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Is Philosophy dead?

Was it buried beneath pragmatic scientific discourse? Stabbed through the heart by the stake of probability. Is there any room for conjecture in the button down business of modern scientific thought? In the world of proof, what is the point of pondering?

I sometimes chuckle and think philosophers and theologians are off in a corner somewhere playing chess, while the scientific community is haphazardly reinventing our reality.

Is there truth in the evident, or are we chasing our own tail?


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  • Sep 30 2013: Hypertheticall. If you were a scientist and learned that genetically we are all programmed to see the world differently and therefore it was pointless and probably erroneosto offer your opinion, should you do it?
    What if this fact alone is worth propogating?
    What if you have found a way in which nearly every single human could benefit simply by changing their individual interlectual objectives. Should you tell? Should you only tell if asked?
    A well known philosopher thinks you have an obligation to spread the word. I am still not sure but if you are familiar with what the word philosophy meansI can assure you that it is definately not dead.

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