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A depiction of the Invisible Pink Unicorn, in the style of a heraldic animal springing The Invisible Pink Unicorn ( IPU ) is the goddess of a parody religion used to satirize theistic beliefs, taking the form of a unicorn that is paradoxically both invisible and pink . [ 1 ] She is a rhetorical illustration used by atheists and other religious skeptics as a contemporary version of Russell's teapot , sometimes mentioned in conjunction with the Flying Spaghetti Monster . [ 2 ] The IPU is used to argue that supernatural beliefs are arbitrary by, for example, replacing the word God in any theistic statement with Invisible Pink Unicorn . [ 3 ] The mutually exclusive attributes of pinkness and invisibility, coupled with the inability to disprove the IPU's existence, satirize properties that some theists attribute to a theistic deity . [ 4 ] [ edit ] History The Invisible Pink Unicorn logo used to depict atheism
Through history, various forms of philosophy have developed. Many have fallen by the wayside but a number have stuck. This is a list of the top 10 schools of philosophy. 10.
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This is a list of some of the major unsolved problems in philosophy . Clearly, unsolved philosophical problems exist in the lay sense (e.g. " What is the meaning of life? ", " Where did we come from? ", " What is reality? ", etc.).
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This is a free sample with the opportunity at the end to download the full work for $0.50 (half dollar) by credit card or by PayPal account . The Socratic Method: Teaching by Asking Instead of by Telling by Rick Garlikov The following is a transcript of a teaching experiment, using the Socratic method, with a regular third grade class in a suburban elementary school. I present my perspective and views on the session, and on the Socratic method as a teaching tool, following the transcript.