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Re: I Am Free
« Reply #120 on: April 01, 2014, 09:33:56 pm »
Hi PlightOfFernandoPoo,

I totally get where you're coming from.. a couple years into RAW and Crowley and you reach a headspace where you are free. You have broken the bonds of old programs and either applied a few bugfixes or even new apps to the old wetware. "Thou Art God", "Do As Thou Will" and "Think For Yourself, Schmuck!" are the Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems. protecting your new freedom.

Its good to get there. Hell, I think its necessary for some people (It was for me). However, little Psychonaut, the trip isn't over, you're not anywhere near the end of the ride yet. Making any assumptions, claims or conclusions at this point (or at any point) will probably cause embarrassment later.

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30.Yet, the LOL has no TRUTH, except that it be LOLful.
31.Which is truth enough for those who are Wise in Some Ways.
32. Pun in the LOL, LOL under Wit.
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Re: I Am Free
« Reply #121 on: April 01, 2014, 09:34:31 pm »
I'd re-read what I said a few times. Not sure how you could get that from what I said. Stretching my words into your predisposed notion does not make it true.
POFP: Power is still my ultimate goal.

Hoopla (paraphrased): What do you mean by power?

POFP: It's whatever I understand to be power at the moment.

So if power is whatever you understand it to be, it could be money one minute and influence the next. And then it could be cake. You could understand power to be cake and try to amass cake.

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The assumption that I'm capable of amounting power to cake is hardly rational.
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Re: I Am Free
« Reply #122 on: April 01, 2014, 09:42:47 pm »
Hi PlightOfFernandoPoo,

I totally get where you're coming from.. a couple years into RAW and Crowley and you reach a headspace where you are free. You have broken the bonds of old programs and either applied a few bugfixes or even new apps to the old wetware. "Thou Art God", "Do As Thou Will" and "Think For Yourself, Schmuck!" are the Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems. protecting your new freedom.

Its good to get there. Hell, I think its necessary for some people (It was for me). However, little Psychonaut, the trip isn't over, you're not anywhere near the end of the ride yet. Making any assumptions, claims or conclusions at this point (or at any point) will probably cause embarrassment later.

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29.Learn What You Will Is The Whole of The LOL, Lulz in the LOL!
30.Yet, the LOL has no TRUTH, except that it be LOLful.
31.Which is truth enough for those who are Wise in Some Ways.
32. Pun in the LOL, LOL under Wit.
- Liber AL Vel Lols

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Re: I Am Free
« Reply #123 on: April 01, 2014, 09:43:19 pm »
Hi PlightOfFernandoPoo,

I totally get where you're coming from.. a couple years into RAW and Crowley and you reach a headspace where you are free. You have broken the bonds of old programs and either applied a few bugfixes or even new apps to the old wetware. "Thou Art God", "Do As Thou Will" and "Think For Yourself, Schmuck!" are the Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems. protecting your new freedom.

Its good to get there. Hell, I think its necessary for some people (It was for me). However, little Psychonaut, the trip isn't over, you're not anywhere near the end of the ride yet. Making any assumptions, claims or conclusions at this point (or at any point) will probably cause embarrassment later.

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29.Learn What You Will Is The Whole of The LOL, Lulz in the LOL!
30.Yet, the LOL has no TRUTH, except that it be LOLful.
31.Which is truth enough for those who are Wise in Some Ways.
32. Pun in the LOL, LOL under Wit.
- Liber AL Vel Lols

You never exit chapel perilous, amirite??

BALLS.
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Re: I Am Free
« Reply #124 on: April 01, 2014, 09:44:16 pm »
Hi PlightOfFernandoPoo,

I totally get where you're coming from.. a couple years into RAW and Crowley and you reach a headspace where you are free. You have broken the bonds of old programs and either applied a few bugfixes or even new apps to the old wetware. "Thou Art God", "Do As Thou Will" and "Think For Yourself, Schmuck!" are the Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems. protecting your new freedom.

Its good to get there. Hell, I think its necessary for some people (It was for me). However, little Psychonaut, the trip isn't over, you're not anywhere near the end of the ride yet. Making any assumptions, claims or conclusions at this point (or at any point) will probably cause embarrassment later.

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29.Learn What You Will Is The Whole of The LOL, Lulz in the LOL!
30.Yet, the LOL has no TRUTH, except that it be LOLful.
31.Which is truth enough for those who are Wise in Some Ways.
32. Pun in the LOL, LOL under Wit.
- Liber AL Vel Lols

You never exit chapel perilous, amirite??

BALLS.

 :lulz:
“Soon all of us will have special names” — Professor Brian O’Blivion

"Now's not the time to get silly, so wear your big boots and jump on the garbage clowns." — Bob Dylan?

"Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes" — Walt Whitman

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Re: I Am Free
« Reply #125 on: April 01, 2014, 09:59:33 pm »
Hi PlightOfFernandoPoo,

I totally get where you're coming from.. a couple years into RAW and Crowley and you reach a headspace where you are free. You have broken the bonds of old programs and either applied a few bugfixes or even new apps to the old wetware. "Thou Art God", "Do As Thou Will" and "Think For Yourself, Schmuck!" are the Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems. protecting your new freedom.

Its good to get there. Hell, I think its necessary for some people (It was for me). However, little Psychonaut, the trip isn't over, you're not anywhere near the end of the ride yet. Making any assumptions, claims or conclusions at this point (or at any point) will probably cause embarrassment later.

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29.Learn What You Will Is The Whole of The LOL, Lulz in the LOL!
30.Yet, the LOL has no TRUTH, except that it be LOLful.
31.Which is truth enough for those who are Wise in Some Ways.
32. Pun in the LOL, LOL under Wit.
- Liber AL Vel Lols

You never exit chapel perilous, amirite??

Eventually... but you gotta burn the place to the ground first.  :lulz:
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Re: I Am Free
« Reply #126 on: April 01, 2014, 09:59:52 pm »
I'm just arguing definition, right now.

Power can mean two things:

1.  The physical storing and transmission of energy, OR
2.  The ability to have people do as you please whether or not they want to do so.

You state this with such certainty. I thought that was MY problem.

Note that there is nothing intrinsically wrong with #2, as the motives behind the wielding of power determine the morality or lack thereof in the exercise of power.  I can give examples of this.

Motive varies as well.

Leave my morality up to me, I'm not telling you what's right and wrong. And just because I may not have much going for me in terms of morality, doesn't mean everyone else is obligated to set guidelines for me. Just know that I won't breach most societal boundaries - that is, in most cases, counter-productive.

Hi PlightOfFernandoPoo,

I totally get where you're coming from.. a couple years into RAW and Crowley and you reach a headspace where you are free. You have broken the bonds of old programs and either applied a few bugfixes or even new apps to the old wetware. "Thou Art God", "Do As Thou Will" and "Think For Yourself, Schmuck!" are the Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems. protecting your new freedom.

Its good to get there. Hell, I think its necessary for some people (It was for me). However, little Psychonaut, the trip isn't over, you're not anywhere near the end of the ride yet. Making any assumptions, claims or conclusions at this point (or at any point) will probably cause embarrassment later.

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29.Learn What You Will Is The Whole of The LOL, Lulz in the LOL!
30.Yet, the LOL has no TRUTH, except that it be LOLful.
31.Which is truth enough for those who are Wise in Some Ways.
32. Pun in the LOL, LOL under Wit.
- Liber AL Vel Lols

Hello Bebek Sincap Ratatosk,

I agree. But I never planned on stopping, and embarrassment is part of the process. And, OH, you people (This forum) make the embarrassment so much more inviting.

And I do enjoy that version  :lulz:
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Re: I Am Free
« Reply #127 on: April 01, 2014, 10:04:57 pm »
That's our job.
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Re: I Am Free
« Reply #128 on: April 01, 2014, 10:33:44 pm »
I'm just arguing definition, right now.

Power can mean two things:

1.  The physical storing and transmission of energy, OR
2.  The ability to have people do as you please whether or not they want to do so.

You state this with such certainty. I thought that was MY problem.

No, your problem is that you aren't certain of anything at all, and you're rude about it without being funny.

I state the above with certainty because that's the way the universe works, even if you don't like it.

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« Reply #129 on: April 01, 2014, 10:34:42 pm »
Leave my morality up to me, I'm not telling you what's right and wrong. And just because I may not have much going for me in terms of morality, doesn't mean everyone else is obligated to set guidelines for me.

What the jabbering FUCK are you talking about?

Okay, I'm out.  There is no use speaking with crazy people.
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Re: I Am Free
« Reply #130 on: April 01, 2014, 10:42:18 pm »
Hi PlightOfFernandoPoo,

I totally get where you're coming from.. a couple years into RAW and Crowley and you reach a headspace where you are free. You have broken the bonds of old programs and either applied a few bugfixes or even new apps to the old wetware. "Thou Art God", "Do As Thou Will" and "Think For Yourself, Schmuck!" are the Firewalls and Intrusion Detection Systems. protecting your new freedom.

Its good to get there. Hell, I think its necessary for some people (It was for me). However, little Psychonaut, the trip isn't over, you're not anywhere near the end of the ride yet. Making any assumptions, claims or conclusions at this point (or at any point) will probably cause embarrassment later.

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29.Learn What You Will Is The Whole of The LOL, Lulz in the LOL!
30.Yet, the LOL has no TRUTH, except that it be LOLful.
31.Which is truth enough for those who are Wise in Some Ways.
32. Pun in the LOL, LOL under Wit.
- Liber AL Vel Lols

You never exit chapel perilous, amirite??

This is not the same guy that demanded a spanish forum and went all crazy, is he? I kind of remember that Chapel Perilous guy...
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Re: I Am Free
« Reply #131 on: April 01, 2014, 10:46:56 pm »
No, your problem is that you aren't certain of anything at all, and you're rude about it without being funny.

I state the above with certainty because that's the way the universe works, even if you don't like it.

That's because I try to be skeptical of everything. And I'm not very funny.

I try to remain indifferent on how things work, to eliminate confirmation bias.

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You know the difference between right and wrong,' he repeated finally... You are a genius, a sage, a giant among men. You have solved the problem which philosophers have been debating since antiquity—the mystery about which no two nations or tribes have ever agreed, and no two men or women have ever agreed, and no intelligent person has ever agreed totally with himself from one day to the next. You know the difference between right and wrong. I am overawed. I swoon. I figuratively kiss your feet.

What the jabbering FUCK are you talking about?

Okay, I'm out.  There is no use speaking with crazy people.

Note that there is nothing intrinsically wrong with #2, as the motives behind the wielding of power determine the morality or lack thereof in the exercise of power.

Were you not preaching moral right-wrong here?
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« Reply #132 on: April 01, 2014, 10:47:41 pm »
We do not speak of that which lurks in Discordia en Espanol. hirley0 keeps it at bay.

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« Reply #133 on: April 01, 2014, 10:50:39 pm »
DON'T TELL ME WHAT'S RIGHT OR WRONG, YOU'RE NOT MY REAL DAD.

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Re: I Am Free
« Reply #134 on: April 01, 2014, 10:51:30 pm »
DON'T TELL ME WHAT'S RIGHT OR WRONG, YOU'RE NOT MY REAL DAD.

 :lulz:
Listen carefully. I don't have much time, and I only have 462 characters left. I'm a scientist from Area 52 (Area 51 was used to draw attention from Area 52, where the aliens were ACTUALLY stored) who was working on neural interfacing with networked devices. In an experiment gone wrong, I accidentally uploaded my mind to the internet. In the 2 seconds I had before my mind scrambled itself with the world's network traffic, I was able to store this snippet in this random internet signature. If you're reading this, let the world know tha