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#370574 - 11/16/07 09:18 AM What is life about?
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I used to think it was about being right. Recently I thought it was about being fair. I no longer have a clue.

Maybe Butterflypalm is right.
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#370575 - 11/16/07 09:37 AM Re: What is life about? [Re: MattJ]
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Do you think it might be different for each person at different times in their lives, or that there is only one answer that fits everyone at all times?

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#370576 - 11/16/07 09:42 AM Re: What is life about? [Re: harlan]
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Gotta be one answer. It's too hard the other way.
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#370577 - 11/16/07 09:43 AM Re: What is life about? [Re: MattJ]
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#370578 - 11/16/07 11:51 AM Re: What is life about? [Re: harlan]
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Whose to say it's about anything? The existentialists would say life has no meaning other than whatever you care to give it to make it bearable.
I would say knowledge and wisdom.
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#370579 - 11/16/07 11:57 AM Re: What is life about? [Re: Stormdragon]
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Sorry, probably wasn't being clear. I mean what is life about, as far as dealing with others? Everyone will have an answer as far as their personal meaning/direction of life itself.

I really have no idea what I'm talking about.
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#370580 - 11/16/07 12:13 PM Re: What is life about? [Re: MattJ]
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My life is about paying bills. Thankfully, martial arts isn't one of them.

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#370581 - 11/16/07 12:18 PM Re: What is life about? [Re: harlan]
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Paying bills......is that a metaphor, too? Is it wrong to assume receiving something for these "payments"?
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#370582 - 11/16/07 12:20 PM Re: What is life about? [Re: MattJ]
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'Do not take what isn't freely offered.'

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Paying bills......is that a metaphor, too? Is it wrong to assume receiving something for these "payments"?



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#370583 - 11/16/07 12:31 PM Re: What is life about? [Re: harlan]
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freely offered




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This is why life is hard. Conundrum.
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