The Problem With Time

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Post by Flack » Fri Jul 07, 2017 7:51 am

Serious question: does your belief in time, real or otherwise, affect the way you live your life?
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Post by RealNC » Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:06 am

Where did the black holes come from?

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Post by Jizaboz » Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:36 am

I'm gonna take a stab at these if you don't mind, Don.
Flack wrote:Serious question: does your belief in time, real or otherwise, affect the way you live your life?
Very much so. I constantly have dreams where I'm waking up in a very nice hotel but with only minutes till time to check out. No time to surf, jump in the pool, nothing. I'd say that's a clear reflection of my anxieties revolving around time being a static thing that I'm constantly running out of.
RealNC wrote:Where did the black holes come from?
There may be other strange things that cause them, but they are generally formed from large, decaying stars. Once the core of the star crushes to almost zero volume, it creates a "singularity". Since matter or objects can't go any faster than the speed of light (which is required to escape the rim of a black hole), all matter and even radiation which approaches the black hole can never escape.

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Post by Flack » Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:08 am

Jizaboz wrote:I'm gonna take a stab at these if you don't mind, Don.
Flack wrote:Serious question: does your belief in time, real or otherwise, affect the way you live your life?
Very much so. I constantly have dreams where I'm waking up in a very nice hotel but with only minutes till time to check out. No time to surf, jump in the pool, nothing. I'd say that's a clear reflection of my anxieties revolving around time being a static thing that I'm constantly running out of.
Right. I mean, I think you and I are on the same page here. My question is more, if you don't believe that any of the human existence is real, then why do you bother waking up on Monday mornings and going to work? If all of this is just a simulation and a figment of our (or someone else's) imagination, what's the point of suffering through ~80 years of it?
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Post by RealNC » Fri Jul 07, 2017 12:09 pm

Just because something is a simulation doesn't mean it's not good. Have tried VR porn?

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Post by pinback » Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:31 pm

Anyone who has interpreted anything I've written as meaning "this isn't real" has interpreted it almost exactly oppositely of how it was intended. That's probably my lack of skill of using words to describe that which exists prior to, and behind words.

But I think I'll take this to a different forum. People look forward to my posts here less than they look forward to Paul. That's a red flag.
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Post by Flack » Fri Jul 07, 2017 6:43 pm

I'm sorry we're all dummies.
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Post by Tdarcos » Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:46 pm

pinback wrote:But I think I'll take this to a different forum. People look forward to my posts here less than they look forward to Paul.
1. Maybe because even if they don't agree with me at least I have thought about the answer and I do read what you say as opposed to you apparently unable to read what I say.
pinback wrote:That's a red flag.
2. As usual, you're wrong again. That's not a red flag. That's a red flag:

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Post by pinback » Sat Jul 08, 2017 5:06 pm

Flack wrote:I'm sorry we're all dummies.
I just said it was my own fault. I'm the dummy. I am bad at this and shouldn't even have attempted it.

I apologize to all involved, except for Paul.
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Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:43 pm

Paul, if you demonstrate that you can keep it to ten lines for the rest of July, we'll suspend the 10 line limit for the balance of 2017.
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Post by pinback » Sun Jul 09, 2017 5:58 am

I feel we need an additional provision about not encouraging other forum members to kill themselves. Your BBS, though. I defer to your greater skill and wisdom.
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Post by Flack » Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:50 pm

pinback wrote:I feel we need an additional provision about not encouraging other forum members to kill themselves. Your BBS, though. I defer to your greater skill and wisdom.
I mean, it's ICJ's call, but I found a great Amazon Prime deal on half a dozen Ginsu knives today.
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pinback wrote:I feel we need an additional provision about not encouraging other forum members to kill themselves. Your BBS, though. I defer to your greater skill and wisdom.
I am out of the Trying to Change Tdarcos Business. Sorry, man. I am OUT. He is going to do whatever he wants anyway.
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Post by Tdarcos » Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:30 pm

Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:
pinback wrote:I feel we need an additional provision about not encouraging other forum members to kill themselves. Your BBS, though. I defer to your greater skill and wisdom.
I am out of the Trying to Change Tdarcos Business. Sorry, man. I am OUT. He is going to do whatever he wants anyway.
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Post by Billy Mays » Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:34 pm

It's probably just because you people are fat:


https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db167.htm

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Post by Ice Cream Jonsey » Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:59 pm

I demand you post a photo so we can see your physique. No dick picks!!!
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Post by pinback » Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:24 am

Well, let's not be hasty here.
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Post by Flack » Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:01 am

Billy Mays wrote:It's probably just because you people are fat
It doesn't seem like the worst trait a person could have.
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Post by Jizaboz » Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:58 am

Billy Mays wrote:It's probably just because you people are fat:


https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/products/databriefs/db167.htm
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Post by Billy Mays » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:22 pm

Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:I demand you post a photo so we can see your physique.
Here is a picture I took of myself while vacationing in Australia not too long ago:




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