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« Reply #15 on: 15/06/09 @ 08:59 »

Yes it may be seen as absurd to believe in something so irrational it certainly is metaphysical. Why bubbles? I don't know that's just a suggestion. Hence why in my OP i described the experience as almost transendental in the act of a leap of faith. Although, it may more likely be more ordered and a world controlled by (A) and evil demon (B)machines (C) some other highly intelligent being (D) God. I dont know and never will know, the bubbles thing was just an illustration of an idea.

Perhaps, something from the real world influenced me to believe in it, or just a random thought process, I get quite a few of those. But that is a separate argument of where do our thoughts come from. But tbh, most likely my ideas are influenced by the media, hence all the references to The Matrix trilogy. Now I don't expect to be dodging bullets any time soon, you must play by the rules still, even if it is not Real.
Of cause Nietzsche despised Descartes Cogito as a grammatical expolit and considering my theory is heavily based on this, i doubt he would be all too impressed.
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« Reply #16 on: 15/06/09 @ 09:04 »

Indeed - well put. This isn't to say that we shouldn't give time to such irrational thoughts - Nietzsche himself wasn't hyper rational - but just that we need to examine them as much as we can.

Good chatting with you on this - let me know if you get any developments!
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« Reply #17 on: 15/06/09 @ 09:08 »

Yh thanks for discussing this, i really appreciate it. It's not often that you get to talk to like minded people on stuff like this.
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« Reply #18 on: 16/06/09 @ 06:57 »

this is quite a pitifully brief addition to this thread, but i think the O.P. would really enjoy Russell's Problems of Philosophy (in case they haven't read it yet)

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/5827/5827-h/5827-h.htm#2HCH0003
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« Reply #19 on: 16/06/09 @ 07:01 »

Yes, good suggestion - a classic text. But... O.P? Odd philosophers? Old People? Orange Poltergeists?
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« Reply #20 on: 16/06/09 @ 08:57 »

Yes, good suggestion - a classic text. But... O.P? Odd philosophers? Old People? Orange Poltergeists?
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No i haven't already seen them but i will certainly look into it.
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« Reply #21 on: 16/06/09 @ 09:28 »

Ah - I still prefer Orange Poltergeists! Grin
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