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You are an immortal entity

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#1    232

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 09:42 AM

Nothing exists at all, but you, an immortal entity/consciousness among an infinite nothing with the 'power' to do anything..... so what do you do?


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Posted 29 August 2013 - 09:46 AM

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 10:46 AM

I wake up.


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Posted 29 August 2013 - 10:51 AM

Minimize suffering.

Corny huh.


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Posted 29 August 2013 - 11:22 AM

 232, on 29 August 2013 - 09:42 AM, said:

Nothing exists at all, but you, an immortal entity/consciousness among an infinite nothing with the 'power' to do anything..... so what do you do?
Could be some truth in this


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Posted 29 August 2013 - 11:22 AM

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I'd create a perfect world where every one and every thing lives in peaceful harmony.  And no-one tries to sell you kitchen units.


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Posted 29 August 2013 - 11:35 AM

Running this question through my mind, to me the most logical thing to do would ultimately be creating more or less what we have now.
With nothing, you would create something. With no one else, you would create others. Faced with infinity, you create the notion of mortality and forget your immortality so as to not go completely insane
Essentially ending up right where we are now. Every individual, every atom, just another part of a play in an attempt to pass time that never ceases to end. Yet each individual is one and the same, you.
Experiencing every single life separately yet at the same time.

Forever is a long time after all.


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Posted 29 August 2013 - 02:10 PM

 232, on 29 August 2013 - 09:42 AM, said:

Nothing exists at all, but you, an immortal entity/consciousness among an infinite nothing with the 'power' to do anything..... so what do you do?

I wouldn't do anything. Too lazy and bored to care I guess.


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Posted 29 August 2013 - 02:14 PM

Your question implies that being among nothing else, just me as an individual what would I do? So basically among nothing I'm not only a single being but have  acharacter trait with a personality too. What would I do? Contemplate nothingness and think about who I am :D


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Posted 29 August 2013 - 04:41 PM

 Eldorado, on 29 August 2013 - 11:22 AM, said:

I'd create a perfect world where every one and every thing lives in peaceful harmony.  And no-one tries to sell you kitchen units.

:lol: I bet Saru hates kitchen units..

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 04:58 PM

 232, on 29 August 2013 - 09:42 AM, said:

Nothing exists at all, but you, an immortal entity/consciousness among an infinite nothing with the 'power' to do anything..... so what do you do?

I create others....infinity is too big for just one soul.

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 05:21 PM

Create different worlds, I guess. See how they operate. No point in creating someone to talk to, since you're talking to yourself.

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 05:39 PM

a universe of hookers

Stop being frightened. You only see a monster because they want you to see monsters everywhere. They've conditioned you to look for monsters in every shadow, every coat hung on every door. As long as we keep seeing monsters, we'll continue to need protection and that's how other people get to control our lives.


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Posted 29 August 2013 - 06:44 PM

I'd create a big ol' mess because there would be no one around to complain about it and tell me to clean it up.  Then I'd create pizza.

Time is a wheel in constant motion always rolling us along.  Tell me who wants to look back on their years and wonder where those years have gone?

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 07:23 PM

 232, on 29 August 2013 - 09:42 AM, said:

Nothing exists at all, but you, an immortal entity/consciousness among an infinite nothing with the 'power' to do anything..... so what do you do?
The first thing I would do is put the sign "I am god" above my door, and the second thing is create humans and their bible will be called "the new and concise kitchen unit must have book"

In an ideal World a law would be passed were NO guns were allowed and all those out there destroyed, trouble is the law makers are not going to take a risk of trying to pass that without making sure they are armed first.





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