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"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.
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.
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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).
Don't want to derail my thread further, this is the kind of system that I'm talking about:
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I don't think so. It might be technically doable, but I doubt it's a magical solution to the supposed lack of power. It'll also probably be quite expensive. I also don't think Nintendo wants to segment the userbase like that right away. Besides, they've already stated the dock won't contain any extra processing power (I don't remember the exact words, but that's the impression I got). I think...
It would be crazy to expect anything else really. I'm sure Nintendo has learned their lesson in this regard. Slarvax said: Alkibiádēs said: She was dead wrong about Link being female though, has she ever addressed that again? Yeah, and she was dead right about BotW having voice acting. Crazy how some leaks are right and others wrong... You know what...
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