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14-08-2015, 05:41 AM
RE: Rocks with bad intentions
(13-08-2015 01:01 PM)Tomasia Wrote:  
(13-08-2015 12:47 PM)TheBeardedDude Wrote:  Fortuitous in the sense that we are here as a result of consequence. So yes, the conceptualization of the universe as the necessary consequence of a set of near infinite possibilities that resulted in our universe, is a fortuitous (for humans) occurrence/event.

Once again, you fail to understand why people use the language they do.

If by fortuitous outcome we mean a fortunate outcome, the no a fluke doesn't require a fortuitous outcome.

Fluke accidents are not fortuitous outcomes.

Or going back to the dice example, the dice could roll 20s in hundred times in a row, it would still be a fluke, regardless if everyone lost money because of it.

fluke: Unlikely chance occurrence, especially a surprising piece of luck:
their triumph was no fluke

Origin
Mid 19th century (originally a term in games such as billiards denoting a lucky stroke): perhaps a dialect word.

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14-08-2015, 05:42 AM
RE: Rocks with bad intentions
(13-08-2015 01:57 PM)Tomasia Wrote:  
(13-08-2015 01:42 PM)TheBeardedDude Wrote:  You synonymize unintentional with fluke or accident, then dispute the term fluke, then call it a "fluke accident" while disputing the meaning of the word fluke as it was used.

You really don't see your idiotic hypocrisy, do you?

This is kind of funny.

I disputed Chas's claim that a fluke requires a beneficial outcome, by providing a variety of examples in which it doesn't. A fluke could be beneficial, it could be neutral, it could even be disastrous.

You are wrong - look up the word in an actual dictionary. Drinking Beverage

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14-08-2015, 06:00 AM
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He's been told what people have meant by fluke from a statistical standpoint (similar to Dawkins' analysis of the odds against any one of us existing against the near infinite number of possible people), but he still ignores this. Facepalm

Then he spent the rest of his time shifting goal posts in regards to an argument that watches have intent and purpose. I couldn't make this shit up if I tried.

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14-08-2015, 06:06 AM
RE: Rocks with bad intentions
(14-08-2015 05:42 AM)Chas Wrote:  You are wrong - look up the word in an actual dictionary. Drinking Beverage

And I'm assuming the nearly 500 news articles in the google search that use the term fluke in reference to tragic events, are all wrong too. While they are all unlikely chance occurrences, they clearly were not beneficial.
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14-08-2015, 06:08 AM
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No appeal to popularity

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14-08-2015, 06:12 AM
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Tomasia: citing definitions if he thinks it conveniently supports his assertion.

Rejects definitions if they don't and uses appeal to popularity fallacy.

Wow. Just....wow

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14-08-2015, 06:21 AM
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(14-08-2015 06:12 AM)TheBeardedDude Wrote:  Tomasia: citing definitions if he thinks it conveniently supports his assertion.

Rejects definitions if they don't and uses appeal to popularity fallacy.

Wow. Just....wow

So what is it, is their use incorrect or not?
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14-08-2015, 06:22 AM
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(14-08-2015 06:21 AM)Tomasia Wrote:  
(14-08-2015 06:12 AM)TheBeardedDude Wrote:  Tomasia: citing definitions if he thinks it conveniently supports his assertion.

Rejects definitions if they don't and uses appeal to popularity fallacy.

Wow. Just....wow

So what is it, is their use incorrect or not?

It's incorrect. Which is why the explanation for what they mean through the use of words like "accident" and "fluke" because they are technically wrong in the use those words.

How many fucking times does that need to be said to you?

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14-08-2015, 06:23 AM
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Double down on bullshit in 3...2...

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14-08-2015, 07:22 AM
RE: Rocks with bad intentions
(14-08-2015 06:21 AM)Tomasia Wrote:  
(14-08-2015 06:12 AM)TheBeardedDude Wrote:  Tomasia: citing definitions if he thinks it conveniently supports his assertion.

Rejects definitions if they don't and uses appeal to popularity fallacy.

Wow. Just....wow

So what is it, is their use incorrect or not?

You continually choose to make biased word choices in your posts and are dishonest in your defense of it.

Just use neutral terms.

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