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Re: Is this Sanity

Postby encode_decode » Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:53 am

WendyDarling

I apologize for the length of my previous answer.

WendyDarling wrote:
In the end - acceptance is belief.


Belief in oneself requires that acceptance without which does any other acceptance stand unwavering? Is acceptance an absolute or a contingent? Does truth exist?

For me: nothing is as it seems.

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    But the point remains that you can't get at that meaning before grasping the surface meaning
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    Re: Is this Sanity

    Postby WendyDarling » Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:56 am

    Why is everyone saying, "mum's the word?"
    I AM OFFICIALLY IN HELL!

    I live my philosophy, it's personal to me and people who engage where I live establish an unspoken dynamic, a relationship of sorts, with me and my philosophy.

    Cutting folks for sport is a reality for the poor in spirit. I myself only cut the poor in spirit on Tues., Thurs., and every other Sat.
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    Re: Is this Sanity

    Postby encode_decode » Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:48 am

    WendyDarling

    WendyDarling wrote:Why is everyone saying, "mum's the word?"

    I know what you mean.

    My reality is changing at the moment so it is difficult for me to pinpoint an exact definition of what my reality constitutes - and what will constitute my reality.

    Still I have no problem answering any questions that anyone throws at me - just that my belief might change from my answer sometime in the future. I think that might answer a small part of our correspondence relating to contingency.

    #-o

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      It’s not that truth itself is being eroded per se, it’s that fragmental falsification appears to be increasing.
      (Anomaly654 - 2017)

      But the point remains that you can't get at that meaning before grasping the surface meaning
      - which is to say there is always meaning.

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      Re: Is this Sanity

      Postby WendyDarling » Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:17 am

      PM me Aaron if you ever figure out which beans of yours are worth spilling. A mysterious puppy. :evilfun:
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      I live my philosophy, it's personal to me and people who engage where I live establish an unspoken dynamic, a relationship of sorts, with me and my philosophy.

      Cutting folks for sport is a reality for the poor in spirit. I myself only cut the poor in spirit on Tues., Thurs., and every other Sat.
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      Re: Is this Sanity

      Postby encode_decode » Wed Jun 14, 2017 2:34 am

      WendyDarling

      WendyDarling wrote:PM me Aaron if you ever figure out which beans of yours are worth spilling. A mysterious puppy. :evilfun:

      I can do that. It is very likely they will be fresh beans - my current beans are nearly totally baked.

      :lol:
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        Re: Is this Sanity

        Postby Arcturus Descending » Sat Jun 17, 2017 7:06 pm

        Magnus Anderson wrote:How about what is an illusion?



        I don't think that one can, in actuality, determine either way whether or not God exists since there can be no real proof for or against the existence of God, especially not the God defined by Jewish/Christian belief.
        Perhaps the real illusion is that we believe that we can determine such a thing.
        Perhaps the only path to follow is that of the agnostic, the skeptic.

        Our impressions, our perceptions, our interpretations can be faulty since our senses are capable of deceiving us (albeit even sometimes in a wonderful way), we are not capable of seeing a larger or deeper reality and we do not have all of the pieces which will reveal the whole puzzle. There may be levels of reality, the veils of which, we will never be able to reveal to ourselves.

        I was once a catholic but now I have put away those beliefs but there are times still when I look up at a beautiful sky that the residue of those beliefs and the inner impressions which my senses conjure up cause me to question "But can some kind of God exist" ~~ all the while realizing that I am just being engaged in a wonderfully magical moment being swept up by chemicals in my brain and embedded patterns which have not quite been scrubbed up.

        How do you determine whether something is an illusion or not?


        Begin with a tabula rasa and then sketch, sketch, sketch. :oops:
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        If I thought that everything I did was determined by my circumstancse and my psychological condition, I would feel trapped.


        What we take ourselves to be doing when we think about what is the case or how we should act is something that cannot be reconciled with a reductive naturalism, for reasons distinct from those that entail the irreducibility of consciousness. It is not merely the subjectivity of thought but its capacity to transcend subjectivity and to discover what is objectively the case that presents a problem....Thought and reasoning are correct or incorrect in virtue of something independent of the thinker's beliefs, and even independent of the community of thinkers to which he belongs.

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        Re: Is this Sanity

        Postby Arcturus Descending » Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:19 pm

        encode_decode


        I feel like an anxious little puppy.


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        Feel better now?
        C'mon. Let's go chase some squirrels.

        The happy sound of barking echoes through time and space...
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        If I thought that everything I did was determined by my circumstancse and my psychological condition, I would feel trapped.


        What we take ourselves to be doing when we think about what is the case or how we should act is something that cannot be reconciled with a reductive naturalism, for reasons distinct from those that entail the irreducibility of consciousness. It is not merely the subjectivity of thought but its capacity to transcend subjectivity and to discover what is objectively the case that presents a problem....Thought and reasoning are correct or incorrect in virtue of something independent of the thinker's beliefs, and even independent of the community of thinkers to which he belongs.

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        Re: Is this Sanity

        Postby Arcturus Descending » Wed Jul 05, 2017 5:23 pm

        encode_decode

        For me: nothing is as it seems.


        Some truer words were never spoken, especially in this day and age. Multitudinous lol things are not what they seem.



        I love people therefore I must keep some things to myself.


        But what is your motivation here?
        Is it in order not to reveal something that you feel ought not to be revealed? You don't want to break a confidence? That, to me, is a sign of maturity and heart.

        Is the *keeping of things to yourself* simply based on not wanting to speak, to say things, in such a way, that feelings would be hurt and that some would lose face? That would certainly be a breath of fresh air in ILP. :evilfun:
        (Well, you certainly know that this is true, guys).
        That is also to me a sign of maturity and heart.
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        If I thought that everything I did was determined by my circumstancse and my psychological condition, I would feel trapped.


        What we take ourselves to be doing when we think about what is the case or how we should act is something that cannot be reconciled with a reductive naturalism, for reasons distinct from those that entail the irreducibility of consciousness. It is not merely the subjectivity of thought but its capacity to transcend subjectivity and to discover what is objectively the case that presents a problem....Thought and reasoning are correct or incorrect in virtue of something independent of the thinker's beliefs, and even independent of the community of thinkers to which he belongs.

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        Re: Is this Sanity

        Postby Otto_West » Wed Jul 05, 2017 5:58 pm

        Some Guy in History wrote:an eternal mass consciousness of group consciousnesses and individual consciousnesses that become group consciousnesses in the throes of an eternal compression and decompression balance/imbalance of time and alternate realities.

        "didn't mean to give you mushrooms, girl; didn't mean to bring you to my world; now you're sitting in the corner, crying, and it's my fault, my fault."

        Welcome to life: the greatest acid fry you will ever know.

        If this is sanity then sanity is insane. If it is insanity, then it's remarkably sane.

        It is still very much depraved. I have fought to prevent it from dipping, dropping back down, fought to keep myself and I find myself to be the most insane and depraved of the bunch. Ironic. Irony. Delicious satire. Welcome to my eternal tragedy. As promised, it will haunt you forever. It already has.


        Well, we all know what you're doing with your free time.
        Your entire world of fantasy and make believe is doomed, have a nice day.
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        Re: Is this Sanity

        Postby The Eternal Warrior » Sat Jul 08, 2017 12:15 am

        Otto_West wrote:
        Some Guy in History wrote:an eternal mass consciousness of group consciousnesses and individual consciousnesses that become group consciousnesses in the throes of an eternal compression and decompression balance/imbalance of time and alternate realities.

        "didn't mean to give you mushrooms, girl; didn't mean to bring you to my world; now you're sitting in the corner, crying, and it's my fault, my fault."

        Welcome to life: the greatest acid fry you will ever know.

        If this is sanity then sanity is insane. If it is insanity, then it's remarkably sane.

        It is still very much depraved. I have fought to prevent it from dipping, dropping back down, fought to keep myself and I find myself to be the most insane and depraved of the bunch. Ironic. Irony. Delicious satire. Welcome to my eternal tragedy. As promised, it will haunt you forever. It already has.


        Well, we all know what you're doing with your free time.


        Yeah. That could be misconstrued, but it is true that you all do know what I'm doing.
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