• @Nobody
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    223 days ago

    The past is gone and misremembered. The future is a projection of your imagination. The present is all that is real. Be depressed there.

    • @MotoAsh
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      73 days ago

      Jokes on you. I’m depressed in/because of all three!

  • @chonglibloodsport
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    83 days ago

    The funniest thing about this is that you could use the same reasons to not be depressed. Radical acceptance!

    • @[email protected]
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      23 days ago

      My EXACT thought when I saw this was that this is why so many therapies (including Dialectal Behavior Therapy) teach mindfulness / awareness and participation in the present moment. It literally makes you feel less depressed and more empowered.

  • @SirDerpy
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    23 days ago

    Sir, the possibility of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately 3,720 to 1!

      • @SirDerpy
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        33 days ago

        Humanity has never seen problems like climate change or the adverse effects of poor application of tech to communications. I’ve little clue if humanity can recover from whatever the fuck mess we’ve made. I think no one really knows what’s going to happen.

        …there is at least the possibility, if not the probability, of changing intolerable conditions. This possibility is important, because much in human existence is based upon hope without any real understanding of the odds.

        I choose to believe there’s a chance because, for me individually, the alternative very reasonably concludes in my prompt non-existence.

        • @samus12345
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          03 days ago

          I think no one really knows what’s going to happen.

          Agreed. There’s no historical precedent for this. I do think that humanity dying out completely is very unlikely unless everywhere on the entire planet is rendered completely uninhabitable. Humans are very adaptable. Our civilizations falling and becoming a Mad Max-style world, though? Quite plausible. Us getting our shit together and avoiding that? Also plausible, but the odds look bleaker by the day. You should stick around as long as possible regardless, though. Even if we fuck it all up, someday we might be able to come back from it! We already almost went extinct once.

          • @SirDerpy
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            -23 days ago

            You admit our ignorance. You then recommended I make a blind decision, likely to help yourself feel better about yours.

            No. I value my freedom to choose, particularly considering what we face.