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I was so busy sling mud today I made myself sick

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posted on Feb, 2 2018 @ 06:25 PM
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a reply to: Mike Stivic

Don't get me wrong, I'm not trying to make it seem as though anyone brought me down. Like I said, I'm glad people gave me their thoughts honestly. Noone can ask for more than that.
Thanks man.




posted on Feb, 2 2018 @ 06:43 PM
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originally posted by: Hewhowaits
a reply to: Spacespider

Reminds me of my favorite statement by chief Sitting Bull.
"Inside of me, there are two dogs that fight continuously, one is good and one is evil."
Which one wins?
"Whichever one I feed the most."

Best post on this thread .
This answers your own OP.
Peace.



posted on Feb, 2 2018 @ 06:47 PM
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This is slavery, not to speak one's thought

Euripides



posted on Feb, 2 2018 @ 07:46 PM
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a reply to: Hewhowaits

I wasn't beating you up.

Don't you think I haven't sat here and pondered different ways of making it all work? I have, you know. People who discuss communism and socialism don't understand that, I think.

When you get into the game of world building for whatever reason, you have all kinds of time to attempt to create workable societies with whatever frameworks you desire. However, when you do start to think about how it would really all go together ... because that's the aim of world building, after all, creating stories in that world ... the various holes and problems with what you put together start to appear.

For example, there is one series of book I reread from time to time because I do enjoy the depth of the world building where I have pinpointed some of the main handwaving that had to be done in order to make the world work.

In this world, everyone has casual sex as they choose with whomever they choose, gay or straight, married or not. No one ever gets jealous from this (that's a sin which suggests it is, at least, possible) and there are no unintended pregnancies and venereal disease appears to be unheard of no matter where you go.

Do you see the handwaving that had to happen?

1. People really can have no strings attached sex, even in committed relationships, and its exceedingly rare to be jealous

2. You only get pregnant after you pray for children -- yes, really

3. The topic of VD never, ever comes up, so it must not exist

A fun world to visit, but not at all a practical model to try to base anything in reality off of.



posted on Feb, 3 2018 @ 02:16 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

I know you weren't, Noone was, I ask questions and got honest answers.
I've been on this planet quite a while, have kids, and grandchildren. Built many things and I've seen many things. I've also seen war, up close, and I don't want to see it again.
This was just a pull in my own heartstrings, and I wanted to see where it went.



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