50k for minion name (in Contests)


Xion[3-14159] June 12 2006 8:19 AM EDT

I would like to give one of my minions a new name. Submit as many times as you want.

The catch.....must have to do with philosophy...ie (nihilism, atheism, idealism)
does not have to be an "ism"

will give 50k to the person who gives me a name I like.

babbler June 12 2006 8:51 AM EDT

It would be helpful to know which of your minions you plan to rename. For example I think simply 'Consciousness' would be appropriate for your enchanter.

AdminG Beee June 12 2006 8:59 AM EDT

Socrates is a great name and fits in with the theme.

However, if you're just looking for a word that has a philosophy background then here's a few.
Jurisprudence, Transcendental, Casuistry or Axiology.

Not an "ism" to be found amongst them either :)

Xion[3-14159] June 12 2006 9:00 AM EDT

the names dont have to reflexed the essence of the minion

Negator June 12 2006 10:18 AM EDT

OK, here is a few:

Existentialism.

Experientialism.

Madhyamika.

Poststructuralism.

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] June 12 2006 10:30 AM EDT

Sophism

Tabla Rasa (nice wall minion name)

Egalitarianism (not sure if this is actually phil related, but WHAT a word)

Stoicism

ism
n : a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by
some group or school [syn: doctrine, philosophy, school
of thought]

Personally I'd name the char Ism and name minions a doctrine, a philosophy, and a school of thought

Rubberduck[T] [Hell Blenders] June 12 2006 10:38 AM EDT

Epiphenomenalism

[me]Davis June 12 2006 10:42 AM EDT

CBism
Fry

AdminShade June 12 2006 11:18 AM EDT

Destructionism ;)

th00p June 12 2006 11:44 AM EDT

Pessimism

deifeln June 12 2006 12:15 PM EDT

Calvin

Hobbs

Sophie

Karmic Mishap [Soup Ream] June 12 2006 1:36 PM EDT

Mysticism
Satire
These both count, imo, but you're always free to make your own judgement. ^^

Xion[3-14159] June 12 2006 2:05 PM EDT

Axiology Poststructuralism and Satire are in the lead so far.

[T]Vestax June 12 2006 2:11 PM EDT

Ubermensch - A German word often found in the writings of Friedrich Nietzsche (A German philosopher). The term has a lot to do with his Philosophy in "Thus Spoke Zarathustra". The word itself is often translated as "Superman" but could also be read as "Over-man" or "Above-Human". Note this term has nothing to do with comic book heroes, but rather something much more meaningful.

Alternatively you could choose the name of "Zarathustra" seeing as the book is a narrative about a man of the same name.

I'm sure you will agree that either term is suitable for a minion name that has a philosphical meaning.

QBJohnnywas June 12 2006 2:14 PM EDT

Have another drink and forget about it.


Works for me as a philosophy anyway.....

Nerevas June 12 2006 4:46 PM EDT

Progmatism, Holism, Neurotheology.

Xion[3-14159] June 13 2006 9:41 AM EDT

poststructuralism is my pick inless a better one is submit before the night is over

[T]Vestax June 13 2006 11:57 AM EDT

I don't see how a philosophy mainly interested in the interpretation of texts within its cultural setting is the winning choice for a minion name. Please explain your basis for choosing so that I might find you the name you are looking for.

Do you care about the meaning behind the term? Do you want something that just sounds cool? Does Latin or Greek tickle your fancy? Throw me a bone here.

Adminedyit June 13 2006 8:06 PM EDT

Totalitarianism

Xion[3-14159] June 13 2006 8:22 PM EDT

a bone...my other minions names are deconstruction,nihilism and antifoundationalism...a related term would be nice, but not required

Negator June 13 2006 11:24 PM EDT

Antilogocentrism?

Underage Drinking [Battle Royale] June 13 2006 11:31 PM EDT

communism?

Xion[3-14159] June 14 2006 3:47 AM EDT

Negator wins with poststructuralism!

which character would you like the money sent to?

Negator June 14 2006 4:27 AM EDT

Negator (Negator), thank you. :-)
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