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Discussion in 'General Religious Debates' started by SalixIncendium, Feb 17, 2019.

  1. SalixIncendium

    SalixIncendium Resident Hermit
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    How important is it for you to wake up tomorrow morning?

    I've learned enough in my experience that waking up the next morning is inconsequential.

    What are your thoughts on this?
     
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  2. beenherebeforeagain

    beenherebeforeagain Rogue Animist
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    If I fail to wake up, I am doubtful that I will care.

    I much prefer to wake up; I'm pretty happy with my life so I'd like to continue it.
     
  3. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Libertarian Capitalist Atheist Bokononist
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    Waking up tomorrow is essential for doing things tomorrow.
    And postponing waking up to the day after tomorrow would
    mean that I've over-slept badly, & will feel unhealthy all day.
     
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  4. beenherebeforeagain

    beenherebeforeagain Rogue Animist
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    There have been some mornings/days I might have preferred to not wake up in (It's why I don't drink much anymore), but all in all I think it's preferable to wake up than to not.
     
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  5. Vinayaka

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    On one of our trips back from India or some other far away place, Boss had jet-lag. She slept about 20 hours. It was 8PM, and she thought it was 8AM. "Are you going shopping this morning?" gave it away.

    As to getting up tomorrow, if I don't, 'I' won't know anyway. But better to be stiff than a stiff.
     
  6. Unveiled Artist

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    Every time I get depressed, for five or ten minutes (Improvement) I don't want to live. I think of one thought or two and then I think of my friend and family. Then I think of strangers involved if I did this. Then I think of where I would be if I did that.

    So, I'm learning to say thank you each morning even if that's the only word I say. I do look forward to the mornings. One more day to express me. Though, when I sleep, it makes me think of if I didn't wake up, how would things be.
     
  7. savagewind

    savagewind Something, not nothing
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    I agree! I think that makes us two existentially negative.
     
  8. savagewind

    savagewind Something, not nothing
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    You might be giving me a headache. Are you sorry?
     
  9. Willamena

    Willamena Just me
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    It's inconsequential to think of the importance of waking up tomorrow morning.
     
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  10. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    I would get to sleep in.
     
  11. Polymath257

    Polymath257 Think & Care
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    There are some students that paid for me to teach them tomorrow morning.

    I'm not really sure how disappointed they would be if I didn't wake up, though.

    There are a few others that would be upset if I failed to wake up again. But if I just slept in past noon, they would be concerned but not too upset.
     
  12. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Libertarian Capitalist Atheist Bokononist
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    One of the sorriest posters here.
     
  13. savagewind

    savagewind Something, not nothing
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    After me, I am sure.
     
  14. Thief

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    and someday.....you won't

    so there are two possibilities

    you will remain in your body
    body goes in the box.....box into the ground
    eternal darkness is physically real
    no form of light follows anyone into the grave
    really is dark down there

    or

    you stand from your carcass.....renounce the flesh
    no more and maybe....never more

    but of course.....you can't get out of your body now
    even as you are still breathing and seem to be in control

    what makes you think you will get out of your body?.....when all control is lost

    so....the grave seems the greater likelihood
     
  15. Quagmire

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    If I wake up tomorrow morning, I will most likely go back to sleep and wake up again some time in the early afternoon.
     
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    and if you stand from your carcass....

    would you not be ....beside yourself

    literally
     
  17. dybmh

    dybmh Terminal Optimist
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    Is this a trick question? Owls are noctural.

    Edit: but seriously: Waking up tomorrow morning? It's not important to me; it's important to others.
     
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  18. aMirage

    aMirage Look outside, seek and observe.

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    If I didn't wake up, things would be fine. Life and death don't scare me.
     
  19. beenherebeforeagain

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    It's like the old saying:

    Falling asleep behind the wheel isn't terrifying...


    Waking up while behind the wheel, now THAT is terrifying!:confused:o_O:eek::oops::rolleyes:
     
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  20. Skwim

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    Got some snow shovelin' to do, so it's pretty important that I wake up and get up.

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