PESO - We do not exist

Tim Øsleby maritimtim at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 18:10:05 EDT 2010


I'm not overly enthusiastic about the text, but i do love the visuals
in this picture. Well composed.

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2010/7/30 Brian Walters <supera1000 at fastmail.fm>:
> On Thu, 29 Jul 2010 15:55 +0100, "Bob W" <pdml at web-options.com> wrote:
>
>> His philosophy tutor should smack his knuckles with a ruler. He claims
>> that
>> we have no proof of our existence*, therefore we do not exist. However,
>> his
>> argument doesn't support any particular conclusion. At best you might say
>> 'we have no proof of our existence, therefore it is possible that we do
>> not
>> exist'.
>>
>> Descartes went through a similar crisis and concluded 'cogito ergo sum',
>> but
>> even then he should only really conclude 'I think therefore thoughts
>> exist'.
>>
>> If thoughts can exist without a thinker, then we ourselves are merely
>> thoughts, and therefore we exist. But if we are merely thoughts, why do
>> we
>> fart and belch and shit?
>>
>> Go back to that wall, and write all this underneath.
>>
>
>
>
> I would.
>
> But I don't exist.
>
> So I can't.
>
>
>
>
> Cheers
>
> Brian
>
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Brian Walters
> Western Sydney Australia
> http://members.westnet.com.au/brianwal/SL/
>
>
>
>> > G'day all
>> >
>> > A bit of urban philosophy on a grotty and grimy wall - Hunter St,
>> Newcastle.
>> >
>> > http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1370864/PESO/slides/IMGP8892peso.html
>> >
>> >
>> > (*istDS with 16-45 mm DA zoom.)
>> >
>> >
>> > The image is a bit small to read the text so, for those into
>> existentialism, here
>> > it is:
>> >
>> > http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1370864/IMGP8892part.jpg
>>
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