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ezgoingrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 06:24 AM
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Just about the coolest thing I've ever seen.
This is a video from the concert held before President Obama's inauguration. It's not very long, but it sure is neat!

http://vimeo.com/2887685
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taterguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 06:29 AM
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1. Rick rolls are so 2004
:eyes:
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ezgoingrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 06:44 AM
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3. Sorry but
it's not a Rick roll.
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taterguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 06:45 AM
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4. Yeah, right
Just because you say it's not something doesn't make it so
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SmileyRose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 06:34 AM
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2. Pretty neat if you ask me.
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ASUliberal Donating Member (201 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 06:52 AM
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5. Now if you take that same concept and apply to everyday life...
Edited on Sun Apr-26-09 06:57 AM by ASUliberal
You come to a pretty weird conclusion about your existence relative to others. You also have a better understanding of the concepts of past present and future.

Humans are not all knowing. So human perception is limited by the ability of our senses to pick up information about our environment. Since it takes "time" for that information to reach us and be processed in our brain, that means that by the time you experience that particular event, that event has already taken place.

So with that being true, is there ever such a thing as present, relative to human perception? Because what we conceive to be present reality is by definition the past because it has already "long sense" played out before we even know it has happened. To the best of my understanding, there is no such thing as "present" within human perception. We do not live in the present. There is only the future, events that have yet to occur, and the past, events that have occurred. So we quite literally are always living in the past. haha

Although that is basically the same thing as the theory of relativity. It just highlights how independent we are as humans from the true concept of reality.

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ezgoingrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 06:56 AM
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6. Wow.
That's some pretty deep stuff for so early on a Sunday morning. I like it, though. :)
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ASUliberal Donating Member (201 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-26-09 07:00 AM
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7. It's the unfortunate life of a philosophy major
Almost every day is a new mind fuck for me.

Sometimes it's cool and sometimes it's pretty scary shit.
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