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Re: An essay in futility, too long to read :)
« Reply #2225 on: 04/07/2016 19:34:32 »
As I've tried to tell you.
You don't die, you live.
 

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Re: An essay in futility, too long to read :)
« Reply #2226 on: 04/07/2016 19:34:54 »
Do it.
 

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Re: An essay in futility, too long to read :)
« Reply #2227 on: 04/07/2016 19:40:11 »
You can
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Re: An essay in futility, too long to read :)
« Reply #2228 on: 04/07/2016 19:49:28 »
I know, I should be more 'sober', and 'responsible'?

F* that.
 

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Re: An essay in futility, too long to read :)
« Reply #2229 on: 22/07/2016 18:28:25 »
There is a word in Swedish called 'slump'. It's about probabilities actually, but it doesn't weight possibilities. The closest I've come up with in English is 'coincidence', as in 'by pure coincidence this, or that, happens'. when I think of probability it's weighted, as some bell curve of probable outcomes. But 'slump' has a slightly different neutral tone to it. Nor more probable, or not, just 'slump'. Then we have 'luck', as in some people seems more lucky than others. Does it exist, or is it all by 'slump'? The world we live in has sets of rules, that is what physics, as well as quantum mechanics build from, although the rules change as we go down in scale. So? Probabilities coming from statistics are what steers the outcomes we see, but 'slump' also seem to fit the picture. And depending on where you are on that thought up bell curve, I think some will be luckier than others.
 

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Re: An essay in futility, too long to read :)
« Reply #2230 on: 22/07/2016 18:38:35 »
Where does the rules come from, why do they exist? Statistics is one thing, but presume, as I do, that you from it also can prove 'luck' to exist on a individual level. It's a very big game, isn't it. What does statistics make of us individuals existing?  Each one of us must matter, some will be lucky, others unlucky, with most of us being a little of both.
 

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Re: An essay in futility, too long to read :)
« Reply #2231 on: 22/07/2016 18:43:02 »
Without 'us' existing statistics disappear. The same goes for any other collection of 'individual entities' as molecules etc. So, are we in a mold, or do we have the ability to break free?
 

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Re: An essay in futility, too long to read :)
« Reply #2232 on: 22/07/2016 18:45:20 »
The question then becomes.
Do you think you matter?
 

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Re: An essay in futility, too long to read :)
« Reply #2233 on: 22/07/2016 18:54:46 »
What I'm asking is not about whether you 'matter' for statistics, that one is already answered. It's about you, as well as me, now, do you matter on a individual level, can you 'break free' if there is a need for it? That's the most important question. Can you?
 

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