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I did not down-vote your answer, but here is a bit of criticism meant to be totally constructive: Make your point quickly. You say "short answer: yes," but it's not clear what you are saying yes to: Yes that both Annica and Anatta violate? Yes that one particular one does? State your main point as a complete sentence pretty soon. You then begin discussing ...


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This looks like it would be best fit for chat, as it appears you are looking to stimulate discussion rather than asking a specific, narrowly defined question. The Meta site is for questions about how the site works, not for philosophy itself. Meta Philosophy Stack Exchange is the part of the site where users discuss the workings and policies of Philosophy ...


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Keelan's answer to the related question you linked to may be worth noting: Originally, comments were meant for short-term discussion in order to improve the post. They should not contain anything valuable (if it is valuable, it should be incorporated into the post), and can hence be deleted. If the comment contains a link I often add that link with ...


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To make a start, I would like to suggest that if you are an active user on this site, and you are online and have some time at your hands: Simply have a tab open with the Symposium and say "Hi". If two decades of experience with the internet are any indication, this should actually help a big deal to come into contact on a more personal level and have ...


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Chat room ideas I believe that some sort of formal structure for a chat room will facilitate discussion and questions in all other parts of Philosophy SE (including other chat rooms: The Symposium). The Writers SE has a weekly writing exercise for ten minutes (roughly) on a specific topic. Why not have something similar to inspire chat? How about creating ...


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The School of Athens Maybe that particular phrasing isn't ideal. The School of Athens Lounge? The School of Athens: Online Branch? The School of Athens: Pupil Space? I can't do puns with philosophy.


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Akademia/The Academy Perhaps not as catchy as "The Symposium", but Plato's Academy was the first of its kind, and in some sense the first University. It was the first place to foster learning among large groups of students, and since that's what we're trying to do here (and in chat) it may be appropriate.


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