Zkuq

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    < Zkuq
    • A 26 year old male gamer
    • Finland
    • Joined on April 24th 2008, last online 10 hours ago.
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    < Xen posted something on Zkuq's wall:

    So, you need to crate a VR app as part of a certain course of yours? Where do you study?

    I study ICT at a Finnish university. There's a few specializations, and games and gamification are the one I've chosen. The course I was talking about isn't specifically a VR course, but one of the tasks on this course instance is creating a VR (or AR) app.

    on 17 November 2016

    =P yeah, but which Finnish uni ? Could it be Aalto uni, perhaps?

    on 17 November 2016

    Oh right, Finland for you too! Not Aalto, I study at the University of Jyväskylä.

    on 17 November 2016

    < SkepticallyMinded posted something on Zkuq's wall:

    "Ahem. There's no comprehensive explanation for the existence of the universe. Only religion claims to explain it. It's no evidence but it definitely explain a lot about why people tend to be religious: it's the only explanation we have so far. I'm not saying it's the correct explanation, but you don't really have to look very far to see why people are inclined to be religious. If you think about what we know, first everything was condensed into a very tiny point, and suddenly there was a humongous universe. For all we know, everything was just waiting there forever waiting to explode into a huge universe spontaneously.



    And yes, I believe that's the most plausible theory there is right now. I don't think it's a good one, but until there's a better one, this will have to do. But it sounds insane and leaves an interesting question open: where did the original point of matter come from? Don't be so surprised people have a hard time thinking religiously. There's probably other reasons as well for faith, but I think this is the one that's related to reason the most."



    Absence of a sufficient explanation of something does not mean "GOD DID IT" that's an argumentum ad ignorantiam fallacy.



    Your reasoning is as follows:



    1) Assume invisible sock stealing leprechauns exist.

    2) Socks go missing.

    3) PROOF - invisible sock stealing leprechauns did it!



    1) Assume some metaphysical agent exists called god who can create Universes.

    2) A Universe exists.

    3) PROOF - God did it!



    Problem is that this isn't even a valid argument, let alone a sound one. The structure is completely wrong.



    The fundamental issue is the presupposition you've made that invisible sock stealing leprechauns exist (or god in your analogy). If I presuppose that such creatures exist, I can logically posit them as a POTENTIAL solution to missing socks, but it doesn't necessitate that they are responsible even if they did exist.



    You would do well to enroll in a formal logic course to improve your reasoning skills and avoid logical pitfalls.

    I'd answer this properly, but judging by what you just posted, you have serious trouble with reading comprehension, so my answer would go to waste anyway. So I suggest you go back to elementary school and learn to read before suggesting anyone to take any courses.

    It's also funny you're suggesting me to take a course on formal logic, because I've had one low-level course on it. While I haven't had any any more comprehensive courses on it, I do have quite a bit of math and programming experience so I have a pretty strong grasp of logic. You chose the wrong victim, pal.

    on 17 October 2016

    I quoted you verbatim. In what way have I misunderstood and/or misrepresented your statements?

    This should be hilarious. Logic is my occupation, your elementary school level course clearly taught you nothing at all.

    on 26 October 2016

    I didn't say it was a logically valid reasoning. I said it's the only comprehensive explanation (whether it's correct or not), and that's why people are inclined to believe it. I emphasized people and the human factor in my post, and you chose to ignore it.

    on 26 October 2016

    So you admit that I haven't misrepresented your statement at all then. AWESOME.

    It's not even a metaphysically possible explanation due to the fact that, epistemically-speaking, such a being is not proved to be possible.

    Might as well posit a flying Unicorn farted the Universe into existence. It's stupid at best.

    on 26 October 2016

    Either your reading comprehension sucks or you're a troll. I'll let the mods decide which one it is.

    on 26 October 2016

    Back off and stop posting on this users wall. This is your final warning. You post here, even to reply -you'll be banned. He clearly does not want to continue the conversation. If that is so, you have to leave or talk about something more relevant.

    on 26 October 2016

    LOL the user never asked me to stop posting on his or her wall. You can review everything stated here plainly.

    How is this my "final warning" when I haven't even been asked to stop posting, haven't been given ANY warning, not even a hint?

    This is why 19 year old children should not be granted online powers...

    on 27 October 2016

    Banned,

    on 27 October 2016

    For what it's worth, I am indeed not interested in discussing with someone who seems to purposefully misinterprete my words. I didn't say so explicitly, but it shouldn't still be a surprise.

    on 29 October 2016

    < noname2200 posted something on Zkuq's wall:

    Season's greetings! I would like to personally invite you to join this year's PC Secret Santa event, thread link below. Please drop by and help us make this holiday season a bit more merry for everyone. Looking forward to seeing you there!







    http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/thread.php?id=210705

    < BasilZero posted something on Zkuq's wall:

    Hello friend :)

    Well hello there! <:

    on 01 January 2014

    < insomniac17 posted something on Zkuq's wall:

    A fellow duckduckgo user! (Saw you post in that Kinect 2.0 conspiracy thread). Just wanted to say hi, and share my love of a fantastic search engine. (!bangs... so addicting. I can't live without them now).

    Well hi! They're called !bangs? I love them too, they're so useful! And sometimes it's handy to use those other tools, there's so many of them. And then there's the privacy thing, of course!

    on 12 July 2013

    They are. If you type that into duckduckgo, you'll get a list of all of the available ones... and there are a lot.

    on 12 July 2013

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