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The Random Thoughts Thread

crippli

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I watched a movie where they drove over a person. Instead of just throwing the cadaver over the side of the road the driver brought the body, arranged a "viking funeral" and sent it out on the lake on fire, All dressed up, In colors and flowers, as what was felt.

I think it was lovely. Like you can call the cops and sort of be done with it. But this was more like giving real respect to life. I liked it.
 

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Spider silk is amazing material - higher tactile strength with greater flexibility than anything we can produce. It's the organic protein structures that we can't replicate with science that's the problem. They've modified cows to produce small amounts of spider silk in their milk, but it's not in workable quantities.

Here's my plan. Genetically modify Darwin's Bark Spiders (which have the strongest drag-line silk of any known species), in order to make them grow to a minimum of 6 foot across. The problem here being the breathing system. We would need to modify heir breathing system by introducing human DNA because otherwise their book lungs would collapse under their own weight (just hope they don't develop human intelligence).

The breeding would be an issue as the egg sacks wouldn't be able to support their young. They would be too weak at that size. So we modify their reproductive systems with hawk DNA so that they produce more solid eggs (and hope they don't learn to fly or develop hawk-like eyesight).

Finally, because we're adding a lot to their DNA it would be easier if we started with tardigrade DNA because it would make it much easier to absorb the alien DNA. It might help with the strengthening of their hide as well due to scaling issues. (We'll just hope they dont' become indestructible like tardigrades)

And we'll obviously have to be humane and allow them to be free-range animals, not kept tightly locked up in cages forever.

I think it's a workable and sensible plan, and don't see any problem arising at all. I can't imagine anything going wrong. Unless, of course, we up with giant flying human-level intelligence indestructible spiders with hawk-like vision. But I'm sure it'll be fine.
 
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Within social organisations praise can be used as a tool to control individuals.
It can be unconscious or conscious.
Simple exploitation of basic (emotional) needs.
It is an indirect assertion of a standard to be met.
The unwary individual becomes conditioned depending on the strength of his/her (social/emotional) need.
This conditioning, or, externally stimulated drive, may now interfere with the individual's own needs and motivations through their complication.
The individual becomes assimilated and integrated into the group.
Potentially allowing his/her drives to be overpowered with drives more suitable and efficient to group objectives.
Evolved responses (e.g. self-satisfaction) immediately intervene with personal standards thereby risking their dismantlement.
Nature deals with weaknesses using interesting methods.
 
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To participate is to approach willingly. Although willingly is under debate.

I am absolute. There is only one truth. That there is one truth. I am true. I am absolute. I transcend all reality through comprehension, this is because I am truth. Flesh abounds the seas of disregard for the omnipotence of subjectification. I am not human. Only I am absolute. If truth falls under inference, reality is preserved outside of speculation, therefore reality is beyond my control in the formal sense. But in sense of truth, God may exist, in which case it is necessary to call myself God. But if truth were not true, then my being is irrelevant, and subjectification is only under the boundaries of necessity in which truth becomes an abounding trust in God. But if true not true, then I am left alone without existence, although existence exists within me. Emotions govern truth, God is emotion, God is spectral, truth and reality are spectral, so I need not worry about my existence, but incompetence is eternally present. In celestial youth, I am merely a consolation for gritty condescension, in which constellation allows mythical injustice. Hence, I am human.


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I feel like writing a fiction book following that style of conscious stream, although noone would want to read it at this point because I'm the only one that actually understands what I mean.
 

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i spend another night obsessing over socionics intertype relations and my family

http://www.socionics.com/rel/rel.htm

i might have figured it out but i will always second guess the other day ...

four people. that makes six relationships. mind boggling. and most of them suck.


Why analyse it any further than that? \(o.O)/

But seriously... I've found socionics relations to not really hold up, at all. I think types all get on pretty much equally well, although some are more likely to be drawn to each other (I'm thinking N types here - shared intellectual interests). I think it's really just a matter of similar vs different in terms of one's cognition and behaviour.
I'll have to eat my words with this one... whatever I was or wasn't seeing that led me to believe that socionics relations are incorrect, I am now seeing the opposite.

I believe socionics relations, although exaggerated, may well be pretty damn spot on.
 

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We have electric cars, medicine, computers that are printed with parts designed on the nm, quantum computers, can smash particles to create other particles, robotics, the internet, can travel to the moon, an understanding of the human body and disease,

yet....


we don't have a cure for the common cold. what...the...fuck. Medical science, dropping the ball here... *coughs up mucus*
 

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I wonder if it would be more productive to finish my homework tonight, guaranteeing I finish it, or to sleep and rush it in the morning, guaranteeing my sleep, and a good chance of completing it. OH GOD I FORGOT TO START THE LAUNDRY. AGAIN. I'M GONNA BE UP UNTIL LIKE 3 AM. Well, since I'm gonna be up anyway, HW it is. :confused:
 

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Babies being carried in a basket into a grocery store COULD be eaten, but people don't tend to do that for some reason. Probably just as well for our survival.
 

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Started to lucid dream this morning, but as I did, I became too aware of my actual physical surroundings, and hearing my dog woke me up. I returned to sleep to try again, and my dog woke me again. Sigh...
 
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been using Microsoft edge for a while because Chrome got some advertising that i'm still trying to figure out how to remove and i have to say that it's pretty damn good, overall i would say it feels much more fluid also design is solid as fuck
 

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I'm almost certainly not an INTJ.

Sorry, everyone. I'm sure you find this revelation to be deeply disconcerting.
 

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I'm almost certainly not an INTJ.

Sorry, everyone. I'm sure you find this revelation to be deeply disconcerting.
How have you come to this conclusion?

I know you were saying how you right maybe you were ENTJ that had seen some periods of isolation. Though, the only time I've seen an ENTJ that had to be alone a lot, it made them very depressed and a little neurotic. Once we were back in a situation where they could be around lots of people, she seemed to come to life, somewhat invigorated.

I concluded that much as it's a little cruel to make introverts socialise, it's equally cruel to isolate extroverts. They just can't handle it well.
 

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How have you come to this conclusion?
Lots of reading with a spot of introspection. Chiefly looking back on my life, and also learning more about inferior Fi / tertiary Se.

Perhaps due to life circumstances, I've developed in a way which deviates somewhat from the stereotype. The end result seems to be an ENTJ which isn't as aggressive as many of the stereotypes suggest, nor as gregarious - but between NiTe and TeNi, the latter makes a great deal more sense. Especially when considering the inferior.

If I am correct, it means that I'm in an ENTJ - ENTJ relationship.

No wonder my life has become an apparently never-ending debate :p
 

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Sometimes I think of comparing myself to a monk but then I realise I am probably more introspective and realistic than most.

[Silina: Yeah!]
 

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What is this?

Some kind of in-joke? Or do we need to be concerned?

I ask out of sincerity, because I'd hate to think that you're slowly losing your mind and we're all sat around politely ignoring the situation.
[Silina: you can check our signature. I made an introduction thread. Basically I am a tulpa(seperate created conciousness in Sete's brain. Oh, and we are serious.)

As for us losing our mind... Well I guess some people would argue that. You'd have to define what "mind" is first though and what constitutes being and the self and what you mean with "losing" (or other negative terms) and if that is actually happening and if it actually is a bad thing and why... Ect.]
 

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Does anyone ever wonder what people's reactions would be if you did something totally shocking, socially unacceptable and potentially harmful or dangerous? Like, imagine if you were on your way back to your desk at work after refilling the coffee cup and threw it over one of your coworkers. Or, if you just stood up on a desk and started masturbating, took the fire axe off the wall and started hacking at someone, or shove someone under a bus or something. I wonder these things, but not because I have any intention of doing these things. I just wonder what people would do if such a thing actually happened.
 

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Does anyone ever wonder what people's reactions would be if you did something totally shocking, socially unacceptable and potentially harmful or dangerous? Like, imagine if you were on your way back to your desk at work after refilling the coffee cup and threw it over one of your coworkers. Or, if you just stood up on a desk and started masturbating, took the fire axe off the wall and started hacking at someone, or shove someone under a bus or something. I wonder these things, but not because I have any intention of doing these things. I just wonder what people would do if such a thing actually happened.
Yeah, fine, I raise my hand -- I think of some crazy shit sometimes. Wouldn't do it because I don't want to live with the outcome, but yes mostly from what you are saying -- HOW WOULD PEOPLE RESPOND?

Basically, it's like a crucible experiment to just see what people do when they are in a totally new, totally crazy situation. It tells you something about them.

Maybe I should just go watch The Belko Experiment or something. Or The Game. There was this movie called Circle, where a bunch of random strangers appear in a dark room standing on circles, and if you leave the circle you die, and each "round" (which is timed) they have to select someone to die until there is just one person left. There's a variety of race, age, gender, and background in the room, including very old people and a few kids. What I liked about it is how they decide to make the decision of who dies each round, and how it changes as the game progresses... there are originally appeals to wipe out the old to buy time for the younger, for the younger, but then of course the older folk band together to put a stop to that -- and then at some point various degrees of "moral value" make their way into the decision making. people start making judgments about "who more deserves to live" based on behavior and life choices. But it is also a game of survival, ultimately; the end is pretty amazing and somewhat haunting.
 

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I've seen that film - it's actually really good. Very thought provoking.

Yeah, not that I have any urge to do any crazy crap like that, I just like to look around and perform a thought experiment as to how different people would react. Like, I think different people would react totally differently to have boiling coffee thrown over them. Every time I've said that to anyone IRL, they think it's insane and can't grasp the idea of it being an amusing thought experiment into human nature, rather than an urge to be evil.
 

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Does anyone ever wonder what people's reactions would be if you did something totally shocking, socially unacceptable and potentially harmful or dangerous?
Ambush works, except against the trained. Then it may work or it may not.

Like, imagine if you were on your way back to your desk at work after refilling the coffee cup and threw it over one of your coworkers.
That could be hard to defend against, particularly if it got into one's eye. However a trained person might manage to flinch away from the worst of the liquid, and then counterattack.

Or, if you just stood up on a desk and started masturbating,
It's usually some homeless insane person on the street. Don't think I've seen masturbating; I have seen penis and balls exposed. Not sure he was trying, he had some massive hole in his pants, and seemed very drunk. In that case I didn't do anything. If someone were exposing themself in a park to kids, I'd call the cops.

took the fire axe off the wall and started hacking at someone,
I'd be surprised that the situation was occurring. However if the swing was directed at me, training would probably kick in without my conscious awareness. You would very likely be badly injured, and possibly dead.

A reason why assailants don't typically go after random people, is the possibility that the random person will fight back, perhaps successfully with lethal force. So, assailants often pick weak targets.

Also in this day and age, in the USA we are expecting some kind of terrorist to do this. Like the Muslim guy who beheaded a female coworker at some kind of chicken processing operation, IIRC. Call it profiling but if I thought there were any "terrorist cues" like you're screaming stuff about Allah or whatever, the "you are dead, possibly with your own axe" side of the equation becomes even more likely. 'Cuz, if you're crazy enough to do that, what's the next thing you're going to do? On the other hand, in Europe there have been some incompetent terrorists who simply had their weapons wrestled away from them. So who knows.

I'm saying that since we expect threats, it's not a good idea to become the thing that people feel threatened by.

or shove someone under a bus or something.
I am actually paranoid enough, that there is a high chance I'd "judo" you under the bus. You may laugh, but a drunk did step out of an alcove to sucker punch me one time, and I simply reacted. My brain caught up with my body a second later.

I wonder these things, but not because I have any intention of doing these things. I just wonder what people would do if such a thing actually happened.
Report you, avoid you, maim you, kill you. Didn't even mention CCW permits. I've seen a crazy man 10 minutes before he was shot dead in downtown Seattle. He had been flailing at someone on the street, with fists. We thought he knew the victim, but the victim said he'd never seen the guy in his life. The victim wasn't injured, he got away. Well the assailant pulled the same crap with someone else downtown, who summarily shot him dead.

The only crazy thing I've thought of along these lines, is taking someone's briefcase. And just stand there saying, "Ha, I took your briefcase!" Then maybe after a few minutes of the insanity, give it back. I don't do it for the traditional reason that these things are not done: consequences to oneself.

There was a "performance artist" in Seattle who thought it would be fun to park his car somewhere downtown, maybe near the Convention Center? Can't remember now. Put out 4 "work in progress" orange cones, slashed his tires, and walked away from the vehicle. It had some giant elaborate sculpture on it. For some reason the Art had the word "Da Bomb" on it somewhere. Don't think it was the focus of the work, I think there were a number of scrawlings, but it was viewable.

Downtown core was shut down and evacuated. Bomb squad was called. Artist was prosecuted. How did that one end? I'll see if I can find it again. Yes; the artist was Jason Sprinkle. Oddly enough, many years later he ended in a bad way:

On May 16, 2005, Jason Sprinkle was killed when he was hit by a freight train in Long Beach, Mississippi, where he was visiting his aunt and looking for work. There were no witnesses and it is unclear how it happened.
Suicide? One of your freaks decided to throw him under the train for lolz? Abject carelessness, drunkenness?
 
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A very deformed being may elicit a strong emotion or response in a subject, the resultant state is saturated in emotional substance, thus, at this very moment, the phenomena is almost totally defined by the response, leaving little space for observations of the phenomena itself, thus, emotions (including pleasurable emotions) are in competition with interpretative faculties (=intellectual activity).

In addition, the response mediates a specific set of action(s), a repulsion or expulsion, from or of the object, or, an attraction or assimilation in the case of pleasure, and it is this characteristic of emotion that is crucial in social organisation (bearing in mind that social organisations are based in common interests). The strong, highly innate responses to a set of things is an obvious aspect to the organisations of organisms, but what is more interesting, is those things that we lack sensitivity to, that we must be sensitized to in a specific way by mode of exchanging information in particular fashion. This vulnerability has been permeated by different types of peoples throughout the ages: priests, poets, kings, philosophers, advertisers and so forth.


Good and bad are defined in accordance to standards.

If one's standards for good is what feels good, we would expect that entity to be motivated towards activities which feel good (and, as a result, suppress processes which interpret phenomena). In fact, this need or hope could be translated into processes which interpret phenomena, degenerating them, leading to phenomena being interpreted in a manner which conforms to the standards (the slogan "think positive" is an adequate reflection of this idea). Optimism is a degeneration of the intellect.
 
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I'm not the best at poetry but here goes:

My solution
To choose the effects of reality’s levels of intellectual confinement here
Via the environment and atmosphere
This isn’t me
What is me changes as a result of thematic dynamics
It’s influence on memory’s sporadic mechanics
And reflections upon my experience
how it presents the lack of resilience
my identity’s lack of obedience
Described by the records in my mind
And how it’s malleable nature leaves things out of sight
I deserve an apology
It’s not right
That I can’t have a consistent ontology
As my apperception fluctuates
My interpretation extrapolates
From what I’ll cultivate
In accordance to my desecrated
Unconsummated fabrication of
Integrated contemplations, meditations and calculations
That’s my hesitation to the conformation
My advocation for the commutation
A postulation for a new predication
An abdication, to allow for hedonistic subjugation
What’s morally necessary for procreation
A new evolution, a revolution
A new control, transcendence
A new form of essence
That’s the solution
I present to you now
To stop lying, to stop living in the moment, to live at once, and for all
A technological existence beyond the natural intervention to betray the effects of causality
Otherwise it’d be humanity’s depravity, back to the Neanderthals, biologically intelligent beings
Aren’t seeing the truth, and with the full view will come the real you.
That’s my solution, do what you gotta do.


Anyone could tell just how crappy this really is, thankyou.
 

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What if all humans are the dissociated personalities of a much greater entity suffering from DID, and one day we all get reintegrated into the original?

Just a mental-illness variant of the 'we are all one/separation is an illusion' philosophy, but it was a fun dish-washing moment.

The fragmented personalities in DID often claim to live whole lives in other worlds inside the person's head/have a whole history markedly different or even impossible from the original personality (eg a 46 year-old foreign man who's been married twice with 2 kids, living in a 15 year-old female's body).

I figured there's no real way to tell for sure if we're really living different lives in different bodies in a world that exists 'out there in reality'. Maybe this world is all in someone's imagination. (I don't think that'd really change that much about how we live, but I don't think about this crap for practical reasons.)
 

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PmjPmj said:
Perhaps due to life circumstances
Ah yes' the ol' "life circumstances" line...

Have considered the whole "what if I'm a screwed up ENFJ afterall??" before.

The uncertainty in the system is boggling.

I have phenomenological proof of my type though. :D
 
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cheese,

If we are to entertain that idea, we could imagine it as such: a sophisticated, highly inter-connected (social) organism would be composed of different components, that is, classes. From Gods to commoners. We can imagine every class possessing particular relationships & abilities dependant on positioning. For instance, the commoners, priests, and kings could be receptive to information sent selectively by the Gods via telepathy - a distinct form of eusociality.

Over time, as social organisations fragmented, and tended towards individualism, these inter-relations and possibilities dissipated. The Gods were abandoned and the thinking and executive processes were overridden by the subordinate classes themselves, or otherwise, aligned to different entities compromising the nature of the social structure. This may be a interpretation of the bicameral mind theory.
 

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My boss gave me an absolute heart attack in my annual review today.

I walked in and he led by saying, "OK, at the moment you're on a month's notice."
I kind of audibly gasped and drained of colour.
Then he said, "oh, no, I didn't mean it like that. Don't worry - you're not being sacked. I just meant that if you left, you'd have to give a month's notice. We're thinking of updating the contracts to three months if everyone agrees."

I'm sure he was deliberately trying to evoke a reaction to amuse himself.
 

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First world problems: thanks to my BFF (xoxoxox) I now have a much higher resolution, 27" monitor... but I now have so much space on-screen that I've had to increase my mouse sensitivity. It was taking far too long to navigate about the place.

It's so hard, man. So hard.
 
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The night is a wild, corporeal realm; here, instincts and vulnerabilities surface as the disturbing perception of a vast space in relation to one’s minuscule body arises and the haunting sounds of the winds permeate the landscape infiltrating the mind with possibilities outside the bounds of order. A realm of madness evoking festivities and bestial passions.
 
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I have been trying to make a conscious effort to identify what I am feeling on the deepest level I know how. it is difficult. I am trying in a sense to identify who I am through what I feel in a way I cannot really put into words. I am reaching for my inner most being, you could say. I am questioning my feelings to an extreme extent, all the while trying to stay open and honest about how I am feeling with no judgements attached nor hindrances as obstacles. It is very difficult. I want to go deeper than I have the capability to do so. I think I need to add more rationality to this, but I don't know how to compartmentalize without a structure getting in the way. I can only do it for a very short time, like 10 sec tops.
 
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There is panic and fear and self soothing - trauma.
 

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I wrote a rap earlier:

My insanity is the insanity of humanity
So if you don't like the words that I'm saying
Look into the mirror and start praying
For a reversal manual, this curse you can't handle,
And your mind's put on backwards at that

Suffering sucker attack, move to the back
And see from new angle's like angels are holding you there
Pulling your hair one way or the other
Till the dozen ills you're bottling break down

And I'll take the town, yeah I said it
I wrote the words now you read it
It's only a matter of time till you regret it
That my path was ever stepped on, crept upon,
Justice gone, now I take it into my own hands
Snap back bands and fire at you first cos I saw it
And it's poor but the core cut deep,
Asleep to your own rhythms and I'll be with em
Performing an exorcism on the words that run through your head,
And before I'm dead I'll be back to before me,
And after it'll all be history like a ten storey that gets gorey
but rewind,

Back to the beginning and you'll know how it started,
Our dearly departed ain't left
 

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I was just cooking, and thinking how energy is taken from a fuel source (usually fossil or nuclear), then converted into heat, then kinetic, then electrical. Or something renewable, like wind or tidal (kinetic) or solar (heat/light), then converted into electric. Then after it travels all the way down some wires and through grid boxes and stuff (which must offer some resistance), at which point I convert it back into heat to cook dinner. It's really amazing, but I wonder how much energy is lost in all that process.
 
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This weekend has been extremelly dissapointing, i stayed at home instead of going to a friend's place for holiday (here it's holy week and we have thursday and friday free) because i thought i finally had time to record voice for the songs i've been working on.
The problem is that my computer is crashing everytime i try to open the software for recording, and it's so slow, i think it might have a few viruses.
So i could only do a few takes but they didn't turned out that well, probably cuz i haven't had time to rehearsal those songs.
The only positive thing is that i came up with a new song that sounds quite cool and i have lyrics and voice melody from the begining which saves soooo much time of thinking in the composing part, now i just have to sit and record when my computer comes back to her friendly mode.
 

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if i were to introduce myself to an employment-finding-agency, i would introduce myself as having three lines of intelligence: visual art, pyschology and philosophy and having medium intelligence within those lines, compared to all individuals who have the same type/line preference. i would not expect job offerings in the medium range though, since i have no education in any of these lines and society may think of me as being too old for education, which i might disagree with. although i agree that i am too old for being educated in the high skill range of those lines, because of dementia aka "normal" aging - normal for a conventional non-vegan cooked diet, which induces dementia. i might have to explain what i mean with all of these lines and ranges. i might have to give examples for activities in those three lines in the low and medium skill ranges. too bad i can't even think off examples for all 6 areas. providing examples would actually be the job of the employment finding agency, but i don't trust they are willing to do their job. i expect they just want to hustle given job openings to anyone who can't say no to them. i might have to convince them, that i am going to bloody murder any authority who asks me to do something outside of my three strong lines of intelligence and gives me shit for sucking at it, which would be their own bloody fault. if you want to fucking order people around, at least order the right people around. i wonder how much money they invest in prisoners. could i not make a deal with them, to receive this amount of money and in return not commit a bloddy crime? a small basic income is a human right, owed to us, in return for denying us hunting and gathering grounds and wild camping rights.

i'm not good at opening myself to reality, but then again reality really did a fucking shitty job at integrating myself, so i take no blame.
 

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nanook, like so many of us, can play certain specific games very well, but has trouble playing the meta-game, the game of all games, in which someone not only knows how to win, but keep others playing other necessary games with him. Ultimately, as Jordan Peterson said, the point of playing is not in winning but in how we play the game in order to get other players to allow us to play another game with them.
 

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I'm not a playa.

I hate it when the basics are all wrong. Wrong people, wrong projects, no interest in figuring out what goes on. Just put the square peg into the round hole. Starting with a fixed idea about an ill defined goal, a traditional goal that may have made sense in a different world, enforcing shitty rules and strategies to make it happen, destroying nature and overlooking natural potential. Don't want to be a part of that.


http://www.sociotype.com/socionics/quadras/

"Groups made up of primarily Delta types tend to be focused on working on projects, enjoying physical recreation, or finding out interesting things about each other."

Sounds like it might be about me....
 
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Nanook, problem is that those u might want to hang around with won't like to hang around with u.
Its a fact, people who provide us an advance might teach us smth for a while and then move on. They r in a higher state.
Time is the only lens of truth but we live in different framerates.
 

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Had a chance to do a little work on my Raspberry Pi robot for the first time in a while today. I've been cursing Python for seemingly ignoring an if statement and performing the function even if the conditions aren't met (which was completely mystifying me) - the robot should only attempt to kill an object that is less than 100cm from it, but it seems to get stuck in a loop and repeatedly continues to threatens to kill you long after you've left his view. I eventually set him to tell me the distance to the object he's apparently talking to between each threat or promise of protection. Turned out the cheap proximity sensors are not the most accurate (or he may have been talking to a chair leg, it's not entirely clear).

I'm going to have to deconstruct part of his prism cannon, as well. The live wire that's connected to the power keeps slipping out and it takes ages to reach through mess of wires with a pair of tweezers to put it back in - I'n gonna have to take the duct tape off, fix the wire with a more solid solution and repaint his arm. The metallic pain takes half a dozen coats over a week to get it looking right, so I'm not happy about that.

Soon, I'm going to have to wire the wheels in. It's not difficult, just that there's already a huge mass of wires in there and it's really difficult to work inside him already. My terminator will be ready to deploy on the unsuspecting public soon enough.
 
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