To lose your mind

Is the mind the same as the body? What is consciousness? Can machines have it?

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To lose your mind

Post by QuantumT » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:04 am

Your mind. It's the only thing you truly have. It makes you You.

What if yours was taken from you, by dementia or alzheimers? What would you do, if you could do something before it happened?

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Post by henry quirk » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:27 am

If, as a matter of fact, my mind was unravelling, I would put the business end of my coach gun against my forehead and 'push' both triggers.

Can't see any profit for me or my loved ones in my lingerin' as a dependent echo.

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Re: To lose your mind

Post by QuantumT » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:38 am

henry quirk wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:27 am
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How do you remove the subject from your replies? It is equally annoying and intriguing!

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When you post a reply, the subject line has its own field.

Post by henry quirk » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:49 am

:idea:

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QT: simply edit the subject line. Henry removes all characters

Post by -1- » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:50 am

QuantumT wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:38 am
henry quirk wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:27 am
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How do you remove the subject from your replies? It is equally annoying and intriguing!
There is a subject line above the text window when writing a post. Simply edit the subject line, or remove all characters in it.

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Henry's annoying habit.

Post by -1- » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:52 am

QuantumT wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:38 am
henry quirk wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:27 am
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How do you remove the subject from your replies? It is equally annoying and intriguing!
From now on, it's just annoying.

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Re: To lose your mind

Post by QuantumT » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:54 am

-1- wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:50 am
There is a subject line above the text window when writing a post. Simply edit the subject line, or remove all characters in it.
Must be a benefit for +300 posters, coz it wasn't possible last time I tried.

Now, back on track :wink:

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Re: To lose your mind

Post by Impenitent » Wed Jun 13, 2018 12:59 am

how does one lose something which has yet to be found?

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my annoying habit

Post by henry quirk » Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:09 am

meh

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Re: To lose your mind

Post by QuantumT » Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:11 pm

Just switching back to the original subject :wink:

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you shoulda never strayed from it in the first place

Post by henry quirk » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:11 pm

:shock:

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Re: To lose your mind

Post by QuantumT » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:55 pm

Carefull now. It is a sociopathic trait to project blame onto ones peers :wink:

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Re: To lose your mind

Post by Skip » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:19 pm

Suicide is the obvious choice - as long as you have the cognitive and physical ability to make it.
Once past that point - for example, in case of stroke or injury, where the damage comes on suddenly - it's up to others. Where possible (and legal), it's a good idea to have contingency plans in place with a trusted friend, relative or care-giver.

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Re: To lose your mind

Post by QuantumT » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:23 pm

A bullet seems like an easy and quick solution, but what if one lives in a country, where firearms are very difficult to obtain?

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Re: To lose your mind

Post by Skip » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:39 pm

The good news is, countries with advanced law-enforcement tend also to have tall buildings, sleeping pills, plastic bags and cars.
Countries that lack those amenities tend to have plenty of firearms, courtesy of the countries that do have amenities.
Or, I suppose you could go out in the woods and piss off a bear or tiger. Farther north, they still have a few unoccupied ice-floes.

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