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    Boring old fossil Night's Avatar
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    Why is there such a need for closure on this issue?

    Allow certain things to function as contextually inexplicable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Magic Poriferan View Post
    That's not how it works.

    The point here is that the person only reinforces their belief that they are right to seek comfort. Their need for comfort is why they've declared that everyone else is wrong in the first place. It comes out of a fear of failure and compromise. Think of it as a form of cogntive dissonance.

    Where other people who are less neurotic might look at all the commentary and calmly change their minds, people like BlueWing only solidify their stance in the face of adverse evidence. I can't know what's going on in his head, but I would guess that he has some horrible fear of being wrong about this for some reason.
    if you say so.
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    ^He pronks, too! Magic Poriferan's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Night View Post
    Why is there such a need for closure on this issue?

    Allow certain things to function as contextually inexplicable.
    Well, I'm personally waiting for someone to lock this.

    Quote Originally Posted by digesthisickness View Post
    if you say so.
    It's just an assumption.
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    I was hoping things would just sort of wind down and people would stop posting...
    ... but all right.

    Nothing to see here, people.
    Let's move along.
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