khalou

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Sun Apr 20

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khalou posted to the Atheist Fools board. 2:34 AM

Why is khalou torturing us?

Why am I here asking questions about free will?

Because, back in the day, this was the place that challenged my beliefs and tore me a new one with regard to my worldview. This is the place that held the highest regard for what's what and [more]

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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:40 AM

Re: The discomfort of truth

Human beings that act in inhumane ways could be so described.

If anyone disagrees, and there are several according to the thread, I would be grateful to hear
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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:03 AM

Re: The discomfort of truth

All the data would be processed to modify the bio-electro-chemical brain. All thoughts about the data would be embodied in the matter that makes up the person. So, this is nonsensical.

Have you ever tried to argue against yourself? It [more]

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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:02 AM

Re: The discomfort of truth

I think we should all just agree with khalou and tell him he's right.

Maybe then we will have some relief from this word game he insists on playing.


That's one of several options.

You are, in my humble opinion, an [more]

Sat Apr 19

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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:57 AM

Re: The discomfort of truth

Here is an example of an opposing opinion-

The "why" I am requesting is any offering of some mechanism by which we are capable of "choosing" outside of our bio-electro-chemical makeup, subsidized by experiences that [more]

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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:16 AM

Re: The discomfort of truth

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Fri Apr 11

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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:45 AM

Re: The discomfort of truth


You need to acknowledge the difference between humans and machines.

Machines, when properly maintained and operated within correct parameters, are perfectly predictable. Machines have no capacity for emotion.


Emotions [more]

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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:30 AM

Re: The discomfort of truth

But I would be quite open to being proven wrong.

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Isn't that either disingenuous or self-delusional considering your stated belief that you can't change your mind consciously? Either you will or won't
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Sat Apr 5

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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:58 AM

Re: The discomfort of truth


Isn't that either disingenuous or self-delusional considering your stated belief that you can't change your mind consciously? Either you will or won't change your mind, but arguments provided here will have no bearing, it is already baked
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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:32 AM

Re: Free will


Thus you had no choice but to write that response.


At that moment, yes.

Had I attempted a response at a later time, it would have been different. My experience, and my synapses, have changed since that moment and my [more]

Sun Mar 30

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khalou posted to the Atheist Fools board. 2:55 AM

The discomfort of truth

Christians seem to argue that if there is no soul, or no god, or no "ultimate morality" then there is no meaning to life. If we are just "here", then we are animals without a purpose, and life is meaningless. Meaning is important, [more]

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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:06 AM

Re: Free will




In a universe where there are more than binary outcomes, why reduce the complex functions of the human brain to binary solutions? [i.e. we're either built to act a certain way, or we're not] or [a stimulus acts the same way on many
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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:11 AM

Re: God's punishment

You ignored the first question. It was not rhetorical.

Your first question was-

what is your native language?

English

It seems you are taking many words literally that are in fact being used, at [more]

Sat Mar 29

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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:55 AM

Re: God's punishment

Khalou, what is your native language? It seems you are taking many words literally that are in fact being used, at best, loosely.

When people say Phelps was evil, no supernatural component is being inferred. They just mean he was a nasty
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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:45 AM

Re: God's punishment


"Uh, yup, Officer, it wuz me that just shot that guy, but I'm not to blame. See, I didn't decide to be born with this DNA or be raised the way I was. My brain waves this morning made me do it, not me."

Good luck with that,
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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:33 AM

Re: God's punishment


If Phelps made the choice to hurt people with his spewing of b#llshit, that is what matters.

If Phelps made the choice to hurt people with his spewing of mean words, that is what matters.

If Phelps made the choice to hurt
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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:31 AM

Re: Religious knowledge quiz

Missed the Friday thing.

Said Saturday.

Ouch.

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khalou posted to the Atheist Fools board. 4:24 AM

Free will

Imagine a simple circuit that provides a pulse depending on the input. An "and/or" gate. It would consist of two inputs and one output.

If there is a 1 on one input and a 0 on the second, then it would produce a 1 at the output. If [more]

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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:43 AM

Re: God's punishment

Khalou should write a book full of all his nonsense. He could get Sarah Palin to write a foreword.

If you notice, his posts always say something like "this conclusion was peer reviewed" or "studies have shown" or
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khalou replied to the Atheist Fools board. 3:20 AM

Re: God's punishment

We are denying cause and effect as a scientific principle.

Well done Khalou


Quite the opposite-

We are embracing cause and effect.

What we are denying is a magical ability to transcend cause and create [more]

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