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    Help with philosophical questions

    please suggest some topics to talk about, I need to have 14 pages by monday I only have 8-9 right now, already talked about religion, space, etc. Need help thanks
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    Cloning maybe.. ?

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    hmm, I guess that could work, but then what are some of the specific thing could I mention?
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    How cloning is or is not completely unethical, wrong, etc.

    Or discuss whether or not humans are bad by nature or simply born into a corrupt world.
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    I like the second idea johan851 brought up, you can bring in previous attemps to answer the question, and maybe form your own theory.
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    Sorta tied in with religion you could do something on fate/free will I suppose. However, johan851's bad by nature/corrupt world ought to give you enough to fill those last few pages

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    yeah I got 3 pages remaining, and the fate/free will idea or more correctly determinism versus free will has already been used before
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    having flashbacks of freshman college philo class ahhhh, anyway, what about reality, and what defines what actually is, ie what is treeness, can we trust our senses, ie matrixness.

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    whats treeness?
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    the idea that the senses can't be trusted (plato I believe)and that our senses are what dictates what is real what is not.

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    You could discuss academic honesty and ethics.
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    Uh, we had to do a paper on civil disobedience and our stance on it, etc. (Relating it to the play "Antigone"). I guess you could also write about the idea of perfection/utopia and reference Sir Thomas More's Utopia and so on. Honestly, please summarize what you have because there are SO many ideas out there and philsophies.

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    oh I like the utopia idea, but I dont know if I'll be able to get 2 pages from that, can you elaborate on that a bit please
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Newbie
    You could discuss academic honesty and ethics.
    Heh. Clever.

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    Have you thought about existance. I have heard a few times about how existance isnt possible without conciousness, so the universe may be aware of itself (might tie in with space though)

    Theres a good book called the holographic universe about how the brain functions like a hologram, interesting theory.

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    Quote Originally Posted by It_The_Cow
    Heh. Clever.
    Good to see that not everyone's asleep.
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