From: Tennessee Leeuwenburg (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Sep 03 2006 - 23:07:52 MDT
Olie Lamb wrote:
> On 8/31/06, *Tennessee Leeuwenburg* <firstname.lastname@example.org
> <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
> Olie Lamb wrote:
> >> Olie Lamb wrote:
> >> > One can't *just* need something; one
> >> > must need something /for/ something.
> > Can you please provide a single counterexample?
> I need love. (or, I need to feel loved)
> I would not say, "I need love in order to exist". I would say that
> my existence, I need love.
> OK, I mostly-concede. I'm certainly not going to try and debate you
> on that one.
> I would have thunk that it would be more accurate to say "I need to
> feel loved in order to massage my ego, which makes me happy, and I
> like to feel happy," but I'll just leave it there.
I have felt both happy while being unloved, and loved without being happy.
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