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vertical line Posted on Aug.03.2008 @ 08:51AM EDT by IZIZIZ

When something stands alone.

No contrast.

Is it there?

What is it if it is there?


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Aug.03.2008
01:16PM EDT 
vertical line No reality without polarity.
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Reply from lehish
Aug.03.2008
11:07PM EDT 
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Quote: "No reality without polarity."
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maybe seems as if polarity if r thinking polarity

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Reply from 9999999
Aug.04.2008
01:07AM EDT 
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vertical line the only thing that is stands alone with no polarity

i have no way of knowing that

really, i cant separate myself from what im looking at

i can imagine that I am here, and something is over, but that is imagined at best

polarity is only imagined


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Aug.04.2008
02:16AM EDT 
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Quote: "polarity is only imagined"
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yes

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Reply from ______
Aug.04.2008
06:53AM EDT 
vertical line The first reply in this thread is a commentary on the original post. It is not arguing for a yes or a no, it is not saying anything.

As soon as you pop up to say what the thing you call reality is, or ask if there can be a contrast to something that stands alone, there is no standing alone, there is a view, a perspective, there is polarity, it's called philosophical thinking - opinions about life, a make-believe world mistaken for reality, none of it means anything. Words are pointing not imparting.

The replies in this thread can be no more certainly yes or no than the original supposition.

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Aug.04.2008
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is ok rustic

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Reply from lehish
Aug.04.2008
07:19AM EDT 
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Quote: "The first reply in this thread is a commentary on the original post. It is not arguing for a yes or a no, it is not saying anything."
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there wasn't saying yes or no to the 1st reply

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Reply from IZIZIZ
Aug.04.2008
07:21AM EDT 
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Say whatever you will.

What is it if it is there?

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Reply from lehish
Aug.04.2008
07:24AM EDT 
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vertical line what r u seeking to define ?
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Reply from glorymind
Aug.04.2008
07:43AM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "

Quote: "No reality without polarity."
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maybe seems as if polarity if r thinking polarity

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Nothing beyond the particulars, maboy. ;)

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Reply from glorymind
Aug.04.2008
07:52AM EDT 
vertical line Now... but not then?
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Reply from IZIZIZ
Aug.04.2008
07:54AM EDT 
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Quote: "what r u seeking to define ?"
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I does not seek definition.

I is extending.

Benevolence, clarity.

Your response has been in support.

Lets spell out the words now.

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Aug.04.2008
08:05AM EDT 
vertical line g r a t e f u l
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Reply from ______
Aug.04.2008
08:26AM EDT 
vertical line h e a r t

o p e n

g r a t e f u l n e s s

f l o w i n g

b l e s s i n g
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Reply from Woodsman
Aug.04.2008
02:37PM EDT 
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vertical line there is no! Right there.gone, gone. Wait! No.
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Reply from IZIZIZ
Aug.04.2008
05:16PM EDT 
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What is it if it is there?

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Aug.04.2008
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Aug.05.2008
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vertical line Quote: "Quote: "

Quote: "No reality without polarity."
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maybe seems as if polarity if r thinking polarity

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Nothing beyond the particulars, maboy. ;)

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Nothing beyond the particulars, maboy. ;)

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what particulars ? ;)

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Aug.05.2008
02:19AM EDT 
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vertical line Quote: "

Quote: "what r u seeking to define ?"
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I does not seek definition.

I is extending.

Benevolence, clarity.

Your response has been in support.

Lets spell out the words now.

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"
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"extending" ?

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Reply from glorymind
Aug.05.2008
05:13AM EDT 
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Nothing beyond the particulars, maboy. ;)

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what particulars ? ;)

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I'm not telling you anything ... whoops

(What do you see?)

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Reply from IZIZIZ
Aug.05.2008
08:17AM EDT 
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Quote: "is "
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is what?

is not what?

What is 'is'?

What is not 'is'?

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Aug.05.2008
09:21AM EDT 
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Quote: "is "
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is what?

is not what?

What is 'is'?

What is not 'is'?

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IZIZIZ
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Reply from IZIZIZ
Aug.05.2008
10:06AM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "Quote: "

Quote: "what r u seeking to define ?"
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I does not seek definition.

I is extending.

Benevolence, clarity.

Your response has been in support.

Lets spell out the words now.

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"extending" ?

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extending as one embraces!!

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Aug.05.2008
10:16AM EDT 
vertical line There's no extending and no thing to embrace because everything exists within you always.
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Reply from IZIZIZ
Aug.05.2008
10:25AM EDT 
vertical line Then I must be trying to embrace me. Whoever I may be.
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Reply from glorymind
Aug.05.2008
11:35AM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "There's no extending and no thing to embrace because everything exists within you always. "
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Now, I shall play a game called break up the sentence.

Everything exists
----(within)----
You
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Always

Quote: "Then I must be trying to embrace me. Whoever I may be."
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Whoever. Whatever. Whenever.

Nobody home.

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Reply from IZIZIZ
Aug.06.2008
07:43AM EDT 
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Quote: "is "
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Does is = paradox?

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Aug.06.2008
05:35PM EDT 
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Quote: "is "
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Does is = paradox?

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what is thought ?

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