The Agnostic third way
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@Sheldon: You could not have articulated things any more clearly.
Is it a real thesis or just forum posting? I’m confused...
Edited to add: this whole word shit is over my head (I know I don’t believe in god because I have no reason to) For me it’s simple. Give me a good “reason” and I’m open to change my mind.
Mind you I just took advantage of answering the math question wrong...
"Is it a real thesis or just forum posting? I’m confused..."
The word "thesis" has two different definitions. One is "a statement or theory that is put forward as a premise to be maintained or proved.". So technically, if you respect that definition, it is a thesis.
But the more common application of the word "thesis" is a long dissertation about a research, one that is required to be granted a PhD. Of course we should respect such a thesis.
But I do not have to respect Dworkin''s "thesis" because it is basically his personal position, nothing more.
Just more word games.
Especially as his opening salvo is roundly contradicting the dictionary, so a fairly inauspicious start.
Thanks David, the second use was popping in my head.
Quick question here:
Would the missionary position be useful in an agnostic three-way? If so, how would we be able to believe anybody who says they know? And can you truly know just because they say they believe it? Inquiring minds want to know.
@Tin: Hmmmmm? Agnostic 3-way? 'I don't know, I don't know, unless I am lying to myself and don't know it.
@Cog Re: Agnostic three-way
Personally, I believe it could be possible, but I just don't know for sure.
@Possible: Hmmmm. People exist. Three Ways exist. Sex is very real. Everyone on the planet is actually agnostic when you get right down to it. Well, you know, anything is possible... but I just can't make up my mind.
@3-way... uhhuhhh (clears throat) pssst Cog, Tin is ;)hinting (Agnostic three-way...Personally, I believe it could be possible, but I just don't know for sure.)
(looking around and whispering) don’t suggest we help him “know for sure” ...remember he watched (whatever, for FREE, remember) - now he wants in on the action. ****I’m secretly mailing his wife a rolling pin with instructions***
@White! "Rolling pin with instructions!" Awwwww fuck. Poor Tin! He is already scared shirtless of his wife. Perhaps if he reads the post and gets to the mailbox first?
Thankfully, I'm the only one who checks the mail around here every day. Not that it matters much. The rolling pin would be the least of my worries. She has her OWN unique methods... *nervous tremble*....