"The assumption that there is a transcendental/metaphysical/noumenal realm is a common belief held by many people. However, this idea is built upon presuppositions and misunderstandings. There is not reason to assume that a non-physical…"
"Well, it depends if you want his look before or after his elven transformation.
Before - Average height, brown short hair, brown eyes, muscular body type
After transformation - everything stayed the same, but he had pointed ears and a more angular…"
My friend's birthday is coming up soon, and she is SUPER in love with Eragon so I was thinking of crocheting a little Eragon doll for her. And even though I have read Eragon, I can't remember what he looks like exactly. What I need is:Hair color (and style. I think it's just sort of short, right?)Eye colorClothing style and colorsDoes he have a jacket? Or perhaps a belt?I really can't remember, and that is why I need YOUR help. Yes, you there! Please, if you would be so kind, refresh my…See More
"I kind of think the most badass thing she does is continue to be incredibly brave even when she's kind of bad in high pressure situations by nature. When she doesn't have books to study (polyjuice, basilisk, etc...) she kind of freezes!…"
"I think it was that she was written as a bushy-haired, buck-toothed nerd who wasn't ashamed of her intelligence. Most central heroines are these supermodel women with guys falling at their feet and Hermione was just this exceptional girl that…"
"She figured out that Slytherin's Monster was a basilisk, single-handedly discovered that Lupin was a werewolf, and basically saved Harry and Ron from failing many times over by letting them copy her homework!"
"You use the curing cancer joke one too many times. And the coffee shop employee... I don't even know their gender. Did you do that on purpose? And also, it seemed very Western-y to me. You know? The barkeep wiping the table while the cowboy…"
"I think it was Emily Dickenson who said writing is one of the hardest things you can do. (I think)
But I agree, writing is hard. I'm not sure Hemingway is saying necessarily what you're interpreting him to say. Bleeding is painful, and I…"
"What makes killing people wrong is the simple reason that as humans, as the social beings we are, we have sympathy. The death of one single person, regardless of circumstances, affects tons of people. The reason why it is wrong in our eyes is that…"
"Ah! I see Kant's already come up! Excellent.
I think two different questions are being confused here. Are you looking for an argument for the moral principle "Killing is wrong" or are you looking for an argument that a…"
""You can't say "You shouldn't kill people because I wouldn't want to be killed" or any variation upon that." <-- But Kant's second formulation of the Categorical Imperative is kind of a variation on…"