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11/1/2015 3:58:44 AM
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If you could wish for any 3 things, what would they be? Two conditions: (1) you cannot wish for more wishes or make wishes designed to achieve that end, and (2) you cannot wish for anything that would make you all-powerful.

So, what would you wish for?
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11/1/2015 4:05:55 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 11/1/2015 3:58:44 AM, bsh1 wrote:
If you could wish for any 3 things, what would they be? Two conditions: (1) you cannot wish for more wishes or make wishes designed to achieve that end, and (2) you cannot wish for anything that would make you all-powerful.

So, what would you wish for?

1. That technology would develop/be invented at an astronomical rate.
2. That more food, clean water, and basic living necessities were cultivated/gathered and shipped out to those who needed it.
3. My family would acquire $1000000 per individual every week for the rest of their life.
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11/1/2015 4:11:20 AM
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At 11/1/2015 4:05:55 AM, SamStevens wrote:
At 11/1/2015 3:58:44 AM, bsh1 wrote:
If you could wish for any 3 things, what would they be? Two conditions: (1) you cannot wish for more wishes or make wishes designed to achieve that end, and (2) you cannot wish for anything that would make you all-powerful.

So, what would you wish for?

1. That technology would develop/be invented at an astronomical rate.
2. That more food, clean water, and basic living necessities were cultivated/gathered and shipped out to those who needed/[need] it.
3. My family would acquire $1000000 per individual every week for the rest of their life.
"Watermelons are racially insensitive" Skep

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11/1/2015 4:43:43 AM
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1. Salvation and eternal life for all human beings.
2. The ability to make governments and politicians do anything that I want them to and for civilians to not try to resist such decrees (basically the ability to step in at any point in the paths chosen by civilizations and governments and make them do Y instead of X).
3. ?
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11/1/2015 6:21:05 AM
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At 11/1/2015 3:58:44 AM, bsh1 wrote:
If you could wish for any 3 things, what would they be? Two conditions: (1) you cannot wish for more wishes or make wishes designed to achieve that end, and (2) you cannot wish for anything that would make you all-powerful.

So, what would you wish for?

I wish you'd reply to my forum post in your torture thread.
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11/1/2015 2:27:56 PM
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At 11/1/2015 4:43:43 AM, Vox_Veritas wrote:
1. Salvation and eternal life for all human beings.
2. The ability to make governments and politicians do anything that I want them to and for civilians to not try to resist such decrees (basically the ability to step in at any point in the paths chosen by civilizations and governments and make them do Y instead of X).
3. ?

I believe the number 2 violates his omnipotence restriction
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.
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11/1/2015 7:49:43 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 11/1/2015 2:27:56 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 11/1/2015 4:43:43 AM, Vox_Veritas wrote:
1. Salvation and eternal life for all human beings.
2. The ability to make governments and politicians do anything that I want them to and for civilians to not try to resist such decrees (basically the ability to step in at any point in the paths chosen by civilizations and governments and make them do Y instead of X).
3. ?

I believe the number 2 violates his omnipotence restriction

Yeah, it does.

My wishes:

1. To move on from my past.

2. To have a goal for the future.

3. To be fucking_competent at something.
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11/1/2015 8:12:42 PM
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At 11/1/2015 3:58:44 AM, bsh1 wrote:
If you could wish for any 3 things, what would they be? Two conditions: (1) you cannot wish for more wishes or make wishes designed to achieve that end, and (2) you cannot wish for anything that would make you all-powerful.

So, what would you wish for?

1. Be able to go back in time and shadow every great military reader.

2. Have an encyclopedic knowledge of the natural world.

3. Hold an important position in the American government.
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11/1/2015 8:13:02 PM
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At 11/1/2015 8:12:42 PM, TheProphett wrote:
At 11/1/2015 3:58:44 AM, bsh1 wrote:
If you could wish for any 3 things, what would they be? Two conditions: (1) you cannot wish for more wishes or make wishes designed to achieve that end, and (2) you cannot wish for anything that would make you all-powerful.

So, what would you wish for?

1. Be able to go back in time and shadow every great military reader.

2. Have an encyclopedic knowledge of the natural world.

3. Hold an important position in the American government.

Military leader*
Topics I would like to debate: https://docs.google.com...

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11/1/2015 8:29:58 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
1. Fluent in every language

2. World wealth distribution

3. Teleportation
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11/1/2015 8:37:57 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
My 3 wishes:

1. Have a net worth of $10 billion
2. Be led straight to the guy who is perfect for me
3. When I Nobel Prize in Peace or Literature
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11/1/2015 8:39:01 PM
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At 11/1/2015 6:21:05 AM, Insignifica wrote:
At 11/1/2015 3:58:44 AM, bsh1 wrote:
If you could wish for any 3 things, what would they be? Two conditions: (1) you cannot wish for more wishes or make wishes designed to achieve that end, and (2) you cannot wish for anything that would make you all-powerful.

So, what would you wish for?

I wish you'd reply to my forum post in your torture thread.

I went to sleep right after posting this thread. I saw your reply, and I will get to it.
Live Long and Prosper

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11/1/2015 8:57:43 PM
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At 11/1/2015 8:37:57 PM, bsh1 wrote:
My 3 wishes:

1. Have a net worth of $10 billion
2. Be led straight to the guy who is perfect for me

Why does your profile still say you're in a relationship with YYW?

3. When I Nobel Prize in Peace or Literature
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11/1/2015 8:58:21 PM
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At 11/1/2015 8:57:43 PM, Insignifica wrote:
At 11/1/2015 8:37:57 PM, bsh1 wrote:
My 3 wishes:

1. Have a net worth of $10 billion
2. Be led straight to the guy who is perfect for me

Why does your profile still say you're in a relationship with YYW?

This is not, as the OP seems clear, an AMA.
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11/1/2015 9:00:04 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 11/1/2015 3:58:44 AM, bsh1 wrote:
If you could wish for any 3 things, what would they be? Two conditions: (1) you cannot wish for more wishes or make wishes designed to achieve that end, and (2) you cannot wish for anything that would make you all-powerful.

So, what would you wish for?

Ah, a hangouts question...

1. Eternal life
2. Infinite knowledge and wisdom
3. To be the ruler of the world
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11/1/2015 10:34:29 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 11/1/2015 8:58:21 PM, bsh1 wrote:
At 11/1/2015 8:57:43 PM, Insignifica wrote:
At 11/1/2015 8:37:57 PM, bsh1 wrote:
My 3 wishes:

1. Have a net worth of $10 billion
2. Be led straight to the guy who is perfect for me

Why does your profile still say you're in a relationship with YYW?

This is not, as the OP seems clear, an AMA.

Lol
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11/1/2015 10:40:24 PM
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1. For my biological dad to aknowledge the fact that he has a daughter in another state he needs to call.
2. World peace.
3. For everyone to accept others as they are.
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11/1/2015 11:10:24 PM
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at this moment
1. Butter
2. Syrup
3. Pancakes
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11/1/2015 11:49:22 PM
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At 11/1/2015 9:00:04 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 11/1/2015 3:58:44 AM, bsh1 wrote:
If you could wish for any 3 things, what would they be? Two conditions: (1) you cannot wish for more wishes or make wishes designed to achieve that end, and (2) you cannot wish for anything that would make you all-powerful.

So, what would you wish for?

Ah, a hangouts question...

1. Eternal life
2. Infinite knowledge and wisdom
3. To be the ruler of the world

And some how someone else violated the omnipotence restriction
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.
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11/2/2015 12:04:49 AM
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At 11/1/2015 11:49:22 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 11/1/2015 9:00:04 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 11/1/2015 3:58:44 AM, bsh1 wrote:
If you could wish for any 3 things, what would they be? Two conditions: (1) you cannot wish for more wishes or make wishes designed to achieve that end, and (2) you cannot wish for anything that would make you all-powerful.

So, what would you wish for?

Ah, a hangouts question...

1. Eternal life
2. Infinite knowledge and wisdom
3. To be the ruler of the world

And some how someone else violated the omnipotence restriction

Ok
1. Invunerability to age
2. Infinite knowledge
3. My pick of any male for the rest of my life
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11/2/2015 12:14:29 AM
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At 11/2/2015 12:04:49 AM, TheChristian wrote:
At 11/1/2015 11:49:22 PM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 11/1/2015 9:00:04 PM, TheChristian wrote:
At 11/1/2015 3:58:44 AM, bsh1 wrote:
If you could wish for any 3 things, what would they be? Two conditions: (1) you cannot wish for more wishes or make wishes designed to achieve that end, and (2) you cannot wish for anything that would make you all-powerful.

So, what would you wish for?

Ah, a hangouts question...

1. Eternal life
2. Infinite knowledge and wisdom
3. To be the ruler of the world

And some how someone else violated the omnipotence restriction

Ok
1. Invunerability to age
2. Infinite knowledge
3. My pick of any male for the rest of my life

gah nevermind
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.
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11/2/2015 12:25:41 AM
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Is infinite knowledge not also infinite power? In which case, it violates proviso #2.
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11/2/2015 12:27:15 AM
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At 11/2/2015 12:14:29 AM, cybertron1998 wrote:

What would your wishes be?
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11/2/2015 12:30:14 AM
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At 11/2/2015 12:25:41 AM, bsh1 wrote:
Is infinite knowledge not also infinite power? In which case, it violates proviso #2.

Hmmmmm....don't think so. Neither is invulnerability to age
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11/2/2015 12:31:13 AM
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At 11/2/2015 12:30:14 AM, TheChristian wrote:
At 11/2/2015 12:25:41 AM, bsh1 wrote:
Is infinite knowledge not also infinite power? In which case, it violates proviso #2.

Hmmmmm....don't think so. Neither is invulnerability to age

If you know everything that there is to know, there is pretty much nothing that you cannot do, because you would exactly know how to do it.
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11/2/2015 12:42:57 AM
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At 11/2/2015 12:31:13 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 11/2/2015 12:30:14 AM, TheChristian wrote:
At 11/2/2015 12:25:41 AM, bsh1 wrote:
Is infinite knowledge not also infinite power? In which case, it violates proviso #2.

Hmmmmm....don't think so. Neither is invulnerability to age

If you know everything that there is to know, there is pretty much nothing that you cannot do, because you would exactly know how to do it.

you were thinking exact what i was. If one knew everything they would know how to destroy realities by just blinking their eyes, with every possibility of doing something, that knowledge would enter their head, thus infinite knowledge equals infinite power.

Invulnerability to age tho would not be omnipotence seeing invunerability to age means one can die of disease, accident, or purposeful death.
Epsilon: There are so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day, and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors all cheer, and everybody lives happily ever after. But the hero... never gets to see that ending. They'll never know if their sacrifice actually made a difference. They'll never know if the day was really saved. In the end, they just have to have faith.
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11/2/2015 12:46:33 AM
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At 11/2/2015 12:42:57 AM, cybertron1998 wrote:
At 11/2/2015 12:31:13 AM, bsh1 wrote:
At 11/2/2015 12:30:14 AM, TheChristian wrote:
At 11/2/2015 12:25:41 AM, bsh1 wrote:
Is infinite knowledge not also infinite power? In which case, it violates proviso #2.

Hmmmmm....don't think so. Neither is invulnerability to age

If you know everything that there is to know, there is pretty much nothing that you cannot do, because you would exactly know how to do it.

you were thinking exact what i was. If one knew everything they would know how to destroy realities by just blinking their eyes, with every possibility of doing something, that knowledge would enter their head, thus infinite knowledge equals infinite power.

Agreed.

Invulnerability to age tho would not be omnipotence seeing invunerability to age means one can die of disease, accident, or purposeful death.

Even immortality isn't omnipotence, since immortals can still be ineffective at doing things.
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11/2/2015 12:51:56 AM
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At 11/1/2015 3:58:44 AM, bsh1 wrote:
If you could wish for any 3 things, what would they be? Two conditions: (1) you cannot wish for more wishes or make wishes designed to achieve that end, and (2) you cannot wish for anything that would make you all-powerful.

So, what would you wish for?

1. That everyone could live a long, healthy, and happy life.
2. That I could play every piece ever written for the violin.
3. That I could fly. That'd be awesome.
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