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Forum: Philosophy 06-26-2019, 06:59 AM
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And now as I listen, I'm picturing Saul in a...

And now as I listen, I'm picturing Saul in a garish suit, addressing a jury. Sheesh.
Forum: Philosophy 06-26-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
Last night I was listening to Peterson read his...

Last night I was listening to Peterson read his book. Amanda came out and said, "is that Saul Goodman?"

I thought he was so familiar because he looks a lot like Neegan. But it's his voice! Jimmy...
Forum: Philosophy 06-25-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
In chapter 9 he's talking about inner avatars. ...

In chapter 9 he's talking about inner avatars. Describing them the way Tolle describes the ego. They want to live! They'll fight you. Thinking is hard. You have to be honest. You have to have...
Forum: Philosophy 06-25-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
Camel light. Although they're not allowed to...

Camel light. Although they're not allowed to call them light anymore. Blue.

Last 2 times I smoked Marlboro light /gold. Red when I first started. Winston's are dry and horrible. I'd go without...
Forum: Philosophy 06-25-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
Thing about losing weight is that you can't quit...

Thing about losing weight is that you can't quit cold turkey.
Forum: Philosophy 06-25-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
Stop buying them

Stop buying them
Forum: Philosophy 06-25-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
He gets real close to it again toward the end of...

He gets real close to it again toward the end of the chapter. As I listen, it's about 20 minutes from the end of the audible audio book chapter 7. Talking about ideas. And to sacrifice your ideas...
Forum: Philosophy 06-25-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
On Peterson again... I enjoyed the chapter...

On Peterson again...

I enjoyed the chapter on child rearing. Found that our opinions on it align. I recall a day when Spencer was 4 or 5. He had done something mean to his sister. I was not...
Forum: Philosophy 06-24-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
How many of you are there?

How many of you are there?
Forum: Home Base 06-24-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 409
Posted By lumberjim
Friday, I went to the NJ Mvc to get my new jersey...

Friday, I went to the NJ Mvc to get my new jersey driver's license (after 6.5 yrs living here) because the home purchase looms, and I can't lie about where I live any longer.

Amanda was away Fri...
Forum: Arts & Entertainment 06-24-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,138
Posted By lumberjim
not hideous. I like it. looks old

not hideous.


I like it. looks old
Forum: Philosophy 06-24-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
Someone put the whole book up on youtube. ...

Someone put the whole book up on youtube.



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Got 7 hours to kill? it'll be worth it.
Forum: Philosophy 06-24-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
there's nothing wrong with me. There are things...

there's nothing wrong with me. There are things wrong with my habits and my body. I'm 325 lbs, and smoke cigarettes. I have to take pills daily to manage my blood pressure and cholesterol. That's...
Forum: Home Base 06-24-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 409
Posted By lumberjim
So cool. Great bonding, more skill, license for...

So cool. Great bonding, more skill, license for fun.


keep your head on a swivel, look at side mirrors, pay attention to your lane position, expect stupidity. and most of all, keep the rubber...
Forum: Arts & Entertainment 06-23-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,138
Posted By lumberjim
That's hideous

That's hideous
Forum: Philosophy 06-23-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
I'm looking to fix me

I'm looking to fix me
Forum: Philosophy 06-23-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
It doesn't really matter why. Knowing why isn't...

It doesn't really matter why. Knowing why isn't going to help you fix it. So what will?

Forgive yourself. You did those things because that's the amount of self awareness you had in that...
Forum: Philosophy 06-23-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
I'm on rule 4. Compare yourself to who you...

I'm on rule 4.

Compare yourself to who you were yesterday, not to who someone else is today.

Right now he's discussing past and future. Says almost in passing that the present moment is...
Forum: Philosophy 06-22-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
Future me is my higher power. I want to make him...

Future me is my higher power. I want to make him proud.
Forum: Philosophy 06-22-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
I think the slides round out his meaning quite...

I think the slides round out his meaning quite effectively. Particularly the one where he instructs you to watch yourself as though you don't know much about you.

It may take me some time to get...
Forum: Philosophy 06-22-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
I kind of thought it was because you've realized...

I kind of thought it was because you've realized that it's all bullshit at the end of the day. All these thoughts we think. Mental constructs and opinions. What's really left after that is just...
Forum: Philosophy 06-21-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
VauHIuyPwkM This could have been the answer...

VauHIuyPwkM

This could have been the answer to a different question. Elderly folks have a certain peace about them. Have you noticed? Not all of them. Some are nutty in one way or another,...
Forum: Philosophy 06-21-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
Whew. Listening to a clinical psychologist talk...

Whew. Listening to a clinical psychologist talk about the hierarchy of lobsters and the status counter in our brain stems is exhausting.

I feel like I'm rowing upstream.
Forum: Philosophy 06-21-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
That would be interesting. I'd never heard of...

That would be interesting. I'd never heard of Jordan Peterson. I spent some time watching him on a panel in Australia and he seemed pretty sharp. I've just downloaded his 12 rules book, and am...
Forum: Philosophy 06-21-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,646
Posted By lumberjim
Yes

Yes
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