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Reply Wed 30 Sep, 2009 11:40 am
What would be the greatest regret of mankind ever? Or what would you personally perceive as the greatest regret ever?
 
richrf
 
Reply Wed 30 Sep, 2009 11:52 am
@gotmilk9991,
Hi,

I personally do not think that anything should be regretful.

However, if I was to hazard a guess what most people would say, I would say either:

1) Eve eating the apple

or

2) That they weren't nice to their parents. (I hope my son is reading this).

Rich
 
gotmilk9991
 
Reply Wed 30 Sep, 2009 11:54 am
@gotmilk9991,
I'm saying like not a personal regret. Like Hitler killing the jews, our effect [very minimal] on global warming that kind of stuff. But thats good to know when I talk back to my mother.
 
Lily
 
Reply Wed 30 Sep, 2009 12:11 pm
@gotmilk9991,
Yeah, the global warming is probably the worst. Many people are going to die because of it, and many species.
 
jgweed
 
Reply Wed 30 Sep, 2009 02:26 pm
@gotmilk9991,
The burning of the Royal Library of Alexandria.
 
rhinogrey
 
Reply Wed 30 Sep, 2009 04:28 pm
@gotmilk9991,
The Neolithic Revolution
 
Victor Eremita
 
Reply Thu 1 Oct, 2009 04:52 am
@gotmilk9991,
The United States becoming more powerful than Canada.
 
xris
 
Reply Thu 1 Oct, 2009 05:01 am
@Victor Eremita,
That we are too good at being parasites.
 
Doobah47
 
Reply Thu 1 Oct, 2009 05:05 am
@xris,
1. That in order to exist we are forced to commit crimes.
2. Slavery.
3. Awful, cheap architecture.
 
gotmilk9991
 
Reply Thu 1 Oct, 2009 06:20 am
@gotmilk9991,
I think its the actual existence of humans. The world would be fine without us. Our existence is not neccesary within the timeline of the universe. We are more of a burden on the world, such as a crack addict is upon a mother. Sucking it dry until nothings left, and then moving on. And we are the worst kind of crack addict; we can't change.
 
rhinogrey
 
Reply Thu 1 Oct, 2009 11:22 am
@gotmilk9991,
gotmilk9991;94559 wrote:
I think its the actual existence of humans. The world would be fine without us. Our existence is not neccesary within the timeline of the universe. We are more of a burden on the world, such as a crack addict is upon a mother. Sucking it dry until nothings left, and then moving on. And we are the worst kind of crack addict; we can't change.


We will die out and the Earth will renew herself.

Mankind is a darkly humorous blip on the cosmic map. But we treat ourselves like the universe revolves around us.
 
mister kitten
 
Reply Thu 1 Oct, 2009 01:16 pm
@gotmilk9991,
gotmilk9991;94559 wrote:
I think its the actual existence of humans. The world would be fine without us. Our existence is not neccesary within the timeline of the universe. We are more of a burden on the world, such as a crack addict is upon a mother. Sucking it dry until nothings left, and then moving on. And we are the worst kind of crack addict; we can't change.


So you're saying we should regret that we are alive?
 
gotmilk9991
 
Reply Fri 2 Oct, 2009 05:24 am
@gotmilk9991,
Yes. Thats exactly what I'm saying. That we should regret the cruel probrability of life that allowed all of our molecules come together at that exact instant that was needed. Twas the cruel fate that lead our lives, when with our lives lead fate.
 
I am question
 
Reply Fri 2 Oct, 2009 10:42 am
@gotmilk9991,
Well, every species that is graced upon this earth has its bad effects on why its alive, but it has its good side effects to, everything is two sided.

Our greatest regret of mankind is violence, but we humans are such a violent organism, disparity and truthful.
 
Lily
 
Reply Fri 2 Oct, 2009 03:00 pm
@I am question,
I am question;94781 wrote:

Our greatest regret of mankind is violence, but we humans are such a violent organism, disparity and truthful.

Heh? what? violence against what? How would we live without violence?
 
gotmilk9991
 
Reply Tue 6 Oct, 2009 06:00 am
@gotmilk9991,
We could live without violence. It's just not within human capacity within this era to do so. Ghandi was able to live a violence free life. So if one can then why not us all?
 
Lily
 
Reply Tue 6 Oct, 2009 08:15 am
@gotmilk9991,
gotmilk9991;95398 wrote:
So if one can then why not us all?

This is always a stupid argument. The oldest woman lived until she was about 120, so why can't we all.
 
gotmilk9991
 
Reply Tue 6 Oct, 2009 10:44 am
@gotmilk9991,
What is the point of that statement? She lived to 120, so what relevancy does that have to my statement?
 
Lily
 
Reply Wed 7 Oct, 2009 09:43 am
@gotmilk9991,
gotmilk9991;95496 wrote:
What is the point of that statement? She lived to 120, so what relevancy does that have to my statement?

I just meant that just because one person can do a thing, it doesn't mean that we all can.
 
gotmilk9991
 
Reply Thu 8 Oct, 2009 10:49 am
@gotmilk9991,
Why not? Within reason anything you can do, i can do.
 
 

 
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