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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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    Oct 13 2013: It's not dead yet, but soon. It will die with the extinction of humans..... which is closer than we think....
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        Oct 17 2013: "Enlightenment isn't about imaging figures of light, but about making the darkness conscious". Jung

        Vivid, so bring forth your solutions and don't be a meaningless Pollyanna. Real solutions in real communities with real people please that address all the threats of extinction. If you can....
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      Oct 19 2013: Hi Craig,
      By "extinction of humans" do you mean we will all suddenly evolve such that we will start behaving like the higher beings of consciousness that we actually are, thereby making the current level of humans a historical memory like Neanderthal man? Or extinction of some other sort?

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