I Do Not Believe Anything

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    Belief As Identity

    Belief, as previously discussed, is both incomprehensible and problematic; as a consequence of my realizing this, I no longer believe anything. However, almost everyone on Earth believes at least something, and oftentimes will equate their beliefs with their identities. This, too...
    LeavingSociety LeavingSociety
    22-25, M
    Sep 20, 2010

    On Practical Decision-making Once Again

    While I concede that I may not, in fact, know anything at all -- and that my senses cannot be used to validate themselves -- beyond this initial concession of potential ignorance, I will still pragmatically make decisions as though they are the best -- even in the absence of...
    LeavingSociety LeavingSociety
    22-25, M
    Jan 9, 2011

    Belief Is Incomprehensible To Humans

    Claiming that you know that something is true because you have evidence in your favor is a form of begging the question that relies on your five senses and rational processes; I'd refer to it as "appeal to empiricism," if I were to give this instance of that fallacy an official...
    LeavingSociety LeavingSociety
    22-25, M
    Sep 17, 2010

    A Quick Rumination On Decision-making

    1. When living, you are necessarily always acting. 2. In scenarios and cases involving decision-making, deciding not to act is not only a decision, it's an action -- if only a negative one. 3. By living, we are slaves to physics. 4. We can choose to what we are slaves, in some...
    LeavingSociety LeavingSociety
    22-25, M
    Dec 4, 2010
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