Why is everything so boring?

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Re: Why is everything so boring?

Postby Urwrongx1000 » Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:34 pm

Maia wrote:Hunting with guns sounds like really good fun. I think I'll make some enquiries.

Don't even think about it.
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Re: Why is everything so boring?

Postby Karpel Tunnel » Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:35 am

Maia wrote:Just can't seem to find enthusiasm for anything at all lately.

Maybe you are closer to your actual desires. I don't know how Corona has affected you, but it might have led to more isolation which might have led to being in more contact with yourself, which might have led to you noticing that you really want things that you really value, whatever that is. Boredom is hard. It seems like a luxury problem, compared say to starvation, but I think it is actually much more severe than it seems. It eats at the soul. I find that I am often facing a choice between slightly interesting things, that are really distractions, and an experience of the void...that is nothing. That there isn't the deep whatever experience or option I really want on the table, as far as I can see. For me this has intensified lately. I am not in lockdown, so my situation is not very influenced by Corona, though it is 'in the air' as part of the compression everyone is feeling, adding stress and unknown fears
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Re: Why is everything so boring?

Postby Berkley Babes » Tue Oct 20, 2020 12:22 pm

Entertain her!
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Re: Why is everything so boring?

Postby MagsJ » Wed Oct 21, 2020 4:44 pm

Berkley Babes wrote:Entertain her!

That’s given me a thought.. perhaps it’s more difficult to be entertained, or be fully entertained, if you’re blind.

The deaf suffer with that malaise too, with that of an unquenchable level of boredom.

Perhaps socio/community undertakings, is the only way forward, and can lead to other things.. as that is the nature of socialising.
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You’re suggestions and I, just simply don’t mix.. like oil on water, or a really bad DJ - MagsJ
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Re: Why is everything so boring?

Postby Maia » Wed Oct 21, 2020 5:06 pm

MagsJ wrote:
Berkley Babes wrote:Entertain her!

That’s given me a thought.. perhaps it’s more difficult to be entertained, or be fully entertained, if you’re blind.

The deaf suffer with that malaise too, with that of an unquenchable level of boredom.

Perhaps socio/community undertakings, is the only way forward, and can lead to other things.. as that is the nature of socialising.


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Re: Why is everything so boring?

Postby Meno_ » Wed Oct 21, 2020 5:12 pm

With one sense absent, I have heard, other senses compensate. The blind is said to have a far greater appreciation in quality if heading, with both missing, -sight and sound, the scent and touch of life are enhanced.

They say this, but the missing sense gives only relative of levels of appreciation. A person , who never did have sight, misses this. Only the person who has had sight at some point, can attest to this.

Could You, Maia comment on it? Thanks. Have You always lacked sight?

Does music affect You so that , it has always been an important part of Your life?
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Re: Why is everything so boring?

Postby Maia » Wed Oct 21, 2020 5:37 pm

Meno_ wrote:With one sense absent, I have heard, other senses compensate. The blind is said to have a far greater appreciation in quality if heading, with both missing, -sight and sound, the scent and touch of life are enhanced.

They say this, but the missing sense gives only relative of levels of appreciation. A person , who never did have sight, misses this. Only the person who has had sight at some point, can attest to this.

Could You, Maia comment on it? Thanks. Have You always lacked sight?

Does music affect You so that , it has always been an important part of Your life?


Yes, I was born completely blind.

Music has certainly always been an important part of my life, but I think that's true of a very large number of people. I agree, though, that other senses compensate. I'm pretty good at echolocation, for example. I can judge the position of objects ahead of me, the size of rooms I'm in, and so on, by clicking my tongue a few times. I also rely on my sense of smell a lot.
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Re: Why is everything so boring?

Postby Meno_ » Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:25 pm

Maia wrote:
Meno_ wrote:With one sense absent, I have heard, other senses compensate. The blind is said to have a far greater appreciation in quality if heading, with both missing, -sight and sound, the scent and touch of life are enhanced.

They say this, but the missing sense gives only relative of levels of appreciation. A person , who never did have sight, misses this. Only the person who has had sight at some point, can attest to this.

Could You, Maia comment on it? Thanks. Have You always lacked sight?

Does music affect You so that , it has always been an important part of Your life?


Yes, I was born completely blind.

Music has certainly always been an important part of my life, but I think that's true of a very large number of people. I agree, though, that other senses compensate. I'm pretty good at echolocation, for example. I can judge the position of objects ahead of me, the size of rooms I'm in, and so on, by clicking my tongue a few times. I also rely on my sense of smell a lot.




Thanks for the inform, leading the way to the idea that pre-natal , states do not equal a blank slate, the mothers'feelings transferred and conjoined with the embrio do not disqualify from a clean slate, phenomenally absent projection.

At what stage do these primary impressions start? My personally belief is , that it happens at the moment of fertilization.

The religious coin it as " Sanctity of Life"

In that round, geneticists win the battle over behaviorists.
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Re: Why is everything so boring?

Postby Urwrongx1000 » Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:30 pm

It takes two to tango.

Maia needs to step out of her comfort zone, which she refuses to do, and then complains about it?
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Re: Why is everything so boring?

Postby MagsJ » Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:30 am

Urwrongx1000 wrote:It takes two to tango.

Maia needs to step out of her comfort zone, which she refuses to do, and then complains about it?

Urwrong, do you want to tango with Maia? lol

Procreation is not a permanent solution to her dilemma though, as that would be more like putting a plaster over an open wound.. so a short term solution, to a long term problem.

Perhaps then, she needs a long-term relationship, not a short-term tryst?
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You’re suggestions and I, just simply don’t mix.. like oil on water, or a really bad DJ - MagsJ
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Re: Why is everything so boring?

Postby Pedro I Rengel » Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:58 pm

https://www.nfb.org/images/nfb/publicat ... 070209.htm

I'm not saying you HAVE to hunt lol. But just, don't ever let anyone tell you what you can or can't do.
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Re: Why is everything so boring?

Postby Pedro I Rengel » Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:59 pm

And then politely walk away.
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Re: Why is everything so boring?

Postby Urwrongx1000 » Fri Oct 23, 2020 4:55 am

MagsJ wrote:Urwrong, do you want to tango with Maia? lol

Procreation is not a permanent solution to her dilemma though, as that would be more like putting a plaster over an open wound.. so a short term solution, to a long term problem.

Perhaps then, she needs a long-term relationship, not a short-term tryst?

We have to pass the time one way rather than another
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Re: Why is everything so boring?

Postby MagsJ » Fri Oct 23, 2020 1:35 pm

Urwrongx1000 wrote:We have to pass the time one way rather than another

..this new phase of the lockdown is tempting people to do just that, in the boredom of loneliness starting to make people consider such things..

The birth-rate might even rise in the West.. it probably has already.. Paloma Faith can vouch for that. :P
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You’re suggestions and I, just simply don’t mix.. like oil on water, or a really bad DJ - MagsJ
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