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Want vs Need
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Darthmat Offline
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What you wrote just now.

Kirby Wrote:What I am talking about is that the definition of need is not something that exists except outside of our minds and all of us have slightly different definitions.

What I wrote earlier.

darthmat Wrote:So you mean different people make up thier own ideas and definitions (those two words were not orgianlly what i said but what i implied)

So i understood you earlier.

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08-01-2007 11:41 AM
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Kirby Wrote:Really it is asking "Is life good?".

Good to whom? Or if you wish "to what cause".
And if the answer is ever 'no', does that mean it should end?

...and now that i know your point of view on the difference between
the two .. you put needs first .. is this purely based on definition?

pLay the game...
08-03-2007 01:40 AM
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Quote:Good to whom? Or if you wish "to what cause".
And if the answer is ever 'no', does that mean it should end?
I don't get what you're saying.

Quote:...and now that i know your point of view on the difference between
the two .. you put needs first .. is this purely based on definition?
I cannot but put needs first.
08-03-2007 02:59 AM
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The things I need are things that will put me in troubles if I don't have them. The things I want are things that I would like to have for some pleasures but I will not get in troubles if I don't get them.

e.g: I need to finish my homework or the teacher will call my parents.
I want to play video games for fun today.

I've spent 10 years in school. This is my last year Wink
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RE: Want vs Need

MODS PLEASE BAN HIM HE'S ANNOYING ME!
If I was mod I could've perma banned him already.

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RE: Want vs Need

Need is obviously more important. Desire, is important also. I think you can have a balance of need and desire, to maintain a happy or satisfying life.

But if your desires are unhealthy, then you obviously need to confront and dispose of them.

To be an anarchist, is to suffer greatly. To be a black woman is to suffer secretly. To be the earth, is to suffer silently.

I wish no harm on anyone, but those whose harmful ways will not stop without the same harm.

It's time we kill this cancerous system, before it kills us and everything left of gaia. Rise from our immaturity and take back our autonomy!

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RE: Need

(07-28-2007 08:59 PM)Alucard483 Wrote:  3-4 months of solitary confinment (no interaction with anyone/thing whatso ever) a person can develope a phycosis commonly refered to as Wilson Syndrom.[/list:u]
Anything else in life is a want.

Dont agree with this one i could prolly survive with out any interaction. Everything is in ones brain
03-13-2012 11:20 AM
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RE: Want vs Need

In economic terms, there is no real distinction between wants and needs when determining prices of an item. Rather, the term demand is used instead. Thought I'd just throw that little tidbit in there (seeing as this has already been gravedug).

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Want vs Need

A need is something that is necessary for a person to survive. On the other hand, a want refers to something that a person desires, either right now or in the future.
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RE: Want vs Need

Need is something you must have according to the law of life and refusing it can lead to mortal suffering and death, a want is something you crave but can live without, and getting over the want can actually help you grow more, anything optional, especially if it is just for pleasure. While when it comes to opinions, want and need are synonymous to a lot of people.
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