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  1. Did Nietzsche read the Bhagavad Gita? by VulcanLogician in Introduction to Philosophy / Factual Issues / Books
    Anybody know? I know he praised the Book of Manu, taught himself Sanskrit, and had a certain kind of fickle love for Hinduism, but does anybody know if he read the Gita? (If he did and had something to say about it, I would LOVE to be pointed in the direction of his commentary on the text...)
  2. OK I see the forum has moved to by geordief in Feedback
    OK I see the forum has moved to
  3. How is moving the goalposts a error of reasoning? by jubalsquirrelly in Introduction to Philosophy / Factual Issues / Books
    Tim is objectively not a killer Defense attorny: "If Tim owns a white shirt then he must be guilty because the last man who was innocent owned a white shirt." Prosecutor: *Proves Tim owns a white shirt.* Defense attorny " Its not good enough to just show he owns a shirt, one must presen...
  4. Just testing by dclements in Community / Off Topic
    I know this sounds stupid to bother making a thread, but I'm still uncertain if this account works since it has been over a year since I have been able to post and access any threads. If you see it please ignore it since I have no idea where else to test posting and creating a thread to verify that ...
  5. Getting the same problem as krem1234 by geordief in Feedback
    Getting the same problem as krem1234. I get the same "You do not have permission to view this section of the site." message in nearly all cases