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The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.Camus
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Re: Feelings and love - the intelligent version

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Posted by foolhill on Sunday, March 30, 2003 at 23:14:59 :

In Reply to: Feelings and love - the intelligent version posted by Joe on Thursday, February 27, 2003 at 01:55:17 :

this idea only works if you start from a Cartesian purely material conception of the human being (as a rational creature)
this is precisely why we can assume that human beings defy purely materialistic conceptualizations
were it not for love there would be no explanation for the irrational behavior we witness
the more we embrace the purely material, however, the more distance we put between us and our ultimate destination

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