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Posted 05 February 2009 - 04:17 AM
Good (positive) – It’s my destiny that I have become the world’s fastest sprinter. Would you call this destiny or a result of practice and hard training?
Bad (negative) – It’s not my destiny to become the world’s fastest sprinter. Would you call this destiny or a person giving an excuse and trying to say the fastest guy is just distend to be the fastest regardless…
Stagnant (negative) – It’s just not my destiny to move up a rank. Destiny, or has he/she just given up?
In simple words destiny is a word people like to use to give reason to a happening.
Posted 18 February 2009 - 04:42 PM
you have no choice to go to the doctors, if it was predestined to, your predestined to get better, if you dont, your predestined to remain ill
so, there is no paradox, assuming destiny is real, you will get better, if that is your destiny, and if the doctor is required to get better, your have no other choice, every choice being predetermined
Posted 21 February 2009 - 11:57 AM
easy its your destiny to see the doctor duh
Lazy-bones Paradox - Back to the Paradoxes
If destiny designed a master plan, which defines everything that is to happen, isn't it useless to for example go to a doctor? If I am ill and it is my destiny to regain health, than I will regain health whether I visit a doctor or I don't. And if I shall not be healthy again, than I will not with or without help.
If I am ill and destiny has a definite plan for me, than it is useless to go anywhere.
How could you question the presented opinion?
Posted 01 March 2009 - 05:10 PM
Posted 12 April 2009 - 05:06 PM
and if you don't beleive in destiny, then there's nothing to question or fight
so either way, just live your life as you see fit.
so if you get run over, it is your destiny to be run over. if you decide to go to hospital that is your destiny. if you decide to not go to hospital because you think you are tampering with your destiny, then that is your destiny.
because essentially, destiny is a path that cannot be obscured by anything. so every single little thing that we say do or think is all part of the plan(whatever the plan is) - even going against destiny itself.
Posted 24 April 2009 - 04:27 AM
Posted 25 April 2009 - 07:23 PM
Posted 04 May 2009 - 04:12 PM
Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.”
-William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925)-
Destiny is not what we believe it to be, people look to it as an out, if destiny says so then it shall be, kind of thing. Destiny is not the ultimate decision maker in our lives, it merely lays the ground work for what we are to become. The choices we make shape our destiny, otherwise it is but a rough road of meaningless frivolity.
So in this case, if you are sick and don't want to go to the doctor, that is a CHOICE that ultimatly will affect your DESTINY, but destiny itself can not be held accountable for the inablility to make decisions.
Posted 05 May 2009 - 03:30 PM
Reality consists of the current state of every particle and every bit of energy. At the most fundamental level known to science, that current state is described by probabilistic quantum fields, not by absolutes.
As a result, our choices actually design the future. We are gods who determine destiny. If everyone reading this will step outside right now and lift your left hand and produce a little current in the air, we could all cause a massive cyclone to miss Bangladesh in 2010, saving millions of lives (It's called the Butterfly Effect.)
The alternative hypothesis, the Multiverse theory, that all choices have been played out in an infinite array of parallel universes, and that time itself is an illusion, still doesn't get you off the hook. Because your train of consciousness (as a participating observer) can only take one causal path through this maze of infinite universes. (The illusion of time becomes a useful dimension for us physical beings.)
Posted 20 June 2009 - 03:19 PM
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