Feynman was right. There is cargo-cult science, and there are cocktail-party philosophers.
Would it be conceivable that some country in the medieval Europe of the XXI century would have banned entry to Galileo Galilei — because of his conspiracy theory that the Earth moves; or to Giordano Bruno — because of his conspiracy theory that outside the Solar system, there are other civilizations and intelligent beings?
The US propaganda is meant for the flat-earthers having flat brains. It is so evident nonsense what they are talking about that it is comparable to the assertion that 2 + 2 = 5.
Whether the system has intellect? Whether the system is conscious?
The question is not about what would happen on the planet where all organisms and human beings were without egoing. The real question is how we could achieve a better world and what kinds of better worlds are feasible.
I am dealing with thinking, not philosophy. If those who call themselves philosophers are engaged in something other than thinking, then I do not need their so-called philosophy.
The question is about which system, which people, and which ideology are capable of enduring the stone age.
Banning presenting such facts and arguments that try to show that the war is indeed justified is itself unjustified.
He presented compelling arguments to justify the unjustified war.
What is a greater crime: killing more people, but randomly or killing more people of the given nationality?
If the victims’ number increases, the seriousness of the given crime might not increase because the type of crime may change.