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Happy Wednesday!!! What is your philosophy?๐Ÿ˜Šโค๏ธโ˜€๏ธโ˜ฎ๏ธโ˜ฏ๏ธ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ™

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โ€œWho am I?โ€ is one of the questions that we go on asking ourselves. Is it based on our ancestry, our career, our well-being or our social circle? What questions would you ask to get the most information about who a person truly is?โค๏ธ

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Good morning Gb2 โ˜€๏ธ ๐Ÿ˜. How are you today?You bring great points as our careers, our circles can change during our course of life. Getting to know others likes and dislikes is very fresh ideas ๐Ÿ‘ Correct me if I am wrong: Why do you think ancestry limits to farmers? Is there a particular field?

Thank you for another post that challenges what we know. It may be a difficult question but those are the most worthwhile. Discovering our true self will help bring peace to our beingโค๐Ÿค—

Youโ€™re welcomed ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ™. Yes it is one of the most difficult question as we go on finding ourselves through out our life journey. It is very refreshing to learn something new about ourselves everyday.โค๏ธ But back to my other question, what would you ask to get to know another person? ๐Ÿ˜

I'd ask them what gives their lives meaning๐Ÿคจ

We are touching on life purpose subject now. How they define their life purposes will open up a whole can of worms to oneโ€™s ego. ๐Ÿ˜

You bring up 2 points here.

1. Generations pass down their tradition, their line of work.

2. Your local state, your city, your area will lead you to the type of work you have.

Ancestry will be based on these two criteria?

Hi Jerry, that is very fresh and friendly approach to get to know a person. It is one of many great social skills as we show our interest in the most gentle way. It makes other feel comfortable and willing to open up their world to us and vice versa. Thank you for sharing your wisdom with us. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™

What is your identity? . What are you passionate about? what do you like to be when you grow up

I'd like to know what someone's true interests/intentions are. I don't mean hobbies. I mean are they a narcissist? In my own personal experience people are generally but not always in one of two camps.

They are either out to help THEMSELVES in life by using others or they are out to help, empathise and support OTHERS by being kind and empathetic.

Just my view.

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I agree wholeheartedly โค๏ธ๐Ÿ™

Thatโ€™s great so you just tight everything back to your original reply as ancestry does not determine who you are. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘

And it's important to remember that people who look out for themselves only such as narcissists, psychopaths and sociopaths are absolutely brilliant wordsmiths and are highly skilled in mirroring, love-bombing and manipulation. Not many people are aware that 1 in 4 people are psychopaths or at least score very highly on the Hares Psychopathy Scale.

For that reason if I asked them a question about who they were I wouldn't necessarily take their word for it because in my experience actions speak far louder than words to me.

You reminded me a dish from the countryside, I think stuffed peanut fried caterpillar ๐Ÿ˜‚ I never got a hold of that dish but I saw people did enjoy them very much.๐Ÿ‘

I traveled to Hongkong and I think thatโ€™s one of their popular delicacy dish. What is your memorable food experience you have during traveling? ๐Ÿ˜

Good question Koko! I'd probably ask them how do you spend your free time? Or what kind of thoughts go through your mind throughout the day? I feel like the alone time and internal thoughts shed light on who a person truly is unencumbered

Thank you Kainan. ๐Ÿ™ Silence is when we can reach to highest of our awareness when you can operate on your conscious mind which is true to your existence. ( love your take on thisโค๏ธ) Hobbies will show your creativity and great find mutual interests and activities to share. Outstanding insight you have. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿค—

Thanks Koko. I'll have those on occasion haha ๐Ÿ˜†

Youโ€™re welcomed. ๐Ÿ˜ That is perfect practice of incorporating philosophy into personal relation with others ๐Ÿ‘

What things do you like doing most ie. what are your hobbies.

I love to talk about how kind and caring my mum was, she volunteered for charities. I know I've gone off track here but I have such find memories of my mum, also my loving dad.

Alicia xxxx๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—

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Hi Alicia, hope your day joyful so far. ๐Ÿค— Hobbies are great to find out common interests and fun things to share together. Aweee you are sentimental human being that you appreciate the love and wisdom from you mum.๐Ÿฅฐ Thank you for sharing your wisdom with us Alicia.โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ™xxxx

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It's been a good day thank you KoKo, hope your's is going well.

Yes my mum and my dad were such kind caring people.

You're welcome.

Alicia ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค— xxxx

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Thank you Alicia. Iโ€™m glad itโ€™s good well for you. I managed to finish one of project and now onto lunch, mushroom udon soup. ๐Ÿ˜‹. Hope you enjoy the rest of your evening with great snacks and favorite shows with your hubby! ๐Ÿค—โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒˆxxxx

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Thank you KoKo.

That's excellent you've finished a project and you lunch sounds delicious.๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹

Just having a lovely hot chocolate drink made using oat milk, cacao powder and oat milk.๐Ÿ˜‹ A very early start tomorrow.

Enjoy your afternoon.

Alicia๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒน๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ xxxx

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Oh my that cup of hot chocolate sounds so delicious ๐Ÿ˜‹ right now but Iโ€™m so full ๐Ÿ˜‚ Iโ€™ll make something similar to that when itโ€™s evening here. Iโ€™m glad you still find time to be here with us today.๐Ÿค— Have a wonderful night and sweet dreams when you are ready for bed ๐Ÿ›Œ ๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿ’คโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒˆxxxx

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It certainly was, I love it.๐Ÿ˜‹ Well it sounds like you are absolutely stuffed.๐Ÿ˜‚ I didn't think I would have time but I did fortunately, I'll have no time tomorrow as our day starts at 5 am and finishes at 10 pm. It's 10.34 pm here now so off to bed shortly.

Have a great afternoon.

Alicia ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค— xxxx

Eww ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Frog legs are delicious. Taste like chicken

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Not allowed to eat them

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Yeah. I wouldn't go out of my way to eat them

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Hopefully I havenโ€™t offended anyone by saying that

Awesome. I'd like to have some Roman chicken mcnuggets

that's ew

Whatโ€™s the difference? ๐Ÿ˜‚

Gb2 has been having good jokes lately ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘. I think it has to do with Italian agriculture, flavor and size portion.

Oh that is for sure with spaghetti and pizza and I think they have great cheese. Have you been to New York? I tried pizza in Soho and it was fantastic ๐Ÿ˜‹

Yes you can visit Time Square, Niagara Fall, Liberty statue (have to book in advance)... but I still love California more with better weather. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘

INR - after reading several replies regarding this; i'm feeling compelled to chime in....

it's not that everything tastes like chicken....

almost all meat tastes like meat!!!! if you don't season meat - with few exceptions - all meat tastes the same. you can taste a heme-ish flavor; and you get umami from the fat.

the only exceptions i'm aware of - are almost all in the fish category.

lamb, and possibly deer - have flavors that can identify the meat.

when i went vegan many moons ago - this is the main reason i never missed meat. fish is the only meat i've ever really craved. and on a few occasions i will have certain fish... i consider myself a rare-pesca-otherwise-vegan! ;-)


the only reason most meat tastes like something - is because certain meats are traditionally seasoned in certain ways. when you 'like' the taste of meat - it's mostly the seasoning you're enjoying!!

Hi Rob thank you for your expertise in meat department.๐Ÿ˜ I wanna point out one more detail how about textures? Different meat has its own texture and sometime people prefer certain kind. ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘

texture does play a role - but in truth - most meat has a very similar texture... certainly there are some differences... but those are usually small; and don't generally contribute to the flavor profile...

Ehhh๐Ÿ˜‚ okay Rob, you start digging a hole here. ๐Ÿ˜ You should define what is meat?๐Ÿค”

โ€œMeat is made up of long cells called fibers, and each individual muscle fiber is wrapped in a sheath made of collagen. The individual fibers are in turn grouped together in bundles, with each bundle also wrapped in a collagen sheath. While the individual muscle cells (fibers) are too small to see, it's these bundles we distinguish as the grain of the meat.โ€

For instance beef tendon is a very popular dish in Asia and the texture is completely different and it contributes to flavor. ๐Ÿ˜Ž

generically speaking - when most people use the word "meat" -

it refers to any part of an animal which is consumed as food.

this can include: muscle, tendons, sinue, fat, any organ, skin, etc...

Yes Rob, we are on same page about meat category. ๐Ÿ‘ Would that be all similar in flavor is my point? (Letโ€™s say steamed dish no additional seasoning)๐Ÿ˜


the question is completely irrelevant!!!!!

ask any question not about the person. see how long it takes before they start talking about themselves. see if they ever ask about you - and see if they listen to your answer.

that tells me all i need to know about anyone. cause you can't have a real conversation, if it's all about them.


i did see a reply where someone asked what would you want to do if you could do anything.

i think that's a great question!

i wish 'i had more money than god'. i'd be a philanthropist!! i would spent my time running around, doing random acts of kindness!!!

i would love to stand in a long line at grocery checkout - and quietly tell the cashier - "hey i'm paying for everyone in line"!!

i'd love to go to restaurants and quietly, and anonymously pay the tab for others!!!

i'd love to just walk around a busy place, and secretly drop $100 bills in peoples pockets!!

i'd look for people in need... and payoff their house; buy them a car; give them an anonymous grant toward their education!!

i'd leave bills in places for people to find! remember how fun it is to find your own money in a pocket you forgot?? just imagine leaving $100's around for people to discover!!

oh i could go on and on with creative ways to find and help people deserving of a little unexpected joy!!!!

Great spin on what question you would ask. ๐Ÿ˜ Hereโ€™s my perspective, any question you ask will somehow relating to the person more or less because you wonโ€™t be able to answer if you havenโ€™t had any experience about it. For instance, you can ask: how is the weather? what do you think about that XYZ movies? They can answer back with an objective or subject POV. Hereโ€™s the reality: as soon as something is perceived, we human start labeling, naming, interpreting them, likes, dislikes, all in objection of consciousness, in another word, ego. You will start forming your opinions from their answers no matter what questions you ask them. ๐Ÿ˜… Now either they can be a great listener or great responder can come from social skills also. An introvert vs. extrovert. ๐Ÿ˜Š

Yes, if you have extra to spare, tip them like a Rockefeller ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘

that's a great take on the subject. it's definitely a multifaceted question; and we are multidimensional people... so there are a lot of variables, and many ways to interpret... i definitely gave a more 'quick / knee jerk' answer...

i appreciate your perspective!! ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ

Thank you Rob๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™โค๏ธ Koko likes thinking in Totality always. โ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ˜

I think they can make it soft with meat tenderizer. I just started being pescatarian at the beginning of this year, slowly Iโ€™ll will be a Vegan.๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘

Yes Gb2, it is healthy to eliminate red meat from your diet since itโ€™s one of the cause for heart diseases. You can start slowly eliminating them and before you know it, you wonโ€™t feel the crave for red meat.๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘

What's for dinner?๐Ÿค”

i've tried many things eons ago before i went vegan; but tongue was not one i could swallow!!!! ;-) :) :)

agree! never looked appetizing when i ate meat....

DEF. doesn't look appetizing now!!! LOL

besides... isn't there something just wrong about masticating and moving around chunks of tongue in your mouth??? ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ˜ณ nahhh... thats very wrong..... heheh

Be open minded Rob, I tried lengua taco and it was fine! You try it once and you can ditch it if you donโ€™t like ๐Ÿคทโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜

Koko - you know i'm very open minded...

but not only is lengua taco not vegan... it's not even close to what i'd call "cheat worthy" enough to try it!!! ;-)

When it comes to you, itโ€™s a hit and miss Rob ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜…

oh you think so? try me!! ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜…

Oh we are talking about a win-win situation ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚

when we talkin.... it always a win-win!!! ;-)

Itโ€™s a whole different language to some and I canโ€™t agree more thereโ€™s no loser between us ๐Ÿ˜‰

I did try lengua taco before and it was alright when they grilled it ๐Ÿ˜

Look it up lengua taco ๐Ÿ˜‚

That is completely different meaning.๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜…

Oh goshhhhh. Perfect example when people try too hard, they mess up. ๐Ÿคทโ€โ™€๏ธ Just relax and life is good ๐Ÿ˜

Yes enjoy the peaceful moment you have currently and guess what one peaceful moment after another will make your โ€œfutureโ€ right there. ๐Ÿ˜

Mediation will help you achieve that. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™

Meditation at any time Gb2. At the beginning I could only handle only for 10 mins, and I started building up. When you start feeling antsy just get up and stop. You canโ€™t force meditation but come back when you are ready again. Before you know it, you can be still for hours. ๐Ÿ˜‚

Letโ€™s say while driving, you can practice mindfulness, just focus on the road and deep breathing. If you catch your thoughts, come right back to present wo analyzing it. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘

Yes Gb2 time to do something different if we want real change. Try it and see if that works for you. โ€œCourage is the love affair of the unknownโ€ ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™

Yes Daz the spirit๐Ÿ‘ Remind yourself to drink plenty of water, stay away from processed food and try meditate even for 10 mins before bed. Just breath ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™

Yes ๐Ÿ˜‚ meat, cheese, butter, sugar, sodas, chips. Throw them all out ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ‘

Go right ahead ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜

Have a good night n sweet dreams Gb2. Meditateโ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™

INR - that puts you high on my list ! i'm not good at talking about me...

i like talking about just about everything else... so we'd make good conversational partners!

we wouldn't learn much about each other - but the conv's would be fun!!! ;-)

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Sorry to interrupt. If someone asks me how I am I just say not so bad, thank you even though I might feel bloody awful. I will then ask about them, their family and so on

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ham - you're never interrupting! always happy to have another join in!

i sooooooo hear you!! im the same way...

Shes a bada** buddha๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜Ž


Yesssโ˜๏ธ. Without a doubt has brought a bright light to HU๐Ÿ™

Reminds me of that song "blinded by the light" ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ‘

Some just dont understand and feel like they have to put out the light๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ. They call themselves villagers with torches. Not a good look for ethos...

Okay truth seekers, let's put all villagers with torch behind. ๐Ÿ˜Œ I'm waiting for your philosophy question to exercise my critical thinking ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™โค๏ธ

Let the celebrations continue ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿพ

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