Are You Depressed?

The origins of the imperative, "know thyself", are lost in the sands of time, but the age-old examination of human consciousness continues here.

Are you depressed?

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Are You Depressed?

Postby Fixed Cross » Tue May 05, 2020 5:26 pm

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or perhaps not at all.
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Re: Are You Depressed?

Postby Fixed Cross » Thu May 07, 2020 12:52 am

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Re: Are You Depressed?

Postby Fixed Cross » Mon May 11, 2020 10:45 pm

I used to be depressed for definitely 10 years. I didn't take any pills though or feel really hopeless. I just was depressed as fuck because people were not what I reckoned they were and thus I was also not what I reckoned I was. I got into low down trouble and that sort of helped me forcing a way out, because I was still me, not some loser.
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Re: Are You Depressed?

Postby Fixed Cross » Mon May 11, 2020 10:47 pm

Depression is resentment the inability to overcome the reasons for it. But because I am Nietzscheanic I knew all this and I didn't take my resentment as something noble or worthy, I just realized with a lot of pain that I was weak of conscience and perhaps even weak of nature. I had to find that out. I did find it out, I was hardly weak lol but damn, was it useful to think I might be.
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Re: Are You Depressed?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Tue May 12, 2020 6:49 am

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Re: Are You Depressed?

Postby Fixed Cross » Tue May 12, 2020 11:32 pm

Which is why its rare for a philosopher not to be a misanthrope.
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Re: Are You Depressed?

Postby Fixed Cross » Tue May 12, 2020 11:35 pm

Only the French can pull off a kind of neutral stance. Which is why France is the best cure for depression, and why the French live longer, and why "God in France" is a saying.
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Re: Are You Depressed?

Postby Fixed Cross » Tue May 12, 2020 11:37 pm

In Germany you have to be insane and poetic to make sense. In French you can say there was dust on the window and the sun was hot and people will understand the soul of their ancestors.


Damn it, now im actually being esoteric.
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Re: Are You Depressed?

Postby phoneutria » Wed May 13, 2020 12:53 am

i albert camused it because i fucking love the fuck out of life
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Re: Are You Depressed?

Postby MagsJ » Wed May 13, 2020 4:25 pm

Fixed Cross wrote:..or perhaps not at all.

Melancholic, but not depressed.. it’s always been my natural default mood setting since young, then sometimes Choleric, then barely Phlegmatic, and hardly ever Sanguine.

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Four fundamental personality types
Most individuals tend to have aspects of their personality which identify with each of the four temperaments. However, there are usually one or two primary temperaments that are displayed at a significantly higher level. An individual could be any combination of the following four types.

Sanguine personality type is described primarily as being highly talkative, enthusiastic, active, and social. Sanguines tend to be more extroverted and enjoy being part of a crowd; they find that being social, outgoing, and charismatic is easy to accomplish. Individuals with this personality have a hard time doing nothing and engage in more risk seeking behavior.

Choleric individuals tend to be more extroverted. They are described as independent, decisive, goal-oriented, and ambitious. These combined with their dominant, result-oriented outlook make them natural leaders. In Greek, Medieval, and Renaissance thought, they were also violent, vengeful, and short-tempered.

Melancholic individuals tend to be analytical and detail-oriented, and they are deep thinkers and feelers. They are introverted and try to avoid being singled out in a crowd. A melancholic personality leads to self-reliant individuals who are thoughtful, reserved, and often anxious. They often strive for perfection within themselves and their surroundings, which leads to tidy and detail-oriented behavior.

Phlegmatic individuals tend to be relaxed, peaceful, quiet, and easy-going. They are sympathetic and care about others, yet they try to hide their emotions. Phlegmatic individuals are also good at generalising ideas or problems to the world and making compromises.
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Re: Are You Depressed?

Postby Fixed Cross » Sun May 31, 2020 7:32 pm

I am obviously Choleric.
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Re: Are You Depressed?

Postby Meno_ » Tue Jun 02, 2020 1:31 am

No I an not depressed not by any means, life is beautiful and god is not god spelled backwards.

Depression is a luxury some people are not allowed to make. And that is the honest truth.


Actually....I wanted to change my option to yes, because I do get depressed at times. But I just don't want to admit it, because it is a sign of weak mindedness.

I rather settle for the anxiety at times.

However the way You had it set up, it is not possible to change it.
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Re: Are You Depressed?

Postby Fixed Cross » Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:40 pm

I agree on all points.
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Re: Are You Depressed?

Postby surreptitious75 » Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:14 pm


I am not depressed and my personality type is between melancholic and phlegmatic
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