Patrick O'Hara
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Can anybody list all the religion? Or the most commonly known. Also, what to they practice or follow?
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a trivial web search turns up: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_religious_populations

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History repeats itself
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Many of the problems that we see "repeat" were not solved to begin with. These are difficult intractable issues like balancing liberty of the individual with the needs of society to be protected from ...

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Scenario in which society is better off by someone breaking a rule?
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Personal space is a convention rather than a law, still it is good for society that people respect each others persons. Not touching, pressing in close, etc. Yet there are times when it is good to ...

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What step in this argument is the least valid?
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I notice two things that run through your steps. The first it is brought up again and again that the method (tool) used to implement consciousness does not inherently matter, but I believe it does. ...

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What is the purpose of a high in terms of it being created or intended by a creator
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Assuming the Judeo-Christian God. 1) The modern Christian belief system asserts a "fallen" existence. Meaning that at one point everything was perfect, but things have become corrupt by the ...

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Are fate and the power to choose two separate dimensions?
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That depends on how one defines "the universe". Assuming you include yourself as part of the Universe and the Universe also include everything that exists, then any free will you have is "completely ...

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What makes possible for people to make claims to knowledge or make claims based on beliefs?
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Epistemology is the area a philosophy that considers how we know what we know. Although, it is true that Empiricism is a tempting theory for understanding truth, it is limited to the objective and ...

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What's an intuitive way of thinking about type versus token identity?
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An example I have seen is to compare dogs with your dog (or any other pet). Your dog is a dog because it meets the characteristic requirements of the type dog. Your particular dog is a token of that ...

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To whom are people talking when they talk to (in) themselves?
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There are definitions in question here. When you say that the person talking is talking to (in) his- or himself. I will assume the current psychological definition of a self. There are many ...

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How do Marxists account for depreciating value of commodities
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I think most would find that the value diminishes over time. Also, the value of say a foot treadle sewing machine became less with the advent of the electric sewing machine. Assigning value based on ...

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Ethics of killing for self-preservation
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There is no universal answer to the question "Is it ethically wrong to kill an innocent person (or people) for the purpose of self-preservation?" The answer depends on which ethical framework you are ...

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How applicable is the problem with induction to real life?
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The Problem of Induction does represent a problem for the philosophy that is often referred to as science. That empirical reasoning is not "proven" may or may not be a problem for you personally. ...

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When should a human be declared dead?
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The definition of alive is often given as "not dead". Ironically, the definition of dead is often given as "not alive". I got those from a online definition search. Biologist struggle to define those ...

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Identify the fallacy: "Because we have never had complaints about our food, our food must not be bad"
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Given cause A that leads to B, it does not necessarily follow that without B cause A did not happen. Consider; If temperatures go up the snow will melt. No snow melted therefore temperatures did not ...

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Does the ethics of a society determine whether or not something is ethical?
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There are many ethical systems. Beyond that one can decide on ones own ethical framework. Ethics are not empirical, that is to say they are not quantifiable, or externally measurable. As such they ...

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Was Socrates a fictional character invented by Plato?
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There is an aspect of this discussion that has not been brought up. People judged the wisdom of a man in Athens based in part on the accolades of their teacher. Plato's teacher was Socrates, the ...

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