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posted January 29, 2003 08:14 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for StarLover33     Edit/Delete Message
-I also have this in Universal Codes!
Hi I was wondering about how you feel with these opposites? Which one is better for the soul? Honestly, which one do you consider yourself to be?

The reason I'm writing this, is becuase I know this boy at school who is very smart. He's a complete Capricorn.
Well anyway, this guy I know, has a very negative view of the world. I mean he's always depressed and lonely and the worst part of all he doesn't want to change himself. He actually thinks he's fine the way he is, but he isn't. He has such a bad view that he told me, that he truly believes he'll die a violent death...honestly. Yes, these are very ugly Capricorn traits and it gets worse.
When I met him, I thought he was the most wisest guy ever, I mean he knew things that I didn't even realize. We used to talk about everything as was fun while it lasted.
Now, he's a complete ******* , I mean he's so bad that when I told him about some of my views, especially with religion and spirituality, he got less and less friendlier. It got to the point, where the other day, he told me that I'm living in a fantasy world and that if I don't get a reality check in the next 10 years...I'll either commit suicide or go to an insane assylum... He also thinks that I'm not as intelligent as he is becuase he thinks I'm ignorant and outdated with my views on the world... He says I live in a box and that my life is hopeless. He constantly makes fun of my intelligence and thinks I'm not capable of doing anything.

Being a Pisces, I've become depressed, becuase I almost believe that I will go crazy and that I truly am living in a fantasy world...this frightens me to death!

What if he is truly right?

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posted January 29, 2003 08:27 PM           Edit/Delete Message
I have an innately negative view of the world, but its my opinion that its not something you can change within yourself..its something you have to just work with.

Some people see holocausts and nuclear disasters, train crashes, car crashes and heart attacks around every corner. Sometimes these people are right.

Some people see lottery wins, some people see endless days of sunshine and happiness....and sometimes those people are right.

It balances out, and whichever camp you fall into is part of a self-balancing whole. Its my beleif you just have to learn how to put that to a positive use....and let me define positive by being "the most amount of GOOD to the most amount of people".

Obviously the entire terminology is fairly ambiguous but its also quite obvious really.

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posted January 29, 2003 11:21 PM           Edit/Delete Message
Hm. I guess that I'm kinda in the middle - I'm optimistically realistic, sometimes. I plan for the worst, hope for the best, all that jazz.
Life is what you make it - winning the lottery could be a triumph or a disaster...most likely a mix of the two.

Ack - I'm not even sure how I feel about this's life, you know? It's holocausts and tragedy, but there's also indescribable beauty wound within the horrible (or that which we see as horrible at the time), the sublime, and the mass of existence that falls in between.
*kicks self b/c she's about to say something horrible*
That Cappie dude that you're talking about, for all of his intelligence, can't see past the end of his own nose.

Weeelll, I'm pretty sure that that's going to come off as sophomoric as I'm pert dern tired and can't quite articulate just what I mean.

I'll go back to watching Futurama
"Leila, Armando and I are going to the backseat of his car for coffee."

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