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The Philosophy Thread

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Sandolf, Sep 7, 2013.

  1. Sandolf
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    Aha! We are coming closer to the root of the issue. But incentives like those found with your face buried between two mammalian protruberances can be only good for the short term effect. Surely one looking for a more lasting gratification will eventually find more fulfillment in a respectful discourse.
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    Even if they're really big, and even somehow also perky?!?
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    Yeah... because the supply is virtually endless. Plus time and the natural force of gravity eventually will merit consideration. There is no final frontier.
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    Well, in the spirit of Jefferson's "the Earth belongs to the living," we aren't talking about
    future mammaries here...think Keynes' "long run"...I'm not going to pontificate on where a
    final frontier may or may not be, but Zeno's paradox tells me I can get close enough...

    (and most guys can recount numerous Saturday nights in which the supposed "virtually endless supply"
    of quality nose warmers was alarmingly elusive...)
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    Mammalian protuberances can (and have) been a precursor to deep and meaningful relationships, but of course aren't necessarily so.
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    Good points, and the young guns making the call aren't optimizing their future returns, they're just continuing the gene pool. Come to think of it, the older hacks are probably operating on the same principle.
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    Turn, Turn, Turn.

    There is definitely a time for protuberances. There is definitely a time for respectful discourse.
    Nature doesn't always pack both in the same box.
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    Certainly not. But let's face facts, as both you and Sandy implied, philosophy and proliferation are far from mutually exclusive.
    That said, if you'd like to turn this thread back to a more respectful (in the puritan sense) direction, have at er.
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    "Remember what Daniel Striped Tiger and I told you, kids:
    Your mom is wonderful...and all any daddy could ever want." :inlove:
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    You're a sick bastage.
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    Lancelot has certainly fitted in nicely now that he has figured out the play book, hasn't he.


    And WHO the farg is ghostwriting PUMPKINS post may I add ???

    No way known a bloke with a degree from the JNCP University of Hiya Lurnin' is capable of such wordsmanship and thoughtfulness..... :D
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    Lizard poisons Spock.... Just sayin....
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    Wordsmanship is optional. Thoughtfulness is encouraged. You offered up some philosophical views about the "losing mentality". I would be pleased if you join the discussion Jack.
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    Ditto Sir Concubine.
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    Losing mentality:

    Not tough minded

    Not setting goals

    Repeating mistakes

    Unable to over come set backs

    Un-willing to change

    Not open to suggestions

    Lacking ambition


    Short list sitting in jury duty on my phone



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    Get an interesting case? (for jury duty, not your phone ;))
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    Murder? Larceny? Multiple traffic violations? what you got?
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    ...but is looking forward to turning it around...got a blind date scheduled with some hottie named Ryan Leaf...
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    Nothing, they have not gotten that far yet!

    Still in one big group! No one has been called yet!


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    Everyone has a different view point!

    A date with Ryan Leaf might be someone's goal!




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    Alternate Universe Q:

    If LaDainian had spent '08 & '09 in Leavenworth, would he still be on the field?
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    Spock has a breakthrough on the problems with Khan's military tactics


    "He's intelligent, but not experienced. His pattern indicates two dimensional thinking."


    Listen here.
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    Philosophers have stones...
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    Curlers have stones.
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    “Do or do not; there is no try.”

    To accomplish something one need to be the entirety of mind, body, and soul into it, otherwise failure is around the corner
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    I call bs. Without doubt, total dedication increases the chances of success. But lacking 'entirety of mind, body, or soul' focused on success does not guarantee failure. Unless your post was dedicated mind body and soul to jedi philosophy only. But that would be crazy because the jedi are not, strictly speaking, real.
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    entirety = complete
    focused = complete attention
    attention=state of applying the mind to something
    failure=lack of success

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    Good pick up on the Jedi! :tup:
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    Your definitions did nothing to support your thesis ;)
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    Good that was not my point.....
    What is success?

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