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    I am in. I think some chronological order...

    I am in.

    I think some chronological order would be advisable, but there should be plenty of flexibility; different cultures advanced different thoughts at different times. There are plenty of ways...
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    Which doctrines would you place in either of...

    Which doctrines would you place in either of these two categories? I'm especially interested in the "ask you to ask" ones.
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    Ouch. Have these quizzes gotten this much harder...

    Ouch. Have these quizzes gotten this much harder since I've stopped taking them? Maybe my brain has atrophied; maybe there is some financial incentive involved now and easy answers just won't do. I...
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    Excellent summary, Juniper. I guess I'm...

    Excellent summary, Juniper.

    I guess I'm worried about the human endeavor continuing ... it's at least interesting and unique, isn't it? Wouldn't it be cool for it to continue for a couple thousand...
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    Yo uh av ef ig ur ed it ou t Brutal. Took my...

    Yo uh av ef ig ur ed it ou t

    Brutal. Took my brain a long time to work through that! I'm exhausted.
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    Really Red eagles aren't literally lying...

    Really

    Red eagles aren't literally lying yonder.
  7. Thread: Shakespeare

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    Agree that the question is difficult to answer; I...

    Agree that the question is difficult to answer; I wouldn't say it is meaningless, I just think people are very cavalier about asking it and don't define terms with much rigor.

    Shakespeare is...
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    Well, I don't take the materialistic view myself,...

    Well, I don't take the materialistic view myself, actually.

    I think that the general consensus of biologists is, however, that human beings aren't free to take or refrain from taking an action....
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    Ah, okay. I'm not sure what to make of your idea...

    Ah, okay. I'm not sure what to make of your idea of existing in a "real sense" but I understand where you're coming from. I myself think it is evident that when I think, something is occurring, at...
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    I'd think that whatever changes or...

    I'd think that whatever changes or transformations the "mind" undergoes could be quantified in chemical, electrical, purely physical brain changes (if we had the tools to observe and describe them)....
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    Something is still existant enough for the...

    Something is still existant enough for the thought to exist, right? The thought "occurs." Whether it is in a dream, or we're just brains in vats and this world is something like the Matrix, or...
  12. Who speaks authoritatively on what is natural to...

    Who speaks authoritatively on what is natural to the soul? Also, how do you distinguish between "natural to the soul" and simple desire?

    Also, what about people who find it comforting and right to...
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    Can you expound on this? Which part of the phrase...

    Can you expound on this? Which part of the phrase is disputed, on what grounds, and by whom?
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    I've posted this before. This is something I read...

    I've posted this before. This is something I read in an introduction to "The Brothers Karamazov":

    “Dostoevsky’s own faith derives its strength from the fact that he has himself passed through...
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    How do you define “modern”? Was it defined by...

    How do you define “modern”? Was it defined by your teacher?
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    stlukesguild,

    I want to point out that while I stated that I sometimes share the same sentiment, I certainly wouldn’t consider myself qualified to make a considered comment on any visual arts,...
  17. I think this misses the thrust of...

    I think this misses the thrust of ScribbleScribe's post. I've previously encountered sentiment similar to what he expressed; i.e. abstract art is so easy, so devoid of technical skill, so lacking in...
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    Very Socratic! I concur.

    Very Socratic! I concur.
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    Thanks for all the responses. I will certainly...

    Thanks for all the responses. I will certainly look for the Thomas de Quincey and the Alison Lurie novels. I have Return of the Native, so I'll get started on that tonight.

    Scher, I wonder whether...
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    Books about romantics in big cities

    I have a desire to read about individual romantic relationships taking place in big cities.

    I struggle to describe it, but the idea I have comes through a little bit in the following song lyrics:...
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    Your first house

    Just recently I purchased a home here in the U.S.A.

    I've been one of the fortunates who've not lost their employment or anything else during this economic downturn. I endeavor to be appreciative...
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    I like "Shalot" much more than the other names...

    I like "Shalot" much more than the other names you mention. :)
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    Happy Birthday, Virgil! Rest up! Young bucks like...

    Happy Birthday, Virgil! Rest up! Young bucks like yourself need to take care to get their strength back. ;)

    Just kidding :).
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    I agree with the first respondent. You may...

    I agree with the first respondent.

    You may have wished not to be asked, but are you quite certain your hard drive is "screwed," burntpunk? There are very sophisticated commercial enterprises...
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    Cultural ruin Rebuilding after failure People...

    Cultural ruin
    Rebuilding after failure
    People lift their heads
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