## Official: Post a Picture of Yourself

This is the place to shave off that long white beard and stop being philosophical; a forum for members to just talk like normal human beings.

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Magnus Anderson wrote:Emandu is still posting pictures of himself. NIce. I'm so happy for you guys.

I was trying to show my white hairs that I earned, but apparently they didn't show in the picture
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Artimas wrote:Just have been working and chilling. Got a promotion with this job I have and work where I live since I do property management. I haven't been doing much philosophy really. Usually people always disagree just to disagree.
That's the best part of philosophy.

One of the best things I have ever read. The sudden realization after going through old posts, to agree to disagree being the best part of philosophy and understanding why. Thanks gib.

You are right gib, this is much better than war or violence. Philosophy is and always will be the solution for issues in my eyes.

Even nothing, is something.
If one is to live balanced with expectations, then one must learn to appreciate the negative as well, to respect darkness in its own home.

All smoke fades, as do all delicate mirrors shatter.

"My ancestors are smiling on me, Imperials. Can you say the same?"

"Science Fiction today ~ Science Fact tomorrow"

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Right, and it re confirms the idea that the philosophy of psychology is far.more meaningful then the psychology of philosophy. As ground is considered.

Meaning: the most general principles of the psyche are where most relevance is. The rest are mere blame game tactics.

For those who consider philosophy only a defensive rationalisation.
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https://imgur.com/a/BF4xFD1

That's me in the blue blouse. I don't know who that guy is.
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Some pics of me. The glare in the first pic was just for fun.

https://m.imgur.com/a/SpjETi0

Even nothing, is something.
If one is to live balanced with expectations, then one must learn to appreciate the negative as well, to respect darkness in its own home.

All smoke fades, as do all delicate mirrors shatter.

"My ancestors are smiling on me, Imperials. Can you say the same?"

"Science Fiction today ~ Science Fact tomorrow"

Change is inevitable, it can only be delayed or sped up. Choose wisely.

Truth is pain, and pain is gain.

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Artimas wrote:Some pics of me. The glare in the first pic was just for fun.

https://m.imgur.com/a/SpjETi0

Nice eyes, good teeth, nice face, but don't ever let me see you with a long beard again.

It kinda spoils your whole look, but I guess regular shaving can get tiresome for you guys.
The possibility of anything we can imagine existing is endless and infinite

I haven't got the time to spend the time reading something that is telling me nothing, as I will never be able to get that time back, and I may need it for something at some point in time. Wait! What?

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Nice eyes, good teeth, nice face, but don't ever let me see you with a long beard again.

It kinda spoils your whole look, but I guess regular shaving can get tiresome for you guys.

Yes, yes it does! Haha. I do need a trim. It does get annoying having a beard. It may be an advantage too though haha, to avoid ad hominem or specifically the fallacy of regarding wisdom as relying on age

Even nothing, is something.
If one is to live balanced with expectations, then one must learn to appreciate the negative as well, to respect darkness in its own home.

All smoke fades, as do all delicate mirrors shatter.

"My ancestors are smiling on me, Imperials. Can you say the same?"

"Science Fiction today ~ Science Fact tomorrow"

Change is inevitable, it can only be delayed or sped up. Choose wisely.

Truth is pain, and pain is gain.

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Artimas wrote:Some pics of me. The glare in the first pic was just for fun.

https://m.imgur.com/a/SpjETi0

So sweet.

1. The little "take-me-home" puppy dog look.

2. The "Hey There" look.

3. The "I dare you" look.

4. The spooky "You have no idea what I am thinking about" look.

Why must that animal cling to your chin, Artimas?
"Look closely. The beautiful may be small."

"Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me."

“Whereas the beautiful is limited, the sublime is limitless, so that the mind in the presence of the sublime, attempting to imagine what it cannot, has pain in the failure but pleasure in contemplating the immensity of the attempt.”

Immanuel Kant

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Arcturus Descending wrote:
Artimas wrote:Some pics of me. The glare in the first pic was just for fun.

https://m.imgur.com/a/SpjETi0

So sweet.

1. The little "take-me-home" puppy dog look.

2. The "Hey There" look.

3. The "I dare you" look.

4. The spooky "You have no idea what I am thinking about" look.

Why must that animal cling to your chin, Artimas?

I have to trim it soon and I can post some new pics. It does become a hassle but it's a good test for patience lol.

Even nothing, is something.
If one is to live balanced with expectations, then one must learn to appreciate the negative as well, to respect darkness in its own home.

All smoke fades, as do all delicate mirrors shatter.

"My ancestors are smiling on me, Imperials. Can you say the same?"

"Science Fiction today ~ Science Fact tomorrow"

Change is inevitable, it can only be delayed or sped up. Choose wisely.

Truth is pain, and pain is gain.

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Artimas wrote:
Arcturus Descending wrote:
Artimas wrote:Some pics of me. The glare in the first pic was just for fun.

https://m.imgur.com/a/SpjETi0

So sweet.

1. The little "take-me-home" puppy dog look.

2. The "Hey There" look.

3. The "I dare you" look.

4. The spooky "You have no idea what I am thinking about" look.

Why must that animal cling to your chin, Artimas?

I have to trim it soon and I can post some new pics. It does become a hassle but it's a good test for patience lol.

Great. I love the many Yous.
"Look closely. The beautiful may be small."

"Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me."

“Whereas the beautiful is limited, the sublime is limitless, so that the mind in the presence of the sublime, attempting to imagine what it cannot, has pain in the failure but pleasure in contemplating the immensity of the attempt.”

Immanuel Kant

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Well here are some more mes, some older pictures at different times doing different things. Lol, some with a beard and some with a shorter beard. Haha.. One or two without a beard. After a work out, can see my tattoo on my chest through my tank top lol didn't notice before , some pics with my sisters, zip lining, at my old job some of them.

https://imgur.com/a/H1ESrOo

Even nothing, is something.
If one is to live balanced with expectations, then one must learn to appreciate the negative as well, to respect darkness in its own home.

All smoke fades, as do all delicate mirrors shatter.

"My ancestors are smiling on me, Imperials. Can you say the same?"

"Science Fiction today ~ Science Fact tomorrow"

Change is inevitable, it can only be delayed or sped up. Choose wisely.

Truth is pain, and pain is gain.

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Because I am the lizard king...

https://imgur.com/a/IhDfqrc
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This dude has been following me around the job all morning. Thinks he's some kind of foreman or something.

http://sendvid.com/uw4zscf7
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promethean75 wrote:This dude has been following me around the job all morning. Thinks he's some kind of foreman or something.

http://sendvid.com/uw4zscf7

Priceless.

For behold, all acts of love and pleasure are my rituals

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... later that day....

Replace two feet of fascia trim. Took me 10 minutes and 53 seconds. I made $3. Guess how much this nigga made.$18,950. Naw I'm bullshittin. He only made $72... but he made it while sitting his fat ass in a mcdonalds, so he made out okay. http://sendvid.com/1lrolru0 promethean75 Philosopher Posts: 1011 Joined: Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:10 pm ### Re: Official: Post a Picture of Yourself So how does this work, he can hire you for just 10 minutes? For behold, all acts of love and pleasure are my rituals Jakob ILP Legend Posts: 6991 Joined: Sun Sep 03, 2006 9:23 pm Location: look at my suit ### Re: Official: Post a Picture of Yourself Measly pay aside, that is life. A job which is always required and the proper tools and skills for it is in a sense the ultimate thing to possess. It makes one a direct part of the universe. I d wonder would you really rather be a carpenter in a Co op than own your own business? Freedom to oneself is the advantage of ownership. Not having to have to be on careful terms with other members.of the same entity. Dependency... We already have the Earf to worry about in that sense. For behold, all acts of love and pleasure are my rituals Jakob ILP Legend Posts: 6991 Joined: Sun Sep 03, 2006 9:23 pm Location: look at my suit ### Re: Official: Post a Picture of Yourself So how does this work, he can hire you for just 10 minutes? lol what i said was probably confusing, yeah. no, i work all day, but this particular company does repair and renovation work. in most cases the job is itemized; repair this door for x amount, repair this siding for x amount, add handicap ramp to deck for x amount, replace roof flashing for x amount, etc., etc. so i can look at each particular item and get an accurate idea about how ridiculous the situation is. the company owner always way overestimates the time it will take to do a specific repair. he can do this because of how naive the home owner is. so the home owner is thinking$100 is a reasonable price for repairing x... and doesn't know the actual costs (labor time and materials) would be about $25. if the company owner were eliminated, the home owner would pay far less, and the worker would profit much more. that over inflated price is an estimation that includes the profit the owner wants to make... but what is the company owner doing in this equation - other than taking advantage of the home owners gullibility in quoting the price for the jobs? well, he isn't doing anything... or i should say he isn't doing anything a worker couldn't do... and for far less money. the company owner gets between the producer and the consumer here, and fucks them both. ever wonder why the credit system was invented? because when you combine the artificial inflation of sales prices in the market - this to create that extra profit for the capitalist - consumers run out of money faster than they make it (over priced commodities are bought with artificially under priced wages/salaries) - and yet the capitalist needs to keep selling to make his profits. solution; borrow the money to buy my shit. now, the under paid consumer is buying over priced commodities and must pay interest on his credited money. this is equivalent to getting fucked three times. why, though? why is this still happening in the world today? well because the world isn't ready to stop it yet, apparently. the capitalist parasite is like one of those kinds that takes over the brain of the host and controls its thinking. a remarkably advanced parasite, to say the least. promethean75 Philosopher Posts: 1011 Joined: Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:10 pm ### Re: Official: Post a Picture of Yourself promethean75 wrote:or i should say he isn't doing anything a worker couldn't do... But dog, but then why doesn't he just do it? It's like fucked if I do and fucked if I don't with you socialists. There are countries, like Venezuela, where workers can and DO go about directly dealing with consumers. But so what does the gringo pay in those extra (regulation driven)$75?

He gets quality assurances, competency assurances, material assurances, best possible job assurances, no liability for safety of the worker. Whole buncha shit. The owner may just be sitting there, but he's sitting on a BUNCH of shit. That YOU, the leftist, demanded.

So what's it gonna be?

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Lol, not to mention, where in the fuck is some worker gonna get the cash for all the tools and material he is gonna need?

Best answer I've seen for this is Kropotkin's medieval syndicates. And if you think THOSE motherfuckers didn't gouge the end consumer...

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I seem to have inherited the family's native recessive gene, the Carib gene.. it's not a very friendly genome to own/to have, but it is ours to own/to have.. so feeling all my native fam all around the globe on all the continents i.e. our every day feels.

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The possibility of anything we can imagine existing is endless and infinite

I haven't got the time to spend the time reading something that is telling me nothing, as I will never be able to get that time back, and I may need it for something at some point in time. Wait! What?

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MagsJ wrote:I seem to have inherited the family's native recessive gene, the Carib gene.. it's not a very friendly genome to own/to have, but it is ours to own/to have.. so feeling all my native fam all around the globe on all the continents i.e. our every day feels.

56567346_10156290675030197_4779432649141780480_n.jpg

Lookin good Mags, lookin good.

Even nothing, is something.
If one is to live balanced with expectations, then one must learn to appreciate the negative as well, to respect darkness in its own home.

All smoke fades, as do all delicate mirrors shatter.

"My ancestors are smiling on me, Imperials. Can you say the same?"

"Science Fiction today ~ Science Fact tomorrow"

Change is inevitable, it can only be delayed or sped up. Choose wisely.

Truth is pain, and pain is gain.

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I don't like smiling in pictures.. can you tell?

In fact.. I rarely smile, but often laugh, so more a laugher than a smiler, and either deadly serious or goofy as hell.. there's no middle ground with me, and never really has been, haha!
The possibility of anything we can imagine existing is endless and infinite

I haven't got the time to spend the time reading something that is telling me nothing, as I will never be able to get that time back, and I may need it for something at some point in time. Wait! What?

--MagsJ

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MagsJ wrote:I don't like smiling in pictures.. can you tell?

In fact.. I rarely smile, but often laugh, so more a laugher than a smiler, and either deadly serious or goofy as hell.. there's no middle ground with me, and never really has been, haha!

I don't like smiling in pictures either, I laugh a lot more than I smile too. I just feel like if I force myself to smile that it's a fake state of being, of which now is captured in image lol.

Well the stare of wickedness is just as cute/sexy as the smile of 'innocence'. Hah

Even nothing, is something.
If one is to live balanced with expectations, then one must learn to appreciate the negative as well, to respect darkness in its own home.

All smoke fades, as do all delicate mirrors shatter.

"My ancestors are smiling on me, Imperials. Can you say the same?"

"Science Fiction today ~ Science Fact tomorrow"

Change is inevitable, it can only be delayed or sped up. Choose wisely.

Truth is pain, and pain is gain.

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Artimas wrote:I don't like smiling in pictures either, I laugh a lot more than I smile too. I just feel like if I force myself to smile that it's a fake state of being, of which now is captured in image lol.

Yes.. a fake instant of a forced state of being captured for eternity.. how dire!

Well the stare of wickedness is just as cute/sexy as the smile of 'innocence'. Hah

I may quote that the next time someone asks me to smile.
The possibility of anything we can imagine existing is endless and infinite

I haven't got the time to spend the time reading something that is telling me nothing, as I will never be able to get that time back, and I may need it for something at some point in time. Wait! What?

--MagsJ

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