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 12-28-2005, 07:49 PM Replies: 5 Views: 7 Posted By maurile Re: the god who wasn\'t there I haven't seen it. I know a few people who've seen it, and they all said it was entertaining. Even the devout Christians. Sam Harris and Earl Doherty are two of the people interviewed, and I'm a...
 12-27-2005, 04:52 PM Replies: 8 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: Feynman Foreword He also said this (http://www.fieldstudy.com/Classes/Announcements/feynmanquote.htm): I have a friend who’s an artist and he’s some times taken a view which I don’t agree with very well. He’ll...
 12-24-2005, 10:50 PM Replies: 22 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: Was Jesus a real person? Interesting stuff here: http://www.jesuspuzzle.com/
 12-23-2005, 01:57 AM Replies: 13 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: probability question (pertaining to SM+P) [ QUOTE ] Answer: Because it always has. [/ QUOTE ] Strictly speaking, of course, that is circular logic. That is the problem of induction. But circular shmircular, it works.
 12-23-2005, 01:55 AM Replies: 13 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: probability question (pertaining to SM+P) [ QUOTE ] Question: why do we assume that the future will resemble the past? [/ QUOTE ] Because our brains have been wired to do so by natural selection. In the past, the future has...
 12-23-2005, 01:53 AM Replies: 13 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: probability question (pertaining to SM+P) [ QUOTE ] We are discussing Hume and Kant in class. Basically Hume says just because an event has happened one billion times out of one billion (ex. the sun rising) it will not necessarily happen...
 Forum: Books and Publications 12-22-2005, 01:19 PM Replies: 20 Views: 15 Posted By maurile Re: 3 Free Books from Audible.com I signed up and got the books. I won't cancel until I've figured out how to burn them to a CD, but it looks like a cool deal so far. In fact, I may not even cancel.
 12-21-2005, 05:33 PM Replies: 18 Views: 7 Posted By maurile Re: Dover Intelligent Design case -- judge rules for plaintiffs Very good article recapping the whole trial here: link (http://www.skeptic.com/eskeptic/05-12-20.html).
 12-21-2005, 02:32 AM Replies: 3 Views: 8 Posted By maurile Re: biology question DNA and eukaryotic cells DNA was around before eukaryotes were. Bacteria have DNA, and bacteria-like organisms were around before eukaryotic cells were.
 12-20-2005, 01:01 PM Replies: 18 Views: 7 Posted By maurile Dover Intelligent Design case -- judge rules for plaintiffs The opinion is available here (http://www.pamd.uscourts.gov/kitzmiller/kitzmiller_342.pdf). Some of the good parts: [ QUOTE ] A final indicator of how ID has failed to demonstrate scientific...
 12-20-2005, 03:30 AM Replies: 116 Views: 39 Posted By maurile Re: This Ought To Get Some Replies I think if someone is basically going to call a whole bunch of other people stupid, he should take care to make sense. "Widespread features of low intelligence"? I don't know what he means in...
 12-19-2005, 10:00 PM Replies: 34 Views: 5 Posted By maurile Re: Religion willl be illegal in the future...... [ QUOTE ] Religon has been apart of every culture since the beginning of man. [/ QUOTE ] That's not very long.
 12-19-2005, 09:59 PM Replies: 7 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: does sklansky know jesus? Pot odds? Your question makes no sense.
 12-19-2005, 09:02 PM Replies: 24 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: Random SETI Comments & Questions [ QUOTE ] As I understood the original question it was regarding why is SETI deemed scientific whereas religion is deemed faith-based. [/ QUOTE ] I don't get that from the original post. In...
 12-19-2005, 08:59 PM Replies: 33 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: The best odds for/against god [ QUOTE ] You'd get an even better payoff if you assume that you can live a life of hedonism and pure selfishness and that there is a divine being who will reward such behavior with eternal bliss. ...
 12-19-2005, 08:56 PM Replies: 24 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: Random SETI Comments & Questions [ QUOTE ] [ QUOTE ] 1. It is very likely that life exists elsewhere in the universe. [/ QUOTE ] I'm interested to know how you come up with this, and how you justify it. [/ QUOTE ]...
 12-19-2005, 08:52 PM Replies: 24 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: Random SETI Comments & Questions [ QUOTE ] [ QUOTE ] [ QUOTE ] That's my point. It's not science. [/ QUOTE ] Neither is love-making. So what? [/ QUOTE ]
 12-19-2005, 08:43 PM Replies: 30 Views: 7 Posted By maurile Re: Agree or Disagree? Why? [ QUOTE ] I'm still looking for the context of the Gould quote if anyone has any info on that. /images/graemlins/smile.gif [/ QUOTE ] As far as I can tell, it's made up.
 12-19-2005, 08:37 PM Replies: 92 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: Why did Jesus have to die? [ QUOTE ] does that mean if my son lies he needs to sacrifice his pet goldfish to be forgiven. [/ QUOTE ] If he doesn't have a goat, I guess his goldfish will have to do. Seriously, the...
 12-19-2005, 08:20 PM Replies: 92 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: Why did Jesus have to die? [ QUOTE ] 4. God has revealed to us that there is no forgiveness without the shedding of blood. [/ QUOTE ] This is the correct answer. God is blood-thirsty. Simple as that.
 12-19-2005, 08:16 PM Replies: 110 Views: 5 Posted By maurile Re: Good Question For Catholics and Others [ QUOTE ] [ QUOTE ] [ QUOTE ] What is the prior probability of said miracle? [/ QUOTE ] Much lower than the prior probability that a Pope would lie. [/ QUOTE ] I've read some ludicrous...
 12-19-2005, 08:11 PM Replies: 24 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: Random SETI Comments & Questions [ QUOTE ] That's my point. It's not science. [/ QUOTE ] Neither is love-making. So what? [ QUOTE ] It's saying "Hey this would be cool if we found it, though we have no good reason to...
 12-19-2005, 08:07 PM Replies: 24 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: Random SETI Comments & Questions [ QUOTE ] Regardless of religious beliefs-doesn't it take a tremendous amount of faith to keep looking? [/ QUOTE ] Of course not. It takes faith to believe the results will be positive. But...
 Forum: Books and Publications 12-18-2005, 12:19 AM Replies: 19 Views: 14 Posted By maurile Re: What\'s the best DVD for poker strategy? I've seen only two DVDs: One by Hellmuth and one by Annie Duke. Between the two of them, there is no comparison. Duke's is twenty times better.
 12-18-2005, 12:01 AM Replies: 30 Views: 4 Posted By maurile Re: Can we have knowledge of the future? [ QUOTE ] [ QUOTE ] [ QUOTE ] [ QUOTE ] If you accept only deductive reasoning as being justified, then we cannot have knowledge of the future. [/ QUOTE ] Tomorrow, nothing will exist...
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