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Re: I am not my eyes, I am not my brain

Postby gib » Sun Sep 25, 2016 7:24 am

Arcturus Descending wrote:What do you mean by thought information? The way we "see" something? The way we think - in the first place?
That would be the beginning of the journey into "reality" - I mean into the way something actually is as opposed to how we tend to view it. We have to be like ravenous tigers and tear the thing apart to discover what's there.


Oh God, Arc, how you've got that wrong. ;)

What we see is what's real. Yes, we can tear it apart and discover what's there under the surface, but this is much more a creative act than you realize. It begins by being unsatisfied with what we see, by wanting more than what there is. And we do things to the outer world, tear it up, so as to create new experiences, new realities, things to give us new truths to believe in. But yes, in the end, they are truths, new truth, and thus we are compelled to accept them.
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Re: I am not my eyes, I am not my brain

Postby Ultimate Philosophy 1001 » Sun Oct 09, 2016 12:59 am

gib wrote:
Ultimate Philosophy 1001 wrote:The voices in my head told me to write this, said everything is ruined if I don't.


Well then, you're saved. Aren't ya?

I don't believe the voices no more.

They lie.
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Re: I am not my eyes, I am not my brain

Postby gib » Sun Oct 09, 2016 3:00 am

Ultimate Philosophy 1001 wrote:I don't believe the voices no more.

They lie.


Then you're fucked.
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Re: I am not my eyes, I am not my brain

Postby Ultimate Philosophy 1001 » Sun Oct 09, 2016 6:21 pm

gib wrote:
Ultimate Philosophy 1001 wrote:I don't believe the voices no more.

They lie.


Then you're fucked.

I wish I was. Sadly I live a lifestyle of forced celibacy. It wasn't always like this, women used to try to seduce me, but as feminism grew more and more, the love I received from people grew less and less.
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