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[RD] Why is there so much suffering in the world?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by caketastydelish, Nov 4, 2019.

  1. Manfred Belheim

    Manfred Belheim Mansplaining Fool

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    Why wouldn't there be? [answer to the OP (by which I actually mean "thread title"), ignoring 16 pages of replies]
     
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  2. yung.carl.jung

    yung.carl.jung Hey Bird! I'm Morose & Lugubrious

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    I agree. It's like the entire world is Wile E. Coyote running of a cliff and refusing to look down. It's a beautiful metaphor in many different ways. We act completely routinely even in the face of a crisis. Many of us reject hypercapitalism and the rule of corporations yet do not see any meaningful alternative to capitalism. I think your choice of words "simulation" was impeccable, the post-Trump world genuinely sounds like Baudrillardian fan-fiction
     
  3. Agent327

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    Is probably the right answer.
     
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