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2003-02-17 19:04:30 (UTC)

The meaning of life-- a conversation 1/20/2003


Auto response from Norma2Geo (5:02:35 PM): away

N (5:02:41 PM): Not anymore!

silkenlightning (5:03:24 PM): yay

N (5:03:25 PM): I have a question for you

silkenlightning (5:03:28 PM): ?

N (5:03:38 PM): it's personal so you don't have to answer

silkenlightning (5:03:42 PM): ...

Norma2Geo (5:03:48 PM): do you think there's anything in


the world bigger than yourself/

silkenlightning (5:04:05 PM): huh?

Norma2Geo (5:04:10 PM): or than oneself?

silkenlightning (5:04:21 PM): i need context here

Norma2Geo (5:04:28 PM): you know, anything greater than
one's own life?

Norma2Geo (5:04:35 PM): I mean it as a broad qusetion

silkenlightning (5:04:37 PM): yeah

silkenlightning (5:04:51 PM): see (difference between self
and life)

Norma2Geo (5:05:26 PM): hmm?

silkenlightning (5:06:23 PM): "i would give my life for the
country but i will not kill for it"

Norma2Geo (5:08:51 PM): but is there anything people shuold
put above themselves?

silkenlightning (5:08:54 PM): that explain it?

silkenlightning (5:08:59 PM): yes

silkenlightning (5:09:03 PM): lif

silkenlightning (5:09:06 PM): *life

silkenlightning (5:09:36 PM): if you put your own life in
front of everything else...

silkenlightning (5:09:49 PM): what if it destroyed
everything else?

silkenlightning (5:10:03 PM): what if there was no other
life on earth at all period the end?

silkenlightning (5:10:14 PM): is it worth it for ONE PERSON
to live?

Norma2Geo (5:10:36 PM): So you should value human life above
all else?

silkenlightning (5:10:47 PM): i didnt say human anywhere

Norma2Geo (5:11:35 PM): okay.

Norma2Geo (5:11:55 PM): but why? what do you think makes
life so precious? I'm not saying I don't agree with you,
just wondering what you thin

Norma2Geo (5:11:57 PM): *think

silkenlightning (5:12:13 PM): i dont think life is that
precious.

Norma2Geo (5:13:28 PM): but you're saying we should value it
above all else.

silkenlightning (5:13:36 PM): no

silkenlightning (5:13:51 PM): i am saying we should value
collective life above all else

silkenlightning (5:13:56 PM): life in general

silkenlightning (5:14:01 PM): not any specific life

silkenlightning (5:14:11 PM): or any specific species

silkenlightning (5:14:13 PM): brb

Norma2Geo (5:14:25 PM): okay.


Auto response from silkenlightning (5:14:25 PM): be right
back...

silkenlightning (5:15:58 PM): back

Norma2Geo (5:16:16 PM): k

Norma2Geo (5:16:35 PM): so the meaning of life is to protect
life?

silkenlightning (5:16:53 PM): no, the meaning of life is 42. :-P

Norma2Geo (5:16:58 PM): yes, of course.

silkenlightning (5:17:00 PM): yes that is what i concluded
though

silkenlightning (5:17:40 PM): why did you ask me this to
begin with?

Norma2Geo (5:17:53 PM): I'm just trying to figure it out.

silkenlightning (5:17:56 PM): i think i could write a good
discourse on this

Norma2Geo (5:18:12 PM): I'd like to read it if you do.


silkenlightning (5:18:35 PM): i will write one soon.

Norma2Geo (5:19:33 PM): good

Norma2Geo (5:19:49 PM): I'm glad you have your open diary,
it's cool

silkenlightning (5:19:55 PM): really?

Norma2Geo (5:20:13 PM): yes, silly.

silkenlightning (5:20:29 PM): yay

Norma2Geo (5:20:34 PM): have you thought about having a
regular open diary where you write about yourself?

silkenlightning (5:20:45 PM): thought about it...

silkenlightning (5:20:50 PM): but i have trust issues.

silkenlightning (5:20:55 PM): hehe

Norma2Geo (5:22:30 PM): yeah.

Norma2Geo (5:22:51 PM): well, you can choose what you write
about, or do it in private entries.

Norma2Geo (5:22:59 PM): I have a private diary.

silkenlightning (5:23:01 PM): i am going to put this
conversation in it!


and so I did...

~S


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