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Forum: Philosophy 06-24-2019, 10:06 PM
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How many of you are there?

How many of you are there?
Forum: Home Base 06-24-2019, 08:43 PM
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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
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Views: 2,078
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
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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
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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: 19
Views: 219
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
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Views: 2,078
Posted By lumberjim
That's hideous

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

I'm looking to fix me
Forum: Philosophy 06-23-2019, 09:13 PM
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Views: 3,374
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: 100
Views: 3,374
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: 100
Views: 3,374
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
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Views: 3,374
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
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Views: 3,374
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: 100
Views: 3,374
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: 100
Views: 3,374
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: 100
Views: 3,374
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
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Views: 3,374
Posted By lumberjim
Yes

Yes
Forum: Philosophy 06-21-2019, 07:05 AM
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Views: 3,374
Posted By lumberjim
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Forum: Philosophy 06-21-2019, 07:01 AM
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Views: 3,374
Posted By lumberjim
That last question and answer... At about 33 min....

That last question and answer... At about 33 min.

He does a pretty good job summarizing the idea of awakening. And the hand trick is new to me. I found that illuminating. All that inner body...
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 06-20-2019, 07:09 PM
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Views: 326
Posted By lumberjim
didn't realize how big australia is

didn't realize how big australia is
Forum: Philosophy 06-20-2019, 09:52 AM
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Views: 3,374
Posted By lumberjim
you read about the stages of grief. they lead to...

you read about the stages of grief. they lead to acceptance. but each step is some form of resistance to the reality. bargaining, denial, anger, etc. all are resistance.


this just gets ME to...
Forum: Philosophy 06-20-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,374
Posted By lumberjim
It also may be just that you are thinking that...

It also may be just that you are thinking that I'm talking about walking around all day in a daze. I'm not. For the vast majority of my day, I'm engaged in activity. I work. A lot. At those ...
Forum: Philosophy 06-20-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,374
Posted By lumberjim
That's neat. Bruce, maybe it was just a poor...

That's neat.

Bruce, maybe it was just a poor choice of analogy, but I'm not shielding myself at all. I'm just not mad that I'm wet.

I'm opening myself to the reality and surrendering to it. ...
Forum: Philosophy 06-19-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,374
Posted By lumberjim
Real good

Real good
Forum: Philosophy 06-19-2019, 06:31 PM
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Views: 3,374
Posted By lumberjim
I always marveled at Jimi Hendrix. He played...

I always marveled at Jimi Hendrix. He played intricate leads and sang at the same time. Probably akin to your experience with the bass line.

You must need two minds to do that. One to...
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