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Good afternoon, morning, evening, wherever you are and whatever you're doing; I hope this post finds you well.
I met someone a few months ago who dropped me and made me dissolve into this pond that is philosophy and its studies. For better or worse, it's made me question nearly every decision I make to the point of annoyance. I suppose if I begin to ask questions and discuss things on here it will help me understand myself and the world around me a little better.
If you've read this far, I'd like to know what mood being in this forum puts you in, and how I could make the best of my time here.
Thanks for now,
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It doesn’t put me in any particular mood. I browse and see if there is something I can put my mind to and then try and write something succinct. My mood generally brings me to the forum not the other way round.
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Well, I've been second guessing myself all my life and expect I'll be doing so until the grave. Thus, it helps for me not to take myself too seriously. I screw up plenty, always have and probably always will. Living in complicated societies where people hold all manner of contradictory expectations of you is confusing and can be difficult. Still, we get up each day and bumble on.
Usually when I come to the forum I'm just hoping no one's been having a spat and given me work to do sifting through reports about alleged or real rudeness :)
So I come here to do a little work, but mostly to see if anyone's had an brainstorm or if there are ideas or topics that might trigger inspiration in me.