The Meaning of Life

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Post by Vagrant » Thu Mar 04, 2004 8:26 am

floater wrote:Mr. Greyblade,

philosophy - unintelligible answers to insoluble questions

Sounds like a pretty safe area of study to me. :wink:

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And I have never seen any evidence that Oriental philosophy was superior to ours. "Half empty or half full" does not require four hours of parable. We can answer it in one second, and accecpt the opposite answer as being equally valid. No lifetime of meditation required :wink: Think it will rain? Nope! [There's a certain profundity to simpicity :idea: ]
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Post by The Falcon » Thu Mar 04, 2004 9:39 am

I waded through a WHOLE book on Kierkegaard and I'm still absolutely clueless what the heck existentialism is. :oops:
Am I "O.K."? :wink:
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Post by Greyblade » Thu Mar 04, 2004 1:22 pm

The Falcon wrote:I waded through a WHOLE book on Kierkegaard and I'm still absolutely clueless what the heck existentialism is. :oops:
Am I "O.K."? :wink:
You may be, but, then again, you may not be. Is that a philosophical or psychiatric response? Well, I think that it could be either, both, or neither.

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Post by floater » Thu Mar 04, 2004 1:32 pm

Mr. Falcon,
I'm OK!
You're OK!
Kierkegaard's a pussy!
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That hides among the other lies / They divide and conquer.

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Post by tequiza » Sun Mar 07, 2004 1:41 pm

GB wrote: Since this is the "Ask Vagrant" sub-forum, please tell me what is the meaning of life and why I should care. Thank you.
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Post by Vagrant » Sun Mar 07, 2004 7:31 pm

The meaning of life is acquisition [and utilization] :idea:
You should care because someone else might "be ahead" or more adept :wink:

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Post by stepdaddy » Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:36 pm

jim d, wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2004 11:34 pm
SD,

I just read your post and the amazing thing is that while driving back to the hotel a few minutes ago I was thinking about the time my daughter was just a bit older than yours is now. I was leaving for a week long business trip and she was in the driveway waving good-by. When I got to the end of the driveway she burst into tears.

Regarding 13-15 years from now (or perhaps more correctly, when she is 13-15), my recommendation is to understand that it is a phase. My daughter went through a very belligerent phase during those years, but now at nearly 18 she has matured a bit and is no longer the nasty person she was a few years ago. It is hard to fault her when I consider what I was like as a teen.

Jim

Mr. D:

I'm happy to report my daughter is knocking on the door of 18, just graduated highschool and is starting nursing school. I'd still like to think I'm her favorite person in the world but her mother is always trying to sabotage that so she can be #1. Not to mention this boyfriend dude.



SD

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Post by sammy the blade » Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:50 pm

stepdaddy wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:36 pm
jim d, wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2004 11:34 pm
SD,

I just read your post and the amazing thing is that while driving back to the hotel a few minutes ago I was thinking about the time my daughter was just a bit older than yours is now. I was leaving for a week long business trip and she was in the driveway waving good-by. When I got to the end of the driveway she burst into tears.

Regarding 13-15 years from now (or perhaps more correctly, when she is 13-15), my recommendation is to understand that it is a phase. My daughter went through a very belligerent phase during those years, but now at nearly 18 she has matured a bit and is no longer the nasty person she was a few years ago. It is hard to fault her when I consider what I was like as a teen.

Jim

Mr. D:

I'm happy to report my daughter is knocking on the door of 18, just graduated highschool and is starting nursing school. I'd still like to think I'm her favorite person in the world but her mother is always trying to sabotage that so she can be #1. Not to mention this boyfriend dude.



SD
The boyfriend is just a fact of life, just hope she doesn't make you a grandpa before she gets out of nursing school. Sounds like she has a good head on her shoulders!

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Post by TRYKER » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:29 pm

THE HOKY POKY ''IS'' WHAT IT'S ALL ABOUT.
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Post by john » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:48 pm

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Post by stepdaddy » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:50 pm

sammy the blade wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:50 pm
stepdaddy wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:36 pm
jim d, wrote:
Mon Mar 01, 2004 11:34 pm
SD,

I just read your post and the amazing thing is that while driving back to the hotel a few minutes ago I was thinking about the time my daughter was just a bit older than yours is now. I was leaving for a week long business trip and she was in the driveway waving good-by. When I got to the end of the driveway she burst into tears.

Regarding 13-15 years from now (or perhaps more correctly, when she is 13-15), my recommendation is to understand that it is a phase. My daughter went through a very belligerent phase during those years, but now at nearly 18 she has matured a bit and is no longer the nasty person she was a few years ago. It is hard to fault her when I consider what I was like as a teen.

Jim

Mr. D:

I'm happy to report my daughter is knocking on the door of 18, just graduated highschool and is starting nursing school. I'd still like to think I'm her favorite person in the world but her mother is always trying to sabotage that so she can be #1. Not to mention this boyfriend dude.



SD
The boyfriend is just a fact of life, just hope she doesn't make you a grandpa before she gets out of nursing school. Sounds like she has a good head on her shoulders!

STB: she does.


SD

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