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I'm really interested in Absurdism atm. In terms of a thought provoking statement:

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As abbeyroad posted before, we're all just regurgitating shit that's been thought of millenia ago
 

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--Could God make an ocean so deep that even HE would drown in it?
--Could God build a prison so strong that even HE could not break free?

that is a little opinionated seeing as not everyone believes in God.
 

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--Could God make an ocean so deep that even HE would drown in it?
--Could God build a prison so strong that even HE could not break free?

that is a little opinionated seeing as not everyone believes in God.
Protip:

Stop looking to Family Guy for your philosophy
 

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I'm extremely interested in Philosophy. I spend a little too much time pondering things in my opinion, and it usually gets me pretty depressed.

How can we know that you and I think the same? Just because we act the same sosn't mean that you and I are thinking in the sae way.
So how can I know that you really think at all?
You can't. You can't even be truely sure that I exist, or even that you exist. Maybe you're just a program in a super computer run by aliens? No human knows anything. They think, and sometimes they are right, but they can't truely ever know until some 'all knowing' being or computer or something confirms it for us, which I doubt will ever happened.
 

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If you're born deaf, what language do you think in?
If you try to fail and succeed, what have you done-failed or succeeded?
What is the difference between a duck?
 

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If a tree falls in the forest with nobody there... Does it still make noise??
It would have made a sound wave some time in the process, so technically yes, in my opinion. Just because we couldn't register it doesn't necessarily mean that it doesn't make a noise. It's like saying that the Sun doesn't exist because a blind person can't see it, which is evidently not true. It is there, if it wasn't we wouldn't be alive!

Has anyone seen the three minute philosophy videos on youtube? They're rather short and not very thorough in their subject matter but nevertheless entertaining. Here are some of the best ones, in my opinion-

[youtube]xwOCmJevigw[/youtube]

[youtube]BHihkRwisbE&feature=relmfu[/youtube]

[youtube]I2r1KaB15ck&feature=relmfu[/youtube]
 

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I love the Kant one. I've been reading about him recently and his ideas are awesome. I also like John Locke.
 

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--Could God make an ocean so deep that even HE would drown in it?
--Could God build a prison so strong that even HE could not break free?

that is a little opinionated seeing as not everyone believes in God.
Therein lies the paradox/meaninglessness in your questions: "would drown" and "could not". If God is omnipotent, the question is null and void/meaningless.
 

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I really want to explore philosophy when I graduate and go to Uni. Areas I want to study are: Epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics. I'm also interested in philosophy of the mind, language, and religion as well as wanting to venture into the different philosophies of cultures (ex. Indian), religions (Buddhism), and centuries (Middle ages).
There's just so much I want to learn... ^_^
 

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Does anyone here believe in the Many worlds theory? Like the existence of an infinite set of parallel universes each different based on different random probability based events that have led up to this moment in time in our universe?
 

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