How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

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How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby WendyDarling » Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:59 pm

What is of highest value in regards to being alive as a modern? Opinions welcome.

What is of lowest value?

Health (highest). Pollution (lowest).
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby WendyDarling » Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:08 am

(High) Medical breakthroughs: genome mapping, robotic micro surgery, artificial organs

(Low) GMO seeds ????? Chem-trails ???? Big Government corruption ??? Religion/absolute faith in anything ??? Ideals ???
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby Dan~ » Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:07 am

I like the medical breakthroughs too.
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby WendyDarling » Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:09 pm

The medical breakthroughs are for the human animal's body, but what of the conscious soul housed in the animal body? Where are the leaps in evolutionary progress and cooperation concerning civilization?
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby Sanguinus » Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:49 am

WendyDarling wrote:What is of highest value in regards to being alive as a modern? Opinions welcome.

What is of lowest value?

Health (highest). Pollution (lowest).

How about the sanctioned immorality of New Age living?
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby WendyDarling » Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:11 am

What is new age immorality exactly and by whom is it sanctioned?
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby surreptitious57 » Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:43 am

WendyDarling wrote:
What is of highest value in regards to being alive as a modern

Accepting the imposition of reality that impacts upon ones own life

Allowing it to impose itself upon one rather than the other way round

Becoming as detached as possible in order to accommodate this process
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby WendyDarling » Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:44 am

You are making me sad. Stop.
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby surreptitious57 » Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:15 am

I should mention that it only applies to me. I am not suggesting everyone
else thinks the same too. Because what others think is a matter for them
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby WendyDarling » Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:49 am

Your modus operandi still saddens me, but if you are satisfied without what makes life worth living then you are satisfied...end of story.
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby surreptitious57 » Sun Jun 25, 2017 4:50 am

I never said life was not worth living but I find being detached gives me peace of mind
Now of course this is not for everyone like I said but all that matters is it works for me
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby WendyDarling » Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:00 am

I guess it's similar to choosing to cut off your legs, or to choose to be blind and deaf...if it works for you and your piece of mind, its your choice which still saddens me. I can't force you to listen to music or see colors and light, to run through fields of flowers laughing. If bread and water are what you're choosing for sustenance then who am I to wish a feast for you, right?
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby surreptitious57 » Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:39 am

It is not really a choice more of an adaptation but from what you have
said there I can see you have got the completely wrong idea about me
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby Sanguinus » Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:21 am

WendyDarling wrote:What is new age immorality exactly and by whom is it sanctioned?

Are we forgetting laws allowing homosexuality, marijuana etc?
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby A Shieldmaiden » Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:28 am


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Your modus operandi still saddens me, but if you are satisfied without what makes life worth living then you are satisfied...end of story.


Which brings me to question “what makes life worth living?” which assumes “that life is or can be worth living.” I would rather ask “Is life worth living?” and if it is, what sorts of things make it so, according to each person? I have always thought that asking this question is a total waste of time, as life might be better for the person who does not question this. Dwelling on this may easily lead to despair, if one determines that life is worthless, which then leads to another question “do we live our lives?” and on reflection happiness does not necessarily guarantee that a life is worthwhile, as happiness is not sufficient for meaning. Even if you disagree and state happiness is a necessary component of a worthwhile existence, identity and self expression are far more decisive or critical. Of course the obvious retort would be a meaningful life would come from relationships with others, or from things we can relate to in this life. I get pleasure from many things that may be considered unimportant and even mundane to others. Does this mean we thrive mainly on self expression? I for one think so.
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:42 am

GMOs do more to solve the problem of world hunger than anything else. Why you against them?
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby surreptitious57 » Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:45 am

One gives meaning to ones own life if one can or wants to. Not everyone necessarily can but if you can then the meaning you give to it is not for others to decide
upon because it is true only for you and no one else. So since meaning is personal to one then what others think is entirely irrelevant even if they agree with you
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby WendyDarling » Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:02 pm

Sanguinus wrote:
WendyDarling wrote:What is new age immorality exactly and by whom is it sanctioned?

Are we forgetting laws allowing homosexuality, marijuana etc?

Homosexuality is problematic, but it has been a part of societies throughout time. There is no way to wipe it out genetically especially if it is in part exacerbated by genes and chosen as a way of life as well. I really don't believe that homosexuality is an exclusive sexual requirement for I know for a fact that some fairly flaming men do find a few woman attractive enough to sex up, but I'm not so sure that the gay men who find themselves all of the sudden infatuated with a woman can handle that truth. These gay men flip the fuck out when a woman's presence gives them a stiffy and they retreat back into the ultra gay male world to escape this new jolting reality. Since I'm no psychiatrist, I can't tell you why they run back to Gayville.
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby WendyDarling » Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:24 pm

Mr Reasonable wrote:GMOs do more to solve the problem of world hunger than anything else. Why you against them?

Monsanto...now bought by Bayer
Terminator seeds[edit]
Main article: Genetic use restriction technology
Genetic use restriction technology, colloquially known as "terminator technology", produces plants with sterile seeds. This trait would prevent the spread of those seeds into the wild. It also would prevent farmers from planting seeds they harvest, requiring them to purchase seed for every planting, allowing the company to enforce its licensing terms via technology. Farmers have been buying hybrid seeds for generations, instead of replanting their harvest, because second-generation hybrid seeds are inferior. Nevertheless, most seed companies contract only with farmers who agree not to plant harvested seeds.

Terminator technology has been developed by governmental labs, university researchers and companies.[139][140][141] The technology has not been used commercially.[142][143] Rumors that Monsanto and other companies intended to introduce terminator technology caused protests, for example in India.[144][145]

In 1999, Monsanto pledged not to commercialize terminator technology.[142][146] The Delta and Pine Land Company intended to commercialize the technology,[141] but D&PL was acquired by Monsanto in 2007.[147]

Another reason, ramping up hormones in dairy cows for larger milk productions...not good for humans over the long term.
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:55 pm

I'm a big fan of the banking system, and I think taxes suck.

In America, if you start young, buy and hold, and can manage to scrape up 50 bucks a week or so to put into your retirement, and you pay attention to it and diversify and all that, then you can retire with money even if your contribution to society is actually worthless. Because this is the land of the free. People who refuse to help themselves in that simple way cause people who do to have to pay more taxes, making it harder for people who care about themselves and their futures to end up with what they need.
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:58 pm

Like why does anyone give a shit if the illuminati controls the world? They're not stopping you from bumming 25 bucks a week on the street corner, and they can't stop you from reading financial news.

Worry about yourself. If everyone did that, then we would only need welfare for people who are missing limbs and for people who are retarded or get cancer or hit by a bus. Then there would be more freedom for those who exercise discipline and who sacrifice more to help themselves to have a better retirement.
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:00 am

Like when I was a kid, people "invested" in beanie babies. That was dumb. Now you can access the entire market from your phone and trade instantly. That probably does more for the idea of equal opportunity than anything else that's happened like ever.
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby WendyDarling » Wed Jul 26, 2017 1:13 am

Mr., why are you rambling, multiple posts, in many threads that have little to nothing to do with those threads? Did you start happy hour at 10AM?
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed Jul 26, 2017 1:30 am

Nah I'm resting today and tomorrow. Got an event Thursday and a friend coming into town, so there will be an all day happy hour then.

How is my statement about instant trades without brokers, and unlimited access to financial news and company data not on topic with regard to the question of what's great about modernity?

Used to people could blame wall street for their problems, and they still do. But with less validity. We know you can't beat them, but at least anyone can join them now. I think that's really, really relevant.
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Re: How much of modernity (the last 20 years) is precious?

Postby gib » Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:18 pm

Highest: freedom and range of choice.

Lowest: more brats who bitch and complain.
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