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View Poll Results: What philosophical or religious tradition informs your worldview/weltanschaung?
Judeo-Christian-Islamic (including Ras Tafari, etc.) 13 25.49%
Eastern-Vedic (Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, etc.) 8 15.69%
Paganism (Norse, Celtic, Mesopotamian, Mediterranean/Classical) 4 7.84%
Various Animisms 3 5.88%
Idealism (Incl. Existyentialism, Post-Structuralism, Marxism, etc.) 10 19.61%
Positivism (Incl. Utilitarianism, Empiricism, etc.) 3 5.88%
None of the above. 25 49.02%
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Old 05-22-05, 09:29 AM   #1
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What is your philosophical foundation

in honour of all those stupid polls that should be in foo, here's one more... just trying to guage diversity...
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Now I remember why I majored in Chemistry.

So where does a classical liberal on the Locke side of the fence go (i.e., not a proto-pinko Benthamite or Rousseau apologist)?
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in honour of all those stupid polls that should be in foo, here's one more... just trying to guage diversity...

6'1" 208lbs...I guess I'm FOOdist
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And so they shall be moved...
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Now I remember why I majored in Chemistry.

So where does a classical liberal on the Locke side of the fence go (i.e., not a proto-pinko Benthamite or Rousseau apologist)?
How about the Korner Tavern on half price beer night?
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I put none of the above since there's no box for "Post-Left Anarchist Raised in a Fundamentalist Christian household-formed in the crucible of WAY too much LSD and 'Ministry'-with secular Buddhist tendencies".
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And so they shall be moved...
thank you. i was making a point.
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I like a bit of all and all of none. Where is that box?

Here is a rather interesting take on philisophical foundations. Not long, maybe a page and a half if printed.
http://www.davelane.org/confusism_demystified.php
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I like a bit of all and all of none. Where is that box?
I just checked them all. Including 'none of the above.'
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I guess it sounds sappy, but if I can keep those in balance, l feel that I'm living the good life.
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Where's the option for irrational hatred of all organized religions but acceptance of personal beliefs, no matter how kooky the individual? (just don't come whining to me when your 'god' doesn't save you from whatever jam you've gotten yourself into this time). That's the option i want, so i guess i'll vote for 'None of the above'
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