Re: The Future and Nihilism (was Re: >H RE: Present dangers to transhumanism)

J. R. Molloy (
Sun, 5 Sep 1999 13:59:07 -0700

From: Brian Manning Delaney <>
>Who said we were talking about "decrees"? Who said "external"?

Why does that bother you?

>"Sounds," not is. (And "sounds" only to someone who doesn't understand

So, why don't you understand philosophy?

Perhaps because philosophy means the art of asking the wrong questions.

>To take your definition, philosophy would
>try to understand, and validate, what is meant by "knowledge," and
>(and, for that matter, "verification").

If you don't understand those words, look them up.

IMNSHO, philosophy is for people who can't understand science.