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22nd November 2005

p_money695:31am: Hey?
Hey, I just discovered this community and am very interested in it, although it appears the last entry was quite some time ago. I was just wondering if anyone was alive out there?

If so, I figure I could start out with a bang: What does anyone think about Samuel P. Huntington's Clash of Civilizations thesis?

-Hoping for some intriging discussion,

Paul

17th January 2005

singingangel0610:42am: Hey I'm new here. I'm very interested in all of this, and this community and I'm always looking for new friends. I'm just saying hi, and I think I'll enjoy being in this community!! : )

5th December 2004

schalaislost3:06am: Can anybody explain to me what the Identity of Indescernibles is exactly? In very simple terms? I'm understanding it that you have two opposite sides labeled A and B. B has to oppose A otherwise it would be considered A and therefore, there would be no B. Is this anywhere near the idea behind this lovely concept?
Current Mood: confused

19th November 2004

schalaislost1:45pm: Why are we imprefect beings?

14th October 2004

schalaislost10:05am: Has anyone seen the Swiss version of Alice? It's called Alice. I'd like to know your thoughts about it if you have because for me it's the strongest proof that I can think of that someone (be it the director, screenwriter or Lewis Carroll) was on drugs.
schalaislost10:03am: What would you do if someone told you that you were an android?

(We were discussing Bladerunner in philosophy class today so that's where I'm getting this from)
Current Mood: curious

23rd September 2004

sadiegremlin11:19pm: the looking glass
This is not entirely on-topic, but I'm kinda at a loss here.
A friend of mine is getting married next year, and I've been thinking about a wedding gift. I'm almost 21; she'll be the first of my friends to get married, so I'm new at this whole thing. She's having a Celtic-themed wedding (which I'm playing flute in! Yay!) and I'd like to keep with the Celtic theme for her and her husband's gift.

First I thought of some sort of nice engraved champagne flutes, but she mentioned one day how her mother is doing that.

So, I finally thought of something that might be kinda neat. I'm doing a two-part present. Part one, I'm commissioning an excellent composer colleague of mine to write a Celtic wedding dance that I'm going to play, either solo, or a duet with a flutist friend, where we would also incorporate tin whistle and possibly panpipes. I'm going to make another copy of the music and have it nicely framed for them to keep.

The other thing I'd like to get is a custom mirror. I have this idea in my head of a sort of Celtic knotwork pattern, or some sort of intertwined leaves/vines pattern, but I'm also open to suggestions. I'd like it to be made of wood and handcarved for a truly one of a kind gift.

It'll be expensive no doubt, but where can I find someone to make a custom mirror? Any idea?

Sorry for the ramble!

- Ln

16th September 2004

schalaislost6:09pm: Answer this to yourself: "If you had the power to be invisible and you could get away with anything, what would you do?"

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15th September 2004

bunonqua8:21pm: Thought:

  • At least 75% of who we are is comprised of defense mechanisms.


  • My theatre teacher proposed this idea this week. I found it rather interesting and hard to disagree with, but tell me your thoughts.
    Current Mood: curious

    29th August 2004

    bunonqua1:58pm: This is a question that my Psych teacher initiated our first class with. It was a great discussion, and I wanted to hear your thoughts.


    How do you know you're not a butterfly dreaming you're a human?
    schalaislost2:01am: I have a few questions and I'm curious to see people's responses.

    1.) If people don't acknowledge your existence and you don't acknowledge your own existence, do you still exist?

    2.) Can it be said that our personalities are based off of how we answer the question: Are humans basically good or bad?

    Not looking for arguments, just thoughts really.

    28th August 2004

    bunonqua7:10pm: Hallo
    I was searching for some worthwhile communities, and this definitely struck my interest. No one has posted in a while, but perhaps I'll post a few of my thoughts soon.

    Anywho, I just wanted to say hi. I'm new. My name's Sarah, and I absolutely love conversations regarding philosophy, religion, and basically just sharing your wisdom. Gossip can get so mundane, and I'd much rather discuss something meaningful. So this community looks like quite the place! :)
    Current Mood: curious

    31st March 2004

    sadiegremlin12:23am: Taste the Rainbow
    This is off-topic, so skip it if you feel so inclined.

    My account of the gay marriage protest in Boston yesterday. (Monday, March 29.)

    An account based less on the actual decisions and more on my random observances and colloquial details about my friends and their takes on things is written at my personal journal here as well as a friend of mine's account, with a picture of a sign or two, is here.

    Otherwise... The protestCollapse )

    - Ln
    Crossposted

    24th March 2004

    doxism9:09pm: [Xlucidus]
    The beginning of light ... [Xlucidus] ... is born. You are invited to join.

    19th March 2004

    sosadlyfucked8:35pm: the rape victim series II

    "he said it wouldn't hurt"

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    sosadlyfucked8:32pm:

    "he said it wouldn't hurt"

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    18th February 2004

    angelpurelight4:04pm: Sorry if this has already been asked
    Does religion exist?

    5th February 2004

    angelpurelight5:16pm: "An entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables: slaves with white collars.
    Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can
    buy shit we don't need. We're the middle children of history, man--no purpose
    or place. We have no great war. No great depression. Our great war is a
    spiritual war. Our great depression is our lives. We've all been raised on
    television to believe that one day we'd all be millionaires and movie gods and
    rock stars . . . but we won't. We're slowly learning that fact and we're very,
    very pissed off."
    - Fight Club


    What do you think of it?

    1st January 2004

    feannaro6:17pm: How old is eveyone here?

    Im 17, taking Alevel philosophy, which i thouroughly enjoy, so am bringing some of my class subjects to the public's attention.

    I also take english lit. and art/design. Also AS psychology.
    Current Mood: curious
    feannaro6:09pm: 1)If a tree falls in a woods, and no body there to hear it, does it make a sound?

    My theory on this is that it makes an air vibration, which dosent become a sound until it hits and eardrum, so no, unless there is an animal nearby.


    2) Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

    On this, I think its the chicken, because life began as organisms, which reproduced by separating, like germs do now. We gradually evolved into what we are now, so an organism must have evolved into a chicken, which later evolved to lay eggs.



    What do you think?
    Current Mood: curious
    feannaro5:54pm: live_to_dream

    to make icons you need a programme like paintshop pro7 or 8, and/or fireworks. If you crop a specific image to 100x100 pixels, you can put text on it. for effects, fireworks does frames - thats when you get one picture to flick to another. Painshop pro has an "effects" menu up by "file" and "edit", where you can change the coloures, texture, etc. Thats the basics, if you wanna know anymore, just ask, im happy to help as much as is in my capacity.

    Current Mood: helpful
    feannaro5:19pm: church
    hiya, im new, and i wanna run over one of my main theories wit u guys.

    People go to church all the time, some everyday, most on sundays, others just on religeous holidays. Its an event where you sit in uncomfortable benches, drowning in dust. Adults sit in a daze, kids, as suttley as they can, play on gameboys, and teens purley wish they were somewhere else, barely anyone is actually taking in a word the priest is saying, they just go in fear. They fear that they'll be punished should they not go.
    Jesus never went to church, he went out and performed miracles, explored all angles of the world, and most importantly, shared his love. I beleive that god, if he exists at all, would want us to be out, fighting for a cause we beleive in, having new experiences, and living out the life he blessed us with to the full.

    What do you think?
    Current Mood: contemplative

    23rd November 2003

    live_to_dream7:23pm: Wow!
    I can tell I am absoultly going ot love this place because I read some of the posts and they are absoultly awesome! I love thinking about serious shit only I never get to discuss it with anyone because most of my friends are are completly ditzy and they're the greatest but I really do get tired of talking about how hot so and so is and who's going out with who. So yeah hi Im new Im probably gonna piss everyone off here sooo bad cause Im just an annoying person but yeah here' my question:
    What is the meaning of life? I mean why do we even bother to live? whats the purpose?

    1st September 2003

    moonmad4:49pm: Random thought process #1
    In your opinion why are children lied to at such a young age? Why are they convinced by their parents and their accomplices that everyone does the right thing, school is fun, and santa clause and the easter bunny are realities? Why is the truth considered to be too harsh for them to tolerate? What do you think, should they be told the complete truth at birth or is this whole misleading business actually constructive in the end? Thankyou for your time, oh yeah I'm new. Names Nicole *waves*!
    Current Mood: curious
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