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A4E

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  1. A4E

    ‘DETERMINISM DEBUNKED’

    Little bit. probably just me, but i dont understand the overall picture you are trying to paint. if you want to try again, can you start over, and tell me as if I was 10 years old?
  2. A4E

    ‘DETERMINISM DEBUNKED’

    I dont understand. Can you explain it in a different way? I dont know what you mean with this. Can you elaborate?
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    ‘DETERMINISM DEBUNKED’

    I agree. I just want to try to point out that free willers and determinists generally agree on many things, but we think that we disagree. mostly because of definitions though. ie Stefan (quickly) found a definition of free will early in the video that determinists would agree with. If free willers agree/believe that the universe is 100% consistent, then they should also agree that everything is predetermined, but i have not seen people opposite of me make this connection, only a strong rejection of determinism, like it is some evil end-game boss. I have no problem accepting that we have a choice, just that it is not supernatural, and so conditional to the laws of the universe.
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    ‘DETERMINISM DEBUNKED’

    I am curious if anyone would disagree with any of these 2 statements: -Generally lifeforms with a brain which have basic abilities, (like remember things), make choices. (ie its easy to see that a cat or lion is weighing when it is most advantageous to stalk a prey, and when to strike. And it does not matter to which extent the lifeform is thinking before making a choice imo. the fact that it is clearly making a choice is evidence enough of some thinking that we can not easily analyze the extent of anyway.) -As far as we can understand, the universe seems to have laws of physics that are consistent and can presumably never be manipulated, bent, or otherwise changed, except between the laws themselves working on each other. (if you accept more controversial quantum stuff, then you probably already disagree with this one, which is ok.)
  5. A4E

    Expanding Earth and Gravity

    Thanks for the mindblow. Never heard about it before. I've Heard about hollow earth, but not this.
  6. A4E

    Mortgages are bullshit!

    Wow. Eye opener!
  7. A4E

    Why?

    Yes, and yes. No. Repair holes or other smaller damage not caused by ie a dentist drill. See this thread. I did not touch on the efficacy of vaccinations in this thread, and if you are a person who likes to put words in peoples mouth, then I will be less inclined to converse with you. From my research it does not look like vaccines have any long term benefit for humanity. Maybe a tiny/small short term benefit for individuals against some particular diseases, but that is extremely outweighed when compared to all the other effects of injecting aluminum, anti freeze, mercury, and other toxins into children/people. Also vaccines can give the disease that they are supposed to protect against. Things that make intelligent parts of the world live longer: -Clean water. -Good food. (variety, quality) -Good environment. (hygiene, sewage) The 3 things above results in the body being very able to fight disease, as it is not compromised by other factors. AIDS is a condition where the immune system is compromised, leaving the body prone to attacks from bacteria or viruses. One way to get AIDS is to use certain allopathic medicine/drugs. Another way to get AIDS is to be somewhere with dirty water, bad food, and/or a bad environment. Standard testing for HIV counts white bloodcells, if it is low, then you magically have the HIV virus. There is a documentary called "House of numbers" that goes into detail on this.
  8. A4E

    Why?

    My words are there.
  9. A4E

    Why?

    I refer you to this thread.
  10. A4E

    Why?

    That's quite a lot of work to dig up/remember. So perhaps just start with a few of the most controversial ones that you might not have swallowed. No humans have been on the moon. No Jews were gassed to death in german concentration camps. (illegal to talk about in many countries) A lot of red pills around health... Teeth can heal themselves with calcium and d vitamin. (ie cod liver oil) Allopathic medicine mainly makes your health worse, and kills a lot of people every year, due to ie mistakes, but also just 'normal' use. Most diseases are either preventable or curable with the right nutrition. There are many effective cures for cancer. vaccines kill and damage children. And are responsible for many of the more common illnesses that children have today. No link between HIV and AIDS. No evidence, only circumstantial. (I'm not 100% sure but its not healthy to go around doubting my research) I remember other ones when I need them.
  11. A4E

    Why?

    The 35ish different red pills I've swallowed, best thing that happened for my life. And I will never go back. (and that is kinda impossible anyway) Depressing and frustrating in the beginning, but very good in the long term.
  12. A4E

    Stef's wager (free will)

    I accept determinism for the moment, but my life is the complete opposite of 'going along to get along' or leaf floating around. As mentioned in op and countless other posts around, determinism does not mean people don't make choices based on their exp and knowledge and circumstances. The only difference in determinism is that those choices were predetermined. I am assuming free willers do not affiliate spiders with free will, so when a spider makes a web somewhere, did it choose to do so, or was it just pure robotic behaviour that happened by chance to result in that location?
  13. A4E

    Stef's wager (free will)

    So what if I say the idea of physical law breaking free will, is the first step to thinking you have superpowers? You guys are smart people, but it seems you have enormous difficulty accepting that you are a part of what looks like a deterministic universe. I don't get it. Revoking responsibility/agency does not have to mean anything bad happening to society, because we have no problems revoking agency from wolves or other predators, but it does not mean we let them hunt down our children. We keep them away from society, just like we will with bad people. Imagine if all people accept that they have no agency, but that the number one priority is to have a peaceful society, maybe it would result in a completely new way of thinking on the part of immoral people. (I know that is a stretch...). Lets say Bob steals another guys phone. Then the other guy calls the pol... wait that example did not work. Lets say Adam hits a random guy on the street because he is so pissed off at how much sense Stefan Molyneux is making online. The equivalent of a police force track him down, and tell him: "We all know that you have no agency in what you did, but you are hurting and threatening the continued existence of our peaceful and prosperous free market society. You have the right to make amends and go to counseling, (since we all make mistakes sometimes), so that you can continue to work with and build our society. If we see that you will not do this, then you are not welcome in this society no more. and sufficient measures will be used to make sure you are not in our society." What will Adam think? And more importantly what will he think when evaluating if he should even do any immoral thing, since he has already learned how his society works. Either he make amends (some kind of work or restitution) and have to be counseled until his bad ways are exorcised, or he will be banished/killed. I know my idea can create a new set of problems. But its not like the current systems (like jails) are working very well.
  14. A4E

    Should I get Vaccinated?

    'The truth about vaccines' is a nice documentary series with experts on vaccines, that will add a lot to your knowledge base before making a decision. For my own personal opinion at the moment, it goes something like, Vaccines = Toxic = Worse health = More disease = Weaker immune system
  15. A4E

    Ostracism is not the way to go

    in these situations, how about trying to talk peacefully, and then if the 20% don't want to talk, but rather raise their voice, slander you, get violent, threaten, etc, point out what they are doing, and then just ignore them? (Just my amateur question) I'd imagine that others and the person involved would remember how he lost control in a peaceful discussion.
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