+856When one person commits an atrocity, it is considered a crime and is met with punishment. When millions of people commit atrocities, it is considered a culture and is met with tolerance, amirite?
-77Matter is eternal, and it exists today in a temporal world. Something that exists outside of time (definition of eternal) cannot live inside time, because then it'd have to have a beginning, and eventually an end, yet matter has not a beginning, as it is eternal: That would violate the philosophical Law of Identity, with a and ONLY a equaling a. Either the world is spiritual, or it shouldn't exist, amirite?
+74It's wrong for people to be happy about a wrongdoer suffering. While punishment is necessary and a cause for ease of mind, additional suffering should not be a source of pleasure, amirite?
+84Smacking is necessary, if a child runs into the street, you would not wait for them to be ran over by a truck and say "you deserved it" to their lifeless body. You would intervene and discipline them in a tangible way. In essence, you give the child a little bit of physical or emotional pain now to avoid a lot of pain later. amirite?
+620Life isn't actually short in terms of amount of time alive. It's just that we're expected to figure out in the first 20% how to spend the rest 80%. The only time we actually get to enjoy life purely for the enjoyment of life is during those 5-6 years before starting school. We're rushed through everything so much that the amount of time we spend actually "living" life is incredibly short, amirite?
+311It seems as though the rate at which time passes us by increases as we grow older. The hourglass containing the sands of time widens in the center with each year of age, amirite?
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Just wondering about the amirite age-spread and thinking about generational tensions. How old are you, and do you respect people older than you based on them having more life experience? Please explain why, after choosing! (This is my first Q with 'options'). My answer is: 25+; yes More
+295We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society, amirite?
-340Saying the wheel was invented is like saying that the first man invented water because he figured out how to drink it. The wheel was not invented, it was discovered, amirite?
+100If you believe in gay marriage because it's a grouping of consenting adults that aren't ultimately hurting anyone, it's hypocritical to be anti-polygamy, because it's generally the same in terms of its impact on society, amirite?