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Re: What do you love about life?

Postby Floaty73 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:32 am

My pets, my children, my stable marriage, nature, music, learning Italian, even my work. The fact that I DO have stuff I love in my life which most of the time compensates for the huge gaps and failures.
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Re: What do you love about life?

Postby traumatic » Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:31 pm

There's a lot, but one crucial thing is that the older I get, the less ###$ i give, frankly speaking.
It's a bliss.
The child is father of the man.
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Re: What do you love about life?

Postby researcher2 » Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:12 am

N1ghty wrote:I love reading sf/fantasy novels, ... long night walks, empty streets, forest, watching the rain, storms, ... the moon, listening to ... darkwave music
N1ghty wrote:I recently found this cool small park on the edge part of the town behind some old apartment buildings. Usually it's quite remote so I go there late in the evening ... There's not much light pollution there so you can see the stars more clearly.
iabsurdlyexist wrote:I can definitely get behind rain and storms. I'm a morning person so I like the quiet
StickyFingers wrote:I love the nights when there's no sounds, nobody around me, when there's a little wind. I love those lonely moments.
CityMouse wrote:...solitude, silence.
Floaty73 wrote:...nature...

There are many mentions of the acetylcholine-mediated pleasure of various types of beauty, which I quoted above. I myself likewise get a large portion of my pleasure from beauty in its various forms.

In the case of music (which three people mentioned), music varies greatly in its type and degree of beauty (some music containing no beauty at all), and much music contains vulgarity (meaning the opposite of beauty), so one should always be specific when mentioning music, or else it doesn't mean much. N1ghty mentioned "darkwave music", which I was unfamiliar with, but I have looked up its description, and based upon that description, it seems like it is beautiful.

The psychopathic APA psychiatrists who write the DSM say that we are "schizoid" and have a "disorder" because we lack the serotonin-mediated social pleasures, yet they do not consider it to be any kind of disorder to lack the acetylcholine-mediated pleasure of beauty. I doubt that the DSM authors are capable of perceiving and enjoying the subtle beauty in things such as solitude, silence, the night sky, and the rain.
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Re: What do you love about life?

Postby Sorrowfell » Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:28 am

Games, music, food, nature.
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