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originally posted by: Dark Ghost
No, what I really intended with this thread was to make you think. Think about the nature of reality and how your existence relates to the existence of other people and creatures around you.
originally posted by: BaalZebub
a reply to: Dark Ghost
Fortunately, I have already been entertaining these thoughts for quite some time now. The masses, however, definitely haven't, and perhaps should.
I've only benefited so far from awareness of my own ignorance. I am not sure how to compare ontologically subjective experiences with others. It seems to me language falls short of allowing us to make comparisons.
Perhaps it has benefited me existentially in my own quest to find meaning in what it means to be human. I think that I have a grasp of my place in the universe and am aware that what I perceive internally isn't necessarily how things are external of mind (if the external world exists at all).