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Americans hate everything besides cars Ignore Report View Thread Reply
Caroline Sarryforth - Mon, 28 May 2018 13:04:17 EST ID:AwbVlekG No.209223
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Why are Americans so convinced that mass transit is a conspiracy?
If anything, there’s a pretty plain conspiracy to fund cars over every other mode of transportation.
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Beatrice Bluckledock - Wed, 12 Jun 2019 20:12:58 EST ID:Pr3KJWoH No.209691 Ignore Report Reply
>>209688

yo man, i am totally pro-public transit. in fact proximity to public transportation is one of the most influential factors of a person's economic success in life. anyway, comparing UK to US in this discussion is absurd. size is so very very disproportionately different. population distribution and density not even comparable
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A_Wizard !cMZsY.BCnU!!vVWR8L52 - Thu, 13 Jun 2019 03:14:17 EST ID:LFOJs4BT No.209693 Ignore Report Reply
>>209688
You really have no idea just how vast the USA is do you?
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Fanny Fuckleforth - Thu, 13 Jun 2019 09:53:02 EST ID:7GcVuhMy No.209694 Ignore Report Reply
>>209693
The true but bullshit answer: No one really understands it. Can you actually visualise a whole mile in the same detail you can see what's in front of you? A whole county? State or country? Of course not. Everything is just compressed so we have an idea that we visual in terms of multiples of something we understand. Who really understands the size of the US? Birds maybe.

The important bit:
The huge space in between the cities doesn't change the logistics of getting around them.


The Hood Science Ignore Report View Thread Reply
Betsy Bunfoot - Mon, 10 Jun 2019 02:55:52 EST ID:jnVpm8WV No.209686
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of protecting children. So, I want the kids in my hood to not be like me so much or at least not in a way that pisses off their parents or gets them in jail. I also have to be Jesse from fullhouse to my nephews and Mr Rogers to the kids in my building as well as my authentic self. How do I simultaneously encapsulate a positive role model as well as be the scumbag that I am in a way that doesn't make me feel like I am plastering on this fake smile and a completely fake person all the time, but also in a way that doesn't make me an easy target for disingenuous social workers trying to take me down for my alternative lifestyle?
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Beatrice Bluckledock - Wed, 12 Jun 2019 20:14:09 EST ID:Pr3KJWoH No.209692 Ignore Report Reply
drink, smoke, and do drugs in privacy. try to be intoxicated in privacy or in adult-only zones. be nice and as sober as you can around kids. there are gray areas but start with that


historical accuracy of Foucault Ignore Report View Thread Reply
Simon Honeydale - Tue, 11 Jun 2019 23:38:07 EST ID:u+iaeV9p No.209689
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There is absolutely no historical evidence for what he's saying in this book and the overwhelming consensus of historians is the exact opposite of what he proposes. What am I missing here? Discipline and Punish and the History of Sexuality are relatively sound both philosophically and historically and the underlying arguments he's making in this book are reasonable. Where did he get his understanding of history for this? Did he just not really care and that's the point or what?
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A_Wizard !cMZsY.BCnU!!vVWR8L52 - Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:46:19 EST ID:LFOJs4BT No.209690 Ignore Report Reply
>>209689
I know absolutely nothing about the author beyond what you have stated, and have no further opinion of him as a result. With that said...
>general consensus of historians
Was that Plato was making shit up and there was no Troy, that the world was 6000 years old (because of religious influence), that there was only one migration to north America, that Tibetan Buddhism had no relation to pre-christian European culture and religion, that the first man was jewish, that everyone came from africa, that there was no oceanic travel before six hundred years ago... You get my point?

General consensus in academia is about political consensus, until the mountain of evidence is large enough to crush them under it's weight.


BWP Bump While Philosophizing Ignore Report View Thread Reply
Henry Clellerwater - Tue, 14 May 2019 21:54:25 EST ID:2LwLwSlz No.209673
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Thought /pss/, slow as it is, might do well with a more general 'I was thinking/reading about this philosophy thing today' thread. We might get more content if people didn't feel so constrained to staying within a single topic, or had a place for discussions that don't quite warrant a whole topic of their own. Like all BW* threads, only bamp if you're philosophizing, no dumbposting. It would be p cool if we just kept bumping with new, different topics and maybe brief discussion instead of getting snarled into our traditional mires for all saying that will do

Hey, so to start off, I was browsing other boards and seeing shitty posts and thinking about the Santayana 'Those who don't remember history are doomed to repeat it' concept in terms of game theory. I think its reasonable to say that, because history is a collective process, it only requires a certain percentage of the population to not remember history for it to repeat. I looked for like a minute for some scholarly treatment of this concept viz game theory but couldn't find anything, so I wonder if it's really true even in the case of a simulation and what the actual percentage range might be?
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Lydia Goodlock - Tue, 04 Jun 2019 19:15:29 EST ID:2LwLwSlz No.209683 Ignore Report Reply
>>209681
>>Tell the kids they can't watch TV and open a history book
Yeah, but who wrote the history book? I don't think the problem of teaching history to future generations is as much in the media it is conveyed by but what information is available and taken seriously, and what sort of critical thinking capacity the general public has. I mean, there's probably some dude out there who won't let his kids watch TV because it's full of 'liberal lies about race mixing' and gives his kids the Turner Diaries to read before bed.
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William Dollerwell - Wed, 05 Jun 2019 20:01:02 EST ID:Pr3KJWoH No.209684 Ignore Report Reply
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>>209681

>anything i do is my mommy's fault
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Thomas Dubblelock - Fri, 07 Jun 2019 03:00:52 EST ID:dj+OKlwT No.209685 Ignore Report Reply
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>>209673
Considering whether many people listen to specialists who have access to this knowledge or preserve it through practice, people may be destined to repeat past mistakes or reinvent the wheel.

Maybe there is a certain collective unconscious threshold. What of latent or inherited knowledge? I don't know.

Between just a couple generations presently it seems like alot of useful wisdom and knowledge was lost. If certain specialists who keep certain fires going are valued by society then alot will continue to be known and utilized despite a majority of people who aren't knowledgeable about what-have-you. An institution with a public relations focus that translates technical jargon into layman's terms helps.

That essay comparing a most pit to the kinetics of gaseous particles and a study of human collective behavior defined two types of participants, one being active and subject to replicating the behavior of others nearby, the second being passive and "not subject to the flicking motions or random forces." Anyways, I wonder if knowledge could be modeled similarly to trace certain informations spread from person to person. It's interesting how (or if) a crowd reaches critical mass. https://youtu.be/hO8MwBZl-Vc most people are certainly the core and spirit of the show and have a significant effect on the crowd as whole despite their participation or not in the moshpit.


public (pseudo)intellectuals Ignore Report View Thread Reply
Clara Bettingpodging - Sat, 01 Jun 2019 00:07:37 EST ID:I6irGQRy No.209678
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anyone else really fucking hate this guy? also what is it with 3rd rate psychologists suddenly becoming revered as these gurus because they tell basement dwellers basic fucking common sense wrapped up in these political messages that are exactly what they want to hear?
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Eugene Bubberstock - Sat, 01 Jun 2019 14:13:52 EST ID:OaolgcgK No.209679 Ignore Report Reply
>why are people who study behaviour good at making people like them???
gee
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Cyril Bruffingdare - Sun, 02 Jun 2019 05:49:41 EST ID:Bucl4KP/ No.209680 Ignore Report Reply
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>>209678
Ah so someone is a pseudointellecial because they something that resonates with a group of people you don't like. What if he is helping them become better people? do you want them to be basement dwellers forever or do you wish them success? So you have a problem with them finding happiness?
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Nicholas Pangerfield - Sun, 02 Jun 2019 21:08:26 EST ID:2LwLwSlz No.209682 Ignore Report Reply
>>209678
Hey man what's your issue with Steven Pinker?
>>3rd rate psychologists
Steve Pinker is a lot bigger deal than that in psychology. Maybe you don't know the temperature of the water among psychologists? He's also quite good on a technical level, he has put out a lot of research, he does the work, he just also makes lots of money off writing books to the general public about it. Yeah, he is one of the last dying relics of the flower child generation of psychology, but is that the only reason you hate him?
>> suddenly
He has been writing science books targeted at the general public for almost 30 years. Is that really sudden to you?

What is the inciting incident of making this post? What did Pinker do to get you so riled up about him? Do you actually disagree with any of his ideas or just don't like that he talks publicly about them?


Smoked, went to the dentist and discovered it is more likely a god exists than not Ignore Report View Thread Reply
Ernest Fumblelut - Tue, 14 May 2019 05:44:19 EST ID:IjqeBpm5 No.209671
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There are an infinite number of universes that have formed out of nothingness, existed, and collapsed in on themselves. We might be living in one.

There are also an infinite number of universes in which the lifeforms or meta-lifeforms that evolve in them over an infinite amount of time become at last able to create their own universes.

What sort of world these new gods would create is unknowable. However, we could imagine that there might be some number which create a universe similar to their own, rather than one entirely different.

Those who create a universe similar to their own reinforce the "evolutionary strength" of their universe. Those who do not, erase it.

By closely mirroring the successful conditions that led to them ascending to godhood themselves, the new gods make it more likely that their own universe will itself eventually create its own god-spawn.

And these god-spawn will, of course, create their own universes, and some of them will further reinforce the already-successful model, spawning yet more new gods.

Therefore, the likelihood that we are living in an "evolutionarily successful" universe, which eventually leads to the stage of evolution of its lifeforms ascending to godhood, is strong.

The likelihood that it was formed out of nothingness is small, but possible. The same goes for it being created according to rules that will not result in the ascension to godhood, as these universes would spawn no "children," and be the final descendants of that series of universes.

We can conclude that it is likely a god exists. What is the nature of that god? It's unknowable. Whether it's a guy monitoring a universe server farm, a bearded old man throwing lightning and interfering with the lifeforms, or a transcendental and indifferent All, we probably have no way to know. But it is exceedingly likely that the god exists.
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Rebecca Ceffingwater - Mon, 20 May 2019 14:34:33 EST ID:QWnG1cZd No.209675 Ignore Report Reply
>>209671
Definitely revisit your ideas sober. You have made a bunch of assumptions which may not hold up is a certain level of complexity/stuff in a universe needed to create a "god"? What defines godlike? How do you know a that the universes which spawn are complex enough? How do you know gods can create universes complex enough to evolve other gods? Or create other gods? Are you assuming something was created by nothing? Are you assuming it still can be? and some which definitely don't time might be infinite but heat death essentially limits it for activity in a universe and so on

Some of these you'll have to accept you assume, some the answers will drive you into new conclusions you wouldn't have envisioned sober or high.
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Emma Gummleshaw - Mon, 20 May 2019 16:10:28 EST ID:2LwLwSlz No.209676 Ignore Report Reply
>>209675
Agreed except for the thing about heat death. Check out my post about time in the infinity thread for a longer discussion of this idea, >>209614
but from a physics standpoint, if we assume the big bang emerged from a random quantum fluctuation in a larger domain (as is the prevailing theory if you want to keep from going into m-brane/p-brane stuff) then you don't actually need any energy to create a universe, just an extremely vast (non-)amount of nothing for an extremely long period of (non-)time. A heat-dead universe provides exactly those conditions.
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Eliza Mongerkad - Thu, 30 May 2019 17:12:01 EST ID:zsQIZH1z No.209677 Ignore Report Reply
>>209671
This is basically the same as the "We're probably living in a simulation" argument.


Meditation Ignore Report View Thread Reply
Phoebe Goodforth - Tue, 19 Jan 2016 10:45:31 EST ID:/XQxUE3u No.204775
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Hey guys I'm just starting to learn how to meditate. So far I can go up to 3 minutes and after that I can't focus any longer. But, I'd say I'm starting off good.

How many of you here meditate on a daily basis? In what way does it help you? What is your favorite type of meditation?

I'm learning sleep meditation and zen. I want to broaden my horizons and love myself again. With this meditation I hope to achieve a higher level of being and be able to like myself and have a positive outlook on life.
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Sophie Pimbleforth - Tue, 30 Apr 2019 13:25:32 EST ID:TJmYkEMT No.209660 Ignore Report Reply
>>209652
i did a 10 vipassana course/ silent retreat at the beginning of this month. I was very skeptical before and still feel quite skeptical at times but I am feeling more and more open to it's positive effects, I just don't really think it really is so revolutionary. I feel like a more constant mindfulness is in some ways more positive... but I also realise these are just feelings you can let go of. In the end what does it really matter?
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Beatrice Dipperson - Tue, 30 Apr 2019 13:40:02 EST ID:2LwLwSlz No.209661 Ignore Report Reply
>>209660
>> In the end what does it really matter?
The alternative is always available, being ruled by your passions and at the whim of the flow of your thoughts. Indeed, most people don't even think of that as being a problem, which is why so few have interest in meditation. But it actually matters quite a lot if you care about those things and the effects they can have on your life.
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Shitting Clashfuck - Mon, 13 May 2019 07:55:29 EST ID:P0o8ahaw No.209670 Ignore Report Reply
>>209661
My negative thoughts back then always controlled me and my life. But, now it doesn't. I can let the negative thoughts come and go and not let it affect me anymore like they did back then. Ever since I started meditating again I feel like I am in control of my life for the first time in literally a decade. I meditate everyday now and it has taught me many things about myself and life. I havent felt so confident in myself and so positive in a long time.


Favorite Philosophers? Ignore Report View Thread Reply
Emma Dashsteck - Fri, 01 Mar 2019 14:52:39 EST ID:KGYHppHw No.209613
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Tough question i suppose.

Don't have a favorite myself, but i really like Max Cafard and his expansion of the Situationist's concept of psychological exploration called a Derive, into Surregional Exploration. His other essays skirting many philosophers and critiquing them was a nice introduction to all of these concepts I was ignorant of at the time.

Anyways, what's your favorite philosophy or philosopher?
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Esther Wishdale - Sun, 21 Apr 2019 03:17:13 EST ID:c3fMPfFf No.209650 Ignore Report Reply
I greatly enjoy the consistency and naked honesty of Max Stirner's work. He's pretty remarkable in touching on the critiques of Post-Sructuralism and 20th century Existentialism well before the fact of either.
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Oliver Claystock - Mon, 22 Apr 2019 10:39:05 EST ID:/qFLLikN No.209651 Ignore Report Reply
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>>209613
This might be a cliche but whatever.
>pic related
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Phyllis Gellernet - Sun, 12 May 2019 22:00:00 EST ID:ONR1y8hR No.209669 Ignore Report Reply
Easily Marx. Actually reading Capital was a major paradigm shift for me, as someone who did most of my undergrad before that in philosophy


I truly hate to ask, Ignore Report View Thread Reply
Gentlemen; - Fri, 08 Mar 2019 19:32:45 EST ID:24rhF4zL No.209617
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but what is the difference between a whistleblower and a snitch?
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Jack Wepperson - Wed, 01 May 2019 04:00:45 EST ID:agUXn1jU No.209665 Ignore Report Reply
>>209639
Seconded
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Fucking Greenville - Sat, 04 May 2019 10:39:33 EST ID:agUXn1jU No.209667 Ignore Report Reply
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>>209617
A snitch is a bitch that should get hit. Hey look im an op I am no snitch *pew pew*
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Clara Brummerbure - Thu, 09 May 2019 07:41:39 EST ID:OaolgcgK No.209668 Ignore Report Reply
>>209643
i like to stimulate my drug cartel


Infinity Ignore Report View Thread Reply
John Pockford - Thu, 25 Oct 2018 22:14:35 EST ID:2HazwbDc No.209524
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When you think of infinity do you think of a loop, or do you think of an endless unbounded happening, like pi, for example.
If things are, as they seem, infinite(i suppose thats an assumption) do you think it loops back into itself or stretches on forever.

Pic unrelated, but we should probably start a revolution pretty soon.
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Phineas Fibblepot - Fri, 01 Mar 2019 14:05:38 EST ID:H+sUTPI+ No.209612 Ignore Report Reply
>>209524
Well if we're talking about infinite time, I think of it as boundless and continually growing or proceeding. If you mean like an infinite life cycle, I think of it as a loop. It would suck if time actually looped.
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Phyllis Deblingsark - Fri, 01 Mar 2019 15:50:10 EST ID:2LwLwSlz No.209614 Ignore Report Reply
>>209612
>> It would suck if time actually looped.
If time proceeds infinitely, then it must also loop infinitely. Since time is just a description of the changes of space, and the number of possible transformations a space can experience is finite (since space is quantized and the speed of light limits the volume of particles which can interact in the lifetime of the universe) then given infinite time, space will experience identical transformations of its space (loops) an infinite number of times during that duration (for a mathematical analogy, consider that any random sequence of numbers, of arbitrary length, appears an infinite number of times in the remainder of pi, but always with different numbers and amounts of numbers between.)
But since time is a measurement of transformations of space, and even with infinite time we see that all transformations and sequences of transformations recur, has time actually progressed at all? If it is only a measurement of change, and in the final count no change occurs (or all changes that happen eventually undo themselves; the sum of the calculation is always zero) then is time really measuring anything at all, or is it more a perceptual illusion, a way for the finite to try to interface with infinity?

My point being to suggest that saying time flows in an infinite line and saying it flows in an infinite loop both result in the same conclusion, that time does not flow at all; a paradox.
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Jack Wepperson - Wed, 01 May 2019 04:02:47 EST ID:agUXn1jU No.209666 Ignore Report Reply
>>209524
An endless unbound happening caught in loop within a loop of itslelf cancelling saod loop but creating a mirrored loop of itself bound by time. ie infinite symbol


is accounting really a social scence Ignore Report View Thread Reply
el mundo - Sun, 28 Apr 2019 18:50:49 EST ID:6J+MJ1Xf No.209659
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what u thik bro
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Nathaniel Serryfoot - Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:32:31 EST ID:+nIjK/tT No.209662 Ignore Report Reply
>>209659
No of course not but it doesn't belong on any one board currently. You could probably post topics on accountancy in several places depending on the details.
>topics about accounting standards, laws, audit, fraud that sort of shit would fit on our law board surely?
>topics about numbers not adding up or possibly some of the metrics, measurements maybe even t accounts might belong on our maths board though they'd be pretty pedestrian, maybe even our tutorials board if you wanted advice on how to solve a certain problem or process a certain action but that'd probably never get picked up
>topics about ethics and more more philosophical stuff (there isn't much to it, but accounts also means stories or sources and that definitely applies to some accounts, they record what happened in certain terms and how it was interpreted.)

If you can guess I'm an accountant. It's not a social science but I think some topics fit here less awfully than others.

I have a degree in economics which is a social science though. It includes decisions concerning resource allocation and the latter is also an element in some parts of accounting. Though accounting is more about supplying the info than actually making the decision.

If we had a business board most of the above would fit there. Economics might, but people see it as about money whereas it's about the best solution to an impossible problem. Resource allocation and that will involve a lot of ethics, subjective values and pseudo philosophy too.
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Jack Wepperson - Wed, 01 May 2019 03:56:47 EST ID:agUXn1jU No.209663 Ignore Report Reply
>>209659
Accounting is a social science. The best accountants know how to account correctly and society itself turns a blind eye based on social aspects of culture. Accounting for beer in Roman times is like accounting for business dinners today


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Phineas Nillypark - Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:28:02 EST ID:nhtcgMTU No.209653
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I think the longer you live, the better your afterlife is. On top of the afterlife being reserved for very special souls. (didn't mean special in terms of being pure-of-heart and sin-free)
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Edwin Dettingspear - Fri, 26 Apr 2019 09:58:55 EST ID:ANMvF6NZ No.209655 Ignore Report Reply
I want it.
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Ian Honeystock - Fri, 26 Apr 2019 10:24:19 EST ID:2LwLwSlz No.209656 Ignore Report Reply
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Everything comes out of nothing. Everything goes back into nothing. Nothing cannot be destroyed, and contains everything, and will forever. In infinite time, everything that ever could be will be again and again endlessly. But there is nothing but pure chaos in the arrangement. The order only emerges from the vastness of randomness and causality. That's 'samsara.'

There are signs there may be more than that, and I think most afterlife beliefs are our feeble attempts to understand shadows beyond the edge of human understanding, and perhaps the nature of our 4 dimensional perception of reality. I think there may be fully logical and 'natural' explanations for phenomena such as instances of accurate past life recall in children and accounts of hauntings. There's strong evidence that life naturally evolved mechanisms for manipulating electromagnetic and quantum fields, in ways we have virtually no understanding of. I think the possibility is open that we naturally evolved a 'observer state emergency ejection system' and that the apparent experience of traveling through afterlives and experiencing reincarnation is just stories we invented to explain what was happening. I think this corresponds with your idea, OP, that the longer lived or more 'special' your soul is, the better your after-life. The more complex your observer state is, the more entrained to your brain pattern the electromagnetic fields are, the better chance you might have at skipping your observer state over to some fetus just achieving proto-consciousness. The implication, unfortunately, is if humans do indeed have some sort of naturally occurring reincarnation mechanism that only works through wonky electromagnetic waves and quantum trickery and not some sort of higher-dimensional or metaphysical principle, then we are probably eradicating it with the increasingly high energy electromagnetic radiation we flood the planet with. Alternatively, 'supernatural' phenomena could be the result of impressions in time caused by some imperfection in our understanding of time or causality, or the result of influences from other adjacent world-lines. The possibilities are many, the answers are few, the debate is fierce, and it will probably be that way until the end of time.

Luckily, in any case we would still have the perennial-samsara after-life, we can assure ourselves of that from first principles fairly succinctly, but again, that's chaos, with no memory of what came before. It's another life, but this life would be utterly gone until you happened upon it again after an unimaginably large number of others.

Of course, there could also be nothing-nothing, forever. Its hard to see how, since nothing-nothing is how we got here in the first place, but, if so, the answer matters even less, so the possibility needs no further investigation.

I also have my own spiritual ideas about the after-life, but as they rest on top of some of the philosophical ideas here, I don't need to bring them up except here for full disclosure's sake.
Best afterlife: just become a robot and invent the afterlife for yourself through intense computation, or die trying.
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Cyril Parrygold - Sat, 27 Apr 2019 01:10:57 EST ID:NsFksadU No.209657 Ignore Report Reply
>>209653
The more you interact with people in the physical world, the more you can come back as a ghost and haunt them after you die. If that's what you're into.


Critical thinking and Logical fallacy cards Ignore Report View Thread Reply
Ian Pickford - Wed, 27 Mar 2019 08:26:30 EST ID:55/SlMlx No.209635
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Sorry for posting a reaquest here. But I was wondering if sombody could post a scan of some (or all) of the deck of critical thinking logical fallacy cards from https://yourlogicalfallacyis.com/. (I'm from Straya and the P+H is over $40 and well, fuck that.
Also, Please tell me about your favourite logical falacy and give examples of times where you've seen it.
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Isabella Hipperfit - Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:36:42 EST ID:2LwLwSlz No.209637 Ignore Report Reply
You know that you can just download a pdf of all the cards straight from their own website, right? They ask for a donation but you can just give them nothing and still download it.
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Shit Cramblehood - Wed, 03 Apr 2019 22:40:41 EST ID:55/SlMlx No.209640 Ignore Report Reply
>>209636
I like you
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Jack Dodgefirk - Fri, 05 Apr 2019 02:09:49 EST ID:KGYHppHw No.209641 Ignore Report Reply
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>>209637
That's pretty cool yeah.


12 rules for life Ignore Report View Thread Reply
Esther Ficklelit - Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:34:22 EST ID:kbqhsVlv No.209498
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what a joke. How the fuck does this guy get a way with it? Somehow he got smilies, litteral colon-close-bracket's - :) - past the editor and in the forward he is cited as "one of the world's most influential public thinkers". A housemate happened to leave this book lying around so I started reading it but fuck me it's trash. The first chapter which goes on at waffling lengths about lobsters and other animals can be summarised as "don't let people fuck you over".
Is there something i'm missing here?
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Frederick Shittingville - Tue, 19 Mar 2019 02:20:17 EST ID:Pl6rJWm9 No.209627 Ignore Report Reply
Never paid him much attention but he is very pervasive and the way algorithms work in this day and age means watching 1 JRE podcast will lead to 100 incel MRA MGTOW video recommendations on youtube. It is sickening and blatantly obvious how people get so easily radicalized now but whatever.

I don't agree with his weird relationship he contrives with IQ and life success and enjoyment. Apparently having a high IQ means you'll have a happy and successful life. I disagree with both from my experience. Maybe he has stats but I've never seen them nor has he discussed them in what I've seen. More intelligence leads to great or macro depression in my experience. IQ-poor types get far more emotional it seems and may have further extremes of unhappiness but it seems readily evident; the smarter one is, the more likely they will be a life-long depressive. Success is also meaningless in his context because he seems to apply it to job placement as if being in a neuroscience field makes you more successful than a landscaper.

That is the most off putting thing I've seen from him and it is about the only thing I've seen from him. For him to also be a clinical psychologist, I think he does his works a disservice by appealing to god so much as well. I don't think you have to be an atheist but his religious beliefs seem to influence his work far too much. I've noticed he likes to make the connection between living a meaningful life and being spiritual on some level. He just generally seems to be big on self-help psychology and I think that field in general comes with a lot of horseshit.

>I also don't like any appeals to god or higher authority in general.
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Phyllis Dambleman - Wed, 20 Mar 2019 08:20:56 EST ID:OaolgcgK No.209628 Ignore Report Reply
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lol he's selling lobster themed clothes now
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Reuben Brookwill - Wed, 20 Mar 2019 18:30:10 EST ID:2LwLwSlz No.209629 Ignore Report Reply
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See, lobsters have like, serotonin, so I'm supposed to be an asshole.


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