Wed 10 Nov, 2010 04:02 pm - [quote="HexHammer"]Please provide a real life example of your thesis.[/quote]
My statement is meant to enclose many instances. So there is no single case that would fully express what... (view)
Tue 9 Nov, 2010 03:59 pm - [quote="MonaLeeza"]
I didn't say I'd never been bad.
But I understand you regret that, as much as to sleep badly at night. (Well, I do not mean that it would be... (view)
Tue 9 Nov, 2010 03:54 pm - [quote="HexHammer"]Demagogues will manipulate the simpleminded and naive into beliveing that a person/group/nation ..etc, bears blame, thus use the scapegoat as a "lightning... (view)
Tue 9 Nov, 2010 01:32 pm - So far you all seem to me quite right.
People might admire a fictional villain, or the thought of a villain elsewhere. I suspect they feel... (view)
Mon 8 Nov, 2010 04:01 pm - We need bad men. It's a tough job but someone's got to do it.
Besides, people seem to love villains (Tony Soprano, Al Swearengen, JR Ewing...).
I guess all of us would love to be a... (view)
Fri 5 Nov, 2010 06:44 pm - Then I think that our positions largely overlap, and that the main disagreement is about the definition of self-consciousness, that in the way you mean it I would label as "subject". And... (view)
Fri 5 Nov, 2010 06:29 pm - This is clearly off-topic, but I find your remarks so uncannily relating to some thoughts of mine that I want to comment on. I am not going to make any clear point, I have no pretension to explain... (view)
Thu 4 Nov, 2010 05:15 pm - (great posts, Khethil and the-PQ.)
[quote="The Pentacle Queen"]What is the relation between language and self-consciousness?
Is it only through language that we can critique our... (view)
Wed 13 Oct, 2010 05:33 pm - I have neither proofs nor confutations to offer.
You asked for thoughts, and that's what I have tried to present.
I have no more evidence for my views than you have for yours, maybe less...... (view)