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    Sweet Ocean Cloud SD45T-2's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Giggly View Post
    That's nice of you to say, thank you. I felt like I was becoming annoying here before.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SD45T-2 View Post
    Thank you.

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    I think it combats existential fear. People fear death, in particular, they fear oblivion, a death without an after life. They are frightened of the idea of completely ceasing to exist, so they want a legacy. People do lots of things to create a legacy, hell it's even part of the reason a lot of people have kids. I think the idea that you will live on in the memories of people of generations to come helps create a sense that you will be immortal.

    Makes me think of this wild and crazy guy.
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    I couldn't cope with fame. It would destroy me.

    In obscurity there is secrecy and thus safety.
    'One of (Lucas) Cranach's masterpieces, discussed by (Joseph) Koerner, is in it's self-referentiality the perfect expression of left-hemisphere emptiness and a precursor of post-modernism. There is no longer anything to point to beyond, nothing Other, so it points pointlessly to itself.' - Iain McGilChrist

    Suppose a tree fell down, Pooh, when we were underneath it?"
    "Suppose it didn't," said Pooh, after careful thought.
    Piglet was comforted by this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AffirmitiveAnxiety View Post
    I couldn't cope with fame. It would destroy me.

    In obscurity there is secrecy and thus safety.
    X 100

    I couldn't handle it.
    You hem me in -- behind and before;
    you have laid your hand upon me.
    Such knowledge is too wonderful for me,
    too lofty for me to attain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by five sounds View Post
    X 100

    I couldn't handle it.
    Famefear buddies.
    'One of (Lucas) Cranach's masterpieces, discussed by (Joseph) Koerner, is in it's self-referentiality the perfect expression of left-hemisphere emptiness and a precursor of post-modernism. There is no longer anything to point to beyond, nothing Other, so it points pointlessly to itself.' - Iain McGilChrist

    Suppose a tree fell down, Pooh, when we were underneath it?"
    "Suppose it didn't," said Pooh, after careful thought.
    Piglet was comforted by this.
    - A.A. Milne.

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    7w6 - 2w3 - 8w7 sx/so


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    People confuse being known by many people as being liked, respected, valued, admired by them. You can be famous and still be despised by the majority of the public. Do you really want that?
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