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    If I fall asleep every time I hear this question, does it mean I stop existing?

    Wouldn't that be ironic fitting?
    "Of course we spent our money in the good times. That's what you're supposed to do in good times! You can't save money in the good times. Then they wouldn't be good times, they'd be 'preparation for the bad times' times."

    "Every country in the world owes money. Everyone. So heere's what I dont get: who do they all owe it to, and why don't we just kill the bastard and relax?"

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    What makes you think you exist?

    I don't.
    Ego is an arbitrary construct.
    "Hey Capa -- We're only stardust." ~ "Sunshine"

    “Pleasure to me is wonder—the unexplored, the unexpected, the thing that is hidden and the changeless thing that lurks behind superficial mutability. To trace the remote in the immediate; the eternal in the ephemeral; the past in the present; the infinite in the finite; these are to me the springs of delight and beauty.” ~ H.P. Lovecraft

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    I redact everything I have written or will write on this forum prior to, subsequent with and or after the fact of its writing. For entertainment purposes only and not to be taken seriously nor literally.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jennifer View Post
    What makes you think you exist?

    I don't.
    Ego is an arbitrary construct.
    this.
    "I" is completely subjective. your minds way of saying "im here! pay attention to me!"
    my etsy Morphochroma

    I know you think I'm crazy,
    but most people they can't tell.

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    Quote Originally Posted by King-Of-Despair View Post
    What is it that inspires you to be something? When you close your eyes and sleep, does everything disapear, or just you?
    I feel energy, and anticipate the need to use it for good - and so long as what I do is considered acceptable in society, I will keep using it. When I close my eyes, and sleep, I see myself just 'looking' in the distance to see what the things are I'd done that are worth remembering - otherwise, I save my thoughts, and go to sleep.

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    I hear, I see, I can touch my existence and the existence of others.
    I feel the components of their existence and mine.
    People leave parts of their consciousness in books, in films, in music, they exist long after the individuals are gone, and so we can continue extending this collective consciousness.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jennifer View Post
    What makes you think you exist?

    I don't.
    Ego is an arbitrary construct.
    If it's a construct then by definition it exists.
    "Of course we spent our money in the good times. That's what you're supposed to do in good times! You can't save money in the good times. Then they wouldn't be good times, they'd be 'preparation for the bad times' times."

    "Every country in the world owes money. Everyone. So heere's what I dont get: who do they all owe it to, and why don't we just kill the bastard and relax?"

    -Tommy Tiernan, Irish comedian.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jennifer
    What makes you think you exist?

    I don't.
    Ego is an arbitrary construct.
    Quote Originally Posted by tcda View Post
    If it's a construct then by definition it exists.
    Arbitrarily!!!

    ^^^ that smiley does not exist, you are imagining it.
    "Hey Capa -- We're only stardust." ~ "Sunshine"

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    I may be quite introverted but even I can't imagine being non-existent and thinking about it.
    Dishonest ISFPs make me sad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jennifer View Post
    Arbitrarily!!!

    ^^^ that smiley does not exist, you are imagining it.
    It's clearly a construct...question is whether it's an arbitrary one or not...and who gets to decide (and does the fact you found use for it mean therefore it's not arbitrary, etc.)?
    "Of course we spent our money in the good times. That's what you're supposed to do in good times! You can't save money in the good times. Then they wouldn't be good times, they'd be 'preparation for the bad times' times."

    "Every country in the world owes money. Everyone. So heere's what I dont get: who do they all owe it to, and why don't we just kill the bastard and relax?"

    -Tommy Tiernan, Irish comedian.

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