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by duszek
Sun Jul 12, 2009 5:19 pm
Forum: Local Discussion Groups
Topic: London: Understanding One Another, Saturday 18 July
Replies: 14
Views: 8231

Re: London: Understanding One Another, Saturday 18 July

I think that understanding someone is a very complex procedure, which goes on mostly intuitively or unconsciously. The tone of the voice may be crucial, depending on the act of speech. That is why employers do not employ people just after reading the application. They usually want to talk to the app...
by duszek
Wed Jun 24, 2009 7:54 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Science
Topic: METEOROLOGY - A RIP-OFF
Replies: 6
Views: 1930

Re: METEOROLOGY - A RIP-OFF

A 70 % chance means that it is a good idea to take an umbrella with you. A little one, that you can put in your backpack. A 95 % chance means that you should take a big umbrella with you. A 10 % chance means that you can risk going out without an umbrella at all. Apart from people using umbrellas fa...
by duszek
Mon Jun 15, 2009 7:39 pm
Forum: About this Forum
Topic: Community
Replies: 29
Views: 18107

Re: Community

What do you need fun for ?

In order to kill the time because you have too much of it at your disposal ?

Or in order to forget the basic anxieties of the human condition (like the inevitableness of death, the fragility of our existence ... ) ?

Fun sounds shallow to me.
by duszek
Sun Jun 14, 2009 11:52 am
Forum: About this Forum
Topic: Community
Replies: 29
Views: 18107

Re: Community

Yes, but I meant something else. Socializing may teach you something about the human nature, but only indirectly. Whereas philosophysing consists in verbalizing the insights, so you search for the truth directly or openly. Socializing can serve some other aims, sometimes unconscious, like getting a ...
by duszek
Sun Jun 14, 2009 10:45 am
Forum: About this Forum
Topic: Community
Replies: 29
Views: 18107

Re: Community

You mean idle chit-chat ?
I thought we were supposed to search for truth on this forum ...
Can you derive any wisdom from socializing ?
by duszek
Wed Jun 10, 2009 5:38 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: duszek
Replies: 2
Views: 934

Re: duszek

Thank you Sonofgloin.

I am not really bored.
Life is not boring, rather stressful and exhausting at times.
by duszek
Wed Jun 03, 2009 5:55 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: duszek
Replies: 2
Views: 934

duszek

Retired some time ago.
Like to read.

Often feel tired of life.
And want to sleep.