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Do you ever meditate on the profundity of existence?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Lascarina, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    And, if so, have you come to any conclusions?
     
  2. Flere-Imsaho

    Flere-Imsaho Star commenter

    Daffodils really are very pretty. The human body is amazing. And then there's the ultimate question...does my cat really love me or is she just hungry?

    Have I set the profundity bar too low?
     
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  3. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    I don't think you have entirely plumbed the depths.
     
  4. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Death and taxes. The only certainties.

    Life isn't s h it and then you die.

    I think I've cracked it tbh.
     
  5. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    I wonder that...

    Ah Nazi cat is being nice to me, oh his food bowl is empty... are they connected?
     
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  6. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

    I have a meditate now and then. My meditation nearly always takes a strange turn towards how bizarre our lives have become and how insignificant we are as individuals. A giant colony just rushing around trying to exist but with most of our efforts going unnoticed and will mostly be unrecorded by history.
    I try not to meditate too often :oops:
     
  7. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    Answer to OP....No.

    Next...?
     
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  8. Vince_Ulam

    Vince_Ulam Star commenter

    You are Eury and I claim my £5.00.
     
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  9. jomaimai

    jomaimai Established commenter

    I thought about the The Unbearable Lightness of Being with the afternoon sun on my face. When living, in my house, in my country.

    I do not have time anymore!
     
  10. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    Nope. I am merely alluding to a post made by Jude Fawley on badger-girl's thread about her desire to be rich and thin. I spend little time meditating on much at all, particularly the profundity of existence.
     
  11. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    We're all just ants. Only a bit bigger.

    Enjoy it while it lasts. Except, in the fable, that makes you a grasshopper. Be more grasshopper.
     
  12. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    I find the afternoon sun on my face very bearable, though I prefer it on my arms and legs and shoulders too when I am swimming in a pool, preferably in somewhere like N Cyprus.
     
  13. BelleDuJour

    BelleDuJour Star commenter

    Yes. No conclusion so far!
     
  14. nearmiss

    nearmiss Lead commenter

    I meditate on the superficiality of it all. I am a carbon based life form on a remote planet on the outer spinal arm of one of millions of galaxies.
     
  15. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    You get out of life as much as you put in.

    I have wondered about reincarnation, nothing conclusive but a fascinating thought IMO.
     
  16. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    I sometimes wonder, if there is life after death, where do we all go and how do we all fit in? Thousands of years and billions of people! Would we get fed? And if we're supposed to meet up with our loved ones, how do you find them amongst that lot?
     
  17. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    You sound as if you think life after death is a physical existence. I am not sure whether you are referring to reincarnation BTW.
     
  18. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    I expect, if there is, that they put up the razor wire ages ago to protect the borders.;)
     
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  19. Dunteachin

    Dunteachin Star commenter

    Reincarnation is different to what I imagine. I was being silly - we won't be all milling around up there. Maybe our 'souls' go back to the mother planet: sometimes, I think we're descended from aliens.
     
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  20. grumpydogwoman

    grumpydogwoman Star commenter

    Did you see the first 'Matrix'?

    That was actually a documentary. But then they brainwashed you afterwards, you see.
     
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