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  • @Advocatus

    Congratulations, Sherlock!  You’ve just landed yourself in the Infinite Recursion Trap!  Where did God come from, Dad?  “Well, son, if we follow Sherlock Holmes’ sterling logic, God must have been created by an even more intelligent creator.”

    Really? how so? the answer given by the Dad to that question is a correct answer. It disproves…[Read more]

  • @Advocatus

    It’s not a fallacy at all.  In the one case, you are simply recognizing that the universe is in fact governed by certain physical constants.  We do not even have to ask “where they came from” because the universe evidently could not exist as it does without them.

    Why am I not permitted to inquire about the origin of these constan…[Read more]

  • @Advocatus

    Slaves were certainly thought of as people, albeit inferior ones. Not sure from what era. In the immediate antebellum southern states, slaves were counted in the census as 3/5 of a white person. They were certainly deemed to have souls, as they were taught Christianity. The [white ] preachers taught  them that slavery was their proper…[Read more]