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"We all lead interesting lives"

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The Futurist

Well there's a good starting point for my first Journal entry. Do we? How do we know? Can't we possibly lead uninteresting lives? If not, what is the value of the word 'interesting' here - doesn't it become redundant?

I submit that this is just the writers of the H2G2 help notes using some friendly and clever psychology. Our lives are interesting *to us* - or at least we like to think so.

Anyway, enough of that. Many people would say I lead an UNinteresting life, and I'm inclined to agree.

How did I get here today? From a reference to H2G2 on the BBC Pagan message board, and the link to it on the left.

How did I get to that message board? I am a pagan, and was interested in posting with fellow pagans on that board, which I saw mentioned in a set of links to the specific religion message boards in the right panel on one of the pages of the BBC Religion section or the BBC Radio 4 Religion and Ethics section.

How did I get there? By following a link from the Listen Again page for Radio 4, where I was trying to find something to listen to on religion, which is one of my favourite topics to think about.

And to there? I like to listen to things while I am computing, and besides the music I often work with, I like Radio 4, since I prefer talk to music radio which plays music I most often don't like. And I like to do it online because I can "Listen Again" to things via the recordings on the BBC website, and because my old stereos are broken, and I can't hear the radio on them.

And there's a hundred other levels of cause and motivation, but I can't go into them all. I have now probably told you 5% of what you need to know to know me.

The Futurist


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Galaxy Babe - eclectic editor

...and to think all I did was buy a newspaper almost 3 years ago....

smiley - winkeye


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