"J. R. Molloy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote,
>I heard the definition of philosophy as "the art of asking the wrong
>questions" it seemed to me an accurate description. (In case you didn't
>know it, my favorite definition of philosophy is a take-off on Abraham
>Joshua Keschel's definition... "Philosophy may be defined as the art of
>asking the right questions...")
For the first time, I realize that this entire thread was meant to be a joke.
This was never a usable definition, it was always a humorous punch-line.
> > For a proper definition, you need to expand on what makes a question
>Yes, that would be philosophical... and a waste of time.
And I realize that your answers are supposed to be humorous by being
>Everyone knows what wrong means, but philosophy attempts to prove the
>incredible by an appeal to the unintelligible.
You deliberately kept the conversation by being non-responsive.
>official definition (of course) comes from Ambrose Bierce: "Philosophy, n.
>A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing."
Another joke. Perhaps you should investigate a concept known as smiley-faces.
>It seems to me you're asking the wrong questions. That's OK, you're an
I am not an accomplished philosopher. I seriously was trying to
figure out what your content-free postings were trying to say.
That's OK, you're an accomplished troll. You are now in my kill-file
with other trolls.
-- Harvey Newstrom <HarveyNewstrom.com>
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