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The many questions-not-worth-their-own-thread question thread XVII

Discussion in 'Picture Threads Archive' started by Cutlass, Jun 15, 2011.

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  1. Disgustipated

    Disgustipated Chieftain

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    Yes it is possible. I have unconditional love towards a person (although I love that person because of who they are, if they were someone else I wouldn't love them so). The real question is it possible to have equal unconditional love between both partners. Unfortunately what usually happens is one partner loves more than the other partner creating a relationship with unequal love. One may love the other unconditionally, but they may not get that same kind of love back. As for the rest of your question, I can't really answer that. It really does deserve it's own thread. :)
     
  2. Yared

    Yared That Guy

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    Why would we want what we already have? Wanting, by definition, means that you lack it. How would the world look like if we were always content with what we have? If you had two people, and you had to wager who's most likely to have the most offspring, would it be the one who's always content with what he has or the one who wants more?
     
  3. timtofly

    timtofly One Day

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    Unconditional love is what one gives someone. It is not reciprocal. If it is demanded it would not be unconditional. It is rare that two people give each other unconditional love, that would be a soul mate. Usually the only satisfaction of unconditional love is: that you gave it and did not expect anything in return.

    What is it with you and books? :) The smell will go away on its' own. If it doesn't do not put them near a flame, they may combust.
     
  4. PlutonianEmpire

    PlutonianEmpire Socially Awkward Goofball

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    That's what I thought, but I couldn't articulate my thoughts and feelings enough to form a coherent OP suitable for an OT thread. :undecide:
     
  5. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles watermelon

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    Well I like to read.
     
  6. CivGeneral

    CivGeneral Valkyrie Grand General

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    Is it normal to look back at how much I've changed in the past x years?
     
  7. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    Many people do that. Nothing wrong with it.
     
  8. Yared

    Yared That Guy

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    I've started writing in a journal just for that reason actually.
     
  9. Disgustipated

    Disgustipated Chieftain

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    I'm not sure I'd want evidence of my thoughts. I'd be really embarrassed if someone read it.

    I don't feel I have changed that much over the years. But there have been some small, gradual changes.
     
  10. Yared

    Yared That Guy

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    I'd be way more pissed off than embarrassed really.

    A journal is one of the most private things. Some things I just don't accept.
     
  11. Flying Pig

    Flying Pig Utrinque Paratus Moderator

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    If you're around forty, it's mandatory. Don't listen to the voice inside your head telling you how much you'd benefit from having a labrador and a beaten-up Land Rover, it's lying.
     
  12. SuperJay

    SuperJay Bending Space and Time

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    So you got that too eh? :lol::lol::lol::lol:
     
  13. aimeeandbeatles

    aimeeandbeatles watermelon

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    I found something that perhaps I should be alarmed at but I can't post it. But can I PM it to someone to see if I should be alarmed?
     
  14. shadowplay

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    Would you say that people you know who have an interest in studying history (either academically or as a pastime) are nostalgic people in general?
     
  15. timtofly

    timtofly One Day

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    I think so, therefore, am I.
     
  16. Leoreth

    Leoreth Caw Caw Moderator

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    I really like history, but would consider myself a future optimist.
     
  17. EnglishCrusader

    EnglishCrusader AYEEEEE

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    I love most history but I really hate the feeling of nostalgia :lol: I just like learning about things that happened before, and I've always been into battles, fighting etc. so I always take an interest into historical wars.
     
  18. Farm Boy

    Farm Boy As you wish.

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    My interest in history does not originate from a candy coated belief in the past, but rather the amusement that while our garments have changed, we are still the same jacka..., uh mules, that we always were. The toys change, people remain relatively unchanged.
     
  19. Flying Pig

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    Thinking like that certainly makes writing military history more interesting; being able to transpose the Tommy Atkins of Iraq and Afghanistan into the Crimea makes it far more engaging than writing and reading about a list of numbered formations.
     
  20. Farm Boy

    Farm Boy As you wish.

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    Can you imagine how hot those uniforms would have been? :)
     
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