Sunday, April 22, 2012

The Magic 8 Ball Answers Several Philosophical Questions


What is the relationship between the phenomenal world and the objective universe?  In other words, is the world I experience the real world?

AS I SEE IT, YES

Why is there something rather than nothing?

DON'T COUNT ON IT

Can something exist that doesn't exist in time?  What is time?  Is time an illusion?

ASK AGAIN LATER

What is the nature of reality?

VERY DOUBTFUL

Is a stack of logs still a stack of logs if you remove one log? If so, is it still a stack of logs if you remove another log?  At what point is it no longer a stack of logs?

CANNOT PREDICT NOW

Is morality absolute?

IT IS DECIDEDLY SO

In light of infinite regression, can one truly possess knowledge of anything?

MOST LIKELY

Is everything one thing?  Is there such a thing as no-thing?  Does nothingness exist?

SIGNS POINT TO YES

Does the world exist outside of the mind?

YOU MAY RELY ON IT

What is the place of humanity in the universe?

OUTLOOK NOT SO GOOD

What is the meaning of life?

YES



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