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unique_username  ·  1698 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Not sure how this website works but here are todays thoughts

>A person who is not operating on logic, but instead trusts their emotions is going to be someone who will often be wrong where logic succeeds, but they will also be correct where it fails.

The definition of logic is "reasoning conducted or assessed according to strict principles of validity", which means according to the validity. From the term itself logic is impossible to fail in the search for truth and proper reasoning evaluation.

>A big example of this, and I'm sorry for this, is eugenics

Your example is illogical and invalid, and doesn't imply a fail in logic as a tool of derision making (a possible reason for this, could be the fact that you might act directly affected act by emotion). Through empirical knowledge it was proven how to change human characteristics wiyh the proccess of breeding. If we institutionalized using logical a system where "X" characteristics are better for "Y" reason, we can act n a possible way to accomplish it. If some people have a (meaningless) cynical negative emotional reaction to it and therefore such an act becomes social unaccepted and therefore doesn't be let to happen. Then is not a fail of logic but fail in a procedure cause by illogical acts, namely the absence of logic. The fact that X number of humans do not have a positive emotional approach to the idea of eugenics isn't a logical reason for it not to happen.

unique_username  ·  1838 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How do You Approach Morality?

I'm a nihilist because it is not possible for morality objectively exist. And it is a made up subjective tool that limits the possible opportunities and because illogical at any form under a different perspective.

unique_username  ·  1875 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are your favorite thought experiments, hubski?

The thread was supposed to be about thought experiments, not actual ones, but since the other user submitted one which I thought was interesting we started discussing.

The superstring theory looks interesting, what I would like to know about it is whether it is based on indications or it is simply an unfalsiable possible theory, like the infinite more we could create , as well as the reason that the dimensions are limited to 11 and not infinite. I would also like some recommendations for further reading in thought experiments in general or quantum mechanics , if you have any

unique_username  ·  1878 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How have you decorated your house, hubski.

Good advice, works for many more things.

unique_username  ·  1878 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How have you decorated your house, hubski.

By the way, who added the third tag?

unique_username  ·  1879 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What do you think happens to ideas which people forget?

Either someone will come up with them again, (not necessairly the same person, and if so they might claim that they were the first who did so.) or not. And if they do, then either they will forget them, or not, if they do not, then might try them or not, but nethertheless they had an impact on them.

unique_username  ·  1880 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are your favorite thought experiments, hubski?

This is really interesting, although another huge reason that the citizens of nazi Germany obeyed such orders is the influence of the social acceptable, whose's huge reasons for existence are fear and pride, which were both hugely in that time. And when it comes to soldiers, they were simply "doing their job" of obeying any orders of authority without any reaction or even questioning. So a better way to use such an experiment would be to use more people at the same room, at the same time, some of which we would intensially put there to do as we say, just to do as we want, so we would also see different results influenced by the huge factor of social acceptance. So I see this thought as a personal motivation, to go soon and try this updated experiment on a different way obviously, as a way of research, and film it.

unique_username  ·  1889 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Power of the Unknown

Exception?

unique_username  ·  1889 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Power of the Unknown

Both existing and not existing are meaningless, anything in the universe or a possible multiverse is meaningless, which includes the interactions that I do, which includes the stop of my existence. So either way it is, is pointless.

unique_username  ·  1889 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Power of the Unknown

Reason for existence of what specific?

unique_username  ·  1889 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Power of the Unknown

A Meaning, a reason for its existence, or a specific reason to be interested in it.

unique_username  ·  1889 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Power of the Unknown

The fact that this illusion has an effect on the person, doesn't mean that it has a worth.

Now with what an consious being will do is completely subjective, and product of universal reactions.

unique_username  ·  1889 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Power of the Unknown

"Why not stop wasting our time by watching, preaching, commenting, reading, and/or buying books on these subjects and wondering whether infinity exists, and actually do something more useful, something that will help all the characters with whom you are stuck inside of the same game?"

The author completely missed the point. It is through the thought of such questions that we are coming closer to the possible truth. While helping others is completely meaningless, because the others might not even exist (see solipsism) and even if they did the actual helping would create small differences that would be completely different in the indirect future. And I came to this conclusion using thought of such questions.

unique_username  ·  1899 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What is the story behind your username?

I wanted what I chose for it.

unique_username  ·  1921 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What are your favorite classical music pieces, Hubski?

I forgot how amazing to zanarkand sounds, isn't it amazing how we are so much amazed by something but then, we simply forget about it. That's existence.

unique_username  ·  2028 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Some people worth following

Thank you.

unique_username  ·  2047 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Could you live without a computer or smartphone?

I could live without them but I prefer not to. Because technology is just a tool and nothing more. It's neither a good or a bad thing. it depends how you use it. If you use a knife to kill someone it is not knife's fault it is yours. If you waste your time on the internet on useless shit then it is still your own fault and not the internet's. I for example use the internet mostly to get or give information and sure I could get my information from analog sources, like an library but let's be realistic it is way faster to google something than to go to an actual building and start seeking for books that may not even cover what you are looking for.

unique_username  ·  2047 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How do you motivate yourself? What motivates you?

    That enjoyment is intrinsically motivation though?

Not exactly, I do stuff that I enjoy, I don't do stuff because of the enjoyment that I get.

unique_username  ·  2047 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How do you motivate yourself? What motivates you?

    I don't know what kind of job you have, but that won't fly in an actual career. You have to do things you don't want to do; that's just part of life.

I'm still technically a kid still in school. But why would I want an actual career? Do you think that it is gonna make me happier or more complete as a person? It won't, so there is really no need for me to go that way. You don't have to do things you don't want to, I don't. And it really made me enjoy my life more. For example I don't like cleaning my house. That's fine then I won't do it. -But it is gonna stay dirty that way. Then I will hire someone else to do it instead of me. And meanwhile I will do something that I enjoy such as making art and then I'm gonna sell it to make the money to pay that someone who did the thing I don't like. That's how I live my life.

    It's simply impossible not to be motivated. Your body will force you to breathe, drink, eat, and sleep. If you're doing other tasks, you're motivated to do them by some force. That doesn't mean that you're out there writing inspirational thoughts about doing them, but something is causing you to desire to complete that action.

This is correct but I didn't talk about that. What I meant was that there is really no need to find a specific motivation or unmotivation and simply doing what you enjoy is gonna lead you to happiness.

unique_username  ·  2047 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How do you motivate yourself? What motivates you?

If there is something that enjoy then I do it. If there is something that I don't like then I simply not do it. Thats a 'philosophy' that i made as a kid and i follow it since. There is really no need to go the motivated/unmotivated way.

When it comes to the bed question, when I'm feeling that I'm refreshed enough then I get out of my bed. Still no need to go to the motivated/unmotivated thoughts way.

unique_username  ·  2047 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Does your head use multiple languages?

Yes I think both in my first language and English depends on occasion.

unique_username  ·  2047 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How do you motivate yourself? What motivates you?

I don't. There is no need to be either motivated or unmotivated.

unique_username  ·  2067 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Which job path would you recommend me to get, hubski?

I'm kinda late but thanks for the answer. This totally something that I would enjoy doing for a living. Thank you!

unique_username  ·  2076 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Future of Web Design is Hidden in the History of Architecture

i don't think that the classical design of ancient greece and all the geometry behind it has anything to do with the early internet that just got color and images.

unique_username  ·  2079 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I Quit My Job Today. (And so can you!)

What other options does it give you, than designing houses?