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by marxiavelli
Wed Dec 10, 2008 1:57 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Best Reason
Replies: 38
Views: 39474

Re: Best Reason

This is somewhat of a tangent, but I thought I'd respond... The idea hat it died out in formal philosophy has nothing to do with how we actually look at the world. philosophers understand the world in different terms. Reid was taken to have lost to Hume and we move on from Hume to Kant and then othe...
by marxiavelli
Wed Dec 10, 2008 12:57 am
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Best Reason
Replies: 38
Views: 39474

Re: Best Reason

who are you quoting? I was quoting "sgttomas". God cannot be studies scientifically in a direct sense. Because God is not given in sense data. But what can be studies the "trace" of god, the co-determinate. that is the concept of the signature. the footprint. The effect of having encountered the di...
by marxiavelli
Tue Dec 09, 2008 8:19 pm
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Best Reason
Replies: 38
Views: 39474

Re: Best Reason

This is the nail on the head. The problem is how we share our knowledge of what is real. Do I know that matter is made of atoms? Well…in a sense, it isn’t. It certainly isn’t made of the kinds of atoms of the 18th century. So I often wonder who’s imagination I am tapping into when I think about ato...
by marxiavelli
Tue Dec 09, 2008 7:37 pm
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Best Reason
Replies: 38
Views: 39474

Re: Best Reason

Okay, before we proceed I'm going to need some clarity from you. You spend half your time quoting scientific studies about mystical experiences. You spend the other half your time telling me that this is "not a scientific question". I will need to know which standard we are using before we proceed f...
by marxiavelli
Mon Dec 08, 2008 11:38 pm
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Best Reason
Replies: 38
Views: 39474

Re: Best Reason

First of all I would like to say that I find both of these arguments to be interesting. I was expecting the typical cosmological or ontological arguments, but these are legitimately new. Trying to admit religious experience as a form of empirical evidence is an interesting move. 1. Co-Determinate Ar...
by marxiavelli
Mon Dec 08, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: Adventure of Faith (Religion/Spirituality)
Topic: Best Reason
Replies: 38
Views: 39474

Best Reason

I am here by invitation. I have been told the owner of this site had some very good reasons for believing in God. At this point I would like to invite him to discuss with me his best one.

- "marxiavelli"