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3 questions that seem simple yet aren't

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posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 09:39 AM
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Who are you?
What do you want?
Where are you going?

You provide the context.




posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 09:52 AM
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The difficulty rises from the unspecific generalization of the questions. Merely the first question alone could be answered with *my name*, a man, a husband, a technician, a father, an uncle, a brother in law, a son-in-law, an atheist, a dude fighting middle-age, an ex-husband, a friend

The second question is easy - on a long-term scale, world peace. On a more immediate time scale - some breakfast.

Third question is another with multiple answer possibility based upon time scale and reference.
As a husband, more or less down the right path
As a father, sometimes absolutely nowhere it would seem, where teenage daughters are involved - perhaps backwards
As a technician, up baby...I want a six figure bank account within the next five years, not including decimal places


The ambiguity of the questions is what makes it seem difficult to answer.



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 09:53 AM
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I am The.
I am existing.
I am already here.



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 09:56 AM
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I think you missed this line.


You provide the context


There is no ambiguity because I plainly state I am not asking you to answer in a specific context. I merely open the space, how you fill it is up to you and the point of the exercise.
edit on 12-12-2010 by Watcher-In-The-Shadows because: (no reason given)



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 09:57 AM
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they are as simple or as complex as you want them to be



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 09:58 AM
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No, as you want them to be.
But you do get my point.



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 09:59 AM
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Originally posted by Watcher-In-The-Shadows
Who are you?
What do you want?
Where are you going?

You provide the context.


I am You
I want love which equals to learning
to the other side



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 10:00 AM
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What is love?



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 10:02 AM
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Who are you? I am one manifestation of the whole. My personality is individual, but it's not important.

What do you want? To experience life. To love. To be loved. To feel.

Where are you going? Here.



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 10:05 AM
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What is love?



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 10:10 AM
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Who are you?

I am the physical manifestation of the creator's desire to experience itself.

What do you want?

I want life to be worth living. Gadgets, fear and gossip are the extent of "civilized" society and none are of interest to me.

Where are you going?

I don't know where I am going but I am never coming back here.



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 10:14 AM
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Love is the most powerful force in the Universe.



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 10:15 AM
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That still doesn't tell me what it is. What is love?



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 10:20 AM
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Who are you? I am an extension of Natures will, I am both good and evil and niether. I am hate and rage and peace and quiet.

What do you want? I want to be left alone, If I can't have that I want the world to burn, then we can all be left alone.

Where are you going? to get more coffee
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posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 10:23 AM
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Maybe you should have titled your thread: What is love?


Each person is going to have their own definition, some will be able to pin the meaning down with English words... Others will not.
The closest I can come is the most powerful force in the Universe. In all its various manifestations, love can be a feeling, a will, a desire, a force, an energy... Probably the most difficult word to actually define.



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 10:31 AM
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Well they didn’t seem simple to me.
Not even at first glance.
Same answer to all three, I suppose…that is

I have no idea.



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 10:42 AM
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Nah. Like I already stated. I merely opened a space. How people fill it is up to them, rather like life in my meaningless yet not opinion. I know that some do such in order to judge answers not their own but that is most assuredly not my aim.

Ah, but it's opposite is so powerful that it can and often does destroy even it's self.



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 10:46 AM
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Do you agree with this quote?;


As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
Socrates



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 10:46 AM
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If you are here then why do you wish to be "left alone". Would that not be counter productive?



posted on Dec, 12 2010 @ 11:09 AM
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That just about sums it up.
How could it be any other way?

Edit to add...

What rather than who may have been a better choice.
Same answer though.
Krishnamurti answered this with...life...
I know, next question...what is life?
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