?
- Can a man-made computer become conscious?
- A Philosophical Discussion about Anarchism
Threads of the Month
Below is a list of the most popular topics in the philosophy forums for each month.
So far this Month: On the nature of religion
114 replies posted. Topic created on Thursday, November 2nd by Hereandnow.
October: How May the Problem of 'Evil' be Viewed Philosophically in the Context of Evolution and History?
59 replies posted. Topic created on Monday, October 16th by JackDaydream.
September: How Subtle is the Nature of Consciousness?
194 replies posted. Topic created on Saturday, September 23rd by JackDaydream.
August: A problem with logic
286 replies posted. Topic created on Tuesday, August 8th by Pattern-chaser.
July: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict
288 replies posted. Topic created on Thursday, July 13th by Value.
Threads with the Most Replies Ever
The following is a list of the ten most popular threads on Philosophy Forum based on number of replies.
What's the meaning of life?
1663 replies by 383 different users. Topic created on Monday, March 5th by Cynicallyinsane.
If there is a God, why is there evil?
3014 replies by 345 different users. Topic created on Tuesday, February 27th by Floyd.
Can a man-made computer become conscious?
3550 replies by 249 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.
What happens to us when we die?
985 replies by 197 different users. Topic created on Saturday, April 14th by Philoreaderguy.
Is abortion wrong?
1616 replies by 173 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 20th by Cynicallyinsane.
794 replies by 170 different users. Topic created on Friday, April 20th by Cynicallyinsane.
Do you consider yourself a philosopher?
399 replies by 150 different users. Topic created on Saturday, March 3rd by Philoreaderguy.
If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it,
935 replies by 149 different users. Topic created on Monday, October 18th by TurtleSpeaks.
Why Atheism Cannot Be Logically Supported
2758 replies by 148 different users. Topic created on Sunday, May 6th by Garycgibson.
What is Art?
796 replies by 147 different users. Topic created on Saturday, October 10th by Eckhart Aurelius Hughes.
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