Is there one word that is absolute?

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  1. marinealways24 profile image61
    marinealways24posted 8 years ago

    Please list any one word that you think is absolute and the reason why you think it's absolute.

    1. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
      Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      2 that I know of for sure....

      Everything   and     Nothing

      1. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
        Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

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        1. marinealways24 profile image61
          marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I think there are pretty wide definitions of those words. What is everything and nothing to you could be completely different to me.

          1. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
            Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            I don't think so...
            everything is the inclusion of all, nothing is the exclusion of all...

            people use sub-everythings for instance 'everything in this room', which means they are talking about a part of everything, but the basic concept is still all inclusive it isn't everything in the room meaning everything except...

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      A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, apparently there are a couple.

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      L. Andrew Marrposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I

  2. WriteAngled profile image80
    WriteAngledposted 8 years ago

    NO

    1. goldenpath profile image68
      goldenpathposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I like this one to...

    2. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
      Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Correct , yet again...


      there are two...

  3. goldenpath profile image68
    goldenpathposted 8 years ago

    Well, since this is under Knowledge & Education and not Religion I would say "Energy".  Energy is the source of all that is.  To me that's pretty absolute.  smile

  4. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    Consciousness(human)

    1. Jewels profile image82
      Jewelsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You could say that's absolutely corrupt.

      1. Cagsil profile image81
        Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        And, why would one say that? smile

        1. Jewels profile image82
          Jewelsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          You are kidding right?

          1. Cagsil profile image81
            Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            No. Please do explain? smile

            1. Jewels profile image82
              Jewelsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              The consciousness of humans is tainted by conditioning.  Humans are the sum total of what other people want you to be and unless people can learn to know the difference and shed the conditioning to ensure freewill. then consciousness should be changed to unconsciousness.

  5. marinealways24 profile image61
    marinealways24posted 8 years ago

    How can any word be absolute when all words are man made? Is man absolute?

    1. goldenpath profile image68
      goldenpathposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Good point - twisted - but good.  If I were to adopt your question for the sake of this thread I would say, "Yes", and "No".  Man uses words to describe that which he/she perceives as absolute.  Given that then I guess one can say that "absolute" is a matter of personal perception.

      Now my brain hurts.  Time for a Tylenol...  smile

      1. marinealways24 profile image61
        marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Is yes and no absolute when a person can be lying?

        1. goldenpath profile image68
          goldenpathposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Well, I hope you were insinuating that I am lying.  However, in a general sense I would have to choose "phone a friend".  Now that's my absolute final answer.  smile

          In my opinion energy is among the only absolutes as the events around each individual allows him/her to perceive something different about not only the material around them but also the immaterial.

          1. marinealways24 profile image61
            marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Possibly energy could be one of the few absolutes if even energy is an absolute.

            1. goldenpath profile image68
              goldenpathposted 8 years agoin reply to this
    2. darkside profile image81
      darksideposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Maybe you should first learn the meaning of the word itself before making threads about it.

      1. marinealways24 profile image61
        marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Is the definition of absolute, absolute? Brilliant aren't you? Provide your absolute definition of absolute. I hope your definition is absolute and not philosophical. Did you pull it from the Oxford or from Webster? I heard those Oxford definitions are absolute.

  6. marcel285 profile image63
    marcel285posted 8 years ago

    Maybe a few. But the only things that are truly absolute, are in our heads and hearts, can't be founded on words.

    1. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
      Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      umm.....

      Everything   and     Nothing

      roll

  7. pylos26 profile image75
    pylos26posted 8 years ago

    Yep...the word is absolute...cus it spells absolute.

    1. shazwellyn profile image66
      shazwellynposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      that is exactly what I was thinking! x

  8. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
    Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years ago

    And the reason why I think that....sorry I missed that part.

    Ok Everything minus anything at all... [even minus 'nothing'] is no longer everything, it becomes something else.

    Nothing is the total abscence of everything, of anything at all... add anything to it, anything at all... and it becomes something else.

  9. marcel285 profile image63
    marcel285posted 8 years ago

    Yeah true, if you wanna get technical about it.

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    absolute. lol

  11. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    The word "absolute" simply means something that is complete, whole or perfect. smile

    Hoped that helped. smile

  12. Alessia Amnesia profile image55
    Alessia Amnesiaposted 8 years ago

    I can't think of any. People change their minds too often for any words to be absolutely absolute.

    1. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
      Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      UMMM....



      EVERYTHING    NOTHING....


      AM I INVISABLE?

      1. Alessia Amnesia profile image55
        Alessia Amnesiaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Everything is not absolute. Here is an example:

        Someone asks me what's wrong. I say everything.

        Obviously, I don't literally mean EVERYTHING. Therefore, everything is not absolute.

        Nothing is not absolute. Here is another example:

        Someone asks me what I'm doing. I say nothing.

        Again obviously, I am at LEAST breathing. So once again, nothing is not absolute.

        1. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
          Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          misusing the concept, or lieing doesn't invalidate the concept.

          Bad is often used in slang to mean cool or nifty... that doesn't mean the concept 'Bad' isn't bad

          slang uses of words like your slang use of the term everything, is just that an incorrect usage of a term or concept.

          That doesn't mean that because you used 'everything' incorrectly to mean 'a lot of stuff' that the correct meaning of the term changes. Everything means all inclusive.

  13. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

    absolute, Hi CAGS, because it is the meaning of it absolute, 100 percent, 0 margin of error, if we agree upon the meaning of absolute

    1. Cagsil profile image81
      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hey PDH, how are you doing today?

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    Hi Mike big_smile

  15. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
    Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years ago

    Hi Mike?  me?

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      lyricsingrayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      ya you wink

      1. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
        Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Oh...Hello, you come here often?...said with a swagger...

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          lyricsingrayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          lol  No just once in a blue moon lol  I mean what does my number of posts really say about me yikes lol

  16. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
    Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years ago

    Ok how could I have possibly missed the concept...absolute...

    talk about not seeing the forest for the trees...

    so now we are up to 3

    1 Everything
    2 Nothing
    3 Absolute (absoluteness)

    any more?

  17. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    Interesting Mikel, you seem to overlook Consciousness?

    It is an absolute in and of itself.

    Without it, how would we know what absolute is or was?

    Just a thought. smile

  18. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 8 years ago

    To the human race-

    Breathing is an absolute. When a person breathes, it absolutely sustains their living.

    Eating is also an absolute. When a person eats, it is also absolutely helping to live.

    The above to are absolutes for a living human being. Otherwise, living doesn't happen.

    Eating and Breathing, make complete the on-going living human race. Thus, absolute. smile

    1. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
      Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this
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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    semen.

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      lyricsingrayposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      big_smile

      1. marinealways24 profile image61
        marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Snipped

        big_smile

        1. Jewels profile image82
          Jewelsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          convenient smile

  20. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
    Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years ago

    we are getting confused I think...

    Consciousness, is not an absolute ie semi-conscious, dazed-consciousness...

    an absolute is something that either IS or simply IS NOT. no shades of gray, no variations of temperature (no varying degrees)...

    1. Cagsil profile image81
      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Excuse you, I gave you the definition. Is or is not isn't the definiton.

      Absolute means Complete, Whole or Perfect!

      Consciousness is whole, it is complete inside one person. Each person has ONE consciousness. Science breaks them down for study only. smile

      1. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
        Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Main Entry: ab·so·lute 
        Pronunciation: \ˈab-sə-ˌlüt, ˌab-sə-ˈ\
        Function: adjective
        Etymology: Middle English absolut, from Anglo-French, from Latin absolutus, from past participle of absolvere to set free, absolve
        Date: 14th century
        1 a : free from imperfection : perfect <it is a most absolute and excellent horse — Shakespeare> b : free or relatively free from mixture : pure <absolute alcohol> c : outright, unmitigated <an absolute lie>
        2 : being, governed by, or characteristic of a ruler or authority completely free from constitutional or other restraint <absolute power>
        3 a : standing apart from a normal or usual syntactical relation with other words or sentence elements <the absolute construction this being the case in the sentence “this being the case, let us go”> b of an adjective or possessive pronoun : standing alone without a modified substantive <blind in “help the blind” and ours in “your work and ours” are absolute> c of a verb : having no object in the particular construction under consideration though normally transitive <kill in “if looks could kill” is an absolute verb>
        4 : having no restriction, exception, or qualification <an absolute requirement> <absolute freedom>
        5 : positive, unquestionable <absolute proof>
        6 a : independent of arbitrary standards of measurement b : relating to or derived in the simplest manner from the fundamental units of length, mass, and time <absolute electric units> c : relating to, measured on, or being a temperature scale based on absolute zero <absolute temperature>; specifically : kelvin <10° absolute>
        7 : fundamental, ultimate <absolute knowledge>
        8 : perfectly embodying the nature of a thing <absolute justice>
        9 : being self-sufficient and free of external references or relationships <an absolute term in logic> <absolute music>
        10 : being the true distance from an aircraft to the earth's surface <absolute altitude

        1. Cagsil profile image81
          Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Highlighting some parts of text isn't going to help your case any. smile

      2. Jewels profile image82
        Jewelsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        There are levels of consciousness, so this 'whole' is not correct.  Complete consciousness?  When you are able to take your consciousness outside of your own brain, then you will see how incomplete consciousness is.  Our consciousness is limited by our conditioning.

  21. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
    Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years ago

    How about 'Doing'  ?

  22. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
    Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years ago

    The definition of Absolute- free of external references or relationships ...


    an absolute is something that simply is or is not, a concept that is free of external references or relationships .


    better?

  23. marinealways24 profile image61
    marinealways24posted 8 years ago

    I think this thread will drive a person insane or simply point out that everyone is already insane. lol

    1. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
      Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Your Crazy! and the voices in my head told me so...   tongue

      1. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
        Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        They also like me better....  tongue

      2. marinealways24 profile image61
        marinealways24posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        lol I agree with them. Sanity is overrated anyways.

        1. Mikel G Roberts profile image77
          Mikel G Robertsposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          http://www.sherv.net/cm/emo/laughing/rolling.gif


          AbSoLuTlY

  24. thirdmillenium profile image61
    thirdmilleniumposted 8 years ago

    GOD

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    sneakorocksolidposted 8 years ago

    SHARK!!!

  26. bojanglesk8 profile image59
    bojanglesk8posted 8 years ago

    Um...

  27. cheaptrick profile image72
    cheaptrickposted 8 years ago

    Absolute?

 
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