Philosophical Question...

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  1. Gl3nn

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    This is my first thread about philosophical questions. More will follow if people find it interesting.

    The goal is trying to answer the question with me trying to prove your answer is wrong.
    One exception is enough to prove it's wrong. (Anyone else can pitch in and try to prove that btw.)


    Question: Is there something as an UNDENIABLE truth?

    Discuss and give an example.
     
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    I sink, therefore I swam.
     
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    The only undeniable truth is that there are no undeniable truths. :biggrin1:
     
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    It exists, example, well keep looking.
     
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    For he's a jolly good fellow, which nobody can deny.
     
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    Cute play on Descartes...

    You could use a boat.
     
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    That's sort of in the same league as those who say things like "The inscrutable Buddha," when, if anything, Buddha is quite scrutable.

    Damn it! here I go writing out loud again in bold gray whispers.
     
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    Hmm, well played dear Mem, well played. I'll think more about this, but you've got a good point.
     
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    I deny he's a jolly good fellow.
     
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    I would think there has to be some sort of disclosure.

    I shot the Sherriff. [Undeniable]
    But I swear it was in self-defence... [not so]

    Sorry - maybe not such a great example...
     
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    Sr. Rubirosa often likes to upset Descarte.

    Sorry, I'll leave now.
     
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    I want to kiss Rubi's avatar pouty lips!
     
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    It's actually an oxymoron of a sentence. There can not be any undeniable truths if there are none, but it is one.:confused::eek:
     
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    Well, everyone knows I did bring sexy back.
    (I'm leaving now, eddy ... but I expect to find a lot of flirtatious trailings from you when I get back.)
     
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    Is there proof that you shot the sherrif? Unless it's on videotape, you can't prove it. Even witnesses aren't 100% reliable.
     
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    My my, you officious strumpet you!

    But those lips....ahhhh!

    big slimy flirty trail.......
     
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    Yes, I noticed that. It's a very good example.

    But if there IS at least one undeniable truth, then your example is deniable.
     
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    The question is, will you be able to prove that it is ...? :cool:
     
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