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Ok i just watched the video you send me.............I'm still trying to figure out what I just watched
Now before I respond to this I'd like for you to take note of everything you've stated. Look at your writing. Everything is so...thought out and logical. It makes sense and is coherent. I can object to your statements with my own logic and apply my opinions to paper, but that would not really change anything. My entire point of my post was to show you that you are extreme with your thought process.
You linked me a website that defines what reviews should be. Who are these people that wrote this? Who gives them the right to define what they should be? Is it simply the ability to convey convincing opinions using logic to draw people in? People with power determine rules and standards. They use their external dominance in order to draw people to them that seek answers and truth. That is how all standards and rules come to be.
Just because it is a standard and a rule does not make it absolute. Having boundaries in itself limits the capabilities of what could be. I am okay with such boundaries in logic and reason such as mathematics. The entire basis of math is a set of rules and functions. It's harder to justify applying the same type of logic to something as abstract as an art form.
I'll come back to this in a bit. I'll respond to your numerical bullet points with my own.
1. I will ask him if he is okay with discussion. If he agrees I will send him your way.
2. Oh but you do even if you don't really know it. The entire thought process behind clarification is an internal desire to pass on knowledge and create a connection. You wish for people to understand your viewpoint and to accept it. I do the exact same thing.
3. Valid point. Surely conversation of any kind with someone of high intellect regardless of what the topic is very interesting. The fact that you have labled discussion as "war" says a lot about your personality type. Using a term such as "war" implies that you are fighting against those that oppose you. Opposites and ridiculers. People who hate your traits and cannot ever hope to understand what you are saying, let alone want to. I've used the term in the past as well though I wasn't sure what I was getting at internally. For me, it was simply a desire for people to understand as I do. The satisfaction as you have stated when you succeed in clarification and winning in an argument or debate is extremely rewarding for you. When you really get down to it, the reason why you feel rewarded is because you are happy that you've gotten your point across. The battle itself is enjoyable in its own right for its own reasons, but you first mentioned your desire for winning which to me sounds as though that is the end goal, rather than the process of the battle itself.
5. I mean, I agree with you. The problem is that others don't see it that way. In their minds Lucky Star is the greatest anime ever and is a masterpiece. Or insult any random cult otaku following show in. They cannot look past their bias. They might be wrong, but in their heads that is what they actually believe. So when you use logic and reason to try to tell them that they are wrong, they will get upset and tell you that you are elitist and ridiculous and so forth. Do you see the problem with it? It's just a circle of ridicule and hate that never ends. The thinkers and rationalists use their logic to try to tell these sensory individuals that they are wrong. But they have always just went with what they felt rather than thought. Arguing with these types of people does no good. It creates conflict that is damaging. Hate breeds cancer within community. Nobody can understand each other when everyone hates each other.
6. True. Just 90% as you've stated.
Try not to rationalize too much. The human mind is interesting because we operate with feelings and emotions. Defining rules as proper boundaries just limits us. Why can't there be illogical reviews? Why must there be a proper way of review? The only thing guidelines do is create a document that tells people they are wrong for using different methods. Why the limitations? Is the need for such a concrete definition really so important?
Relax. Human beings are irrational. Forcing them to be completely rational when they do not have the ability to do so is actually completely irrational.
Seriously??How did that music even get popular??
After reading some of your reviews and comment responses I thought I'd pop in and just put down some of my thoughts.
Firstly, I know exactly where you are coming from. I have a friend who is very similar to you in terms of thought process. Though, he is not nearly as extreme about his opinions and outward expression as you, certainly he shares the "90% of everything is shit" mantra. Usually I agree with him.
The big difference I think is that I've come to terms with mediocrity and imperfection. I've found that over the years asking for others to be as good as myself or go about life in as complex or as meaningful as a way I try to live is just asking far too much of others. It's interesting when I debate people who are clearly below me in intellect. No matter how much logic or how beautiful I connect my thoughts and words I cannot seem to get them to resonate with my thought process. It's the most frustrating thing.
This is why I've shyed away from being so extreme and demanding of others in life. It's just not a mode of living I feel comfortable with. Living life in constant disproval and hate isn't fun, nor is it really all that helpful. The only way to connect to people below yourself is to play at their level. That's the only real way to open them to acceptance of other beliefs or thoughts. They will never try to accept what they cannot understand.
So with all of that said I'd like to just conclude with, "Relax". There's no need to be so demanding or extreme about anything, anime included. To begin with, art is something that is very abstract. To place such terms and rules on it just seems so unfair, don't you think? People enjoy different things because they connect with specific ideas. That's what makes humans so interesting. Not one of us sees a piece of art in the exact same way. So to label everything as "shit" by your standards is only you trying to impose your thought process on others. I do not really approve of that. Everyone has bias and standards though, of course. But I make an effort to ask the question, "Why does this individual enjoy this show so much?" before I make a comment on why they've seem to overrate it.
I hope I've at least made you ponder a little bit. Though, whenever I argue similarly with my friend he usually dismisses my ideas and tells me that I'm not a logical thinker and that I am extremely bias. Both of which are half true. I am not just a logical thinker, but also accept the fact that illogical thought is apart of who we are as human beings. Emotion is interesting, as is our perception and how we internalize ideas. I am bias, but I have accepted my bias because of my understanding of why specific things resonate with me. If we accept that everyone is bias, then isn't it a bit extreme to demand that others comform to just your bias and not their own?
Not necessarily "rid of you" just was hoping I wouldn't have to encounter your reviews again. I respect that you're entitled to an opinion, but some of your reviews have turned me away from animes that I later went back to and found them not too bad... either way... I'll avoid any future contact. Enjoy your anime Mr.Roricon