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Old 11-13-2017, 06:03 AM   #1
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Questions of interest

Posted one of these in a recent thread and now very interested to know everyone's answers. It's a kind of thought experiment.

Would life/the game be more interesting to you IF it involved:

1. Moving toward a better state of affairs?

2. An ending/death?

3. Highly challenging opponents/problems?

4. Free agency?

5. Strong differences between good and bad?
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Old 11-13-2017, 06:21 AM   #2
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Re: Questions of interest

I'd say yes to all five.
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Old 11-13-2017, 12:58 PM   #3
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Re: Questions of interest

It doesn't already contain all these?
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Old 11-13-2017, 01:08 PM   #4
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Posted one of these in a recent thread and now very interested to know everyone's answers. It's a kind of thought experiment.

Would life/the game be more interesting to you IF it involved:

1. Moving toward a better state of affairs?

2. An ending/death?

3. Highly challenging opponents/problems?

4. Free agency?

5. Strong differences between good and bad?


1. It is.

2. It does. (More than one)

3. It does.

4. It does.

5. As long as what is good and what is bad isn't being decided by egomaniacs, maybe. I'm simply satisfied enough doing what I think is correct.
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Old 11-13-2017, 01:51 PM   #5
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Re: Questions of interest

Speaking of life's games-whatever the plants are playing I want in.
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Old 11-13-2017, 01:55 PM   #6
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2. It does. (More than one)
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Old 11-13-2017, 02:09 PM   #7
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The free section of life's changes is fairly comprehensive.
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Old 11-13-2017, 05:09 PM   #8
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It doesn't already contain all these?
Would you want it to?
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Old 11-14-2017, 05:28 PM   #9
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I'd say yes to all five.
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1. It is.

2. It does. (More than one)

3. It does.

4. It does.

5. As long as what is good and what is bad isn't being decided by egomaniacs, maybe. I'm simply satisfied enough doing what I think is correct.
Yes to all five, I see.

My next question is:

What do you consider as a "better state of affairs", if not the end of death, the solution to the highly challenging societal problems, the substitution of free agency for ultimate altruism and justice/hive-mindedness, and the weakening of the distinction between good and bad?

"What matters creative endless toil, when, at snatch, oblivion ends the coil?" - Wolfgang von Goethe

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Old 11-14-2017, 07:22 PM   #10
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Affairs are made from circumstances and people? And better is a reasonable way to agree to even the best state of affairs because a lasting best state of affairs may even be better than simply the best.
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Would life/the game be more interesting to you IF it involved:

1. Moving toward a better state of affairs?

2. An ending/death?

3. Highly challenging opponents/problems?

4. Free agency?

5. Strong differences between good and bad?
"Would life/the game be more interesting to you IF it involved:"
ahh a subjective question! I happen to be an expert.
"IMSO"(in my subjective opinion); Interesting- "is the space in which I believe the solution is unique to my proclivities."

from there:
1. "Moving toward a better state of affairs?"
A will. Simply put. applicable to all that move.

2. "An ending/death?"
A will. Simply put. Procrastination is the first respondent; without a clock it may be the last...

3. Highly challenging opponents/problems?
A source of motivation I concede. We can tie this into - "Moving toward a better state of affairs?" - in my subjective experience I seem content until smug competition presents itself. *I am probably less aware when I am the smug one.

4. free wat? When "I" type this message "I' have no confusion when "I" use the term "I". Digging deeper than that doesn't lend much; use, enlightenment, or much else.. I welcome arguments to the contrary though,,

5. Politics? Good and bad should be removed from the dictionary in my opinion - lest us forget about consequences and intentions. Some might redefine the words to include those other words... way too messy at this point..

Thread was titled questions of interest and me and my last IPA were interested in questions..

*as a lesson; being smug seems to be a great way to motivate someone to action

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