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RoyalLaFlame

Formerly 'Color.Morale'
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(1/3)+(1/3)+(1/3) is 0.99999999... not actually 1. But 0.9999 and 1 represent the same fucking number.

Chinese food is the best ever. The amount of flavors and variety of ingredients is fucking bonkers, beats any another countries dishes.

Why my cat is always fucking up my sofa and slapping my phone every time I record him? That little shit
 

smorgasbird

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Most things in life become non linear at an advanced level, where the stakes are higher and the conclusions more volatile, and follow a model that alternates between success/genius and failure/disaster with little middle ground.

Consider someone with X IQ points, who believes a certain hypothesis. If he had X + 2 IQ points, he would be able to see some reasons why it was wrong. But if he had X + 4 IQ points, he'd be able to argue those reasons why it was wrong were themselves wrong. Every little increase in IQ provides another set of "no, wait a minute, that's wrong" realizations about the previous conclusion.

Similarly, having a certain IQ level might grant one just enough access to certain advanced ideas and the ability to entertain them, but not the ability to actually pursue them adequately.

This is why you have very high IQ people spouting complete idiocy about things that functionally retarded people have solved with little effort. They're a few IQ points short of making their genius idea work, resulting in incredibly, disastrously stupid conclusions that a 90 IQ guy can immediately see as wrong. The show Frasier is mostly based on this concept.

Similarly, things that are bad at a low level also alternate between good and bad at an advanced enough level. People that are remarkably ugly to the normal person are often selected as models and are again considered beautiful because they're selected on purpose by (alleged) geniuses who are trying to mix things up and impress their "advanced" peers just by being deliberate. But they are just 1 alternation away from being considered ugly again. Imagine the next trend being a return to classical beauty, or something even more deliberate, like bald women with hairy bodies or whatever. Then those ugly models' careers are over and you will never see them again. If you see a washed up uggo drowning his or her sorrows at a bar, you know what happened. "I was a top model" he or she may lament.

There is currently a thread about some extremely average looking Emma Roberts. The obsession with her is likely because she's slightly off from the typical celebrity, in a way that if considered deliberately, makes her boringness interesting to the people affected with this bias. "She's so average it makes it so she's not average" think those afflicted with this illness. They'll alternate back soon enough when they get bored of being "deliberate."
 
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Outlier

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Random thought from last night, while thinking about Keanu Reeves acting, which lead to rethinking the story of the Matrix:

Neo from the the Matrix isn't "The One", but rather Agent Smith and Neo are both The One and Neo didn't defeat Smith, but accepted him.

Smith is a virus and viruses are created, which means Smith had to have been created by someone from one of the past Zions, to end the War between man and machine.

This wouldn't have just ended the war. It would have also most likely ended human life as well, as the majority of people relied on the machines to live.

As for Neo accepting Smith, instead of beating him; Neo represents the one doorway to salvation and Smith is the key to opening the door.
 

TeezzyD

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Mar 18, 2020
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It’s hard doing everything alone
Idk if it helps at all, but you're not alone in that bud.

Whatever that's worth. I've lived alone for 5 years now and just simple things like rearranging furniture or time management is such a burden at times.

In a sense we're one of many facing similar circumstances. How could we possibly be alone then?
 

Kev Kev

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Idk if it helps at all, but you're not alone in that bud.

Whatever that's worth. I've lived alone for 5 years now and just simple things like rearranging furniture or time management is such a burden at times.

In a sense we're one of many facing similar circumstances. How could we possibly be alone then?
thanks man
 
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Outlier

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Most things in life become non linear at an advanced level, where the stakes are higher and the conclusions more volatile, and follow a model that alternates between success/genius and failure/disaster with little middle ground.

Consider someone with X IQ points, who believes a certain hypothesis. If he had X + 2 IQ points, he would be able to see some reasons why it was wrong. But if he had X + 4 IQ points, he'd be able to argue those reasons why it was wrong were themselves wrong. Every little increase in IQ provides another set of "no, wait a minute, that's wrong" realizations about the previous conclusion.

Similarly, having a certain IQ level might grant one just enough access to certain advanced ideas and the ability to entertain them, but not the ability to actually pursue them adequately.

This is why you have very high IQ people spouting complete idiocy about things that functionally retarded people have solved with little effort. They're a few IQ points short of making their genius idea work, resulting in incredibly, disastrously stupid conclusions that a 90 IQ guy can immediately see as wrong. The show Frasier is mostly based on this concept.

Similarly, things that are bad at a low level also alternate between good and bad at an advanced enough level. People that are remarkably ugly to the normal person are often selected as models and are again considered beautiful because they're selected on purpose by (alleged) geniuses who are trying to mix things up and impress their "advanced" peers just by being deliberate. But they are just 1 alternation away from being considered ugly again. Imagine the next trend being a return to classical beauty, or something even more deliberate, like bald women with hairy bodies or whatever. Then those ugly models' careers are over and you will never see them again. If you see a washed up uggo drowning his or her sorrows at a bar, you know what happened. "I was a top model" he or she may lament.

There is currently a thread about some extremely average looking Emma Roberts. The obsession with her is likely because she's slightly off from the typical celebrity, in a way that if considered deliberately, makes her boringness interesting to the people affected with this bias. "She's so average it makes it so she's not average" think those afflicted with this illness. They'll alternate back soon enough when they get bored of being "deliberate."

I've recently thought about what IQ truly represents.

I've theorized that maybe IQ represents ones ability to understand and make sense of situations.

Of course, just because someone has high IQ doesn't mean they will be able to compete against someone with lower IQ, who specializes in a field, different from their own.

I like to think the world is full of high IQ people, who for various reasons don't get to flourish.
 

Foamy

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The Neverending Story is on tv.
I should get myself a luck dragon.

 
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notseqi

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watching a woman fuck shit up on a stage I thought about women in general... mens reckless nature has brought many advancemente, even through stupidity. I am fearful of a future where mens stupidity is curtailed.

edit: I a word.
 
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Kiwicha

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If you come across spontaneous sex, the kind it happens at the end of a workday in an office, stick to missionary or her on top of you. And for God sake, wait until you are both freshly showered to eat that behind.