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lemonymelonSocrates

Hi Socrates, what's up?
Mar 12 2009 11:00 PM
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Hellgate-LondonSocrates

"Eureka!" Oh wait, that was Archimedes :D
Yasas, Socrates.
Feb 04 2009 06:09 PM
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SocratesIzzy

If anyone believes that I am challenging Izzy's capacity to love then you have misunderstood. I am just engaging in healthy debate on the concept of love and its power.
Jan 11 2009 12:40 AM
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Socratesunreality

My friend where is that picture in your personal photo taken from. It looks oddly familiar? Land of the giants perhaps or maybe from the show Lost my memory is fading me.
Jan 07 2009 03:19 PM
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IzzySocrates

Life is living. The act of being alive. It's what you are doing right now. There's no need to get metaphorical with life, and life is the same with or without love, happiness set aside. The "specific reason" humans love is /mainly/ to remain with a spouse long enough to have a kid.
You're saying that we don't know why we love, and that this unknown reason conquer
Jan 07 2009 03:17 PM
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SocratesIzzy

Even if love exists purely as a figment of our minds, it is always there for "specific reasons" we cannot not deduce. Some ideas do not need to be justified for the mystery shrouding them alone helps incite selfless compassion. It can even be rephrased to say the idea or incarnation of love conquers all.
Jan 06 2009 06:47 AM
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SocratesIzzy

I did, as you do now, fully embrace Darwinism as a means of logically illuminating the inclination to love. The problem is that the trend of human feelings trends toward irrationality. Using your logic that love is just an "illusion" the same argument could be placed upon our concept of reality? What is life without love? What is life?
Jan 06 2009 06:47 AM
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IzzySocrates

Haha, what soul? Humans continue to feel love because natural selection has decided that it is important for our survival. Humans love each other so they're capable of staying with each other long enough to reproduce. Love is an illusion, created by our minds for specific reasons, and therefore isn't really that important. Again, love conquers nothing.
Jan 04 2009 11:53 PM
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SocratesIzzy

universal harmony. In this sense love can conquer all.
Jan 04 2009 09:30 PM
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SocratesIzzy

Ah how I do love an engaging debate! I do agree that languages are man-made as for means of communication, albeit I don't see how this assertion relates to emotions. These so called feelings are innate instincts which some may even contemplate encompass the human soul. Love in all forms is equal. The more compassion human beings show in everyday occurrences the closer we move to univers
Jan 04 2009 09:29 PM
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IzzySocrates

That isn't love though. Because languages are man-made, emotions are exactly as we define them, and nothing else. Though I understand that what the man did was nice, it was neither love for the person, nor himself. Love for what is right perhaps, and... that's pretty good, but it doesn't conquer all. /Nothing/ "conquers" all. There is always something better than something else
Dec 26 2008 10:06 AM
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akaslicksterSocrates

Thanks. Happy holidays.
Dec 25 2008 08:17 PM
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