philosophy

  1. R

    A Skari Thawt

    It all happened almost fifteen years ago, when I was still an IT reseller on the platteland. A farmer ordered educational software but we had run out of stock, so I placed and order with my suppliers in Jozi. The money was sent, yet no CD showed up. Eventually, I mounted my steed and went...
  2. R

    Wind power

    My cousin's husband is a prof at that big school with granite pillars. His field of expertise is natural science. Hs said that his study of a rare phenomenon in Cape Town provided interesting results. He says that, when the northwester and the southeaster blows with the same velocity...
  3. C

    Your favourite scripture passage thread

    Whether it be Asian, Middle East, Christians, Mormons for as long it is your favourite scripture just share it. :love:
  4. Lycanthrope

    Opinions & Common Respect

    We've all heard the expression that opinions are like arseholes. I'd like to expand upon that: In a tolerant, multi-cultural, vibrant and, above all, liberal society, we all keep our opinions to ourselves. I know, it sounds contrary to the very idea of what a tolerant, multi-cultural, vibrant...
  5. D

    Can an atheist die in peace?

    Hi guys The post title is quite explanatory, so you really don't need to read my entire post if you don't want to, but I will attempt to address my view on the matter. I am not an atheist. This post will not be about encouraging one type of religion, or to convert anyone to a particular...
  6. Lycanthrope

    Can religious teachings prove evolution to be true?

    Source: BBC UK :whistle: Use it, don't use it. I'm not sure where best to post this (Natural Sciences/Philosophical Debates) but considering it has a little myth and magic, I thought PD would be best.
  7. ChilliGirl

    The religion of Satanism

    Satanism is also a religion in fact , whether people like it to be or not. This started with the question posed are there satanist here. One person even compared Atheism to satanism. There must be reasons for this. Shall we discuss satanism instead of christianity or islam for a change...
  8. Lycanthrope

    All hail Prince Philip

    Source: iafrica I thought that this would garner a more interesting response in PD than in CA :p People believe the strangest things :D
  9. Lycanthrope

    Psychology of those who have abandoned gods

    Imagine that you are brought up to believe. It is irrelevant what you've been brought up to believe, the damage will already have been done. "Damage." You often hear about how certain experiences can "damage" you on a psychological level. I've been through a fair bit in life. I think there...
  10. D

    Time travel - your thoughts?

    What are your thoughts on time travel? Possible? Perhaps to some extent? Keeping the grandfather paradox in mind, perhaps you would be able to travel back in time but not change anything... or if you are allowed to change something the changed timeline takes places in a parallel universe other...
  11. E

    Time

    I would like to hear all your views and opinions on our human concept of time. Now I am a microbiologist so I have very little comprehension of the application of the variable "time" in physics. We all know that there is passing of time, one second to the next, we cannot go back or forward so in...
  12. W

    An ex-Muslim poses key questions on Islam

    ex-Muslim Questions Islam (fixed links) An ex-Muslim poses some questions to a Muslim scholar, via his nephew (audio in short MP3s). These seem to be the most commonly asked philosphical questions on Islam or theism in general, and the answers provide an official perspective of Islam on a...
  13. Lycanthrope

    Insight: Zuma: Myth of single identity

    Source: Daily Dispatch Online Good article, largely just states the obvious, but sometimes it's good to be reminded.
  14. G

    Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

    Read it. AWESOME book. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zen_and_the_Art_of_Motorcycle_Maintenance
  15. T

    Any Schopenhauer fans?

    I know I'm not the only one here. \Awaits the cynics and pessimists to come out from under their rocks...
  16. S

    An interconnected reality

    Full essay
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