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by waechter418
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Who- why- where are we ?
Replies: 194
Views: 3152

Re: Who- why- where are we ?

Thing is that I'm not arguing that our perceptions are the same as what is there just that there is something there that is external to our perceptions, i.e. that Idealism is wrong and the reality of our existence is that we are a body with senses in an external world and we can be certain about th...
by waechter418
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: What is the use of self?
Replies: 158
Views: 3466

Re: What is the use of self?

GreatandWiseTrixie wrote:)

Again, self doesn't really exist in the conventional sense of the word. But it is the result of conceptual ability to exceed the bounds of the "Now"


Since "Now" has no time (nor space) bounds - "Self" may be its essence (or Point of View)
by waechter418
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: What is the use of self?
Replies: 158
Views: 3466

Re: What is the use of self?

We know that any system is functional if it does X by receiving Y, where X is a set of actions (output) and Y is a set of stimulus (input). The question is what is the use of self if the system, human for example, can function without it? What is the use of an ant if nature can function without it ...
by waechter418
Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: What is the use of self?
Replies: 158
Views: 3466

Re:

the hunan individual delivers nuthin' but instead utilizes what's already there. ....which requires an awareness, in some cases even the decision making of the "individual", and thus a kind of self-consciousness, which may be derived from "whats already there, or stem from a self-con...
by waechter418
Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Who- why- where are we ?
Replies: 194
Views: 3152

Re: Who- why- where are we ?

In the Orient the manifestations of consciousness are often classified as Reality and Maya. Maya is generally translated as illusion, but delusion might be more appropriate, as Maya connotes a world of make-belief, that enjoys great popularity – contrary to Reality which is considered to be omnipres...
by waechter418
Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Who- why- where are we ?
Replies: 194
Views: 3152

Re: Who- why- where are we ?

Lift her skirt - to make sure she isn`t the infamous wolf in disguise :evil:
by waechter418
Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Who- why- where are we ?
Replies: 194
Views: 3152

Re: Who- why- where are we ?

Yes Dontaskme, Consciousness IS ALL things!


and you so called "Hobbeschoice", are obviously neither aware, nor civilised :(
by waechter418
Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Who- why- where are we ?
Replies: 194
Views: 3152

Re: Who- why- where are we ?

P.S.
All is conscious – but there those who are not aware of it.
by waechter418
Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Who- why- where are we ?
Replies: 194
Views: 3152

Re: Who- why- where are we ?

Self is the vessel of All and thus hidden in it.
It is without knowledge of its beginnings, nor does it envision its ends.


From "aha" by waechter418 published in wordpress
by waechter418
Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: constellations of the manifestations of Consciousness
Replies: 3
Views: 131

constellations of the manifestations of Consciousness

The constellations of the manifestations of Consciousness are complementary, their reciprocal changes – i.e. interactivity – maintain the continuum of existence. When a constellation dissolves, its components become part of another constellation. The formation- & dissolution phases of the conste...
by waechter418
Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: If there is a Self, where is it?
Replies: 67
Views: 1637

Re: If there is a Self, where is it?

Dontaskme wrote:
You are already what you are before an identification is made.


Thus the persona (Latin: actors mask) keeps changing.
by waechter418
Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Musings on the Nietzschean concept of "eternal recurrence"
Replies: 29
Views: 768

Re: Musings on the Nietzschean concept of "eternal recurrence"

Arising_uk wrote:Is what?


a chicken
by waechter418
Sun Mar 12, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Who- why- where are we ?
Replies: 194
Views: 3152

Re: Who- why- where are we ?

....and the question still is WHO-WHY-WHERE are we ? (without blaming a god)
by waechter418
Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: Do you consider consciousness -
Replies: 7
Views: 271

Re: Do you consider consciousness -

Interjectivist wrote: However, it certainly seems as if consciousness requires a brain.


Plants are acknowledged to be conscious too.
by waechter418
Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Metaphysics
Topic: What is the use of self?
Replies: 158
Views: 3466

Re: What is the use of self?

We know that any system is functional if it does X by receiving Y, where X is a set of actions (output) and Y is a set of stimulus (input). The question is what is the use of self if the system, human for example, can function without it? What is the use of an ant if nature can function without it ?

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