The abiotic Mirror as Human wishes

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Re: The abiotic Mirror as Human wishes

Postby Guide » Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:01 pm

The main issue in Heidegger is rather obvious. But, what makes it hard to grasp is that the history of ideas isn't part of our state compulsory education. It's simply that reason, what people really think when asked, and when they give reasons, was denounced as "subjectivity", and was replaced by external measurement of how things happen. How fast does a stone fall, etc. This was then confusingly called "reason", e.g., instrumental reason. This is, by the way, the meaning of existentialism and nihilism in a nutshell. We just don't see it because we don't know how it was before.

Anyone who has a real ability to think, to reason, feels this quite strongly and negatively. Because reason can see when things make sense, where idiots can not see. But, this, which is true, is everywhere passed off as "subjective" judgment. That was not true in former times. Science (the greatest authority) has no use of reason, and so can yield no sound statements about politics/the character of human beings on the whole, can not answer the most pressing legal questions and so on, the question How to live? = what "norm". Ergo, the crisis.
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Re: The abiotic Mirror as Human wishes

Postby Meno_ » Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:22 pm

That is exactly true. But is shouldn't disqualify it for that reason.
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Re: The abiotic Mirror as Human wishes

Postby Guide » Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:29 pm

"Apart from the minor fact that it is complete bollocks, is this a scientific claim?"


Is your Rock of Gibraltar zeal for the way the words "scientific claim" is used scientific? Is using words to come to a decision about how to use the word scientific, scientific? Depends on how the word is used.
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Re: The abiotic Mirror as Human wishes

Postby Meno_ » Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:43 pm

Guide wrote:
"Apart from the minor fact that it is complete bollocks, is this a scientific claim?"


Is your Rock of Gibraltar zeal for the way the words "scientific claim" is used scientific? Is using words to come to a decision about how to use the word scientific, scientific? Depends on how the word is used.




Ibid.
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