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Re: Where are you?

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Sat Aug 26, 2017 11:04 am

Gord wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
Gord wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:"There may be no discernible edge." I suspect we'll find a "good enough" edge when we plot dark matter better.

The "good enough" edge is as far away as we can see. There's stuff beyond that, but it's so far away that the light from that distance will never reach us due to the expansion of space.

There is evidence that everything is reacting to a gravity source beyond that "edge". The gravity is too far away to affect us now, but at an earlier time when everything in the universe was much closer together, there may have been something massive "way over there" that gave everything a distinct tug in a specific direction and we're all still coasting towards it.

I am sure we're talking past each other here.

Maybe we're talking to the people standing behind each other.

Wantum enwranglement?
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Re: Where are you?

Postby placid » Sat Aug 26, 2017 6:03 pm

mirror93 wrote:

simply kill yourself

you will achieve emptiness of self 100%


The Self aka You has never known death.

There is no one to hate existence.

That which never / always existed cannot kill itself.

Welcome to the Zombie Jamboree.

The ego hates this message.

A mirage debating on how to not be a mirage is entertaining in the extreme. It is a diversion, a ploy,designed to assuage the pain of what the Buddha called suffering.

The emptiness from where I look and what is seen is the same emptiness looking back at itself.
And that's the end of the matter.

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Re: Where are you?

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Sat Aug 26, 2017 6:28 pm

Shoo.
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Re: Where are you?

Postby Gord » Sat Aug 26, 2017 6:58 pm

They used to force us to sing this in elementary school assembly:

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"Knowledge grows through infinite timelessness" -- the random fictional Deepak Chopra quote site
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Re: Where are you?

Postby placid » Sat Aug 26, 2017 7:09 pm

mirror93 wrote:

simply kill yourself

you will achieve emptiness of self 100%


Can who you truly are disappear?

In your life, have you ever experienced the disappearance of You?

If you did, who, exactly, experienced that? Are there two of you, one who disappeared, and another who experienced that?

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Re: Where are you?

Postby placid » Sat Aug 26, 2017 7:10 pm

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Shoo.

Can who you truly are disappear?

In your life, have you ever experienced the disappearance of You?

If you did, who, exactly, experienced that? Are there two of you, one who disappeared, and another who experienced that?

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Re: Where are you?

Postby Gord » Sat Aug 26, 2017 7:32 pm

Yes.

Yes.

Me. No.
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Re: Where are you?

Postby Gawdzilla Sama » Sat Aug 26, 2017 8:37 pm

placid wrote:
Gawdzilla Sama wrote:Shoo.

Can who you truly are disappear?

In your life, have you ever experienced the disappearance of You?

If you did, who, exactly, experienced that? Are there two of you, one who disappeared, and another who experienced that?

Idiot.
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Re: Where are you?

Postby Nikki Nyx » Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:25 pm

placid wrote:
mirror93 wrote:

simply kill yourself

you will achieve emptiness of self 100%


The Self aka You has never known death.

There is no one to hate existence.

That which never / always existed cannot kill itself.

Welcome to the Zombie Jamboree.

The ego hates this message.

A mirage debating on how to not be a mirage is entertaining in the extreme. It is a diversion, a ploy,designed to assuage the pain of what the Buddha called suffering.

The emptiness from where I look and what is seen is the same emptiness looking back at itself.
And that's the end of the matter.
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What are the facts? Again and again and again-what are the facts? Shun wishful thinking, ignore divine revelation, forget what “the stars foretell,” avoid opinion, care not what the neighbors think, never mind the unguessable “verdict of history”--what are the facts, and to how many decimal places? You pilot always into an unknown future; facts are your single clue. Get the facts!
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Re: Where are you?

Postby Flash » Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:00 pm

One needs to have a brain to get a stroke.
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Re: Where are you?

Postby scrmbldggs » Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:49 pm

Well, it sure is quoting a lot from a hallucinating mind in severe distress...
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Re: Where are you?

Postby placid » Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:59 am

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Re: Where are you?

Postby scrmbldggs » Sun Aug 27, 2017 4:00 pm

But, sadly, only a few get them and they aren't sharing.

Only your gurus reap it in - your efforts go unnoticed.


Maybe you should stick to working with yarn instead of spinning it...
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Re: Where are you?

Postby Nikki Nyx » Mon Aug 28, 2017 2:33 am

I heard someone say 'cookies!'
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What are the facts? Again and again and again-what are the facts? Shun wishful thinking, ignore divine revelation, forget what “the stars foretell,” avoid opinion, care not what the neighbors think, never mind the unguessable “verdict of history”--what are the facts, and to how many decimal places? You pilot always into an unknown future; facts are your single clue. Get the facts!
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