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    Hi, I'd like to find out what kind of "worst fears" you guys have. I promise not to mock or ridicule any of you. I merely want to see the variety of fears/ what you all might have in common.

    As for me, my worst fear is that I'll die without changing the world somehow for the better.


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    Well.. I have this serious issue of stage fright or of any intense social stuff..

    Kinda hard to think of anything else.. exept; maybe of underpreforming when duty calls
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    A fear of falling.

    That comes from someone who doesn't fear much in life, I've been having nightmares about falling all of my life...

    And people wonder why I'm cautious with heights... :?
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    I wonder....can phobias be genetic?
    Similar at least, if not an exact replica........?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tritai
    I wonder....can phobias be genetic?
    Similar at least, if not an exact replica........?
    We used to call the virus rabies "hydrophobia" because those ill typically lash out when offered water. Actually, they can't swallow or speak because of tongue paralysis. They know they can't swallow and this heightens their fury.


    Toxoplasmosis is not a virus or phobia, however it alters the host brain in ways unclear, possibly to better vector its transmission. In mice it makes the mouse cocky (e.g. it'll run across open floor) so the mouse is both more likely to find new food and multiply, and more likely to get eaten by a cat. Toxoplasmosis passes through the cat as part of its life cycle.

    Besides mice, 1/3 of humans have latent toxoplasmosis, in other words we've had our brains altered by this parasite most likely just as well a mice. Speculation city! We don't have hard conclusions yet on what this means for humans ...and humanity... and maybe we'd rather not deal with this one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pong
    Besides mice, 1/3 of humans have latent toxoplasmosis, in other words we've had our brains altered by this parasite most likely just as well a mice. Speculation city! We don't have hard conclusions yet on what this means for humans ...and humanity... and maybe we'd rather not deal with this one.
    Pong, I wish you'd kept that information to yourself.
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    Besides mice, 1/3 of humans have latent toxoplasmosis, in other words we've had our brains altered by this parasite most likely just as well a mice. Speculation city! We don't have hard conclusions yet on what this means for humans ...and humanity... and maybe we'd rather not deal with this one.
    That is a very interesting piece of information! Do you have a link?
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    Quote Originally Posted by KALSTER
    Besides mice, 1/3 of humans have latent toxoplasmosis, in other words we've had our brains altered by this parasite most likely just as well a mice. Speculation city! We don't have hard conclusions yet on what this means for humans ...and humanity... and maybe we'd rather not deal with this one.
    That is a very interesting piece of information! Do you have a link?
    Wikipedia, then follow the references. Highlights: Though the parasite normally reproduces through cats and mice, it's common to warm blooded animals - even sea otters get it. The rate of human infection varies much between countries. Strong direct correlation with traffic fatality, probably owing to increased reaction time. The effect on personality is subtle and expresses differently in men and women.

    Despite the icky name and being a "parasite" we should keep in mind this is normal. Toxoplasmosis is benign and arguably symbiotic. Beneficial. So let's all kiss the cat's ass and get along.
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    Besides mice, 1/3 of humans have latent toxoplasmosis, in other words we've had our brains altered by this parasite most likely just as well a mice. Speculation city! We don't have hard conclusions yet on what this means for humans ...and humanity... and maybe we'd rather not deal with this one.

    Creeeeepy......you mean to say this toxoplasmosis is like a....suicidal-generator?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tritai
    Besides mice, 1/3 of humans have latent toxoplasmosis, in other words we've had our brains altered by this parasite most likely just as well a mice. Speculation city! We don't have hard conclusions yet on what this means for humans ...and humanity... and maybe we'd rather not deal with this one.

    Creeeeepy......you mean to say this toxoplasmosis is like a....suicidal-generator?

    The infected mice aren't suicidal - they're cocky. So there are pros and cons to that.

    Anyway it's not going to affect humans the same way, because we're complex and self-correcting. For example men and women learn to (mostly) compensate for hormonal impulses, and may even overcompensate.

    Also the percent of human infection does not match suicide rate in any country I can think of... on the contrary if anything.

    We've been evolving alongside and with toxoplasmosis for so long, it's simply part of normal environment and normal people. One has to accept it just as we'd accept children left handed or stocky or precocious or whatever. All kinds are good.
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    Cocky????

    Shit

    I knew I shouldn't have licked that cat's arse!
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    My worst fear is getting old and not being able to take care of myself, ending up in a nursing home.
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    needles, the only think aside from Brokeback Mountian that can make me cry like a baby.
    Also, I have some anxiety toward driving cars because I was in a very bad wreck when I was young.
    Not much I can do about the car thing but I have found that meditating/yoga before I have to have a shot helps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tritai
    I wonder....can phobias be genetic?
    Similar at least, if not an exact replica........?
    Yes, if not directly in the genes (I'm not sure about that one) than indirectly through influences from parents. I DEFINITELY notice my fear of the dentist rubbed off on me from my mother. Interestingly, I always figured it was my fear that made me dislike the place and didn't know until years later that my mother also had the fear. After learning of my mother's fear, I never really felt the same anxiety. It was weird, after I knew that it was her fear, it was like I didn't have to worry about it anymore.
    Anyway, that would be interesting, does anyone know of any phobias directly related to someone's genes? Like someone who was adopted and shared a phobia with their birth parents or something?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tritai
    I wonder....can phobias be genetic?
    Similar at least, if not an exact replica........?
    Genes could set one up for a phobia. For example if you're very short you might have some phobia related to that.

    My father has some anxieties plus a genuine phobia because of birth defect. He was born with a club foot, so he was practically immobilized with a cast and foot braces as a "toddler". The phobia is of dogs. His mother told him dogs used to nip at his defenseless toes - which I'm sure is scarcely true but somehow the young imagination blew that up into a phobia (an irrational, snowballing fear).
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    Back on topic:

    I guess I am scared of being in charge of anything.
    I try my best to be as quiet as possible when working in groups.
    I also am scared of being ostracized. So... there you go 8) you know my fears
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    water that is too deep to see the bottom, especially when it's a really deep color so you know it's really super deep. Also, when there's kelp or something poking up it seems to creep me out more. There could be anything down there ready to kill me. I still wouldn't hesitate to explore what that is though!
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    You know what...........I basically have a fear of failure...........

    Can that be unhealthy?

    And also, for the few people in our world who are afraid of things like the sun and other natural attributes......could their fears overcome themselves if the aforementioned people were forced to confront them?
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    Yes one can overcome fears by confronting them. Start small and raise the bar as tolerance improves. One may even overdo it and become a thrill seeker regarding the slain fear.
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    I fear death. Although it is inevitable, it scares me to think I would be no more after the body expires. I had a thought once about death, that I would be dead and laying in the dark coffin 6ft under the earth and no where to go. I rarely have these thoughts anymore, maybe the brain auto shuts off any negative thoughts.
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    I fear falling from a high elevation. Atleast I think so I fear it. I can easily climb heights, but falling is an entirely different thing.
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    I've another type of fear. That is 'suffering'. For example, if one day the whole world runs out of gas, will we still be able to travel? Or if there is a war, will we lose our loved ones?
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    Death. Oblivion. Nonexistence. Leaving my friends behind because my friends don't dance and if they don't dance then they're no friends of mine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by (In)Sanity
    My worst fear is whomever has the remote hits rewind.
    ohhh..burns me up too..my dad does that with my least favorite show..american idol...
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    I may sound like a nut by I have a fear of: heights / aliens / sharks / failing tests / dark / terrorists / armagaedon nuts
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    The fear if Open Spaces!

    Okay, I know it sounds lame, but seriously have you ever been in a dark, open, underground lava tube practically by yourself? I HAVE AND ITS SCARY!!!!!!!!
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    (Ooooh ToR is back! Welcome back ToR)

    My worst fear is that Mitchell Mckain might admit that he is wrong about something and suddenly become reasonable

    Because that would turn the world upside down and inside out.
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    my biggest fear is that someone will restart an argument on whether +0 equals -0 or not
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    ...negative nothing and positive nothing? What. I demand a link to this blasphemy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darius
    My worst fear was ToR coming back. Shitfuck.
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    Shitfuck? What sort of language is that on a respectful and dignified forum like this?!?!!
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    I have that dieing without making a difference thing as well. As well as dieing and being forgotten. but my worst fear would have to be my sister dieing before me, I don't think I could live without her
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    I'm afraid that i may have cancer and not know it. pretty weird fear huh?
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    I'm afraid that i may have cancer and not know it. pretty weird fear huh?
    Definitely NOT weird. It happens to me too. I lie there in my bed, my mind just loose and unraveled, when BAM! Suddenly, the crushing sense of reality hits, and I realize if I haven't died yet, then I will soon, and that if it isnt quick, then it will be torturously slow. This is where my choices hover between having a heart failure and then contracting cancer. So, Mr. Z....it is not weird....it is scary and very, very real.

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    You know, I was wondering......has mankind survived because of the presence of fear or the presence of fearlessness? Also, does fearlessness = stupidity? Is it worse to attempt to risk everything for a new experience and still get hurt in the process, or to remain hidden behind a solid wall of fear, blinded by trepidation and saved by what may well be considered cowardice?

    No, no........another question: Does fear equal cowardice?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tritai
    ....another question: Does fear equal cowardice?

    I just want to know all your thoughts.
    No it's not cowardly to feel afraid of death. I think it is perfectly natural. Survival is the key and so it is reasonable to want to avoid dying!

    But to fear death to such an extent that it interferes with life, then yes that is irrational and foolish.

    A fear of death can act as a great motivator in making sure you live the life you aspire and achieve all the things you want.
    Live every day as if it is your last etc......

    And remember the paradox of life is that whilst we are living we are also dying.

    There are some people who say they don't fear death at all, but this fearlessness of death is because they have given up on life and welcome death with open arms.
    Now those people are cowards me thinks, because what they actually fear most is life and failing at it, therefore they look to death to resolve themselves and as a way out.

    But a healthy fearlessness of death which comes from a healthy enjoyment of life and acknowledging that without death we cannot have life is a good sound philosophical approach to accepting the inevitability of one day dying.
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    Okay, I know it sounds lame, but seriously have you ever been in a dark, open, underground lava tube practically by yourself? I HAVE AND ITS SCARY!!!!!!!!
    But if the tube was scary, wouldn't you be claustrophobic? Instead of scared of open spaces?

    Also, this is a little off topic, but it has the same principle of repelling undesirable components in people's lives:

    People have various, innumerable allergies, but many of them sound perfectly nonsensical and bemusing to me. For example, my father ( a doctor ) said he once encountered a man who was allergic to grass. How on earth does something like that happen?! Also, I have also heard of people who react terribly to many other things that are part of daily life....things that I consider, you know, perfectly safe and dull. So my question is: how do allergens become that way that they reject something so abundantly integrated within nature itself? If we use viruses to turn on themselves as vaccines, wouldn't standing outside in the lawn (for the grass-allergic) become a vaccine too? Can such people use nature against nature? Nature against allergy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tritai
    Okay, I know it sounds lame, but seriously have you ever been in a dark, open, underground lava tube practically by yourself? I HAVE AND ITS SCARY!!!!!!!!
    But if the tube was scary, wouldn't you be claustrophobic? Instead of scared of open spaces?

    Also, this is a little off topic, but it has the same principle of repelling undesirable components in people's lives:

    People have various, innumerable allergies, but many of them sound perfectly nonsensical and bemusing to me. For example, my father ( a doctor ) said he once encountered a man who was allergic to grass. How on earth does something like that happen?! Also, I have also heard of people who react terribly to many other things that are part of daily life....things that I consider, you know, perfectly safe and dull. So my question is: how do allergens become that way that they reject something so abundantly integrated within nature itself? If we use viruses to turn on themselves as vaccines, wouldn't standing outside in the lawn (for the grass-allergic) become a vaccine too? Can such people use nature against nature? Nature against allergy?
    One of the difficulties with allergies is that the allergen does not stay long enough for the person to be able to develop immunity.

    Grass and pollen of particular plants whilst flowering are short seasons, not enough to give immunity.

    Immunization is always given in lower doses which don't overwhelm the body and allow the body to use its resources to over-power the allergen. Because of the low dosage this is done successfully over a longer period of time.

    There are such programmes of immunity to allergens which are on offer, if the allergen is known.

    Whereas a sufferer in high pollen season is so overwhelmed by the high dosage of pollen, that the body is using up all it's resources in just dealing with the allergy that it is unable to cope and the allergy becomes increasingly worse.

    Another difficulty with Hayfever for example is that during High pollen season there could be hundreds of plants pollinating at the same time and it can be difficult identifying which plants are causing the allergy.

    If you do know the plant you are allergic to, and it is possible to get hold of some honey made from it's pollen, taking regular doses prior to the plant flowering can lessen the impact of an allergic reaction.
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    One of the difficulties with allergies is that the allergen does not stay long enough for the person to be able to develop immunity.

    Grass and pollen of particular plants whilst flowering are short seasons, not enough to give immunity.

    Immunization is always given in lower doses which don't overwhelm the body and allow the body to use its resources to over-power the allergen. Because of the low dosage this is done successfully over a longer period of time.

    There are such programmes of immunity to allergens which are on offer, if the allergen is known.

    Whereas a sufferer in high pollen season is so overwhelmed by the high dosage of pollen, that the body is using up all it's resources in just dealing with the allergy that it is unable to cope and the allergy becomes increasingly worse.

    Another difficulty with Hayfever for example is that during High pollen season there could be hundreds of plants pollinating at the same time and it can be difficult identifying which plants are causing the allergy.

    If you do know the plant you are allergic to, and it is possible to get hold of some honey made from it's pollen, taking regular doses prior to the plant flowering can lessen the impact of an allergic reaction.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Numii
    Afraid of getting old...and die alone. Also, when I'm home alone, I walk more careful than usual because I'm afraid I might fall and nobody hears my call for help and ...and... =/
    You are not alone.

    Afraid of food disposer in the sink. I rather throw food at the garbage, than running that horrible sound.
    Never heard it, can't imagine its an enchanting harp lullaby. I bet it sounds like your typical average amercain after downing three big macs for lunch lol

    (Just sterotyping there lol don't rip my head off and put it down the disposal... oh the irony of it all! )
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    Heights. 10 feet, 15 feet, 7 feet and i feel giddy
    Well then.......

    Let's hope you don't grow any taller I'm already having to look through your nostrils to tell you off.........

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    My worst fear is my beautiful young son joining the British Army and being sent to Afghanistan (or the next place on the Capitalists hit list by the time he joins) and having him come home in a body bag.........and not having him live a long healthy quality life into old age I had hoped for him

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    Here's something to ease your mind, absum: For the entire afghan war, all countries involved totaled together have lost 1129 soldiers, and the UK lost only a bit over a hundred. I'd say he's safer there than he is at home!
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    Here's something to ease your mind, absum: For the entire afghan war, all countries involved totaled together have lost 1129 soldiers, and the UK lost only a bit over a hundred. I'd say he's safer there than he is at home!
    Thank you Darius

    Yes, I heard that statistically more people get killed in normal run of the mill jobs than in the Army, but I am always skeptical about statistics, because where and how do they get their figures? For a start their are more people in 'normal' jobs than the Military, so..??

    My son is 14...when (and if-remember that option Ali) he decides to join up then what is the situation going to be like then?
    It might be far worse than it is now and the statistics could be quite different.

    It's also a moral thing, I don't think war and killing is the answer to a peaceful planet, history has proved that.
    Also, you're not fighting for your country or rights these days, you are fighting for Capitalist greed, domination and monopolization.

    I certainly did not bring a child into this world to partake in anything like that!!

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    History has proved that those that don't defend themselves fall immediately, whereas those that do don't. War is a necessity.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Darius
    History has proved that those that don't defend themselves fall immediately, whereas those that do don't. War is a necessity.
    Foolish statement. War isn't neccesary. It never had been and it never will be. War creates death and destruction, famine and suffering. I don't want a world like that, and neither dio you.... do you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bad Wolf
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    History has proved that those that don't defend themselves fall immediately, whereas those that do don't. War is a necessity.
    Foolish statement. War isn't neccesary. It never had been and it never will be. War creates death and destruction, famine and suffering. I don't want a world like that, and neither dio you.... do you?
    No, I certainly don't

    But somebody has to stop the ball rolling, and the only way that's gonna happen is when people states and nations can be trusted

    Whilst we've all got Leaders who cheat deceive and abuse their positions that isn't going to happen.
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    Thank God there's someone who knows the problem. Now we have to get rid of them. 30 million people outside parliment might do the trick and make an example for the world to revolt also.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bad Wolf
    Thank God there's someone who knows the problem. Now we have to get rid of them. 30 million people outside parliament might do the trick and make an example for the world to revolt also.
    And then actions will be taken as always when people with guns (Parliament) meet people without (Revolutions)

    Do you really think that We will ever beat the people with the power? Thats' like an ant going up to a bear and calling it ugly, things never work out for the little guy, all we can do is lay down and be willing, then we get the less punished.
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    What did Ghandi do? What did MLK Jr. do? non-violence works. The fact that 30 million people who are willing to make sacrafices and who are not recylcing, creating power and letting the country fall apart definatley would get the governments attention. When will a man throw down his tools to his slave driver and join the others slaves and march as the many to the few.

    There is power in numbers alone, that can change the world for the better. In fact I'm positive it would work.
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    In this thread: Idealists who would be mowed down by islamic militants as they try to give free hugs.
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    Thats why I don't go running up to them giving them hugs. Nobody is comfortable with a hug at first site anyway, strange world inside your head.
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    I have a friend who is OBSESSED with war. I mean, this kid is a fanatic. All day long, just jabbers on and on about what war was lost today, what battles were won today, and who died in what battlefield. I once asked him why he loved war so much, and he said, "How else do we get people to obey?" I was struck by the bluntness of his answer, how in his world (and so many others') if you win a war, that's it. You're the master. You're the king of the world. And it saddened me that people think this way, because really, our world needs more doves, not hawks. Like the six year old philospher Calvin and his lovable tiger friend Hobbes said,



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    Quote Originally Posted by tritai
    "How else do we get people to obey?"
    by asking them nicely ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by marnixR
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    "How else do we get people to obey?"
    by asking them nicely ?
    So the powers at force ARE trying to make order and not chaos. Too much of an over balance. Asking nicely works sometimes, usually when you offer something for their obedience. Selfish dogs...
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    in that case we're switching to FDR's advice : "speak softly and carry a big stick"
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    Asking nicely works sometimes, usually when you offer something for their obedience.
    How's that working out?
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    my worst fears:

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    2. that i'm wrong here on the forum
    3. forgetting to wear clothing one day.
    4. death without a signifigant impact on the world.

    reasons:

    1. we're all screwed
    2. i'm optimistic, so if i'm wrong then that means something bad is happening.
    3. now that would just be embaressing
    4. it's like i was never here, we're just missing an entire person's worth of resources, and we've got a lifetime supply of fecis.



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    war is ot a neccesity, it's not required to make people be on your side, bribery works to, but war is much more cost effective. i used to love the idea of man on man war for one's country, but then i realized that the last truely justified war was ww2, since then it's been capitalism. if we make androids that feel no pain to fight our wars, i'll become fascinated again because there's no suffereing to it, only a skilful show of tactics and training.
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    Define "fun". "Fun" as in: "WHOOOO! THE GLORY! THE POWER! THE HONOR!"

    or

    "Fun" as in: "Aw, gee, look at that guy writhing on the ground there as his stomach erratically spurts blood and crap all over my new combat boots. And, oh...no, no, no, no, NOOOOOO....my new best friend just got blown to bits by that shell. Gosh darn it. Shucks. Well, I guess I'll have to find a new one....pair of boots that is. Who needs friends? IT'S A DOG-EAT-DOG WORLD BABY!"

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    [quoteDespite the icky name and being a "parasite" we should keep in mind this is normal. Toxoplasmosis is benign and arguably symbiotic. Beneficial. So let's all kiss the cat's ass and get along.[/quote]


    LOL seriously I am almost tempted to submit a picture of kitty's ass!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Absum!
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    My worst fear was ToR coming back. Shitfuck.
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    They say this a lot in Texas... They also things like shit-fire, shit-kickin... It makes you both wonder, and realize they focus way too much on "shit"! Damn hillbillies...
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    Some people have strange interests, but possibly not that strange.
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    Oh yeah, by the way my biggest fear is being trapped. It doesn't matter if I am stuck in traffic, on an airplane, or anywhere else if I can't get out, I freak out! Also I fear the reaction to any and all medication, the only exception is if it comes in liquid form so I can control how much is ingested. You can forget vaccinations!!! The thought of green monkey cells or the DNA of any other animals inside me makes my heart go bazerk!
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    Quote Originally Posted by tritai
    Define "fun". "Fun" as in: "WHOOOO! THE GLORY! THE POWER! THE HONOR!"

    or

    "Fun" as in: "Aw, gee, look at that guy writhing on the ground there as his stomach erratically spurts blood and crap all over my new combat boots. And, oh...no, no, no, no, NOOOOOO....my new best friend just got blown to bits by that shell. Gosh darn it. Shucks. Well, I guess I'll have to find a new one....pair of boots that is. Who needs friends? IT'S A DOG-EAT-DOG WORLD BABY!"

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    both really.

    Charming. You would be a fun person to live with I'm sure.




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    Tritai......you're so dry and I love it!


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    Aww, shucks, Absum! Thanks for the compliment though. I find that no matter how ridiculous or violent I may be, my sarcasm is one of my best redeeming qualities. My parents always attack me about my perpetually cynical attitude, but I seriosuly can't help it. Sometimes people are just so stupid or weird, I can't help but be sardonic.

    Like today in class, after 177 days of being in the same class as me, a boy asks me if I'm Indian. I look at him and go, "Nawwwww, I'm Chinese with a hint of Icelandic." And you know what really sucks? HE FREAKING BELIEVES ME!

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    my worst fear would probably be: being alone.... because humans are made for alot of things.... but loneliness ISNT one of them..... sure i would deal with it for a while..... im normally a quiet person.... but i NEED to have other people around me.... even if i cant understand them i just NEED to know that im not alone...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sfere
    The thought of green monkey cells or the DNA of any other animals inside me makes my heart go bazerk!
    just to put your mind at ease : your body contains larger numbers of bacteria than actual body cells
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    Quote Originally Posted by Spaceman34
    my worst fear would probably be: being alone.... because humans are made for alot of things.... but loneliness ISNT one of them..... sure i would deal with it for a while..... im normally a quiet person.... but i NEED to have other people around me.... even if i cant understand them i just NEED to know that im not alone...
    I talk to myself, it helps cure loneliness...
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    Quote Originally Posted by drowsy turtle
    Quote Originally Posted by Spaceman34
    my worst fear would probably be: being alone.... because humans are made for alot of things.... but loneliness ISNT one of them..... sure i would deal with it for a while..... im normally a quiet person.... but i NEED to have other people around me.... even if i cant understand them i just NEED to know that im not alone...
    I talk to myself, it helps cure loneliness...
    geez... thanks haha u really are crazy... 8)
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