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  1. meepster
    09-13-2014 10:21 PM
    That's like meeping. Except if I wonder if I'm meeping, I'm probably not doing it...
  2. meepster
    09-13-2014 10:13 PM
    I try. How's jkatraing?
  3. meepster
    09-13-2014 09:44 PM
    Dropping by to say hello!
  4. aok
    09-10-2014 12:51 PM
    Appreciate it.
  5. chilliemama
    08-28-2014 07:57 PM
    You're very funny. Thank you for making me laugh!
  6. chilliemama
    08-28-2014 01:21 PM
    chilliemama commented on The Wrong Answer Game
    This was freaking hilarious! I think I fell off my chair:-)
  7. Dancingqueen
    08-10-2014 05:52 PM
    Let me know what you think of them if you happen to pick up any.
  8. Dancingqueen
    08-10-2014 01:52 PM
    It's very heavy but fascinating. Vampy recommended Embassytown by China Miéville and that was terrific (philosophical sci fi). I'm reading all of his books now that I can find. Hmmm my tastes lean towards anything by Octavia Butler or Ursula K. Le Guin. Try those for page riveting and intelligent sci fi. For anti-dry, ie. light, witty and fun try anything by Tom Robbins, he has kinda a Vonnegut-esque style of writing.

    For classically contemporary excellent reads: Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez or The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera.
  9. INTJane
    08-09-2014 02:49 AM
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  11. Dancingqueen
    07-30-2014 07:51 AM
    Superficially flow sounds like something water does but it's attention focused at just the right frequency to achieve an objective, it's swimming. Floating seems zen, giving up attachment to outcomes, expectations and objectives at least in the moment, it's freedom from worry, worry based on meeting predefined expectations/goals. For a J type it's very difficult at first to let go of the sense of control and feels like the ultimate freedom, no agenda leaves an ability to react in the moment and teaches one to trust in those reactions. This idea has entirely altered (for better) the way I interact with the world. I flow better with it, but I don't think in the way flow is defined neurologically.
    Perdido: just started, so far it's well written like all his work.
  12. Dancingqueen
    07-29-2014 10:47 PM
    I think the difference is mainly a more positive mental state. Floating somehow makes things line up in life (or at least it feels that way for me). No need to hold on tightly to projected outcomes. Less tension, a lighter approach seems to lead to more patience and more joy. The fact that you spend much of your time philosophizing and introspecting is in no way surprising.
  13. Dancingqueen
    07-29-2014 04:19 PM
    This idea of moving like water has been on my mind lately quite a bit, a philosophy I've adopted recently. It reminds me of a Hunter S Thomas's response he expounds on Shakespeare's "whether 'tis nobler..."

    “To be, or not to be: that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles…”

    And indeed, that IS the question: whether to float with the tide, or to swim for a goal. It is a choice we must all make consciously or unconsciously at one time in our lives. So few people understand this! Think of any decision you’ve ever made which had a bearing on your future: I may be wrong, but I don’t see how it could have been anything but a choice however indirect — between the two things I’ve mentioned: the floating or the swimming.

  14. Dancingqueen
    07-29-2014 10:33 AM
    Dancingqueen commented on What book are you reading right now?

    What is more malleable is always superior over that which is immovable. This is the principle of controlling things by going along with them, of mastery through adaptation.

    from the book, what do you think of it? Are you going to follow the mental path he lays out?

  15. napsack
    07-21-2014 12:52 AM
    napsack commented on Pass this by... you don't care.
    That was hella funny. I like to use words like "hella" so I seem hip and with it.
  16. INTJane
    07-10-2014 11:19 AM
    I am happy for you.
  17. Monte314
    07-06-2014 03:58 PM
    Monte314 commented on Pass this by... you don't care.
    This is the greatest film ever made! And, NO CILANTRO!
  18. doll
    07-03-2014 05:43 PM
    doll commented on What book are you reading right now?
    loved that book!
  19. INTJane
    07-02-2014 01:27 AM
    I know. Have fun.
  20. INTJane
    07-02-2014 01:16 AM
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    Touché, voilà, and so there!

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