The Girl Next Door

Written by Steve Eyes

When you think aboutrepparttar girl next door, usually it brings pleasant thoughts. She is a lady we have seen around, exchanged greetings and smiles – walked away feeling good. The part about feeling good has a lot to do withrepparttar 132365 calm atmosphere andrepparttar 132366 casual meeting. There was no crowd, no expectations of trying to be picked up, and you were not concerned about being rejected. Instead, it was you and a lady exchanging some small talk with no pressure or competition. Over time as you get to know each otherrepparttar 132367 conversation may get a little more personal and you may decide to get together for dinner or drinks. It seems to come natural.

In a club,repparttar 132368 atmosphere is completely different. There is competition and much more intensity inrepparttar 132369 air. The women don’t know who you are and if they seen you around, they can only judge you by your actions – which may be effected by alcohol. When you do walk up to one of these ladies in a club, right away you are inviting her to go out, have a drink, etc., without her really knowing who you are. No wonder this type of atmosphere is ripe with rejection. Granted a lady may get to know you in a club over time, but there always seems to be another guy aroundrepparttar 132370 corner trying to take your place. Probably this competition isrepparttar 132371 reason forrepparttar 132372 hurried invite for a personal connection. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. But I bet, must guys have had more then their share of rejections in a club and really don’t care forrepparttar 132373 feeling.

Meeting a girl online is similar torepparttar 132374 girl next door concept. She may not be next door, butrepparttar 132375 atmosphere of little pressure, casual conversation and getting to know each other by online exchange (email, online chatting, etc.), make it a more pleasant feeling. In time, this exchange may blossom into more then friendship. If sparks connect, you will find yourself in love withrepparttar 132376 girl next door though she may be miles even oceans away.

A lady in a bar who doesn’t know who you are, may say no for that reason alone. She may get to know you in time, but more then likely you have asked her out before she gotrepparttar 132377 chance to know who you are. After a guy has been rejected, more then likely he won’t return torepparttar 132378 scene ofrepparttar 132379 accident. You may tell yourself you will letrepparttar 132380 lady get to know you before making any advances, which is not a bad idea, but byrepparttar 132381 time she gets to know you, three other guys have asked her out. The girl next door concept in a bar could work, butrepparttar 132382 competition andrepparttar 132383 odds are stacked against you.

Ancient philosophers’ thoughts found on the Internet can effect the way we think about the Internet itself, as well as other ‘bigger’ things…

Written by Jesse S. Somer

Here I am again sitting at my computer, my job is to write aboutrepparttar positive aspects ofrepparttar 132362 Internet. I’d like to think of myself as a bit of a novice philosopher as well as writer. The other day in poetry class at university my lecturer mentioned a quote from a guy who I had already read and enjoyed, Baruch/Benedictus Spinoza. The quote mentioned was quite a simple one, and in my opinion simplicity isrepparttar 132363 best form of communication (and everything else for that matter). Spinoza once said, “Reality is perfection.” I feel this idea is quite a powerful one indeed, in relation to all aspects of life, includingrepparttar 132364 Internet.

Where do you go these days when you want to find out about anything? Church? School? Parents? No, you go torepparttar 132365 Internet. The Internet isrepparttar 132366 collective pool of unconscious, sub consciousness, and conscious ideas, beliefs, knowledge and wisdom of humanity fromrepparttar 132367 past torepparttar 132368 present. There has never been such a tool available for us. Of course there is a perfectly imperfect amount of crap out there to sift through as well, but that is intrinsic in this perfectly balanced reality that has always existed.

So, if reality has always been perfect, why isrepparttar 132369 existence ofrepparttar 132370 Internet anything special? The truth is, it is only as special as anything else in life. Now, you have to ask yourself, “Is life special?” I think you knowrepparttar 132371 answer to that one…then again there’s that perfect paradoxical balance. Whyrepparttar 132372 Internet then? Well, my younger brother once said, and I don’t know where he pulled this little tidbit of wisdom, “The only constant inrepparttar 132373 Universe is that everything is in constant transition.” The Internet exists because of a natural progression in human thinking; it’s an evolution of our collective minds. It is a constructed idea formed throughrepparttar 132374 process of eternal change.

Human beings have a huge history spanning at least half a million years. As well asrepparttar 132375 magic feeling of love there has always beenrepparttar 132376 balancing emotion of fear. It seems that over time societies go through different stages where one of these feelings dominates and then permeates general actions byrepparttar 132377 community. Atrepparttar 132378 moment many people would find it hard to disagree withrepparttar 132379 fact that we are in a period of fear. With war, hatred and segregation prevalent in reality as well asrepparttar 132380 ‘reality’ presented byrepparttar 132381 media news and TV/film, fear is reigning supreme in many of our daily interactions.

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