Old school shootouts are in order. — Hanover
The child rapist who first attacked Rittenhouse assumed, wrongly, that Rittenhouse wouldn’t defend himself. — NOS4A2
The Telegraph may not be perfect, but I doubt that Nature is much better. — Apollodorus
On the contrary! It seems plausible that the same conditions as around our sun prevail around the majority of stars. Life is bound to evolve around most stars. Maybe people there have six or seven fingers, or right handed bodies. — Cartuna
My evolution is different from your evolution, then. — god must be atheist
3. Did R go well out of his way to unjustifiably put himself in harm's way?
Yes. — 180 Proof
This is what I would call an unclear statement without any attempt to mark out what is meant by ‘unjustifiably put himself in harm’s way’. Where is the line between justified and unjustified? To say he went ‘well out of his way’ is unclear. — I like sushi
(G) Gollum is more famous than Gödel. — Free Logic » 5.4 Logics of Fiction
Let it run. — Book273
[...] I got the injection. It won't do shit anyway, but I get to keep working. Only now I have less respect for my employer, and I would love to park my truck on the CEO's face. — Book273
manifestly untrue — NOS4A2
If the past is infinite then the present is the end of an infinite period of time, but an infinite period of time has no end. — Michael
An infinite past of sequential events is illogical, though. If we imagine each second of the universe as a person counting then the present is that person having counted every integer up to 0 which makes no sense at all. — Michael
“The common good” is a phrase collectivists and utilitarians break out now and again to justify their schemes. You pretend to know it is, how to attain it, and then stack bodies to reach it. — NOS4A2
What I assume you consider valuable members of society put everyone else at risk every day. They step in cars, they don't get their flu shots, they procreate, they smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol, etc.
To cherry pick one particular risk and assign it so much weight is completely inconsistent and unconvincing. — Tzeentch
Chardin, a Catholic priest said, God, is asleep in rocks and minerals, waking in plants and animals, to know self in man. — Athena
God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man. — Ibn Arabi (1165-1240), scholar, mystic, poet, philosopher
The divine spirit slumbers in the stone, dreams in the animal, and is awake in man. — Schelling (1775-1854), Romanticist, idealist, philosopher
Live not the stars and mountains?
Without a spirit?
Are the dropping caves
Without a feeling in their silent tears? — Byron (1788-1824), Romanticist, poet
A lot of arguments ensue from the fact that empirical philosophy proceeds as if there is no observer to be taken into account. — Wayfarer