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by lavezzi
April 10th, 2014, 5:33 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Why has the universe/mind been BLOCKING me and PARALYZING me since 2012?!
Replies: 75
Views: 20096

Winston, it seems you are unable to delay the drive for instant gratification long enough to bring about the prolonged gratification you really want, creating suffering and conflict. The fundamental problem, though, is you're operating from a feeling of general lack which is rooted in dishonesty wit...
by lavezzi
February 26th, 2014, 2:35 am
Forum: Religion and Spirituality
Topic: Four Extraordinary Aspects of Christianity That Atheists Can't Explain
Replies: 117
Views: 7968

When you are a young child, you experience a kind of blissful ignorance and have very few concerns. This is because you are yet to develop a mental-ego and henceforth experience all the problems and suffering it entails. You experience love and protection from your parents during this period. Whenev...
by lavezzi
January 30th, 2014, 2:59 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Do you find it really hard being a loner?
Replies: 51
Views: 8380

I've just realized something about loneliness. It can be a blessing in disguise. You see, the longer you endure it, the more you realize its just an illusion and the less power it has over you. Eventually it doesn't have as much power over you. At that point, you gain one step toward mastering your...
by lavezzi
January 4th, 2014, 5:29 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Do you find it really hard being a loner?
Replies: 51
Views: 8380

The personality or ego is an empirical illusion consisting of a mental representation of sensory experience filtered through past conditioning, and the senses are directed externally. Therefore, every human being is exclusively extroverted. "Introversion" can only be the act of taking solace in one'...
by lavezzi
October 16th, 2013, 8:59 am
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Do u have symptoms of demoralization and mental instability?
Replies: 8
Views: 1793

Your values determine your well-being. I am not referring to conscious values of the ego which are basically illusions, but rather the unconscious drives originating from deeper aspects of the psyche. These are determined first and foremost by your conditioning. Modern, "individualistic" society is...
by lavezzi
October 15th, 2013, 2:34 pm
Forum: Rants and Raves
Topic: Do u have symptoms of demoralization and mental instability?
Replies: 8
Views: 1793

Your values determine your well-being. I am not referring to conscious values of the ego which are basically illusions, but rather the unconscious drives originating from deeper aspects of the psyche. These are determined first and foremost by your conditioning. Modern, "individualistic" society is ...
by lavezzi
October 15th, 2013, 1:23 pm
Forum: Deep Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Why do you not want something anymore after you get it?
Replies: 13
Views: 6664

WTF Lavezzi? Can you put that in simpler terms or in layman's terms? Your explanation is way too abstract and requires too much concentration to follow. lol Basically you don't really desire any objects, because objects exist only in the mind. As long as you are pretending boundaries actually exist...
by lavezzi
October 15th, 2013, 12:33 pm
Forum: Deep Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Why do you not want something anymore after you get it?
Replies: 13
Views: 6664

Within the balance of nature, all forms of life have a built-in mechanism whereby they expand their energy exclusively for the purpose of prolongation and never acquire in excess of what they need. The ecosystem is an interconnected web of contained conflicts which paradoxically brings about harmony...
by lavezzi
June 2nd, 2013, 7:07 am
Forum: Deep Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Are humans conformist by nature?
Replies: 3
Views: 2306

Humans are highly collectivist by nature, only said collectivism can become highly distorted if an advanced level of economic development occurs without correspondingly high levels of spiritual (or psychological) development to create balance. When this is the case, a perverse form of collectivism e...
by lavezzi
May 9th, 2013, 10:54 am
Forum: Deep Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Would you live your life over again?
Replies: 9
Views: 2929

If you use your mind (a fault-finding machine) to determine the value of experiencing human existence, invariably you will come to the conclusion that life is pointless at best, hellish at worst. This is because the human mind is a tool to aid in the survival of the animal organism i.e. the body, wh...
by lavezzi
May 9th, 2013, 10:25 am
Forum: Questions and Advice
Topic: Should a man try to settle down and raise a family?
Replies: 41
Views: 5765

Winston, literal-mindedness always leads to false and foolish conclusions. The failure to recognize this is the catastrophic fallacy of the modern world. Having a child is the single most freeing and liberating thing the vast majority of humans on earth will get to experience in their lifetimes. Oth...
by lavezzi
February 6th, 2013, 1:12 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Chinese men go for the "Happier Abroad" option
Replies: 21
Views: 3029

My experience has been entirely different to the claims in the article. I've met a Chinese woman (soon to be girlfriend). She's 27 and works full-time, while I'm 21 and unemployed waiting to start college which will take a number of years at least before I'll ever be able to find a job. She's a devo...
by lavezzi
February 5th, 2013, 10:27 am
Forum: Deep Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Is anyone really happy? Is it all a facade?
Replies: 4
Views: 2381

but overcoming ego means death. so happiness is not possible. Overcoming ego means surpassing the belief that it is inherently real, rather than simply a mental construct useful only in facilitating convenient social interaction. We define our experiences through a filter of subjective beliefs rath...
by lavezzi
February 5th, 2013, 4:39 am
Forum: Trip Reports, Travel Experiences, Expat Stories
Topic: Back from the dead and in China
Replies: 122
Views: 17086

I'm thinking of booking a flight to China for a month from May until Jun. I have maybe around $2,500 before paying for flights. Guangzhou seems like a good place to at least start off. Would it be a good idea to book a flight to Guangzhou in May, then book a return flight from Beijing in Jun and spe...
by lavezzi
February 5th, 2013, 3:10 am
Forum: Deep Philosophical Discussions
Topic: Is anyone really happy? Is it all a facade?
Replies: 4
Views: 2381

True happiness is an inner state of being which is independent from external circumstances. The kind of happiness one finds in external circumstances (i.e. relationships, money, prestige, travel etc.) is nothing but a temporary distraction from one's inner state of unhappiness characterized by fears...

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