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Benshapiro
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11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.
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11/23/2016 9:11:29 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

I know im real. You might not be.
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11/23/2016 9:14:58 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:11:29 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

I know im real. You might not be.

When you say "I" what're you referring to?
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11/23/2016 9:17:01 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:14:58 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:11:29 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

I know im real. You might not be.

When you say "I" what're you referring to?

G_D
Benshapiro
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11/23/2016 9:23:46 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:17:01 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:14:58 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:11:29 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

I know im real. You might not be.

When you say "I" what're you referring to?

G_D

God?
janesix
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11/23/2016 9:25:41 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:23:46 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:17:01 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:14:58 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:11:29 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

I know im real. You might not be.

When you say "I" what're you referring to?

G_D

God?

No those are my initials of my name. Unfortunately this doesnt help my delusions of grandeur.
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11/23/2016 9:28:28 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:25:41 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:23:46 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:17:01 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:14:58 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:11:29 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

I know im real. You might not be.

When you say "I" what're you referring to?

G_D

God?

No those are my initials of my name. Unfortunately this doesnt help my delusions of grandeur.

Are you defined by your physical characteristics or by your consciousness?
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11/23/2016 9:30:04 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

Why?
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11/23/2016 9:31:23 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:28:28 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:25:41 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:23:46 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:17:01 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:14:58 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:11:29 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

I know im real. You might not be.

When you say "I" what're you referring to?

G_D

God?

No those are my initials of my name. Unfortunately this doesnt help my delusions of grandeur.

Are you defined by your physical characteristics or by your consciousness?
Both.
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11/23/2016 9:31:50 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

There's a great test you can use to find out if you're real or not...

Step 1: Go to your toolbox and take out a hammer.
Step 2: Put your non-dominant hand, palm down on the closest hard surface you can find.
Step 3: Use your dominant hand and hit your other hand as hard as you can with the head of the hammer.

If it hurts like hell then you're probably real. If your still not sure you're real, repeat steps 2 and 3. Repeat those steps as many times as it takes.
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11/23/2016 9:43:16 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:30:04 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

Why?

Because what we consider to be "real" is really just a product of our perceptions or conceptions. Our perceptions or conceptions are a product of mentally-processed and packaged information. Describe something real for me.
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11/23/2016 9:44:06 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:31:23 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:28:28 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:25:41 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:23:46 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:17:01 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:14:58 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:11:29 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

I know im real. You might not be.

When you say "I" what're you referring to?

G_D

God?

No those are my initials of my name. Unfortunately this doesnt help my delusions of grandeur.

Are you defined by your physical characteristics or by your consciousness?
Both.

Everything that defines "you" physically doesn't really exist.
Benshapiro
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11/23/2016 9:45:11 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:31:50 PM, Osmium wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

There's a great test you can use to find out if you're real or not...

Step 1: Go to your toolbox and take out a hammer.
Step 2: Put your non-dominant hand, palm down on the closest hard surface you can find.
Step 3: Use your dominant hand and hit your other hand as hard as you can with the head of the hammer.

If it hurts like hell then you're probably real. If your still not sure you're real, repeat steps 2 and 3. Repeat those steps as many times as it takes.

Now we need to define what we mean by "real." I'm talking about "real" meaning to exist independent of our mind.
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11/23/2016 9:46:22 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:44:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:31:23 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:28:28 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:25:41 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:23:46 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:17:01 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:14:58 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:11:29 PM, janesix wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

I know im real. You might not be.

When you say "I" what're you referring to?

G_D

God?

No those are my initials of my name. Unfortunately this doesnt help my delusions of grandeur.

Are you defined by your physical characteristics or by your consciousness?
Both.

Everything that defines "you" physically doesn't really exist.

Fields exist and we are made up of fields. So yes everything exists.
Skeptical1
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11/23/2016 9:49:29 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:43:16 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:30:04 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

Why?

Because what we consider to be "real" is really just a product of our perceptions or conceptions. Our perceptions or conceptions are a product of mentally-processed and packaged information. Describe something real for me.

A rock. Say I'm walking through the woods with a friend, and we come upon an especially noticeable rock. I ask if he sees the rock, and he replies yes, after which I pick it up and bludgeon him to death with it (I guess I'm not really that great a friend). He no longer perceives or conceives of the rock, but it's still there.

(I just know I'm going to regret this).
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11/23/2016 9:52:48 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:45:11 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:31:50 PM, Osmium wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

There's a great test you can use to find out if you're real or not...

Step 1: Go to your toolbox and take out a hammer.
Step 2: Put your non-dominant hand, palm down on the closest hard surface you can find.
Step 3: Use your dominant hand and hit your other hand as hard as you can with the head of the hammer.

If it hurts like hell then you're probably real. If your still not sure you're real, repeat steps 2 and 3. Repeat those steps as many times as it takes.

Now we need to define what we mean by "real." I'm talking about "real" meaning to exist independent of our mind.

Yeah, well, I'm not sure that what you're talking about is real. What are you actally trying to say?
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11/23/2016 9:53:26 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:49:29 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:43:16 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:30:04 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

Why?

Because what we consider to be "real" is really just a product of our perceptions or conceptions. Our perceptions or conceptions are a product of mentally-processed and packaged information. Describe something real for me.

A rock. Say I'm walking through the woods with a friend, and we come upon an especially noticeable rock. I ask if he sees the rock, and he replies yes, after which I pick it up and bludgeon him to death with it (I guess I'm not really that great a friend). He no longer perceives or conceives of the rock, but it's still there.

(I just know I'm going to regret this).

What color is the rock? How much does it weigh? What was its texture? What kind of sound did it make while you were bludgeoning him?

Notice that the answer to all of my questions have no physically existing explanation. Clearly, things exist whether we perceive them or not. But how? In what form do they exist? Based on our current scientific understanding, it implies that what exists just exists in the form of information.
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11/23/2016 9:55:59 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:52:48 PM, Osmium wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:45:11 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:31:50 PM, Osmium wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

There's a great test you can use to find out if you're real or not...

Step 1: Go to your toolbox and take out a hammer.
Step 2: Put your non-dominant hand, palm down on the closest hard surface you can find.
Step 3: Use your dominant hand and hit your other hand as hard as you can with the head of the hammer.

If it hurts like hell then you're probably real. If your still not sure you're real, repeat steps 2 and 3. Repeat those steps as many times as it takes.

Now we need to define what we mean by "real." I'm talking about "real" meaning to exist independent of our mind.

Yeah, well, I'm not sure that what you're talking about is real. What are you actally trying to say?

I'm asking if we're real. How do you define "I" when referring to yourself?
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11/23/2016 9:58:23 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:53:26 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:49:29 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:43:16 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:30:04 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

Why?

Because what we consider to be "real" is really just a product of our perceptions or conceptions. Our perceptions or conceptions are a product of mentally-processed and packaged information. Describe something real for me.

A rock. Say I'm walking through the woods with a friend, and we come upon an especially noticeable rock. I ask if he sees the rock, and he replies yes, after which I pick it up and bludgeon him to death with it (I guess I'm not really that great a friend). He no longer perceives or conceives of the rock, but it's still there.

(I just know I'm going to regret this).

What color is the rock? How much does it weigh? What was its texture? What kind of sound did it make while you were bludgeoning him?

Notice that the answer to all of my questions have no physically existing explanation. Clearly, things exist whether we perceive them or not. But how? In what form do they exist? Based on our current scientific understanding, it implies that what exists just exists in the form of information.

I don't understand your point. If my (former) friend and I happen to be part of a group of a dozen people, I can ask each of the other ten all those questions, and probably get a more-or-less consistent answer from all of them. What do you mean by this term?
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11/23/2016 10:02:50 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:58:23 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:53:26 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:49:29 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:43:16 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:30:04 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

Why?

Because what we consider to be "real" is really just a product of our perceptions or conceptions. Our perceptions or conceptions are a product of mentally-processed and packaged information. Describe something real for me.

A rock. Say I'm walking through the woods with a friend, and we come upon an especially noticeable rock. I ask if he sees the rock, and he replies yes, after which I pick it up and bludgeon him to death with it (I guess I'm not really that great a friend). He no longer perceives or conceives of the rock, but it's still there.

(I just know I'm going to regret this).

What color is the rock? How much does it weigh? What was its texture? What kind of sound did it make while you were bludgeoning him?

Notice that the answer to all of my questions have no physically existing explanation. Clearly, things exist whether we perceive them or not. But how? In what form do they exist? Based on our current scientific understanding, it implies that what exists just exists in the form of information.

I don't understand your point. If my (former) friend and I happen to be part of a group of a dozen people, I can ask each of the other ten all those questions, and probably get a more-or-less consistent answer from all of them. What do you mean by this term?

I mean that what we consider to be "real" requires sentient perception in order to be actual. In order for the rock to have been gray requires a functioning brain to have converted the wavelength of light which codes for gray into gray. In order for the rock to have weighed anything requires a "feel" of mass"gravity, in order for the rock to have made a sound requires a functioning eardrum to have converted pressure waves into "sound."
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11/23/2016 10:13:21 PM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 10:02:50 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:58:23 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:53:26 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:49:29 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:43:16 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:30:04 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

Why?

Because what we consider to be "real" is really just a product of our perceptions or conceptions. Our perceptions or conceptions are a product of mentally-processed and packaged information. Describe something real for me.

A rock. Say I'm walking through the woods with a friend, and we come upon an especially noticeable rock. I ask if he sees the rock, and he replies yes, after which I pick it up and bludgeon him to death with it (I guess I'm not really that great a friend). He no longer perceives or conceives of the rock, but it's still there.

(I just know I'm going to regret this).

What color is the rock? How much does it weigh? What was its texture? What kind of sound did it make while you were bludgeoning him?

Notice that the answer to all of my questions have no physically existing explanation. Clearly, things exist whether we perceive them or not. But how? In what form do they exist? Based on our current scientific understanding, it implies that what exists just exists in the form of information.

I don't understand your point. If my (former) friend and I happen to be part of a group of a dozen people, I can ask each of the other ten all those questions, and probably get a more-or-less consistent answer from all of them. What do you mean by this term?

I mean that what we consider to be "real" requires sentient perception in order to be actual. In order for the rock to have been gray requires a functioning brain to have converted the wavelength of light which codes for gray into gray. In order for the rock to have weighed anything requires a "feel" of mass"gravity, in order for the rock to have made a sound requires a functioning eardrum to have converted pressure waves into "sound."

I disagree with this "perception is reality" idea. Firstly, let's say it's a green rock, not grey. Upon what basis do you say the rock is not green if I'm colour blind? Another example; my dogs can hear a particular car approaching (as evidenced by their beginning to bark) a good 30 seconds before I can hear it. My lack of perception of the car's presence doesn't mean it's not there.
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11/26/2016 4:16:52 AM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 10:02:50 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:58:23 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:53:26 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:49:29 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:43:16 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:30:04 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

Why?

Because what we consider to be "real" is really just a product of our perceptions or conceptions. Our perceptions or conceptions are a product of mentally-processed and packaged information. Describe something real for me.

A rock. Say I'm walking through the woods with a friend, and we come upon an especially noticeable rock. I ask if he sees the rock, and he replies yes, after which I pick it up and bludgeon him to death with it (I guess I'm not really that great a friend). He no longer perceives or conceives of the rock, but it's still there.

(I just know I'm going to regret this).

What color is the rock? How much does it weigh? What was its texture? What kind of sound did it make while you were bludgeoning him?

Notice that the answer to all of my questions have no physically existing explanation. Clearly, things exist whether we perceive them or not. But how? In what form do they exist? Based on our current scientific understanding, it implies that what exists just exists in the form of information.

I don't understand your point. If my (former) friend and I happen to be part of a group of a dozen people, I can ask each of the other ten all those questions, and probably get a more-or-less consistent answer from all of them. What do you mean by this term?

I mean that what we consider to be "real" requires sentient perception in order to be actual. In order for the rock to have been gray requires a functioning brain to have converted the wavelength of light which codes for gray into gray. In order for the rock to have weighed anything requires a "feel" of mass"gravity, in order for the rock to have made a sound requires a functioning eardrum to have converted pressure waves into "sound."

The underlined is nothing more than a bald assertion. Unless you change the word "actual" to "perceived", that which follows doesn't actually follow. Of course, then it would be a truism, anyways, and wouldn't need to be defended.

The sentence about weight doesn't follow either way. The rock isn't gray in actuality, nor is there a sound intrinsic to the bludgeoning. However, the rock does have a weight, regardless of perception. Gravity is applying force to it before Skep and his not-so-friend stepped foot into the forest. It continues to do so during the bludgeoning, and then still after the rock is (presumably) thrown into a lake to conceal evidence.
To say one has free will, to have chosen other than they did, is to say they have will over their will... Will over the will they have over their will... Will over the will they have over the will they have over their will, etc... It's utter nonsense.
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11/26/2016 5:01:26 AM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:45:11 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:31:50 PM, Osmium wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

There's a great test you can use to find out if you're real or not...

Step 1: Go to your toolbox and take out a hammer.
Step 2: Put your non-dominant hand, palm down on the closest hard surface you can find.
Step 3: Use your dominant hand and hit your other hand as hard as you can with the head of the hammer.

If it hurts like hell then you're probably real. If your still not sure you're real, repeat steps 2 and 3. Repeat those steps as many times as it takes.

Now we need to define what we mean by "real." I'm talking about "real" meaning to exist independent of our mind.

You mean if we human beings are connected each other and also wired to a huge system that watch over us? If you mean that, then I think it is possible. This approach is not new, I think I've seen it in a eastern religion which I don't remember by now.

BR
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11/26/2016 5:35:32 AM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:45:11 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:31:50 PM, Osmium wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

There's a great test you can use to find out if you're real or not...

Step 1: Go to your toolbox and take out a hammer.
Step 2: Put your non-dominant hand, palm down on the closest hard surface you can find.
Step 3: Use your dominant hand and hit your other hand as hard as you can with the head of the hammer.

If it hurts like hell then you're probably real. If your still not sure you're real, repeat steps 2 and 3. Repeat those steps as many times as it takes.

Now we need to define what we mean by "real." I'm talking about "real" meaning to exist independent of our mind.

I have no idea what "existing independently of our mind" means.
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11/26/2016 5:49:04 AM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

Say a person is made up of atoms, are they real ? I would say yes.

Say a person is made up of other stuff, are they now less real ? I don't think so.

Your real, what ever stuff your made up of.
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11/26/2016 8:24:58 AM
Posted: 1 week ago
At 11/23/2016 9:53:26 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:49:29 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:43:16 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
At 11/23/2016 9:30:04 PM, Skeptical1 wrote:
At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

Why?

Because what we consider to be "real" is really just a product of our perceptions or conceptions. Our perceptions or conceptions are a product of mentally-processed and packaged information. Describe something real for me.

A rock. Say I'm walking through the woods with a friend, and we come upon an especially noticeable rock. I ask if he sees the rock, and he replies yes, after which I pick it up and bludgeon him to death with it (I guess I'm not really that great a friend). He no longer perceives or conceives of the rock, but it's still there.

(I just know I'm going to regret this).

What color is the rock? How much does it weigh? What was its texture? What kind of sound did it make while you were bludgeoning him?

Notice that the answer to all of my questions have no physically existing explanation. Clearly, things exist whether we perceive them or not. But how? In what form do they exist? Based on our current scientific understanding, it implies that what exists just exists in the form of information. :

interesting post.
I see it a little different, it is that 'what exists, is turned into a form of information, and we/mind read this digital (or whatever?) information off our brain.

So the question is, what is real? The mind/spirit or the brain/physical realm?
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11/26/2016 8:42:46 AM
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I have often thought we could all be characters in a computer game being played many years into the future!
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11/26/2016 4:57:20 PM
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At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

Ah, this explains a lot-- regarding your postings to this forum, I mean.

Can you imagine a hypothetical environment that you would consider real, and how would it differ from our current environment?
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11/26/2016 5:29:37 PM
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Oh geez another college kid that just finished logic and existentialism... maybe they'll get clever and incorporate the holographic principle and Hawking radiation to see if information is not truly destroyed at an event horizon because of the dualistic principle and entanglement
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11/26/2016 5:38:18 PM
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At 11/23/2016 8:48:06 PM, Benshapiro wrote:
I don't. We're either exist digitally or we're being simulated in the mind of a higher being.

And, how exactly does that revelation change anything?
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