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|Joined:||4 Years Ago||Birthday:||June 14, 1988|
|President:||Not Saying||Email:||- Private -|
|Interested:||in Women||Occupation:||Not Saying|
|About Me:||Testing everything and doing my best to hold on to the good. (1 Thess 5:21)|
|Activities:||Broadly speaking, I enjoy metaphysicizing and epistemologizing. Specifically speaking, I enjoy philosophy of religion and mind. I also like reading about the bible as well. Studying Japanese. Enjoying time with family and friends. Playing the occasional vidya game. Listening to music. Nature-watching. Starry nights are some of the best things ever.|
|Beliefs:||I guess you could say I'm a progressive/liberal Christian (depending on what you take those terms to mean; I'm still not entirely sure myself).|
|Books:||Currently reading: "Scientific Approaches to Philosophy of Religion" -- Yujin Nagasawa Favorites: The Bible, A Song of Ice and Fire series, Harry Potter series|
|Movies:||INCEPTION, INCEPTION, INCEPTION! The Lord of the Rings, Gran Torino, The Blindside, The Grave of Fireflies, Forrest Gump, Iron Man, The Dark Knight, Juno, Slumdog Millionaire...|
|Music:||I had a ghetto boy bop, a Jay-Z boycott/ 'Cuz he said that he never prayed to God, he prayed to Gotti/ I'm thinking "golly, God, guard me from the ungodly"/ But by my 30th watchin' of "Streets is Watchin'"/ I was back to givin' props again and it was botherin'/ 'Bout as uncomfortable as an untouchable touchin' you/ The theme songs that dudes hustle to/ Seem wrong but these songs was all becomin' true/ And it was all becomin' cool.../ -- Lupe Fiasco|
|Quotes:||"Let each man hope and believe what he can."|
-- Charles Darwin
|Sports Teams:||I'm a Norcal (Northern California) kinda guy, thus: Sacramento Kings, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants, San Jose Sharks.|
|TV Shows:||A Game of Thrones; Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan); Amazing Race|
I thank Sargon agreeing to debate me on this topic. I shall be arguing that given moral realism theism is more likely than atheism. Or that theism makes "more sense" of moral realism than atheism does. My job is to argue that, yes, theism offer a more likely context in which to affirm moral realism and Con's job is to argue that, to the contrary, atheism offers a more likely context than theism in which to affirm moral realism. In short, this will be a mostly meta-ethical debate. DefintionsTh...
I thank Rational_Thinker for agreeing to debate this topic with me.I will be arguing that moral subjectivism is false or that there are good reasons for supposing that moral subjectivism ought to be rejected as a meta-ethical theory.DefinitionsI take moral subjectivism to mean:The meta-ethical view which claims that: Ethical sentences express propositions. Some such propositions are true. Those propositions are about the attitudes of people. RulesRound 1 is for acceptance and clarification an...
I thank AeneasPhebe for agreeing to debate this contentious topic with me.DefinitionsGod: is the creator and sustainer of the universe and is unlimited with regard to knowledge (omniscience), power (omnipotence), extension (omnipresence), and moral perfection. Genocide: ..any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such:(a) Killing members of the group;(b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members...
Hello popculturepooka & fellow debaters, This debate has arisen from a forum thread for which the link is below. http://www.debate.org/forums/religion/topic/33629/ I would maintain that Hell, in the Christian tradition is a Morally abhorrent concept, and will be arguing this assertion. Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Opening arguments Round 3: Rebuttal Round 4: Closing statements - no new arguments I am honoured to enter this debate and as a new forum member look forward to an...
This topic can become mired in cross-purposes of vocabulary, so I will allot the first round for acceptance, definitions, clarifications, etc.Definition: An omniscient entity is one which lacks no knowledge of any information, whether necessary or contingent, for at least one point of its existence.I posit this so as to not definitionally exclude different versions of omniscience from the argument. Specifically, this definition is designed to not immediately rule out: anterograde omniscience; &l...
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