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108 Post author: Yvain 01 January 2010 04:41PM

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Comment author: ramanspectre 17 January 2012 03:44:13AM 1 point [-]

"I suppose that you are less happier (though probably not in any way perceivable from a first person perspective) but way more relaxed, prone to be guided by your desires and wishes, and willing to actually go there and do that thing you feel like doing....."

What makes you think that the person you are responding to is more relaxed? You'd think that constantly pursuing wants would make them less relaxed since it takes a lot of energy to pursue worldly things.

And, what you think that you aren't relaxed?