To you, what does it mean to be truly present? That is, how do we know when we are truly present and when we are living disconnected? I've often wondered how we can actually tell whether or not we are being present, or if we are merely pretending to be present.
Presence, to me, is synonymous with existence. If you think you exist, then you are also present, at least physically. Speaking in terms of mental or emotional presence, I think the same is still true. You are present, even if it is out of the norm - to clarify, imagine a kid in a classroom who won't stop acting up, or (s)he won't listen at all. They are present, but they certainly aren't following the rules or gaining much from the experience.
I think the concept of presence assumes the existence of something to be in the presence of. In this case, do you mean reality?
by JKSophie8 years ago
I know, you want to answer both. But for the sake of sharing thoughts, we may want to take our stand and justify it. It's something for us to reflect on the importance of both as well, by knowing their importance.
by paarsurrey5 years ago
I want to express extreme regret atthe belief in God held in common by somepeople in this age. On the face of it, allreligions of the world believe in the existence ofGod. Their followers profess the same faith,...
by jomine5 years ago
To define means, to describe clearly, to convey a word's proper meaning.So I define "Exist" as having shape, a physical presence.Relativist say they never define, and hence can use words ambiguously and...
by Disappearinghead4 years ago
We are constantly told on this forum that those who "choose to reject God" go to hell when they die. This creates a contradiction to the concept of God is love to this person, a mere paradox to that person,...
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