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Theres a blue while simultaneously green dragon the lives in the center of the sun and also on the dark side of the moon, at the same time. This dragon is omnipotent and omnipresent, it is both alive and dead and it shoots bubblegum out of its mouth. Im organizing a cult, er group to worship this invisible dragon. Since ive communicated this to you via logically agreed upon symbols, does this make my statement logical as a whole?
If I gain a following, does it follow that since I said pretty words in a recognizable fashion, and people were able to decipher them, does their joining my cult then become rational, if we had meet ups and organized events and the like?
In short, of *friggin course* our mode of communication must rely on objectively defined symbols. This is true a priori. It is implied and accepted to be true via our very 'debate'. THIS IS NOT WHAT WERE TALKING ABOUT.
The topic is the validity and rationality of concepts and their relationship to success and resource acquisition
That Bush speaks in the english language does not make the content of *what he says* logical or valid.
That i tell you in Arabic that 2+2=5, while communicable, does not validate my equation.
The words people use to insult others are usually the words that have hurt them most.
Again with this fictional entity you give attributes to called society.
Society (Noun): The aggregate of people living together in a more or less ordered community
I suppose youre qualified to speak for this 'society', and all of its component members?
What about a society of thieves?
So any planned action = rational and rational must = good?
Iraq 2 was planned many years in advance, very rationally.
It also enriched certain segments of 'society' in unimaginable ways, providing benefit to not only the actors themselves, but intergenerationally to their offspring.
If rationality = benefit and benefit = good
I suppose the slaughter of over a million innocents is perfectly logical and rational, and thus morally justifiable, in your view, since war profiteers, who make up a part of 'society', have made an absolute killing from the war?
and yes I know GWB2 signed the orders in english, and commands were executed via language and symbols, but is their *content* logical?
Class dismissed. And as usual, the prof doesnt know what the sh*t hes talking about heheheh~
Just dropping through and noticed youre conspicuously absent from the thread and have no rebuttal.
and you have also accepted defeat implicitly by fleeing from the field
Originally posted by ButtUglyToad
Considering it requires logic to question, to question logic then is illogical.
Originally posted by Lucidia
Logic is the perceptive organ of the intellect that helps it to view the truth;
To this people that claim that irrationality and illogic are better equipped than rationality and logic for viewing truth and identifying knowledge...
(1) Randomly stringing together words doesn't necessarily result in an intelligible proposition.