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> 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
#8601 so? that is a non-answer Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/19
>> No, I am not good enough at philosophy, > why not? I love recursion lol. Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/19
> No, I am not good enough at philosophy, why not? Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/19
No, I am not good enough at philosophy, Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/18
> Trying to spread good philosophical ideas in the culture in an easy to access way have you done any of this? curi By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/18
> how to fix? The problem is very difficult. Their need to impress and to lean on authority is so ingrained that solving the problem is tantamount to taking apart their mind and reassembling it. The only real hope is finding people whose minds Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/18
This is very eye opening and frightening. We need to be more vigilant and protect ourselves and our children. Very well written. Thank you Elliot Temple and Justin Mallone. Isabella Svott By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/18
#8593 will you link some examples? Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/18
@#8593 ☹️ how to fix? Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/18
They wrote to impress, which caused criticism they did not want, then doubled-down on their mistake. Doubling-down happens so often. Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/18
> They want to protect themselves from criticism. But it *causes* criticism. They try to protect themselves from conventional false criticisms instead of typical true criticisms that would be posted to FI. Doesn't make much sense... Similarly Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/18
> People in general put lots of work into trying to sound smart. even dumb, unimpressive people. like if you look at FI posts, you can see some posters ask short, simple questions. and then other posters are always writing something more complicated. Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/18
I was going to add a comment to say remove my comment but see you have already done that. Be more careful in future. Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/15
Popper advocated simple writing. He just wasn't great at it. He did better than most of his colleagues. He came from Austria and and had to learn both English and also the writing style of the English-speaking world (which is different and better than curi By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/15
[Comment removed by Elliot Temple. I think anon meant well but I still don't want to leave information about how to find my location in comments here.] Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/15
> Popper is a pretty bad liberal, he's just good on epistemology. He was for TV censorship and government doing various stuff. He never wrote good things about capitalism. What an arse. He would have been anti-Trump had he been alive now. Even in h Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/14
Popper is a pretty bad liberal, he's just good on epistemology. He was for TV censorship and government doing various stuff. He never wrote good things about capitalism. Good liberals are people like Mises and Rand. Popper's politics was nothing li curi By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/13
> ppl take bits of liberalism and bring them up when it favors some conclusion they want. it's very biased. they'll use a little liberalism here and there to serve their purposes, but they won't be consistent, principled liberals. Yes. Freire was a Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/13
Simon's other video on BAMN has more good info: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mf5QKM81Z14 Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/13
Nice video, Simon. I like clips you mix in. Good points about how the Sacramento violence was an intentional, planned tactic! Elliot Temple By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/13
By Any Means Necessary? No! Let's Bring Down BAMN By The Peaceful Legal Means Necessary Simon Harris By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/13
> Some of this sounds superficially like things TCS would say. it's got some liberalism and anti-authority stuff. ppl take bits of liberalism and bring them up when it favors some conclusion they want. it's very biased. they'll use a little libe Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/12
> It’s very scary that Marxism and Critical Pedagogy are so mainstream in American schools. How is this stuff so popular? Almost everyone is a socialist. The schools are controlled by the left. People don't like Ayn Rand. People are tort Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/12
Banking concept of education in "Pedagogy of the Oppressed": http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon2/pedagogy/pedagogychapter2.html > In the banking concept of education, knowledge is a gift bestowed by those who consider themselves knowledgeabl Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/12
Antonia Darder, who wrote “The Critical Pedagogy Reader” admires Paulo Freire. He wrote “The Pedagogy of the Oppressed”: http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon2/pedagogy/index.html In this book, Che Guevera is spoken highly of. Eg: > Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/12
Justin Kalef again Alisa Open Discussion 2017/05/12
Bill Ayers the Weather Underground terrorist embraced and wrote about Critical Pedagogy. Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/11
It's not surprising people like Felarca can be found teaching in schools. After all, dreadful Marxist books like "The Critical Pedagogy Reader" are popular at teaching colleges. "Critical Pedagogy" used to be fringe stuff. Now mainstream. Anonymous By Any Means Necessary: A Violent Marxist Cult 2017/05/11
> Griffiths has resigned after all this. :( damn. he wrote some good stuff. approximately(?) all the universities are so fucked up now. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/10
"Everything is Problematic" Alisa Open Discussion 2017/05/10
Paul Griffiths on totalitarian "diversity training" Alisa Open Discussion 2017/05/10
Guessing that Einstein was shit at paths forward. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/09
Popper is terrible on capitalism too so... I'm sure Einstein ran into capitalist ideas a little bit. Popper must have known about Mises via Hayek and meeting him at Mount Pelerin. But people really really hate freedom so... Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/08
Albert Einstein sucks https://monthlyreview.org/2009/05/01/why-socialism/ > I am convinced there is only one way to eliminate these grave evils, namely through the establishment of a socialist economy, accompanied by an educational system which Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/08
Leiter appears to have blocked my comment talking about qualities of good forums and asking if Justin knew of any. There's no notification of it being blocked, just nothing happens, it doesn't show up, and someone else's comment was approved in the sa curi Open Discussion 2017/05/08
Circumcision is super bad J Open Discussion 2017/05/08
"In Defense of Transracialism" by Rebecca Tuvel Alisa Open Discussion 2017/05/08
> 41. See id. Leiter’s analysis includes all attorneys hired at these firms, whether they were nonpartnership-track counsel who graduated in the early 1990s, senior partners who graduated in the 1960s, or first-year associates who graduated in 2002. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/08
> 16. See id. Leiter states that “[w]ithout a doubt, two of the measures used in calculating the overall rank are sensitive to the number of graduates” and concedes that this favors large schools such as Georgetown. Id. It is unclear why Leiter ch Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/08
> 15. See id. Exclusively using the 2003 edition of Vault’s guide to determine which employers are elite may be misleading. Even if one assumes that regional Vault rank perfectly correlates with regional firm prestige, one must remember that Leiter Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/08
Because the xoxo criticism of Leiter is no longer up and only available from archive.org, I mirrored it: http://curi.us/files/ciolli.final.pdf curi Open Discussion 2017/05/08
http://web.archive.org/web/20070127161049/http://www.autoadmit.com:80/studies/ciolli/ > Several individuals have responded to U.S. News’s deficiencies by creating their own noncommercial employment rankings,12 but these too suffer from serious de Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/08
Brian Leiter, the blog owner, is a bad dude. See e.g. http://www.autoadmit.com/leiter.html and the linked "tirade" (he hates autoadmit). But note the quotes from Alisa are from a blog commenter, not Leiter. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/05/08
Thanks Alisa. I wrote a reply which is pending moderation: http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/2017/05/a-thread-for-further-comments-on-the-misconduct-by-the-hypatia-editors-and-the-defamation-of-prof-tu.html#comment-6a00d8341c2e6353ef01bb099927e curi Open Discussion 2017/05/08
Justin Kalef's list of features essential for a philosophical discussion Alisa Open Discussion 2017/05/08
Plus I told you not to contact me for a year minimum, and this comment was obviously directed at contacting me rather than being general discussion. The year starts over after your month ban. curi Open Discussion 2017/05/07
You were only allowed to post here as FF. You're banned for a month from everything. Don't test the ban. I'm not going to do anything now, but if you post again then I'll go permanently ban you with the same software that bans Leonor. curi Open Discussion 2017/05/07
> if you make a new account to evade your discord ban again, you will be permanently banned from everything the same as leonor. You could have not banned me and ignored my initial replies. I would have agreed on not outing. ( as if I have intereste BANNED PERSON Open Discussion 2017/05/07
What do you think of Richard Stallman? I liked his views on Piracy, copyright & Freedom but he is a Bernie Supporter & a SJW :-( FF Open Discussion 2017/05/04
pressuring people to be pretty is mean pressuring people not to put much effort into being pretty, even though they are supposed to be pretty, is mean pressuring people to hide the effort they put into being pretty is mean pressuring people t curi Cosplay and Effortful Appearances 2017/04/25
What's mean about the social dynamics of cosplay? I know you think social dynamics in general contain tons of meanness. Did you have something more specific than that in mind? Anonymous Cosplay and Effortful Appearances 2017/04/25
Deceptive, dishonest NYT reporting on left-wing violence at Alisa Open Discussion 2017/04/22
> People do take k-12 schooling largely for granted today though there are some dissidents---free schools, unschooling, home schooling, truancy... truants generally don't dispute the legitimacy of k-12 schooling. like thieves don't generally dis Anonymous Compulsory Government Education 2017/04/20
> I'm not sure what the point of that essay was what essay does "that essay" refer to? Anonymous Compulsory Government Education 2017/04/20
This is a free speech zone (or TAZ---temporary autonomous zone)( ishi Compulsory Government Education 2017/04/20
He calls himself libertarian though. FF Open Discussion 2017/04/17
He should join FI. FF Open Discussion 2017/04/17
I just found out Jimmy Wales (Wikipedia Co-founder) is a self-avowed Objectivist, "Referring to the philosophy invented by writer Ayn Rand in the mid-20th century that emphasizes reason, individualism, and capitalism. Wales first encountered the p FF Open Discussion 2017/04/17
Doc: I want you to imagine that you're living on a city block okay on this block there's a red house a greenhouse a blue house and a white house sure red man lives in the red house the green man lives in the greenhouse and the blue man lives the blue FF Health Insurance and Psychiatry 2017/04/14
psychiatric tests reminded me of this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yc86ZXFsriM FF Health Insurance and Psychiatry 2017/04/14
Why should missile strikes be proportional? The goal ought to be effective defense, not what's proportional. curi Open Discussion 2017/04/10
CTMU C.M.Langan Explaining Infinite Sets, Measures, and Mappings for Quantum Physics 2017/04/10
#8537 underselling a favorite thing like that is very conventional social lying, so people just ignore the "it's not that good" lying. if you're sharing it you think it's good enough to share and they know that. Anonymous Don't Bring Up Your Own Negatives 2017/04/05
Its strange how people choose to focus only on the bad stuff after you reveal it. Maybe it is their dumb defense system that looks for bad stuff and once it sees it ignores all the good. I always try to reduce the other person's expectation before FF Don't Bring Up Your Own Negatives 2017/04/05
there are lots of *small* interactions where teaching people huge stuff about live wouldn't really fit cuz e.g. you only ever interact with the person for 10 minutes total. Anonymous Don't Bring Up Your Own Negatives 2017/04/05
Why not teach people to appreciate honesty instead? I imagined full disclosure of bad stuff was a good way to start. After talking about the horrible stuff the other person would have no expectations left. Then Bombard him with all the good stuff. FF Don't Bring Up Your Own Negatives 2017/04/05
there's no lying here. Anonymous Don't Bring Up Your Own Negatives 2017/04/05
I thought being truthful was good. Is this a trick to deal with people who don't like being told the truth? FF Don't Bring Up Your Own Negatives 2017/04/05
There's a saying among people who live in their RVs all the time and just move the RV to different places: "My life is better than your vacation" I'm sure that's not always, and perhaps only rarely, true. But I think they have the right idea in Anonymous Vacation Travel Is Overrated 2017/03/26
I hate vacations.. I get sick a lot Anonymous Vacation Travel Is Overrated 2017/03/25
i don't know if you mean what you say or it's some kind of satire, but either way you seem like an idiot. curi Open Discussion 2017/03/24
ugly non-white non-english speaking destructive immigrants have no right to live Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/03/24
never curi Open Discussion 2017/03/24
when will trump legalize killing of ugly destructive immigrants? Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/03/24
@#8525 this is similar to induction. it's taking some finite set of stuff and then saying "generalize". he doesn't specify clear, exact rules for what counts as a general theory, nor for which general theories are to be rejected. if we make u curi The Categorical Imperative is Mistaken 2017/03/11
from WIkipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Categorical_imperative >Kant asserted that lying, or deception of any kind, would be forbidden under any interpretation and in any circumstance. In Grounding, Kant gives the example of a person who seek Mysterious J The Categorical Imperative is Mistaken 2017/03/11
@#8522 you should learn basic internet/computer usage skills and start using them in your life. http://aynrandlexicon.com/lexicon/package-dealing,_fallacy_of.html Anonymous Objectivist and Popperian Epistemology 2017/03/10
package deal oh my god it's turpentine Objectivist and Popperian Epistemology 2017/03/10
What does "package deal" under "Strengths of Objectivist epistemology" refer to? Is it how ideas are sometimes transferred to others as a bundle? Or something else? Anonymous Objectivist and Popperian Epistemology 2017/03/10
#8520 no Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/03/10
you like marie curie? Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/03/10
#8516 I don't disagree that it's relevant to the subject in general. My point is that because #8513 drops context from the quote (a specific kind of problem) and imposes it's own (problems in general), it implies that that is the full context of # SN Open Discussion 2017/03/05
i wrote a mini essay about overwatch https://www.reddit.com/r/Competitiveoverwatch/comments/5wlrew/game_design_healing_should_give_less_ult_charge/ curi Open Discussion 2017/02/27
Do any of you imagine actors while reading fiction? FF Open Discussion 2017/02/27
#8515 it's a reply b/c it applies. Anonymous Open Discussion 2017/02/26
#8513 This talks about problems in general, but quotes #8512 and drops the context of specifically problems about creating new rationalisations. Why? SN Open Discussion 2017/02/26
1960 book on scientism Alisa Open Discussion 2017/02/26
> But I'm not aware of any new ones at the moment. that's a bad sign, not a good sign. you should expect progress in phases: - ruining your own life obliviously - noticing a few ways you ruin your own life - fixing a few ways you ruin y curi Open Discussion 2017/02/25
#8511 >> I don't create more rationalisations for my life pain. > of course you do. Well, maybe. I guess it's dumb to conclude I'm not gonna make any more after spending a lot of time making them and not really even thinking about it before. SN Open Discussion 2017/02/25

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