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Comments on Profile Post by smaug

  1. Agesilaus
    Mar 23, 2020
    Magnat and smaug brofisted this.
  2. smaug
    smaug
    Good song, but it was a legitimate question. But I guess it would depend on how you define magic, no?
    Mar 23, 2020
    Agesilaus brofisted this.
  3. Magnat
    Mar 23, 2020
    Agesilaus brofisted this.
  4. Agesilaus
    Agesilaus
    Right, depends how you define it. The question caught me off guard, I don't know what answer I can give. I don't believe in D&D fireball spells or anything, unless they're being launched from an artillery piece.
    Mar 24, 2020
  5. Magnat
    Magnat
    Where did smaug's question come from anyhow? Are you into occultism and that sort of thing, Agesilaus?
    Mar 24, 2020
  6. Agesilaus
    Agesilaus
    Not really, I have never been into trying to cast spells or secret societies or anything. Not sure why it came up, other than my PDF is not expansive enough to contain the answers to such questions yet.
    Mar 24, 2020
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  7. smaug
    smaug
    Do you believe in a (such) magic as in a un-physical force that can manifest in unnatural ways according to natural law, and if you don’t, why?
    Apr 23, 2020
  8. Agesilaus
    Agesilaus
    No, because I'm not aware of any agent that can resist or overcome natural law (as defined in the text re: divinities). That resistance or overwhelming of the natural laws/divinities being what I take you to mean by "manifest in unnatural ways".
    Apr 23, 2020
  9. Agesilaus
    Agesilaus
    If you have an example of a spell or magic that you're thinking of, maybe I could answer better. Or perhaps if you read the text you will have your answer from there, given you best understand the question. I don't deny there may be entities more advanced or powerful than humans, and it might be right to term them gods, demons, or aliens of some sort.
    Apr 23, 2020
  10. Agesilaus
    Agesilaus
    The divinities are clearly a different sort of influence on temporal reality than regular lifeforms like you and me, so maybe there is room for some other forms of "life" or influencing bodies.

    Apparently I can't post more than 420 words on this profile page thing.
    Apr 23, 2020
  11. smaug
    smaug
    So, you do believe in the possibility of external beings who can do things potentially in-different of what we have discovered. (Updated my txt.)
    Apr 23, 2020
  12. Agesilaus
    Agesilaus
    external to what, I believe we have a consciousness that is not reducible to a physical object. Divinities are not reducible to a physical object. If these things are external, then yes I believe there are other actors, and maybe what you're thinking of is among them.

    All these things are subsumed by Eleatic Being though, as described in my pdf (PDF>txt)
    Apr 23, 2020