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Fix up all these girly threads of the "Topical Forums"!

  1. DasEngel profile image61
    DasEngelposted 2 years ago

    And bring up something vital and interesting. You guys can do that. Come on! Let's discuss something that can save the world and all the innocent animals like us. Where are all the manly threads?

    1. Oztinato profile image71
      Oztinatoposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Apart from the word "girly" I approve the concept here. Maybe you mean "girly man" like Schwarzenegger says! At least it covers both sexes!
      I don't bother responding to a lot of hubs or discussions as they are too trite. The world needs some serious thought, not how to bake another cake or narcisstic fixations on sexuality etc.

      1. DasEngel profile image61
        DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Well, the word 'girly' is a metaphor. I have nothing for or against women. I'm cosmically neutral. All I know is that we are spirits and that's all.

        Men can be girly as much as women can be girly. And women can be manly as much as men can be manly. It's mostly a matter of attitude and doesn't relate to anything else. Godspeed!

    2. Live to Learn profile image80
      Live to Learnposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Since this is in the religious forums, I'll respond from that angle.

      Spirituality is, by nature, the softer side of the human psyche.  What we consider to be feminine is the softer side of humanity. So, religious threads will tend to be 'girly' more than 'manly'.

      Suggesting we can discuss saving the world and innocent animals through a religious discussion is (from my way of thinking) a 'girly idea'. But, I couldn't even begin to imagine an interesting 'manly' thread in the religion and philosophy section.

  2. Aime F profile image84
    Aime Fposted 2 years ago

    How about the sexism in your descriptions?  What you deem to be silly and unimportant topics you describe as "girly" and apparently you think meaningful and important topics to be "manly."

    Discuss!

    1. DasEngel profile image61
      DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      That was pretty basic there. :-D

      1. Aime F profile image84
        Aime Fposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Well I am just a simple female.

        1. DasEngel profile image61
          DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          I like you!

          1. Aime F profile image84
            Aime Fposted 2 years agoin reply to this

            There's an unpopular opinion!

            How do you propose we save the world?

            1. DasEngel profile image61
              DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

              Forget it. Where can we meet!!?

  3. DasEngel profile image61
    DasEngelposted 2 years ago

    http://usercontent1.hubimg.com/12719254.jpg

  4. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
    Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years ago

    Why did you say, YOU guys rather than WE guys?

    1. DasEngel profile image61
      DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Because I'm necessarily an asexual spiritual being!

      1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
        Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        no such thing until we are ascended and reabsorbed.
        Maybe you are.
        Are you a bodhisattva?

        " (in Mahayana Buddhism) a person who is able to reach nirvana but delays doing so out of compassion in order to save suffering beings."

        1. DasEngel profile image61
          DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          I like you too!

          1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
            Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

            smile

            1. DasEngel profile image61
              DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

              It might have been really good, if we could end the sufferings of all sentient beings, in the real world.

              1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
                Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

                They can by focusing on reality rather than illusion
                The bodhisattva's job is to bring us a way to become aware of reality and master our selves. also help us to drop our material/physical attachments.
                Maybe.

                1. DasEngel profile image61
                  DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

                  Have you ever given any serious thought for applying to this job?

                  1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
                    Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

                    smile  HA!  I love food and romance too much.

                    but less and less lately which gives me hope.

                    http://viewonbuddhism.org/general_symbols_buddhism.html

        2. DasEngel profile image61
          DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          Check out this image. It's kind of fascinating.

          http://www.fodian.net/world/cundi/18a/Cundi7.jpg

          1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
            Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

            here is my pick: a girly one:
            rainbow halo and all:
            http://www.fodian.net/world/cundi/18a/cundi40.jpg

            1. DasEngel profile image61
              DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

              More real, maybe.

  5. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
    Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years ago

    I don't think men consider topics involving "saving the world" to be manning up exactly. Men like matters of deep political debate where they can issue forth logic and one-up-manship.
    How come you don't know this?

    1. DasEngel profile image61
      DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      That's kind of true. But, it's mostly about attitude. And we have women with their minds, hearts and souls deeply involved into domestic politics and so on and so forth, as well.

      1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
        Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        and men are involved in non-domestic politics?
        what is what?

        1. DasEngel profile image61
          DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          OK. I get it. :-D

  6. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
    Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years ago

    - actually, I would say most posts/topics are about saving the world.
    We just don't seem to agree on how. Or what to base the how on.

  7. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
    Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years ago

    is reality found with the mind
    or is reality found beyond the mind by the soul?
    or huh?

    I would say the latter, which is why I prefer Hinduism.

    1. DasEngel profile image61
      DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Hinduism is fine.

  8. DasEngel profile image61
    DasEngelposted 2 years ago

    OK, now let me say what I have to say. I need results. But what results am I looking for, and why? It's a massive totality.

    1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
      Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      yes.
      there is the process, there is the goal.
      I used to think that the process was the most important thing.
      But I recently realized that without the goal, the process is insignificant.
      So your result will depend on what you want the result to be: the goal.
      And the process to get you there should be real and trusted.
      Both bring you happiness.

      1. DasEngel profile image61
        DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        I agree and you are correct here. And it's deeply intuitive process.

        1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
          Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          very! wink

          1. DasEngel profile image61
            DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

            Ha-ha-ha!

  9. DasEngel profile image61
    DasEngelposted 2 years ago

    How does God split Itself?

    1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
      Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      with an instant of creativity and joy!
      In the same way we go home:
      In an instant of love and devotion: 100 percent.
      I imagine

      1. DasEngel profile image61
        DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        How do we get this "I" "Me" sense? Does God have an "I" "Me" sense? My cat does!

        1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
          Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          I have heard that cats are the highest evolved of all animals and their next life is human form.
          You may be right.

          1. DasEngel profile image61
            DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

            So how about tigers?

            1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
              Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

              I don't think so, since they are in the wild.
              Domestic cats are in the company and love of humans.
              just domestic cats.
              I guess.

              1. DasEngel profile image61
                DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

                Tigers can bring tears in your eyes.

  10. DasEngel profile image61
    DasEngelposted 2 years ago

    Team HubPages, you've created a fine website here! I'm thoroughly impressed.  ^_^

    1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
      Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I say "pop" too.

      1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
        Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for this. a lot of great selves behind HP.

    2. DasEngel profile image61
      DasEngelposted 2 years ago

      I think we all have the power inside us to change the world. It was packed inside us like dynamite. We haven't explored it yet. Not properly even if we did. I've been playing games but I think it's all right inside us, and we need not look far away.

      1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
        Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        correct
        what are your games?
        My games:
        focusing on the world and reacting to IT
        instead of beyond / behind it.

        1. DasEngel profile image61
          DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          To evade myself.

          1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
            Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

            How?
            its a common mistake.   It is the one thing no one lets you have!  yet the gift is HERE!

            1. DasEngel profile image61
              DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

              It's good to evade oneself. Less responsibility.

      2. Aime F profile image84
        Aime Fposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        I agree, but as Kathryn has correctly noted, one person's idea of changing the world for the better is another person's idea of destroying it.

        How about we all start by not leaving all our lights on and walking places occasionally and not throwing garbage on the ground.  Surely everyone can agree that those things are productive at least?  smile

        1. DasEngel profile image61
          DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this
    3. DasEngel profile image61
      DasEngelposted 2 years ago

      Despite all the bad things I've seen and felt, I have to say that life is still a magical thing. It's really magical. This time, I'm not playing a game.

      1. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
        Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        You have good Karma, I would say. smile

        1. DasEngel profile image61
          DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

          You are a wonderful person.

    4. Kathryn L Hill profile image80
      Kathryn L Hillposted 2 years ago

      take it keep it! I say!
      There is a science to it.

    5. DasEngel profile image61
      DasEngelposted 2 years ago

      We are the change.

    6. DasEngel profile image61
      DasEngelposted 2 years ago

      Everything said, I have to say that something really creative needs to be done. Truly creative. The world have been kind of waiting for it to happen.

      1. DasEngel profile image61
        DasEngelposted 2 years agoin reply to this

        Or I'm hallucinating! :-D

     
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