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Truth or Dare: Why posting on RF?

Discussion in 'General Debates' started by stvdv, Jun 16, 2020.

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  1. 01: I never see faults in others

  2. 02: I never point out faults I see in others

  3. 03: I never get irritated about faults I see in others

  4. 04: I see more often faults in others than I see faults in myself

  5. 05: I see more often faults in myself than I see faults in others

  6. 06: I wish I could switch of "judging others"?

  7. 07: I think it is good to want to improve myself

  8. 08: I think it is good to want to improve others

  9. 09: I think it is good to give unasked advice about faith and/or feelings

  10. 10: I try my best to avoid being arrogant or belittling others (incl. faith or feelings)

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  1. stvdv

    stvdv Veteran Member

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    Truth or Dare: Why posting on RF?

    Today I thought "what is the real reason I post on RF?"
    a) Improve myself
    b) Improve others

    Kind of tricky these 2

    Why I want to improve myself?
    Why I want to improve others?

    When does "try to help others" changes into "belittle the other"?
    When does "try to help others" changes into "pride or arrogance"?

    Would you wish you could switch off "judging others" now and then?
    Does it feel better to give advice when asked or when given unasked?
    Would you still spend so much time on RF if there was no frubal system?
    (giving frubals is the ability to give "like, funny, winner, friendly etc")

    Being on RF is a great opportunity for me to learn

    POLL about "seeing faults in others/oneself, judging and giving advice"
     
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  2. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    well....I kinda thought I had copyright
    and therefore....control over my content

    but that doesn't seem to be the case....after all

    maybe I should sue the owners for my property

    (it's not my fault)
     
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  3. 'mud

    'mud ~~ Life is Stuff ~~
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  4. Thief

    Thief Rogue Theologian

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    but does anyone want your stuff?
     
  5. 'mud

    'mud ~~ Life is Stuff ~~
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    hey @Thief
    I guess you're right, I guess my Stuff is nearly as invisible as your God !
     
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  6. stvdv

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    You are good at that. I got the message from the beginning. Simple and clear. I like it, and probably won't forget it.
    I love this line of you too: ~~~~~Just listening to the silence of the shadows of what was the light ~~~~~~~~~
     
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  7. 'mud

    'mud ~~ Life is Stuff ~~
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    @stvdv
    Just listening !
    Shadows speak very softly you know, in the dark of lightlessness
     
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    To me the OP is ambiguous. Are you talking about faults in ideas or faults in behaviors?
     
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  9. 'mud

    'mud ~~ Life is Stuff ~~
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    I think ideas become behaviors in writing forms, yes ?
    In the thinking of why one would want to write here ?
     
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  10. 'mud

    'mud ~~ Life is Stuff ~~
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    Why the attention on `faults` ?
     
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  12. stvdv

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    Good question, because there are so many sub-forums on RF. Sometimes it's a fine line between ideas and behavior; e.g. when ideas feel like belittling.
    When speaking of "fault in others" I mean in their behavior, things that irritate me, giving me the challenge to do introspection "why I get irritated" etc.

    What one says is more about ideas maybe, and how one says it is more about behavior; like in above example of criticizing/belittling.
     
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  13. stvdv

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    That took me a while, to "get" where you were going with this:)

    When humans interact, it's maybe more like an organism
    Sometimes I wonder "Is there anything I can call my own?"
     
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    I couldn't affirm any of those statements. :)
     
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  15. 'mud

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    hey @stvdv
    uncross your feet, cuts off the blood-flow to one's brain !
    There's a lot of affirmations coming !
     
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    "uncross your feet, cuts off the blood-flow to one's brain !"
    "There's a lot of affirmations coming !"

    Do you mean with this:

    "When I stop meditating (crossed feet = lotus) then the blood-flow to the brain is cut off?"
    "Which results in lots of thoughts (affirmations)?"

    Makes sense to me. Thanks for the hints.
     
  17. stvdv

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    I thought I put in a few options that would be easy to affirm for all.
    Maybe a good idea to put in 1 option "I can't affirm any of those statements"

    Thank you for the feedback
     
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    Interesting 2 minute thought exercise...
     
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    So that was a clear 4 through 8 response.
     
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