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Functional Philosophy #97



(1) Harassment as Force (2) Who’s Responsible for a Child (3) Evasion & Religion



In this episode of Functional Philosophy, I answer the following questions:


00:38 - "In a recent episode of your podcast you indicated that harassing phone calls are physical force because there are actual particles used to carry the harassing information. This doesn't make any sense to me. Could you elaborate on what non-physical force is since all information must reach another person by physical means? It seems somewhat rationalistic to call harassment over a phone physical just because it involves physical entities; as anything between two people would have to do."


02:03 - "I disagree completely regarding responsibility for a conceived child. If you cause a child to be brought into the world then you are responsible for it."


07:44 - "Could you please define “evasion”, and is it possible for someone to be religious through honest errors or only as a result of evasion?"



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