Try to find meaning in life my fellow sherbros

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  1. Der Eisbär

    Der Eisbär Banned Banned

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    Lmao, I think you'll be surprised bud.
     
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    Der Eisbär Banned Banned

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    I can't seem to find a whole lot of data on what environmental lawyers typically make. From high end to low end. My ideal would be to practice for about a decade and in the mean time continue to develop and grow my online efforts in blogging, content creation, video creation, and so forth so that I don't have to spend a lifetime behind a desk buried under paper work. I would like to spread as much influence as I can in getting more and more people to stand up for the environment and take action, and make those efforts lucrative.
     
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    I've seen people that found purpose and meaning in life by setting aside shallow gratification for deeper relationships. When their older they're surrounded by lots of family. The party on group not so much.
     
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    This x 1000. The short sightedness of modern secular culture is baffling to me. The people living the most rich and meaningful lives in late age are those surrounded by a loving tribe/family. Those that stay responsibility free for the entirety of their adult lives often find themselves sad and alone during the final stretch.
     
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    Der Eisbär Banned Banned

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    It's not a traditional logic class. It's based on argument structure and turning arguments into mathematical equations after symbolizing and abbreviating them, which is quite abstract and hard to grasp. Thanks for your cheap jab though. Real big of you.
     
  7. unimackpass

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    A balanced view of the environment is where it's at. I've seen the environmental movement get political to a point that it's nonsensical.

    This road needed to go through along time ago but it's bin the "environmentalists" wanting to save the world that stopped it for so long.

    https://www.adn.com/politics/2018/0...dvance-proposed-road-through-wildlife-refuge/
     
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    That's why the Japanese have the second highest suicide among the 8 major industrialized nations?
     
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    I guess we have to define what "balance" is.

    50% of the world's wildlife has been wiped out in the last 4 decades. Is that balanced?

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    Is this balance?

    If balance is advancing human interests as far as possible without completely wiping out the natural world, then I disagree with you.

    If balance is sustainable economic growth that protects the environment and wildlife populations to their fullest, then I agree with you.
     
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    As I get older I find people harder to tolerate.
     
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    Is a persons life getting bigger or smaller. One thing I've noticed about people that work on having good relationships, rather than short term gratification, is they have a generally healthier disposition.
    It's not a automatic either or, similar to working out. The less activity one does the worst he feels but it's easier in the short term.
     
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    Sustainable is obviously the goal. One of the many problems with a lot of the environmental movement is they want to not "interfere" with nature even when things are way out of balance. I've lived in Alaska all my life and bin involved with commercial fishing, and lived in remote villages with natives.
    No one loves the outdoors more than me, it's where I live and make a living. Hardly ever see some granola cruncher, to remote but they still think they know more than everyone else. I know what I'm taking about when talking about whacked out environmentalists.
     
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    Replace "ickygay" with "bacon" and that's pretty much my venn diagram or whatever the fuck that is
     
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    CauseImbetta BJJ master

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    It'd simply because their life insurance plans pay out for suicide. Ours don't.
     
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    We're living in the most shortsighted generation in history. It's all about me and immediate gratification. The irony is more people are on medication, smoking pot, ect. because of depression than ever before.
    Hollywood glamorizes people living like their one giant gland, end of story.
    Happiness is the result of pursuing meaning. Our culture tells people to go straight to what makes you happy and anything else is oppressive.
    It's porn culture on steroids, don't develop meaningful relationships, get some and get out.
    Everything is screaming it ends in death, but hey party on.
     
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    For western men, finding your meaning and purpose in another person can be a liability financially and emotionally. If someone needs a life partner to feel complete and can avoid being a statistic in family court then good for them, but denouncing all single life as lonely and immature is a shortsighted view.
     
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    The happiest and saddest people are those that are dirt poor or filthy rich from inheritance. The latter because they have extreme goals of a humanitarian nature, and the latter because they live oblivious to the woes of "common people." Of course in both cases those individuals can be the saddest people on Earth as well. In the end, I think people who the to be poorer in '2nd' world countries have a higher average happiness than people in Canada. *Im putting Canada and not 1st world because Canadians lead the first world in number of suicides on average. Must be the damn cold.

    As for life, I think it's all meaningless...yada yada life is what you make of it and if making something is what you want to do...
     
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    I thought that was all logic classes?
     
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    Denouncing all single life would definitely be short sighted. In context of where this discussion was going, full on unrestrained hedonism, screw dem bitches, it's applicable.
    Living the hipster playboy lifestyle till someone decides to settle down sets one up for all the wrong choices. Consequences of lifestyle choice can be traced back before deciding to try a actual relationship rather than a pornographers imagination.
     

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