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the DTN article says e.g.: > Also in 1939, Sanger turned her attention specifically to the reproductive practices of **black** Americans. (emphasis added. and read the whole paragraph that comes from, or maybe even the whole page, before you dem Anonymous Abortion and Planned Parenthood 2017/06/28
Sanger wrote an essay, "We Must Breed a Race of Thoroughbreds" She openly talked about doing her eugenics by **race**. She spoke at a KKK meeting. Her colleagues said lots of nasty, racist stuff too. You could easily have found info about this i Anonymous Abortion and Planned Parenthood 2017/06/28
Was Margaret Sanger racist? Alisa Abortion and Planned Parenthood 2017/06/28
The title fooled me. I was like " yay Ayn Rand movie " with 80% Rotten Tomatoes (which is a good rating) and downloaded the torrent. I skimmed a little and did not like what I saw and started googling. I did not know it was based on a book by a detrac FF Open Discussion 2017/06/28
and there are rebuttals like: https://www.amazon.com/Passion-Ayn-Rands-Critics-Brandens/dp/1930754671 > The Passion of Ayn Rand's Critics: The Case Against the Brandens (i don't know how good that rebuttal is.) be aware also that 1) Ran Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/06/28
FYI it's a book too. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/06/28
oops.. I googled a bit. It seems to be a anti-rand movie. FF Open Discussion 2017/06/28
I am planning on watching " The Passion of Ayn Rand " Hellen Mirren movie. Has anyone on FI watched it? Is it good/bad? FF Open Discussion 2017/06/27
He knows Sazasz Anonymous Stop Saying Lies and Other People's Ideas 2017/06/27
Theodore Dalrymple on Feminism & Islam Alisa Open Discussion 2017/06/25
Theodore Dalrymple on Political Correctness Alisa Open Discussion 2017/06/25
group projects are often full of compromises, people who aren't useful, and a bunch of extra work trying to argue with the other guys. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/06/24
i don't imagine faces when i read. i think about the ideas. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/06/24
> “You wish to reject an opportunity like this, a spot in history, a chance of world fame, practically a chance of immortality ...” “I don’t work with collectives. I don’t consult, I don’t co-operate, I don’t collaborate.” why doesn ff Open Discussion 2017/06/24
I imagine Gary Cooper as Howard Roark in my mind. What kind of face do FI members imagine while reading? FF Open Discussion 2017/06/24
Why do Roark & Wynand want to own Dominique? do they not believe in ARR? FF Open Discussion 2017/06/24
> do you like ALL of Gail Wynand? he has good parts. I don't like some parts of him. I don't like that he enjoys destroying good people with integrity. I like that he has power to do anything and isn't losing (Currently) like Roark. FF Open Discussion 2017/06/24
do you like ALL of Gail Wynand? he has good parts. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/06/23
How do I persuade myself to not like Gail Wynand? FF Open Discussion 2017/06/23
" a " audio quality is bad. FF Open Discussion 2017/06/23
humans are powerful b is good. "a" sounds bad. FF Open Discussion 2017/06/23
Why not "People of Whiteness"? Alisa Open Discussion 2017/06/23
do fi members like Frank Lloyd Wright's buildings? ff Open Discussion 2017/06/23
> like how could somebody say the words "i want to fool myself" to himself? you don't have to say those words to yourself to do it. you don't have to think clearly about what you're doing or why. you don't have to understand yourself. it's possi curi What Philosophy Takes 2017/06/22
Scientific Cuddles vs. Criticism Alisa Open Discussion 2017/06/22
this reminds me of something. a christian was telling me about a particular criticism of he knows about why he believes in christianity. he believes in christianity, at least partly, because he doesn't believe that some things that happened in his same Anon as above What Philosophy Takes 2017/06/22
how could somebody want to fool themselves? like how could somebody say the words "i want to fool myself" to himself? Anonymous What Philosophy Takes 2017/06/22
if HB just wanted to protect his HBL income, but also wanted to think, he would have started discussing the issues offsite. but he didn't. Anonymous Harry Binswanger Refuses To Think 2017/06/16
Aristotle was also big on definitions. Good to appreciate precision. But major bad aspect remains today. Essences stuff also bad. Anonymous Aristotle (and Peikoff and Popper) 2017/06/16
> "Frankly, Mr. Wynand, I didn't think my word would carry much weight > with you. So I didn't intend trying to sell you Peter Keating." "No? > What did you intend?" "Only to ask that you give half an hour of your > time to someone who can convince FF Open Discussion 2017/06/15
> what if you just find problems, and don't have any ideas on how to improve them and make your life better? ask for ideas. > what if you don't value anything highly? look around. find stuff. consider stuff. try stuff. see what you like some Anonymous Valuing Criticism 2017/06/13
> It helps to value something highly. what if you don't value anything highly? or you don't know what you value? Anonymous Valuing Criticism 2017/06/13
>It helps to conceptualize "find faults" as "find opportunities for improvement" this only works if you actually have some confidence that you can actually improve. what if you don't think you will be able to improve? what if you just find prob Anonymous Valuing Criticism 2017/06/13
Is my Discord Ban still active? (Asking Justin, Rami & others) FF Open Discussion 2017/06/12
i love churchill Anonymous Churchill and Roosevelt Betrayed Hundreds of Thousands to Death 2017/06/12
Vast literatures as mud moats & the "two paper rule" Alisa Open Discussion 2017/06/12
Ray Dalio on learning from discussion Alisa Open Discussion 2017/06/12
yes that's bad Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/06/11
Is it bad that I like Elsworth Toohey as a kid? He seems like a very good kid. FF Open Discussion 2017/06/11
👬👯👨‍👩‍👧👨‍👩‍👧‍👦👬👬 FF Memes I 2017/06/11
*italics* are now red in posts and comments. links are now red *and* underlined to differentiate them. motivation: i want italics to stand out more, be more visible. i think bold is visible enough without a color change but italic is too subtle. curi Open Discussion 2017/06/10
My one month FI ban is over. (Message to FI members & admins but not to E.T) I will be posting here from now. Please don't think my posts are for Elliot. (I will be banned again if I contact Elliot) FF Open Discussion 2017/06/08
Horrifying. And Churchill was pretty aware of the Soviet Union's evil nature, which makes this even more inexcusable for him Anonymous Churchill and Roosevelt Betrayed Hundreds of Thousands to Death 2017/06/06
*differences in people's IQ can be explained Alisa Teachable Subjects 2017/06/03
Taught? Alisa Teachable Subjects 2017/06/03
Jordan Peterson on reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/615e3z/i_am_dr_jordan_b_peterson_u_of_t_professor/dfbv5sh/ > Go see a mental health professional. Don't delay. There are effective treatments for such conditions. Anti-depressants curi Letter to Jordan Peterson on Antidepressants and Rational Discussion 2017/06/03
> i'd rather not do that. you'd rather not do what? > if you don't think it's beneficial for you, i'm open to considering making it beneficial enough with cash. no i don't want to write tons of stuff, for you personally, for free. i posted curi Teachable Subjects 2017/06/03
http://emilkirkegaard.dk/en/wp-content/uploads/Intelligence-and-socioeconomic-success-A-meta-analytic-review-of-longitudinal-research.pdf > The relationship between intelligence and socioeconomic success has been the source of numerous controversie curi Teachable Subjects 2017/06/03
> What I was taught (wrong!) was basically to presume a claim is false until it's proven true. That's a *partial* method, not a full method. I don't think it actually addresses the hard part of figuring out what's true or not. In other words, I don curi Teachable Subjects 2017/06/03
I think Peterson's comment on "schizophrenia" was bad. He doesn't know his Szasz. I knew this already, see e.g. [my letter to him about antidepressants](http://curi.us/1970-letter-to-jordan-peterson-on-antidepressants-and-rational-discussion). "Sch curi Stop Saying Lies and Other People's Ideas 2017/06/03
Taught? PAS Teachable Subjects 2017/06/03
> how to figure out if an argument is true or false I got taught some (wrong) stuff about this in school. I remember it cuz it contradicted faith which I was taught at home. What I was taught (wrong!) was basically to presume a claim is false un PAS Teachable Subjects 2017/06/03
> plz reply if you think you were taught any of the unteachables, or know how they're taught. or have more to add to the list. or know something about what the difference is. or have experiences about trying to learn the basics to share. or have insig GISTE Teachable Subjects 2017/06/03
> how to read sentences that don't not have double, triple or quadruple negatives. lol i didn't catch it right away. i read it 2 times before i was like "OH DOUBLE NEGATIVE!" Anonymous Teachable Subjects 2017/06/03
> I couldn’t understand what to make of this. I knew the source of the commentary was part of me – I wasn’t schizophrenic what the fuck is this? so if someone is "schizophrenic" some stuff he says is not part of him? is that what Peterson Anonymous Stop Saying Lies and Other People's Ideas 2017/06/03
> Arguments involve reasoning from PREMISES to a CONCLUSION. those are called "syllogisms", i mentioned them. > And it had advice like "break up a big problem into smaller problems and solve the small problems" which probably seems very obvious Anonymous Teachable Subjects 2017/06/02
>by contrast, i cannot remember anyone ever teaching me: [...] >how to figure out if an argument is true or false >what an argument IS (and how to decide if X is an argument for Y) i did some logic stuff in a class. stuff in the nature Anonymous Teachable Subjects 2017/06/02
plz reply if you think you were taught any of the unteachables, or know how they're taught. or have more to add to the list. or know something about what the difference is. or have experiences about trying to learn the basics to share. or have insight curi Teachable Subjects 2017/06/02
reddit discussion of this post: https://www.reddit.com/r/JordanPeterson/comments/6ea3tc/my_letter_to_jordan_peterson_on_antidepressants/ curi Letter to Jordan Peterson on Antidepressants and Rational Discussion 2017/05/30
A lot of universities are having big problems. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_j9nFced_eo Anonymous Public University Bigotry 2017/05/30
I was unable to download the 3 hours of Rethinking Depression episodes, or speed them up in my browser. So I bought Audio Hijack which can record any audio your computer plays. Then I played in VLC at higher speed! Audio Hijack is awesome. It was v curi Letter to Jordan Peterson on Antidepressants and Rational Discussion 2017/05/30
i've read that the default heatsink and fan that come with a CPU are bad Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/30
>i think you need a CPU fan the CPU comes with a fan >and i have no idea if you need a case fan this guide recommends a minimum of 3 fans and the case i am planning on getting comes with 2 http://www.gamersnexus.net/guides/692-how-many-cas Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/30
i think you need a CPU fan and i have no idea if you need a case fan Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/30
i want a computer for gaming. does this seem good? i want to get 144 fps in games, with low settings. or get 60 fps with higher settings https://ca.pcpartpicker.com/list/7gtgcc Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/30
Interesting take on feminism curi Open Discussion 2017/05/29
Atheist community rely on a thing called Burden of Proof. Which is the positive claim that any positive claim has a burden of proof that needs to be met to be taken seriously. Strange then that lots of these people tiake the BoP seriously, Anonymous [Excerpt] Here's a good demonstration that asking... 2017/05/29
anti-socialism kills people Democratic Socialism FTW! Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/29
> so is it fine if i mess up commas and periods? does it matter much? ppl can usually read stuff with no or wrong commas. unless it's a list. lists without commas are tough. look at this: > I like Ayn Rand Karl Popper William Godwin Thomas Szasz curi Open Discussion 2017/05/28
>> i don't know where to put the commas and periods. >commas are small pauses and periods are big pauses. so is it fine if i mess up commas and periods? does it matter much? Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/28
> >can you write IMs? > yeah, i'm pretty sure i can you can write an FI post the same as a few IMs in a row. > i just want to be able to write clearly to FI. and not have people have to ask what i mean all the time. try it. and if you get curi Open Discussion 2017/05/28
>why do you need to write proper sentences and paragraphs? i want to be able to write clearly. sometimes when i write it is just a mash of words that is hard understand. this isn't just a problem with writing. i also have the same problem with Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/28
#8681 why do you need to write proper sentences and paragraphs? can you write IMs? can you write how you talk outloud? can you keep it simple? long sentences are bad. just don't write them. the writing in your comment is pretty good. the s curi Open Discussion 2017/05/28
I don't like to write FI emails because I don't know how to write sentences and paragraphs properly. Sometimes I have trouble figuring out how to say my thoughts in a way that people can understand. I have trouble writing long sentences. But there are Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/28
Curi - What you suggest is reasonable. I said I am here to learn stuff and I could be wrong. SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/28
LOL thought anon actually got me banned for a moment. SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/28
SOL, your latest comment didn't post due a bug. You can repost it. If you don't have a copy, you can email me and I can provide it. And if you want to argue "fuck you" is about rape, could you link e.g. 3 educational web pages explaining this im curi Open Discussion 2017/05/28
Elliot, wtf, I thought Leo was banned. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/27
jfc Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/27
> SOL, why are you here? cuz i learn stuff. like when Alisa brought up the idea of “crimestop" i learnt that idea right then and there. then I was curious about it and went off and read “1984” for the first time. from that i learnt the “bla SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/27
> and in context it meant "go to hell for trying to deny the reality of what i wrote." So it was condemning willful misinterpretation/evasion. Liar. You were bullying. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/26
SOL, why are you here? What, if anything, do you like about FI? Do we have some common ground? Is there anything positive you want to talk about? Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/26
> you realize "fuck you" has nothing to do with rape? Yes, it does. > it's more like "go to hell." Rationalisation for trying to pretend what you are saying is not as bad as it is. > and in context it meant "go to hell for trying to deny SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/26
wtf? Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/26
> SOL, absurd rape-related allegations are a serious matter. They're not OK. You're trivializing rape, trying to smear someone as a violent criminal, and attempting to start a witch hunt. no I'm not trivilalizing rape. you are. in the context, "fuc SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/26
> SOL, absurd rape-related allegations are a serious matter. They're not OK. You're trivializing rape, trying to smear someone as a violent criminal, and attempting to start a witch hunt. when someone says "fuck you" how should I read it? what is t SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/26
> you interrogated Alisa instead of discussing the issue. at length. interrogate: “Ask questions of (someone) closely, aggressively, or formally.” you're suggesting I'm aggressive. you're a lying trouble-maker. SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/26
SOL, absurd rape-related allegations are a serious matter. They're not OK. You're trivializing rape, trying to smear someone as a violent criminal, and attempting to start a witch hunt. Take a break for a few days to calm down. Then never post h curi Open Discussion 2017/05/26
>> exaggeration about the amount. > no, i meant what i said. fuck you. you escalate to "fuck you" just like that. seriously, you want to rape me for not agreeing? SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/26
> Alisa brought up the issue of "crimestop" then doesn't want to discuss. you interrogated Alisa instead of discussing the issue. at length. Alisa was extraordinarily patient and responsive. you controlled the conversation and ran it into the groun Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/26
> exaggeration about the amount. no, i meant what i said. fuck you. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/26
> sooo much parochial he-said/she-said meta discussion! exaggeration about the amount. there is a problem here. Alisa brought up the issue of "crimestop" then doesn't want to discuss. she's avoiding my questions about it. like I asked if she discu SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/26
sooo much parochial he-said/she-said meta discussion! https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/fallible-ideas/conversations/messages/20939 Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/25
> I said that in response to your request for an example where I do crimestop myself. You still didn't answer the question. The answer was: > So I think I had the wrong idea about how helpful you were prepared to be and misjudged the context. SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/25
>> Then why didn't you ask for that? > You said to look through your FI-list discussions with Elliot. I said that in response to your request for an example where I do crimestop myself. You still didn't answer the question. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/25
> Then why didn't you ask for that? You said to look through your FI-list discussions with Elliot. That is not to give an example but to say in a vague way how to *find* an example. If the examples on the list are clearly identified then no problem SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/25
> I was expecting posts which had an example where you crimestopped and someone identified and discussed that problem Then why didn't you ask for that? Alisa Open Discussion 2017/05/24
> How is that relevant? You asked me for examples of when I *do* crimestop myself, not for posts where I discuss it. I was expecting posts which had an example where you crimestopped and someone identified and discussed that problem. Have you discu Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/24
That should be, "... not for examples of me discussing it." Alisa Open Discussion 2017/05/24
>>>> Do you ever do crimestop yourself? >>>> Yes. >>> can you give an example? >> Look through my FI-list discussions with Elliot. > I searched with the keyword "crimestop". Nothing turned up. How is that relevant? You asked me for exa Alisa Open Discussion 2017/05/24
> Look through my FI-list discussions with Elliot. I searched with the keyword "crimestop". Nothing turned up. Given you introduced the term here I didn't expect it to. I'm guessing the idea gets discussed but not named as such in threads about ant SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/24
1. A leftist tried to murder anti-Jihad scholar Robert Spencer: http://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/266719/icelandic-leftist-poisons-robert-spencer-robert-spencer 2. Evil Georgetown professor harasses alt-right guy at gym and gets his gym membersh Unmysterious J Open Discussion 2017/05/24
>>> Do you ever do crimestop yourself? >> Yes. > can you give an example? Look through my FI-list discussions with Elliot. > so a simple argument that would not present a problem in convo with you presents a problem in convo with Elliot Te Alisa Open Discussion 2017/05/24
>> What's an example of a pretty conventional idea you hold? > That humans are smaller than elephants. pretty conventional. to hold the opposite you would be “crazy”. >> What's an example of an idea in that spectrum where people disagree SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/24
> What's an example of a pretty conventional idea you hold? That humans are smaller than elephants. > What's an example of an idea in that spectrum where people disagree with you? That the Warriors are better than the Spurs. > Do you ever Alisa Open Discussion 2017/05/23
> - Most of my ideas are pretty conventional. What's an example of a pretty conventional idea you hold? > Even when people disagree with me, my ideas are within the spectrum of things they are prepared to think about. What's an example of a SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/23
Rather, the parents have failed to help you learn about responsibility and how to get your own money. oh my god it's turpentine Taking Children Seriously 2017/05/23
If you have reached 30 without being able to support yourself, your parents' main failure didn't have much to do with providing money. oh my god it's turpentine Taking Children Seriously 2017/05/23
> An adult Spanish woman who sued her divorced dad for a €500 allowance in 2015 was one of several test cases which had the effect of deepening parental responsibilities in the nation, which has the second highest rate of youth unemployment in Europ Alisa Taking Children Seriously 2017/05/23
Spanish Gen Y-ers are suing their parents for financial support Alisa Taking Children Seriously 2017/05/23
- Most of my ideas are pretty conventional. Even when people disagree with me, my ideas are within the spectrum of things they are prepared to think about. My position wouldn't be considered thoughtcrime by them, so they don't need to engage in crimes Alisa Open Discussion 2017/05/23
Why? SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/22
Crimestop Alisa Open Discussion 2017/05/22
> "Crimestop" - a good word for a way of thinking people commonly exhibit when discussing things with Elliot Temple. And with you? SOL Open Discussion 2017/05/22
> i haven't researched that. why? SOL By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/22
> "Crimestop" - a good word for a way of thinking people commonly exhibit when discussing things with Elliot Temple. i agree :( curi Open Discussion 2017/05/22
Crimestop Alisa Open Discussion 2017/05/22
>> i think the idea of islam is responsible for more deaths than the idea of socialism. > Are you claiming then that Islam is more dangerous? If so, what's the explanation for that? i think that islam wouldn't be very dangerous without non-musli Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/22
> i think the idea of islam is responsible for more deaths than the idea of socialism. Are you claiming then that Islam is more dangerous? If so, what's the explanation for that? for the Islam deaths figure you quoted there is a lot of estimatio SOL By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/22
>>> the idea of socialism survives and keeps coming back. it is responsible for more deaths than any other idea in history. >> how many people died due to socialism? >> how many people died due to Islam? > What problem are you trying to solve Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/22
> Do you know why you are scared of criticism? not really. I can offer some guesses. like maybe i have some image of myself and i’ll find out i’m not living up to that image and feel bad about myself or something. or maybe part of me is scared SOL By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/22
> how many people died due to socialism? > how many people died due to Islam? What problem are you trying to solve? SOL By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/22
> why did you say "fucking"? maybe you're disgusted of it? hate it? i don’t think i get disgusted at myself or hate parts of myself. maybe i’m wrong? wrote i wrote sounds like part of me in contempt of another part of me. > it would help to SOL By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/22
Typo #8616 SOL By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
Hey anon debating Islam and socialism you are answering as though you are me and confusing ppl. my last comment was #.8616. I'm signing as SOL from now on. SOL By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
i don't see how 2.5% tithes compare to not having private property. just because a religion has some collectivist elements and a price above 0 doesn't make it socialism. you haven't identified what the major, important attributes of socialism or Islam Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
Islam's control is more religious/ideological than wealth-based. Socialism isn't just any form of collectivism. It's a specific thing. Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
>> Islam is a type of socialism. > explain Socialism is a system where the individual is controlled by the collective by controlling wealth. Islam is a system where the individual is controlled by the collective too. What is controlled? Wealt Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
>me being scared of criticism is fucking stupid. I need to resolve that problem. Do you know why you are scared of criticism? Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
> Islam is a type of socialism. explain Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
> the idea of socialism survives and keeps coming back. it is responsible for more deaths than any other idea in history. Islam is a type of socialism. So do you count the deaths from islam as deaths from socialism ? Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
Is your apartment building up to Earthquake code? Is your street safe from liquifaction? Are you in a tsunami zone? Do you have a good plan for the big one? I used to not worry too much about these things until two massimother fuckers struck close to Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/21
> the idea of socialism survives and keeps coming back. it is responsible for more deaths than any other idea in history. how many people died due to socialism? how many people died due to Islam? Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
> me being scared of criticism is fucking stupid. I need to resolve that problem. why did you say "fucking"? maybe you're disgusted of it? hate it? it would help to change that disgust/hate to curiosity. Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
Sorry phone glitch Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
question to FI people: you guys are rea Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
similarly all modes of reasoning other than the Popperian one are authoritarian and incompatible with freedom *in all cases*. Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
> also tons of them don't understand capitalism. and don't understand that socialism is authoritarian and incompatible with freedom *in all cases* (rather than just sucks in some cases but it could work if you got the details right with enough voting Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
> so like millions of Ayn Rand readers think she's into induction and not falllibility? yes. also tons of them don't understand capitalism. and don't understand that socialism is authoritarian and incompatible with freedom *in all cases* (rather th curi By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
so like millions of Ayn Rand readers think she's into induction and not falllibility? The only error correction I did was thinking about it in my own mind and I know that is a bad path forward. Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
me being scared of criticism is fucking stupid. I need to resolve that problem. Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/21
revising my sentence above to: > i often cut off communication with people cuz i get bored or am preoccupied with something else or am scared of criticism or can't be bothered replying or something i missed something important didn't I? That'll Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/20
> you're reading what I wrote too literally? you seem to be blaming me for replying to what you wrote instead of what you meant. it would have been better if you replied to what i wrote more literally. i asked 4 questions and you didn't give dir curi By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/20
I know knowledge comes in degrees. you're reading what I wrote too literally? my post says i'm shit at paths forward and concludes I don't really know it very well at all. I think I know some stuff about it cuz I've read the blog post here, FI posts, Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/20
> my problem is living by it. example: i know "paths forward" but how good at it am I? why do you think you know it? what have you done to test that claim? and knowledge of paths forward comes in degrees. not just you do or don't know it. maybe curi By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/20
> so why don't you learn philosophy? my problem is living by it. example: i know "paths forward" but how good at it am I? shit. like i don't post to FI list. i read philosophical stuff but don't test my understanding by posting about it. i tend to Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/20
KIC 8462852 is undergoing another dip. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/20
> Be more careful in future. related: http://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/266719/icelandic-leftist-poisons-robert-spencer-robert-spencer Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/20
so why don't you learn philosophy? Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/19
it was a joke. a generic true answer to the question "why are you not good enough at philosophy" is "because I am not good enough at philosophy". learning philosophy makes one better at learning philosophy. Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/19

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