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OfflineDivided_Sky
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Is the world obscene?
    #3356102 - 11/13/04 04:39 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Maybe I just feel like this because I'm a Victorian, but I seem to get the sense that so much of our lives is vulgar. Like there is the this pure, beautiful clarity and peace that is at the center of the universe, but everything and everyone around is totally obscene. Not just consumer culture or materialism, but society itself: parties, alcohol, groups, cliques, langauge, TV, music, etc. Ok well maybe I'm just a nazi.


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OfflineCatalysis
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Re: Is the world obscene? [Re: Divided_Sky]
    #3356132 - 11/13/04 04:44 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)



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Re: Is the world obscene? [Re: Divided_Sky]
    #3356140 - 11/13/04 04:46 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

is there a center of the center?
:confused: :thumbup:


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Re: Is the world obscene? [Re: Divided_Sky]
    #3356300 - 11/13/04 05:25 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Take my word for it...your definitely being a nazi...it is human nature.


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Re: Is the world obscene? [Re: Divided_Sky]
    #3356311 - 11/13/04 05:29 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

Instead of seeing the chaos as obscene, try seeing it as a kaleidoscope of experience, and you'll see the beauty of free will and the human culture.


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Re: Is the world obscene? [Re: Divided_Sky]
    #3356312 - 11/13/04 05:29 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

The world has no intrinsic value one way or another. You give it that value. The world seems obscene to you because you make it so.


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Re: Is the world obscene? [Re: silversoul7]
    #3356403 - 11/13/04 05:50 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

"samsara is nirvana"


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InvisibleMoonshoe
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Re: Is the world obscene? [Re: gnrm23]
    #3357080 - 11/13/04 08:40 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

i hate to use this line but "it depends how you define" ______ obscene.

and is obscene bad?

personally as far as i can tell there is EXACTLY as much disgusting evil shit in this world as their is glorious sublime beauty,. it is perfectly balanced and you could spend your entire life looking at the uglyness or the beauty and still not see the tiniest fraction of what is.


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InvisibleJellric
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Re: Is the world obscene? [Re: Divided_Sky]
    #3357532 - 11/13/04 11:04 PM (13 years, 5 months ago)

The world is neither this nor that.
The world just is.


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Edited by Jellric (11/13/04 11:18 PM)


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Offlinephi1618
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Re: Is the world obscene? [Re: Divided_Sky]
    #3357760 - 11/14/04 12:00 AM (13 years, 5 months ago)

you're obscene


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