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    But aren't we in this forum to debate and...

    But aren't we in this forum to debate and exchange ideas?

    On the other hand, machines don't argue, so I guess you are on the right path to your metamorphosis.



    I'm sorry, but this statement...
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    Complexity is not the purview of machines. Poems...

    Complexity is not the purview of machines. Poems are highly complicated and complex, but it does not follow that they are machines. Man are machines is a metaphor taken too far by some thinkers who,...
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    Mary Midgley, in her excellent book The Myths We...

    Mary Midgley, in her excellent book The Myths We Live By, remarks that Hobbes, like many thinkers, philosophers and scientists of his time, was fascinated by the recently discovered clockwork. This...
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    Well, let me invert the question then: what's the...

    Well, let me invert the question then: what's the appeal of thinking that man is a machine? From where I'm standing, it just smacks of low self-esteem and misanthropy.
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