Salem's Den Journal
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
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
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
Norma2Geo (5:10:36 PM): So you should value human life above
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
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
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
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
silkenlightning (5:17:40 PM): why did you ask me this to
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,
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...