By Eric Bright
My answer to the question that, ‘What is the point of engaging in a philosophical conversation?’ has always been “None!” At least to me. Most questions that make any difference to me are asked outside of philosophy, mostly in different sciences that, themselves, are born out of philosophy.
Given that, I have always been curious as for why people ask questions in a philosophy community. What do you want to know?
If it matters, it is most probably being investigated in sciences. If it is not, it most probably does not matter.