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    George T

    "Wonderful romantic notions, but reality is the product of actual events not idealistic notions. Opinions and "common sence" though are created fro..."

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    Chuck Pyburn

    "Explanation based on example is ignorance based on opinion, neither has anything to do with the occurrence or the outcome. I have a belief system that is not dependent on physical experience or outcome of those experiences...."

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    Chuck Pyburn Chuck Pyburn replied to Man shot in Russia in argument over Kant (latest of 4)
    2 days ago
    Chuck Pyburn

    "Clearly we do not speak equally. You may state all that you wish and I do applaud the reference to numbers but it has no effect on the facts. You will obey your king and you will pay your taxes regardless of your own personal fortune or desires...."

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    Tim

    "Hi all. The St James Ethics Centre is running a series of philosophy events in the city that you might be interested in. You can find out more here. Here's a preview: RAIMOND GAITA:..."

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    Chuck Pyburn Chuck Pyburn replied to Answers­
    July 23
    Chuck Pyburn

    "Every cognizant person already knows the answers."

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    Chuck Pyburn Chuck Pyburn replied to Freedom­
    July 23
    Chuck Pyburn

    "You live with the aborigines that value everything of consequence and have total disregard for everything that lacks consequence and you do not know freedom? This is most peculiar."

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    Chuck Pyburn

    "Ten words, if you deny choice then we are animals."

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    Chuck Pyburn

    "The greatest of all sounds is silence, when there is silence order has been restored. When there is noise there can only be chaos."

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    Chuck Pyburn Chuck Pyburn replied to Quoteness­
    July 23
    Chuck Pyburn

    "Michael is correct in that you cannot know the originator of a sense. But what if it were the case that there was an originator, one who did see, one who did hear, one who did taste, one who did know? What then would the conversation be?..."

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    Chuck Pyburn

    "You are so close, hope does not require success but hope does require action. It will always be the action that defines the outcome. I still have hope and define my own actions towards that hope."

 
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