Mon 21 Jun, 2010 03:43 am - [quote="ossobuco"]
I'm beginning to like Hex' astringincy, not just re this post, but several others.
He was the first person I put on Ignore at the old Philosophy... (view)
Sun 20 Jun, 2010 05:57 pm - [quote="dlowan"]So...what do you think is the meaning of all the stuff about "atheists don't give to charity, have no love or joy in their lives, are lonely and without human... (view)
Sun 20 Jun, 2010 05:35 pm - Also (I tried to edit my post to add this, but it was too late):
Which is more frightening?
And (a separate question) which is more true, or real?
(a) A void of meaninglessness?
(b) A... (view)
Sun 20 Jun, 2010 05:04 pm - [quote="dlowan"]Actually, most of these demonisations and fairy tales you distress yourself with about atheism seem to me to be smoke-screens for a much more realistically based... (view)
Sun 20 Jun, 2010 01:06 pm - [quote="Arjuna"]how do we trust?[/quote]
That is my one overriding question. My favourite piece of philosophy, so far, is Plato's dialogue [i]Protagoras[/i], and I call this... (view)
Sun 20 Jun, 2010 12:48 pm - You'll laugh, but I had a marvellous dream about myself and Richard Dawkins, which has encouraged me to give this thread, and this forum, at least one more chance.... (view)
Sat 19 Jun, 2010 10:19 am - That was a very impressive and moving dream. Do I understand you to have said that you have written accounts of many of your dreams? If so, I would very much like to read them, and I suspect that... (view)
Fri 18 Jun, 2010 11:17 pm - [quote="dlowan"]I am fearful for my country because we have become a growing target for just that kind of awful, intolerant, christianity....many fundamentalist churches (which seem to... (view)
Fri 18 Jun, 2010 06:15 pm - SS, it might be that, as Rockhead has just said, embarrassment is a fear; and further, that is is fear of a possible truth known to others but not (yet) to you (and so it is a transitional state);... (view)