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“Dualism…is the most common theory of mind in the public at large, it is deeply entrenched in most of the world’s popular religions, and has been the dominant theory of mind for most of Western history” What is dualism in the philosophy of mind? What forms does dualism take? Two of the most significant problems […]

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On happiness

11Dec11

We don’t enjoy simple things as much as we should. We’re so wrapped up in the trivial, menial details of everyday life that we never stop to lay on the grass and stare at the clouds. Watching cartoons is ok, but it’s ingesting a set entertainment, prescribed by someone else. Watching clouds requires no money, […]

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The Eventual Point of this Story: Today’s theory is that all dinosaurs came from a common ancestor who should obviously be named Hpothesaurus Rex due to the speculative nature of his existence. Here is what he may or may not have looked like. He had countless unique features, of which nothing is known for certain […]

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The amount of contradictions in the christian bible is probably enough to publish a contradictionary on the topic. If you’re pressed for time and looking for some snappy questions that will befuddle your religious foes, read only the bold sections. My interest in the topic dates way back:  in my own words, i was “tearing […]

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According to Clifford “… it is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence”. Assess Clifford’s defense of this principle and William James’ critique, with special reference to religious faith. Introduction W.K. Clifford was not the first to suggest that our beliefs be subject to evidentialist justifications. Long before the publication […]

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“Airflow through the nasal passages is normally asymmetrical because of alternating changes in nasal resistance in each nostril… This nasal cycle has a periodicity of approximately 2 hours and is found in 80% of the population. The reason for its existence is uncertain. A simple explanation is that it permits one side of the nose […]

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These are words and expressions that don’t see much use in modern day English. Unless we raise awareness, they will simply fade away, never to be chuckled at heartily again. Feel free to add to these. Well I’ll be a son of a gun Blimey You bet your sweet bippy Vamoose I say, old chap […]

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