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Utopia...possible?

Postby serendipity » Mon, 08 May 2006 11:36 pm

Is utopia possible, you reckon?

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Postby Bubbles » Tue, 09 May 2006 1:07 am

There are people....and there's the idea of Utopia....so, in the laws of possibility, .....it is possible....

But in probability, given some folk's horrid, grasping natures, and the laziness of the world in general, I'd say it very unlikely, don't you? Shame, though.
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Postby tiki » Tue, 09 May 2006 7:47 am

Why dream of Utopia when we've yet to deal with Ethiopia.

If only we learn to accept reality before venturing into something else.
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Postby Mary Hatch Bailey » Tue, 09 May 2006 8:18 am

tiki wrote:Why dream of Utopia when we've yet to deal with Ethiopia.

If only we learn to accept reality before venturing into something else.


I really like that one tiki. There can never be a utopia as long as there are Darfurs occuring at the same time...

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Postby icedragon1420 » Tue, 09 May 2006 8:58 am

The level of thinking that caused the chaos we have today is too low to solve it and create Utopia. :cry:
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Postby Cheekybeek » Tue, 09 May 2006 9:42 am

Not on Earth, I don't think. But perhaps somewhere out there it exists...

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Postby Vaucluse » Tue, 09 May 2006 10:02 am

tiki wrote:Why dream of Utopia when we've yet to deal with Ethiopia.

If only we learn to accept reality before venturing into something else.


Deep!
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Postby tiki » Tue, 09 May 2006 10:56 am

Vaucluse wrote:
tiki wrote:Why dream of Utopia when we've yet to deal with Ethiopia.


If only we learn to accept reality before venturing into something else.


Deep!



Thank you Captain V...
usually happens before 10am. Not Utopia but 'deep' :wink:
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Postby Vaucluse » Tue, 09 May 2006 12:43 pm

Impressive, though. Seriously.
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Postby bushbride » Tue, 09 May 2006 1:20 pm

Lovely Tiki!

Utopia - human predisposition of "the grass is always greener"... :D Things have been, and are, improving.

I think I am in a state of utopia right now, as my horrid father-in-law finally went home! Ahhhh utopia!

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Postby Baron Greenback » Tue, 09 May 2006 1:48 pm

I think you need to ask Thomas Moore :wink:

But no it is not - people are fundamentally greedy and selfish. Sure that is a blanket statement but it is the reason why communism is a great therory but doesn't work in practice wheras capitalsim plays on our natural greed.
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Postby serendipity » Tue, 09 May 2006 8:26 pm

Baron Greenback wrote:But no it is not - people are fundamentally greedy and selfish. Sure that is a blanket statement but it is the reason why communism is a great therory but doesn't work in practice wheras capitalsim plays on our natural greed.


Yeah... I must admit I can hold a positive not too sure what the right word to describe it... image or impression probably, on other people a lot of times, but I must admit I got to agree with actually a forum member here who isn't active anymore on a conversation on MSN we had that concluded that people have a dodgy side as well...
Or probably that's just people at work! *cause I had a bad day*

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Postby Wind In My Hair » Tue, 09 May 2006 8:36 pm

tiki wrote:Why dream of Utopia when we've yet to deal with Ethiopia.

If only we learn to accept reality before venturing into something else.


wow, tiki, that's transcendental.


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