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Originally posted by cingularity
"What does Pi have to do with anything?"
Rotation of the earth? Orbit?
The mere possible presence of another person causes one to look at
him/herself as an object, and see his/her world as it appears to the
other. While they are believing it is a person, their world is
transformed, and everything exists as an object that partially escapes
them. During this time the world comes on to you differently, and you
can no longer have a total subjectivity. The world is now his world, a
foreign world that no longer comes from you, but from him. The other
person is a “threat to the order and arrangement of your whole
world…Your world is suddenly haunted by the Other’s values, over which
you have no control.” This process is continual, unavoidable and
ineluctable. Subjectivity is competitive. This explains why it can be
difficult to look someone in the eye.
Being for Others: Sartre states that many relationships are created by
people’s attraction not to another person but rather how that person
makes them feel about themselves by how they look at them. This is a
state of emotional alienation whereby a person avoids experiencing
their subjectivity by identifying themselves with “the look” of the
other. The consequence is conflict. In order to keep the person’s own
being the person must control the other, but must control the freedom
of the other “as freedom”. These relationships are a profound
manifestation of “bad faith” as the for-itself is replaced with the
other’s freedom. The purpose of either participant is not to exist but
to maintain the other participant’s looking at them. This system is
often mistakenly called love, but is in fact nothing more than
emotional alienation and a denial of freedom through conflict with the
Originally posted by 0pened
reply to post by cingularity
What does pi have to do with a circle? An orbit? Gravity?
Why does gravity create spheres?edit on 15-9-2011 by 0pened because: (no reason given)
Not what is Pi, or how, but why?
Originally posted by buddhatrance
This is way trippier than trying to figure out what fpiny is...
A golden spiral path to answering "Who are you?"...
And then she said... "Up... Down..."
Down is at her level, but up touches the third eye of the caterpillar. There they are, joined by the spiral.
There lies truth within the hallucination.
Where's my bowl...
Originally posted by JoeSignal
reply to post by Fraam
I have just always been impressed with the subconscious mind. Everything we have ever learned or will ever learn is in our subconscious mind.