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Copyvio[edit]

Do not steal other peoples copywritten work. You just uploaded http://msgphoto.com/content/daniel-dennett-philosopher-1/ .— Unsigned, by: Hipocrite / talk / contribs

Have you ever?[edit]

have you ever been in a situation where you felt alone? Like no one could understand you? Like this was THE RUIN of your life... and you simply could not imagine how could it get better???? --Kingdamian1 (talk) 18:45, 10 July 2017 (UTC)

Yes. Does religion help you with that? RoninMacbeth (talk) 04:08, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
It depends what you mean by religion... does knowing things happen for a reason help? Absolutely!--Kingdamian1 (talk) 04:42, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
Well, that and the knowledge that a deity loves you.
I take a different approach. I know (well, think) that eventually everything will die. You, me, the wiki, the sun, even the universe. I know I am a speck in an infinite void. But I overcome that through the knowledge that even if I can make a positive difference for one person, I have cast a light, however small, into the infinite darkness.
Whether your point is based in religion, or morality, or if you have no point at all, it doesn't matter. All that matters is that we make a choice. RoninMacbeth (talk) 04:52, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
If I'm allowed to give my $0.02, I don't believe that the journey to the grave should be taken without hope. That hope comes from the fact that you can leave your name in either the world, or the minds of others through goodwill and influence. even if it was just one person you helped, your ideas and actions didn't die with you. It's the reason why bring written out of the history books was seen as a fate worse than death.--Spoony (talk) 04:57, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
And if that helps you, then great! My philosophy helps me, just as yours helps you, just as Kingdamian's helps him. RoninMacbeth (talk) 05:00, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
So which one of us is right? Oh sorry... forgot you don't believe in absolute truthKingdamian1 (talk) 05:28, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
The laws of physics, the eventual end of the universe 'in some manner' and a few other things #may# count as 'absolute truth' (until the next all-encompassing scientific re-interpretation). Very little else count as such - apart from people (possibly across the universe) will always discuss such things, hold a variety of different opinions, and (agree to) disagree on them.
Probably most people have the occasional moment of feeling totally alone and not being understood - but then accept that tomorrow is another day/that the only way is up (or at least trying a new direction). For most of us making slight changes in the pattern of infinity is the most we can do - and we should make them positive/enjoyable. 31.51.113.108 (talk) 09:26, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
Arithmetical things, like "2 + 2 = 5" are absolute truth. Nearly nothing else is absolutely true unless we have the ability to absolutely prove it. This makes certain beliefs and opinions, and science to an extent, not absolutely true. At all. A classic thing certain religious fundamentalists to is cobble together all forms of knowledge and ask if any of it is absolutely true. It depends on what you're asking. Is Existentialism correct? depends on who you ask. Does 2 + 2 = 4? Unless you believe in the principles of IngSoc, absolutely.--Spoony (talk) 09:34, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
The political/philosophical mindset of Airstrip One is likely to lead to severe psychological disturbance (and decreasing the official language is likely to lead to not recognising that the proles are actually discussing revolution - or totally ignoring what you say). There is some measure of 'absolute truth' - let go of the apple and it will fall, the candle will burn you, and we accept the words and grammar that make language etc. If we were to meet the proverbial sentient species from another planet it would be possible to develop a system of communication and discuss each others scientific and other papers (before discussing 'politician's pratfalls' and 'not in front of the children' stories and pictures). 31.51.113.108 (talk) 09:44, 11 July 2017 (UTC)

ATTENTION[edit]

Please, read the important message on my page... COME BACK HERE to tell me when you have read it... THANK YOU!--Kingdamian1 (talk) 16:33, 11 July 2017 (UTC)

As a person on the spectrum, hear hear! We really need to work to decrease mental health stigmatization in this country. And in the world, for that matter. I'm sorry for anything you have had to go through. RoninMacbeth (talk) 16:37, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
Look... you have a brain disease.... it's not anything else... just ask anyone to explain how it's different... we know how they are caused, we know it's genetic. It's not mood, life force, chi etc. It has a REAL physical cause... if you aren't gonna criticize a person with asthma don't do it with mental health Kingdamian1 (talk) 18:57, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
I think most people here would agree with what you posted on your user page about this, except the part about banning people. I remember someone got banned for the opinions they wrote in talk and essay space, but that was an extreme case. 2.126.236.234 (talk) 20:08, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
For once I'm agreeing with Damian. There's a shocker. Good post in your userspace Damian. Koidevelopment (talk) 20:17, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
Thanks Koi!--Kingdamian1 (talk) 23:20, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
I need more people to read this!!!!!!!!--Kingdamian1 (talk) 23:36, 11 July 2017 (UTC)

Completely agree (apart from the banning part). Glad to see you're not one of the fundies who thinks that mental illness is caused by demon possession or anything like that. Christopher (talk) 18:05, 15 July 2017 (UTC)

I've worked with people with autism. That was actually a good post.-DiamondDisc1(talk) 22:00, 15 July 2017 (UTC)
I didn't catch the ban part. Only part I disagree with. McHanzo <3 23:03, 15 July 2017 (UTC)

Posting as someone with ADHD[edit]

It is indeed not 'a willpower thing', and the common belief that it is is causing tremendous damage. Aside from the the banning part (which I do not agree with), I found your post heartwarming. Thank you, Damian. While we should not hate those who fail to get mental illness/disorder, we must support those who suffer from mental illness/disorder. All the best, Reverend Black Percy (talk) 22:16, 15 July 2017 (UTC)

Thank you--Kingdamian1 (talk) 23:49, 15 July 2017 (UTC)

A person suffering from a mental health disorder has no control over it![edit]

I think that is an oversimplification. No doubt mental illness has a negative impact on people's free will, and certainly diminishes their responsibility for their emotions or behaviour – but on the other hand, often one still has some (however small) degree of control, and the way one exercises that control can make a difference to the trajectory of the illness. For example, a person can choose whether to seek help for their condition, whether to turn up to appointments with psychiatrists/psychologists/therapists/etc, whether or not to comply with prescribed medication regimens. (Of course, in some cases of mental illness, especially the most severe cases, one can have no ability to do any of this – but in many more cases one does have some real ability to decide whether to cooperate in one's treatment or not.) And I'd say that psychotherapeutic approaches to treating mental illness generally rely on some degree of cooperation of the patient's will to be effective. (And all this I say as someone who has suffered from mental illness myself, not as some form of armchair pontification.) (((Zack Martin))) 23:59, 15 July 2017 (UTC)

Hello![edit]

Hey there bud, how you been?--King Rimuru 17:42, 29 August 2017 (UTC)

Thank you... Trying to feel better!--Kingdamian1 (talk) 03:32, 1 September 2017 (UTC)

Hi there.[edit]

I'm enjoying our debate on your essay talkpage. It's been in a long time since I got in a history argument. I'm also hoping to keep it more civil than your first one. Sorry about my colleagues doing that stuff, BTW. Anyways, have a good day. RoninMacbeth (talk) 02:17, 7 September 2017 (UTC)

sure--Kingdamian1 (talk) 02:20, 7 September 2017 (UTC)