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Is Nonduality considered a topic for Philosophy SE

There is currently no nonduality tag and no questions about it, except one from 2015 asking if it was appropriate for the Site. Lack of interest? Or not on-topic?
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Altruist badge: necessary and sufficient conditions?

Out of curiosity: I spent a bounty on sb else' question and have yet not got the Atruist badge. How come?
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What are the numbers, triangles, and flags opposite the comments?

What are the numbers, triangles, and flags opposite the comments? I have looked through the available topics among the Help pages. I have done a search on Meta and reviewed 9 of the 17 pages of ...
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Why are some questions paled out in the queue?

I noticed that some questions in the queue appear pale, for example How did Descartes made a logical skeptic argument... and Why aren't Kripke semantics "syntax in disguise"? It is similar ...
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How Do We Escalate a Conflict in Editing a Question?

I recently posted a question about the relationship between non-semantic and non-syntactic aspects of language, and logical functionality. An SE user proposed a number of grammatical and similar edits,...
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Why I'm blocked from asking a question?

Last thing i did was ask a question in the logic/philosophy forum, Only one person answered me but his way was a method i didn't learned yet, ( he answered via conditional proof, and i needed ...
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Deleted answer, edited/discussion

I had an answer deleted. I edited it. Has the edit been rejected? Or is that it now, I cannot post to the question? I don't feel I made any statement that can't be fully referenced. How can I get ...
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Can I view my answer, to a question that was deleted?

I have had a look for answers, couldn’t find one quite right.. Someone posted a fairly bad question, but it made me summarise my views on the topic in answering, and I'd really like to be able to view ...
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Is the edit history for a given question available?

I commented on something that I really think was in a post. Later it was not there. Now the poster is making a point of calling me a liar. I consider this terribly rude. But I do actually have ...
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What's a good way to insert Latex math onto this site?

I understand LaTeX math is not supported. I'm looking for a recommendation on how to take math expressions, render them, and insert them into an answer on this site.
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What does removal from site for reasons of moderation mean

When I went to search for this question: https://philosophy.stackexchange.com/questions/74217/is-equality-as-a-political-goal-meaningless/74227#74227, which had earlier been closed, I was confronted ...
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Deletion Of Posts Concerning Epoché And Trance In Phenomenology

Recently I learned about the deletion of my posts that I submitted about an year ago. To me it meant loss of knowledge that the answers and comments provided. What are the reasons for deletion of ...
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Cue with red dot

My review queue "Close Votes" is marked with a red dot. What does that mean? I could not find the answer elsewhere.
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How many good answers before question asking is restored?

How many good answers before question asking is restored? I have been banned from asking questions. SE meta said that good answers can get question asking restored. Good answers get upvotes, ...
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What can I do in my specific case to show my positive contribution to the site to get my question ban lifted?

What can I do in my specific case to show my positive contribution to the site to get my question ban lifted? I just asked this question several different ways on the SE meta site and the answer ...
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Asking a brand new question that has never been answered before counts as a bad question?

Is Haskell Curry's unconventional way of defining True(x) incorrect? Closed. This question is opinion-based. It is not currently accepting answers. Update the question so it can be answered with ...
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After I asked this question I was blocked from asking questions

What is there about this question that is so bad that I should be blocked from asking questions? Is Haskell Curry's unconventional way of defining True(x) incorrect?
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Why would this answer be voted down?

Two dogmas of empiricism - logical vs analytic truths... is there really a distinction?
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Discussion shouldn't be moved to chat

https://philosophy.stackexchange.com/a/72645/35947 This is an important discussion that clarifies both the question and the answer and should be restored to the main page of the question.
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https://philosophy.stackexchange.com/questions/70435/what-is-a-both-sufficient-and-necessary-condition-for-not-treating-people-merely

I am trying to understand why the now editted question is still off-topic. I am looking for a necessary and sufficient condition to classify some/any arbitrary treatment as a treatment merely as a ...
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How can I best ask ontological engineering questions?

I try to bring up things such as the incoherence of trying to construct the notion of a set containing itself from the perspective of ontological engineering and get voted down on a non-ontological ...
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On which stack exchange site should I ask this question?

Where should I ask Language and Sociology?
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Restoring an intuitionism answer

There was this very fine answer by @Jobermark justifying and explaining intuitionism. I think it was this one: https://philosophy.stackexchange.com/q/64039/37256 though I'm not sure since the question ...
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Why was this answer deleted

The answer given was an answer to the question, but deleted without an apparent reason. It was an example of a thing that could be stated as true, when the question asked if there was anything that ...
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Some of my posts aren't listed in "Activity"

I haven't found an answer to this question in Help. But maybe someone can point me to it. I'd like to know why some of my posts do appear in my Activity page, and some don't. I posted four answers to ...
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Lost 120 pts. 3 Users Removed Same Day

Three users were removed on May 7 (it looks to me like they were all removed on the same day) this seems very odd to me and raises some red flags about whether I want to continue to use this site. Can ...
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Does my question still need revision?

I asked the question "Why does Nietzsche think pain has value?" and cited a quote from The Gay Science. I have edited the title to narrow the object to just psychic pain. As well, I have added a ...
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Re: Chat room restrictions

I've been informed, thanks... You have 120 seconds to edit your messages. Only moderators and SE staffs can bypass this restriction; editing/deleting anyone's messages at any time. My I submit a ...
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Chat room restrictions

What are the restrictions on editing and deleting messages in the chat rooms? The first time I tried it the options were there, but they went way.
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Bringing something to the moderator's attention

If it were the case that there was a specific user of this site who has had a long career in public forums of spreading aggressive and unapologetic anti semitism, including but in no way being limited ...
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Where is the appropriate place to ask about Shahab al-Din Yahya ibn Habash Suhrawardi, cited as founder of the philosophy of illuminationism?

This is the gentleman I am referencing:-- (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shahab_al-Din_Yahya_ibn_Habash_Suhrawardi) This is an example of his philosophy and/or theology:-- "Whoever knows ...
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Should I ask to have a frozen chat room unfrozen or start a new chat room with the same or similar name?

A chat room that I wanted to post more information in has been frozen for inactivity: https://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/76868/free-will-omnipotence-determinism Should I start another chat room ...
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Hi can I please get my question off hold status now

I have a question about my Philosophy Stack Exchange post: Is legislation that denies us the freedom to change our consciousness good or bad and WHY? Yea Hi I'm new they just asked me to rephrase ...
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If I would like to massively rewrite a question, should I just open a new one instead?

I have a question that I later discovered was too much general and should've been much more accurate, but a rewrite of it would mean practically to change the question (although it would be on exactly ...
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How can I tell what's new in a recently changed thread?

Very often a thread pops up at the top of the page that had been dormant for a long time and just recently got some new content, either an answer or a comment. How can I quickly determine what's new ...
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I asked a question while not using my username, now that I logged in I can't comment (I'm below 50 in reputation)

I made a mistake by posting a question while thinking I was logged in but in fact wasn't - Have anyone found a good solution to Kant's dualistic approach to consciousness? Now I can only edit the ...
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I am not able to post questions from many days?

I understand , I have posted many questions that have been down voted . But there are questions which have been upvoted also like this one What pleasure does God get from the creation of humans? I am ...
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Why can't I vote to reopen ny hastily closed question now I edited it?

Why can't I vote to reopen ny hastily closed question now I edited it?
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Are users with racist responses supposed to be banned?

In this response, aside from a complete misunderstanding of the problem, the user also mistakenly thinks that I'm "antifeminist" and (having looked up my profile) concluded that this must be due to my ...
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My bounty got awarded to a wrong answer automatically

I gave a bounty on this question here: Is my argument against Descartes's "I think, therefore I am", logically sound? The bounty of 75 reputation got awarded to an incorrrect answer ...
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How do I remove community wiki from one of my answers

I don't know how one of my answers got designated community wiki? I must of hit something by accident but I don't understand how to take it off. The question I answered was, "Is satisfaction ...
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Can I follow users, and if not why not?

Can I follow users, and if not why not? Seems like it would be a beneficent site feature, anyway.
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What is the appropriate way to engage in a discussion on Meta

I'm sure simply opening a post even vaguely related to the recent heated comments will raise hackles, but I'm not interested in the inflammatory language here. What I'm interested in is the comment by ...
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What makes some questions go viral?

I hope that asking a question just to satisfy my curiosity isn't too self-indulgent, but does anyone know what it is about this question that stands out from the rest? It seems to have attracted a ...
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Quesitoning if an action is ethical is offtopic?

Thread in question Are Laws crafted around personal/individual beliefs ethical? I had made edits prior to the On-Hold notice broadening the range of the question on ethics form being about a single ...
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Is it possible to invite another user directly to a chat, by notifying him somehow?

I sometimes saw that, by the system itself, I was invited to a chat, or that a moderator transformed a series of comments into a chat. But, is there a possibility for me to reach out directly to ...
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Link to a question directly targeting one of the answers

How is it feasible to make a link that targets directly a specific answer of a stack exchange question?
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Does there exist the possibility of a search for closed questions, collectively comprising all users?

Since I am here, I always liked those questions (mine and those of other users) most, which have eventually been closed. They always were the most interesting ones. While it is possible to look up ...
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Can I ask about philosophy similar to my ideas?

I have some ideas about how to describe what is commonly called "physical reality". I tend to think that these ideas are not something novel, but I am not quite sure. If I write (one or more) blog ...
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Question in limbo between History SE and Philosophy SE?

This post: https://history.stackexchange.com/questions/37469/has-anyone-argued-that-what-caused-the-problems-in-the-ussr-would-have-been-simi was deemed to be more about history than about ...