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Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community (33) 2020/01/24 curi [image] Lulie chiming in, sorta, with no attempt at reason, problem solving or being nice. This is contrary to some of her past statements when she e.g. asked people to stop harassing me, defended me as
Anne Discussion (60) 2020/01/24 Anne B Update
Politics Discussion (105) 2020/01/23 curi https://mises.org/power-market/police-have-no-duty-protect-you-federal-court-affirms-yet-again > Police Have No Duty To Protect You, Federal Court Affirms Yet Again
Open Discussion 2 (2019) (132) 2020/01/23 curi Due to harassment and trolling, I've enabled heightened security. There is a small chance you may try to post a comment and have it blocked. If so, turn off your VPN and try again, or contact me. Try to keep a copy of your comment, especially if it's
List of Fallible Ideas Evaders (57) 2020/01/23 curi I added this sentence near the top of the post: > *People who left are welcome to come back and try again.* Maybe they didn't realize that?
Popper Ignores Hamilton (2) 2020/01/22 curi #15206 Yeah no internet makes things harder. But I think Hamilton was plenty well known for Popper to find her in a library or when speaking with classicists.
Second-handedness Examples (36) 2020/01/22 Anon2224 #15195
Analyzing How Far I'll Go (8) 2020/01/21 anoymous thank you for writing this it really helped me
Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics (47) 2020/01/20 44783 #15177
TheRat Chat (3) 2020/01/20 Anonymous Rodent
Social Reality and Real Reality (3) 2020/01/19 Anne B Wow. I thought about this post for a while and read it a few times. Then I started noticing that I think about the social world *a lot*, way more than I would have thought I did.
English Language, Analysis & Grammar (17) 2020/01/19 curi Since a human or salmon swimming are pretty different actions, "swim" is more ambiguous than a noun like "apple" or "salmon". It's verb/action words which are less specified and noun/thing/object words which are more specified, in general. It's jus
Shadow Starshine Chat (2) 2020/01/19 44783 #15025
[Excerpt] I was tired yesterday and my last post ha... (4) 2020/01/19 44783 #15077
Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" (9) 2020/01/19 44783 #15096
Ayn Rand Quotes Discussion (4) 2020/01/19 44783 #15127
Mario Odyssey Discussion (190) 2020/01/18 curi I think it's good to break the level up into sections to learn separately.
Leftist Lying: The Issue Is Never the Issue (1) 2020/01/13 curi FH quotes re lying
Red Pill Comments (1) 2020/01/09 curi If I say: > [redpill] Why octuple text me? Obsessed much? That's not a socially calibrated comment by me. It's too blatant. The way to social climb is to call attention to the low social status behavior in a subtle way, that way I put the other
Getting Caught Using PUA (4) 2020/01/08 curi Index page where you can look for interesting post titles: https://illimitablemen.com/archives/
Refutation of Tabarrok’s Criticism of Reisman (3) 2020/01/07 Anonymous Positive reviews of Capitalism: https://mises.org/library/truly-austrian-treatise http://www.capitalism.net/freeman.htm http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download;jsessionid=298E0A9CBD6905B310E23536AD5ABC98?doi=10.1.1.25.4528&rep=rep1&type
Rational Discussion Tips (45) 2020/01/07 curi asking and answering short questions helps avoid misunderstandings and surprises. if the answers are so predictable and unproblematic, it should be possible to go through it quick, no big deal. if it becomes a hassle, that's a sign of misunderstanding
Third Type of Meme: Static Companion Memes (38) 2020/01/07 Anonymous #15018 Thanks for your reply. I'm not sure why I wrote the regress is not good after having stated the new problem is simpler than the original problem. The regress will bottom out and fairly quickly, as you explain in your link. One thing this hig
I Changed My Mind About David Deutsch (23) 2020/01/07 oh my god it's turpentine #15033 Then you won't have much trouble pointing out a actual flaw in Elliot's writings.
Potential Debate Topics (17) 2020/01/04 curi Another Topic: Privacy

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[image] Lulie chiming in, sorta, with no attempt at reason, problem solving or being nice. This is contrary to some of her past statements when she e.g. asked people to stop harassing me, defended me as curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
In another part of that conversation, Brett speaks about his disinterest in philosophy: >> Why prioritize this over working on philosophy more directly? > Because I lose interest in working on philosophy directly. But today Brett poses as a p Anonymous Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
#15253 re 3, are you aware of David Deutsch's and Taking Children Seriously's position on the matter of involuntary education (aka education that is not completely voluntary)? And have you actually read that conversation or are you just trusting gossi Ayn Rand Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
I discovered curi.us a few months ago and decided not to participate here. If you would like concrete reasons why people like myself don't wish to participate, here are a few: 1) You have a wall of shame where you track everyone who left your forum Anonymous Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
Dennis Hackethal (Four Strands Google Group, emphasis added): > Though I feel the *pressure of agreeing with everyone about how much we all dislike Elliot*, I have already done that now, and feel that I can say that I do not recommend doing any of curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
The Twitter stuff is an example of one of the main conflicts between DD and I. DD doesn't respect the idiotic mob anymore than I do, but has made major changes to his life, personality and thinking in order to get along with it better. I haven't. E.g. curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
I did not take into account that most people respond to headlines instead of issues and don't even read blog posts. To me, the blog post was the main point and is where I explained myself. That's where I focused my attention. But there's a culture cla curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
https://twitter.com/curi42/status/1220818636845092864 [image] Apparently he prefers communities based on the rule of man instead of the rule of law, and he dislikes explicit communication as part of p curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
https://twitter.com/RealtimeAI/status/1220817537186914309 [image] Changing the issue to obligations is a biased way to miss the point. curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
https://twitter.com/RealtimeAI/status/1220816574635966466 [image] This is clarifying who acts by CR and TCS ideas and who doesn't. Win/win solutions? Common preference finding? All life is problem sol curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
https://twitter.com/RatCritical/status/1220815333050802177 [image] He's openly uninterested in solutions or problem solving. He's rejecting CR, TCS, etc. curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
https://twitter.com/RealtimeAI/status/1220813326671892481 [image] Still haven't gotten any productive responses or attempts to solve problems, just people being mean to me. curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
https://twitter.com/j_mallone/status/1220687236460621825 [image] [image] [image] The discussion is getti curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
https://twitter.com/RatCritical/status/1220796436603973636 [image] I'm bending over backwards to try to be reasonable with people who aren't even trying to act like they want to do problem solving, th curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
Update Anne B Anne Discussion 2020/01/24
https://twitter.com/DoqxaScott/status/1220661068772495360 [image] curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
https://twitter.com/krlwlzn/status/1220654474248716289 [image] curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
Lies in #15233 Anon2224 Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
Personality quiz Anon99 Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
#15233 Anon2224 Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
#15235 What words or behaviors of mine? Quote? You seem to have no facts or logic on your side... curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
Smear? Your own words and behaviour do far more damage to your own reputation than anything anyone else could possibly hope to achieve. Anonymous Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/24
#15233 Insult after lie after ad hominem, with no facts, quotes, arguments, etc. E.g.: > refusing to disengage when asked. This is a lie for the purpose of slandering my reputation. What was I asked to disengage with? > We’ve asked politel curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/23
Curi is no “fan” Anonymous Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/23
To clarify: I think he heard nasty gossip about FI, possibly without the name, and without knowing there was a forum where he could learn stuff. That's how he was both aware and not aware of it. curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/23
[image] https://twitter.com/mizroba/status/1220555219555229702 The ‘Old Guards’ concept, and attacking them as a group (for the trait of taking things seriously, as David Deutsch named one of his curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/23
I think KS didn't actually read the blog post explaining what's going on, or he would have found the FI forum in the first paragraph of it instead of asking where it is. Anonymous Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/23
https://twitter.com/ks445599/status/1220517226337300480 [image] I don't want to post their malicious quotes right now because it'd make it harder for them to switch to problem solving mode and change curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/23
[image] https://twitter.com/ks445599/status/1220513291564306433 I'm not confident that he read my post before commenting. I replied: > You could have several forums with different purposes, formats curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/23
https://twitter.com/RatCritical/status/1220507297820086274 [image] That's not a problem-solving-oriented or CR-theory-inspired reaction. curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/23
Do you mean like this? https://curi.us/2214-david-deutsch-smears-ayn-rand Is that a hurtful attack or a high quality article that provides the gift of critical discussion? It's up to them to say what they object to, not for us to try to guess. I Anonymous Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/23
hurtful* Anonymous Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/23
Did you or anyone in the FI community ever attacked or did anything heartfull to DD or one of his fans? Anonymous Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/23
https://mises.org/power-market/police-have-no-duty-protect-you-federal-court-affirms-yet-again > Police Have No Duty To Protect You, Federal Court Affirms Yet Again curi Politics Discussion 2020/01/23
I tweeted about this to Bruce, Dennis, and to some of the people they talk with. I'm going to document some of the responses: https://twitter.com/RealtimeAI/status/1220496917949534210 [image] This curi Secondary David Deutsch Related Discussion Community 2020/01/23
Due to harassment and trolling, I've enabled heightened security. There is a small chance you may try to post a comment and have it blocked. If so, turn off your VPN and try again, or contact me. Try to keep a copy of your comment, especially if it's curi Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/23
I added this sentence near the top of the post: > *People who left are welcome to come back and try again.* Maybe they didn't realize that? curi List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/23
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7A1aBe0C1jc > Physics students react to 1888 exam Alan in particular may be interested. Tangentially, the *group* seemed dumb, mocking and social, while the repeat *individual* guy said smart, substantive stuff Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/22
#15206 Yeah no internet makes things harder. But I think Hamilton was plenty well known for Popper to find her in a library or when speaking with classicists. curi Popper Ignores Hamilton 2020/01/22
Rucka replied: >> curi I meant “forgive” in the legal sense, like forgiving debt. I should have used the word “pardon.” >> So if a murderer shows full remorse, or it was a special one-time murder (eg he killed the man who used to abuse curi Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/22
Internet vs. Library KP Popper Ignores Hamilton 2020/01/22
Talking with Rucka a bit on his video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKuOn9yuQNE [image] curi Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/22
#15195 Anon2224 Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/22
#15194 Anon2224 List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/22
[image] Second-hand ad. Use it because prestigious people are using it to stay ahead of other people. And it's bragging about how smart it is, and how it'll help you be smart – this is a company allege curi Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/22
Evade means "avoid facing up to something". https://groups.google.com/d/msg/fallible-ideas/c4exGq9nTBU/8tgIjjbpBAAJ https://groups.google.com/d/msg/fallible-ideas/62scFDqeBJE/clnqOTbpBAAJ Factually, Bruce has not faced up to these replies he Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/21
thank you for writing this it really helped me anoymous Analyzing How Far I'll Go 2020/01/21
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSwEOTqKqN4 from the youtube transcript: > so I think the rules and social reality 34:34 > are win-lose like there are conflicts of 34:37 > interest in social reality because 34:38 > you're competing you climb Anon Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/21
#15177 44783 Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
#15177 44783 Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
To clarify: I talked about methods because the basic thing at issue with discussion standards are methods of dealing with ideas. Also, for people with bad discussion standards and methods, you can look at their books/articles/videos/etc (if they ha curi Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
The FI debating and discussion standards have been designed/developed to be what it takes to communicate and truth-seek about knowledge effectively. They focus on minimal requirements to avoid common problems that making sharing knowledge fail. This d curi Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
Do you think there are people out there who can't "live up to" curi's "demanding debating standards", but nevertheless may have useful knowledge and may have useful criticisms? If not, what is your explanation for why not? If so, is that not a criti Anon99 Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
> It's screwy to say: > > > I believe there are ways to get that without offending or making good people doubt your trustworthiness. > > when that statement is itself offensive (because it suggests curi is untrustworthy). If you know how to argue Anon99 Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
It's screwy to say: > I believe there are ways to get that without offending or making good people doubt your trustworthiness. when that statement is itself offensive (because it suggests curi is untrustworthy). If you know how to argue points Dagny Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
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Anon99, do you have a criticism of any specific curi/FI actions, with quotes, (that you're willing to share, not a secret criticism) and a suggestion for a better approach? It would have to understand what problem the actions are trying to solve and e Dagny Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
Yes, I have a disagreement with Rand on this, and yes, I have written about it. I am not going to share my writing here, for reasons along the lines that I mentioned in my previous post. In any case, from my reading of what Rand said in *The Virtue Anon99 Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
#15177 44783 Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
> http://curi.us/2276-social-reality-and-real-reality I would like more precise [definitions](http://aynrandlexicon.com/lexicon/definitions.html) than appear on the page you linked. My impression is that social reality, as conceived by curi, is Anon99 Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
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Requesting definitions Anonymous Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
Rodent Anonymous TheRat Chat 2020/01/20
#15169 44783 Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/20
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#15169 You sure care a lot about status. Anonymous Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/19
God is at the top of the status hierarchy. A basic idea of religion is that who or what God favors has major effects on reality. That praying to be in God's good graces and have his divine favor is a way of getting what you want in the physical world. curi Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/19
If you're thinking about the meanings of educational sentences in terms of their meaning for people's social status and other people's opinions of those sentences, then you won't learn the topic. You'll fail and it'll suck. Social dynamics often ig curi Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/19
#15166 How does the pain of learning for adults relate to social dynamics like status? Or am I confusing trauma with static memes? Jorge Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/19
A reason people find learning painful or difficult is because learning is connected to real reality, while they are living in social reality, so their efforts to learn fail. curi Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/19
I’m confused, because I agree that MOST SM are about social reality, but I don’t think ALL are because I found a case where it doesn’t solve the problem. I think learning aversion is a common SM. The mechanism it uses is that it makes 1) Jorge Static Memes Are About Social Dynamics 2020/01/19
Since it doesn't make a large difference anyway, I went ahead and changed the contact info for Bruce from his email to his Twitter. curi List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/19
Wow. I thought about this post for a while and read it a few times. Then I started noticing that I think about the social world *a lot*, way more than I would have thought I did. Anne B Social Reality and Real Reality 2020/01/19
From an ad I got by snail mail: [transcribed, so there may be errors] > Special Invitation > You are cordially invited to an Educational Evening to learn how to Navigate Retirement at the prestigious [name of local fancy place] Country Club. Anne B Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/19
Since a human or salmon swimming are pretty different actions, "swim" is more ambiguous than a noun like "apple" or "salmon". It's verb/action words which are less specified and noun/thing/object words which are more specified, in general. It's jus curi English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
I think we use modifiers for nouns significantly more frequently than for verbs. Does this indicate things are somehow inherently more complex or ambiguous than actions? Why do we more often need to give extra info to focus our attention on aspects of curi English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
I think lots of metaphors are noun-noun comparisons, with no adjectives to qualify the nouns, which makes it pretty vague how the two nouns are related, which helps explain how/why metaphors differ from regular, clearer speech. The metaphors with i curi English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
> IIUC, in predicate logic, those two things (linking a thing with a noun and linking a thing with a modifier) are commonly written the same way, e.g., one could write "H(x)" for "x is a house" and "G(x)" for "x is green". I think your examples bot curi English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
I see what you mean re meaning change. The difference comes up in unusual contexts, e.g. the apples could be poisoned and the smell could be coming from that. Could do: The apples smell rotten. -> The apples have a rotten smell. BTW I was thinki curi English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
#15154 > The concept of linking a noun with an adjective is a little odd in general since they're two different things and it's not the same concept as linking a noun with another noun. Linking two things, and linking a thing with a modifier, are Alisa English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
#15154 > The apples smell rotten. -> The apples smell like rotten apples. > The apples smell rotten. -> The apples have the smell of rotten apples. I wonder if those versions change the original sentence's meaning by making the smell specifi Alisa English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
I think linking verbs with adjectives are a shortcut for a link with a noun. The house is green. -> The house is a green house. The link is between the noun and a second version of the same noun which is modified by the adjective. When names curi English Language, Analysis & Grammar 2020/01/19
#14990 44783 TheRat Chat 2020/01/19
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#15025 44783 Shadow Starshine Chat 2020/01/19
#15077 44783 [Excerpt] I was tired yesterday and my last post ha... 2020/01/19
#15078 44783 [Excerpt] I was tired yesterday and my last post ha... 2020/01/19
#15096 44783 Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/19
#15127 44783 Ayn Rand Quotes Discussion 2020/01/19
https://youtu.be/t0x46-enxsA Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/18
thread title is "Spent more that $200 on brunch today" > Dating a girl who likes to order several different things at the same time. I don't even order because I just eat whatever she can't and there's still tons of food left over. A lot of times w Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/18
Bruce, if you want to get anywhere with this, you have to be a lot clearer about what specifically you want me to do and why. I don't know what the problem is. Stop assuming you have any rights to control my free speech regarding what I do with public curi List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/18
I think it's good to break the level up into sections to learn separately. curi Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/18
Studying Metro route #5 GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/18
#15132 > Ha, what happened? Did someone give you a taste of your own medicine or something? > Why don't you just respect people's wishes and not use force against them like this? These are fake questions. He’s not actually interested in kn 44783 List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/17
Post & Tree of my thoughts Andy Dufresne List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/17
Studying Metro route #4 GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/17
More meta about what methods to use next GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/17
#15131 Ha, what happened? Did someone give you a taste of your own medicine or something? Why don't you just respect people's wishes and not use force against them like this? I thought only SJW's talked in terms of force when no force was u Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
Bruce's name and email are public information. He used them to send email to a public group with archives. His email is publicly available on the Google Groups website among other places. People quoting public statements, correctly attributing them to curi List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
#15129 Interesting, so when people do it to you, you immediately take action. But when you do it to others, it's totally fine. How hypocritical of you. If you want me to respect you and your minion's private information. I suggest you take ste Howard Roark List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
Impersonating people, as well as doxing, are initiation of force. They are absolutely forbidden here. I hid a comment. Cease immediately. In case this is a matter of ignorance: doxing either is a crime where you live or should be, as is identity th curi List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
#15126 Why are you so obsessed with status Curi? Anonymous Ayn Rand Quotes Discussion 2020/01/16
#15125 Great answer by AR. The technique she uses there is to *guess what the question is about*, because it doesn't give much information about what it means, it's quite vague (and she guesses well contrary to her claim not to know what the person is curi Ayn Rand Quotes Discussion 2020/01/16
Ayn Rand on whether ruling out whims leads to a joyless existence Alisa Ayn Rand Quotes Discussion 2020/01/16
#15106 Bruce, your name and email address are hardly secrets. After all, you yourself intentionally used them to identify yourself in *public* mailing list messages. When you do that, you should realize that other people may in the future use those id Alisa List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
Exposing some of my meta self-discussion about my methods for speedrunning GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/16
ARR is planned next. Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/16
Archives of Yahoo Groups Anon Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/16
punish? 44783 List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
>> What is "this"? The claim you're an evader? > Are you saying that the purpose of this post is to punish people for being 'evaders'? That's funny, that's not what the post itself said it was about: >> It would be good to find patterns about wh #15108 anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
Studying Metro route #3 GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/16
> What is "this"? The claim you're an evader? Are you saying that the purpose of this post is to punish people for being 'evaders'? That's funny, that's not what the post itself said it was about: > It would be good to find patterns about what g Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
My last post had an extra quote level sneak in for one quote for some reason #15108 anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
> Well, this seems to be a request for less work than it took to respond to me. Two false assumptions here: #1, that the anon you are replying to is in a position to do the work you want (this is false cuz I am not curi and cannot edit his blog); #15108 anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/16
Winning Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
https://mises.org/wire/why-marx-hated-individualism topic in url. good stuff Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/15
Leffen compares WR and TAS for smash melee break the targets. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDTJTj1BSxU Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/15
#15083 If there is any "fail" going on here is your inability to detect sophistry. Curi very clearly dodged the question and did not answer it. I agree with #15099 Curi is indeed a sophist. Personally, I have enjoyed the new nick he has receive Anonymous Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/15
Demand? Bruce Nielson List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
Explanation Bruce Nielson List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
> Shouldn't it be the other way around? Now that I've made it clear that I do not want my personal information here, isn't it up to you to explain to me why you want to leave it here and don't you need to persuade me to change my mind? If 1) you ** Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
No. Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
Why? Bruce Nielson List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
Why? Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
Request Bruce Nielson List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/15
Studying Metro route #2 GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/15
You should just ask it instead of writing 2 posts with zero content. Anonymous List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/14
Elliot in particular Bruce Nielson List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/14
Still there? Bruce Nielson List of Fallible Ideas Evaders 2020/01/14
#15097 So a dodge after all. What a sophist. Anonymous Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/14
DD on a pitfall for modes of criticism in which one specifies situations... Alisa Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/14
DD on questions that contain a particular kind of misconception Alisa Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/14
A or B. Anonymous Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/14
Studying Metro route GISTE Mario Odyssey Discussion 2020/01/14
#15092 & #15091 Thank you. Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/14
#15091 http://fallibleliving.com/thinkers/burke Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/14
#15091 http://fallibleideas.com/books#burke Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/14
#15090 It seems hard to find good stuff representing Burke. I did try reading "Reflections on the Revolution in France" a while back but gave up due to the old tone it was written in. Do you recommend anything other than "Reflections on the Revolut Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/14
#15089 from the description: > Edmund Burke is considered one of the first modern conservatives and a critic of the French Revolution, particularly for his Reflections on the Revolution in France. But he was a classical liberal. He was in the wh curi Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/13
Edmund Burke Anonymous Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/13
FH quotes re lying curi Leftist Lying: The Issue Is Never the Issue 2020/01/13
My formulas all assume a>=b, c>=d and all numbers >= 0. Otherwise you run into complications in some cases that I haven't dealt with. You may want to use those simplifying assumptions when not doing addition or subtraction. curi Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/13
#15082 HTML is easier to format for screens of different sizes. It's easy to save a web page as a PDF if that's what you prefer, but it's not as easy to convert a PDF to HTML. Alisa Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/13
Variance Math Problems curi Open Discussion 2 (2019) 2020/01/13
> Curi, Why did you dodge the lab scenario question? he replied about it repeatedly. reading comp fail? Anonymous Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/13
Jesus dude couldn't you have posted a link to a pdf or something? Curi, Why did you dodge the lab scenario question? Anonymous Discussion with "Critical Rationalist" 2020/01/13
#15080 The attention given to other people's opinions is second-handed, and people do try to conform to what's popular because it's popular, partly in order to be more popular. Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/13
#15079 Now I disagree both with what I originally wrote and with what you wrote about why they used the word "popular". I think there *is* an implication that you should want to play the game because it's popular. They wouldn't put in the word Anne B Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/13
#15075 Or they are mentioning that they are hosting a game a lot of people like. There is no implication that you should *want* to play the game for that reason. Btw pointing out appeals to popularity in everyday life, a good philosopher it doesn' Anonymous Second-handedness Examples 2020/01/12

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