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  1. Solution to the Monty Hall Problem by ryanamk in Logic and Philosophy of Math
    If a contestent is offered to select between two doors, where behind one is a red car, and behind the other is a blue car, then the contestent has a 50% chance of revealing one or the other. However, if the contestent is indiffirent to which car colour they recieve, then they have a 100% chance of g...
  2. What is... by HDSU in Social Sciences
    There are many posts that start that way. I find it strange, I ask myself: "When would I ask myself a question of that kind?" If I'm working in something I think "how do I solve that?" or "why is this happen?" I only ask myself "what is this?" if I find a surprise and I see it as a whole... but i...
  3. Paradox of block universe by Bahman in Philosophy of Religion
    God is in state of timeless. God is omniscient. This means that we are dealing with a block universe since all states of universe are known from God point of view. This means that motion is an illusion. We are however experience changes. This means that changes can only be described in term of chang...
  4. Is porn a necessary evil? by worldedge in Community / Off Topic
    Although “philosophy” to many people is still a fine art, I do feel porn deserves to be a formal topic in a philosophy forum, because there are lots of philosophical issues under this topic, like good and evil, free will, social rules, capitalism… In order to have a proper discussion on thi...
  5. Is porn a necessary evil? by worldedge in General Philosophy
    Although “philosophy” to many people is still a fine art, I do feel porn deserves to be a formal topic in a philosophy forum, because there are lots of philosophical issues under this topic, like good and evil, free will, social rules, capitalism… In order to have a proper discussion on th...