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Any evidence for that claim?
My God. It's like being possessed: you think something, someone says "theres no reason for you to think that", and then you come back in zombie-mode and repeat the assertion again.
Differing conditions create new experiences. Evolution of humans on Earth began 200,000 years ago. The fossil record shows this. Unless you feel-the-need-to-invoke creationism, or some Hindu idea of "world after world after world", again - a mystical idea with no evidence - then you have nothing but a deep emotional conviction.
But deep emotional convictions exist as much in people with OCD, schizophrenia, BPD, as in people with these sorts of ideas. How come your "truths" are more true than theirs? Because an "angel" told you this?
The people who post here desperately need a primer in basic philosophical thinking - i.e. Aristotle.
Sometimes I feel people here simply do not read enough, as their ability to notice differences that matter - such as content (what) and process (how). The people who post here desperately need a primer in basic philosophical thinking - i.e. Aristotle.
originally posted by: Astrocyte
a reply to: MaxTamesSiva
Again - a reference to what? The fool is a fool precisely because he believes things without good reason.
Provide me a reason that coheres to what we know about reality, and I'll take the "wise mans council".
Otherwise, calling people fools seems to be...what...provocative? Is this not a thing anymore? Does the psychodynamic and relational facts of human experience take precedence to the shnadenfreude of calling people who don't listen to you, "fools"?
Of course, people can be foolish, and call people foolish because this is the evidence justifies. People who ignore the horrific dangers of climate change - primarily to our planets biodiversity - are fools.
On the other hand, someone may so identify with a sanctimonious certainty based in faith, that their calling other people "fools" is itself the foolish act, insomuch as no evidence - no cause/effect reasoned dialectic - underlies their statement.