Originally Posted by HoffaLives
Because if it's a philosophical thread, it shouldn't degenerate into that; the point to philosophy is enquiry, not scoring points.
I get it, and it shouldn't, but it will . . . guaranteed. Everyone knows that the most quoted philosophers were ( /are) politicians and religious leaders, not sailors
Who's going to police the thread and make the decisions over what stays - and what doesn't belong, in a "sailing philosophy" discussion? Whatever the hell that is.
Edit - I think it's a good idea for a thread - but only in Off topic.