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Old 08-03-2010, 04:58 PM
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Originally Posted by SchrodingersCat View Post
I often hear from polies that they have an infinite capacity for love.

I don't buy it.

I'm not saying they're lying, I think they just haven't reached their limit yet.

I mean, there are a LOT of numbers between 1 and infinity, and only 24 hours in the day, 16 of which are usually spent working and sleeping, during which time you're not doing a lot of lovin'!

It's not even possible to KNOW infinitely many people, never mind love them!

Thoughts?
Well, I question the relevance of the idea(at least from an outside point of view).

Now matter how you love an infinite amount of people(romantic, platonic, whatever) you can only express that love in any sense towards a finite amount of people.

So no matter how you feel about an infinite amount of people, you can only act on those feelings with a very finite amount of people.

Therefore the idea that you can or do love an infinite amount of people is not relevant from an outside point of view.

However, for spiritual/internal work, I recommend the idea highly as it can become extremely relevant and quite helpful!
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