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ness31 wrote:the wife of the Chinese prez? the most amazing power couple right now. you’re brave to bring them up edit - must be a President thing
SolarCross wrote:... The ant soul hypothesis happens to explain it.
Pants-of-dog wrote:I use the word “hypothesis” to mean “a verifiable claim that has yet to be supported or falsified by evidence”.
This would be more like an unverifiable religious claim.
SolarCross wrote:But it is potentially verifiable.
Pants-of-dog wrote:Yes it is. It is some random weirdo question that has nothing to do with real life and depends solely on some weird religious idea that no one can verify.
The only real difference is that you are using this fantasy as an excuse to impose totalitarian penal systems.
SolarCross wrote:The proposition of the OP is entirely separate and independent of the theory for one possible origin of totalitarian behaviors which I flung out in the course of the following discussion . Don't mix that up.
Reincarnation or soul recycling is potentially verifiable; if it happens then it should be verifiable, if it does not then it should be falsifiable.
Whether or not peaceful coexistence is possible with totalitarians is an entirely separate matter from what causes totalitarianism in the first place.
Pants-of-dog wrote:Your ant soul crap is unverifiable hogwash.
Pants-of-dog wrote:This does not explain why you want to put people in gulags so badly.
SolarCross wrote:Your opinion on the matter is unverified.
Self-defence is the best reason for harming the interests of another.
Pants-of-dog wrote:So you want to impose totalitarian penal systems because you feel attacked, or are afraid that you will be attacked?
SolarCross wrote:I don't want to do that and it needn't be a "totalitarian" penal system, it could just be a wall in between, a border. Anyway wouldn't a totalitarian enjoy a totalitarian penal system?
Pants-of-dog wrote:You really seem like you want gulags and torture and executions. You mention them all the time when discussing how you would treat your ideological opponents.
SolarCross wrote:So you are saying it is safe to just let the likes of Lenin or Pol Pot runaround unchallenged? History begs to differ.
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