waaaiiiit, im late, but can i join? ^^ This sounds fun~
Although truthfully I"m more of a digital artist person than a writer, but i still wanna join! >^<
SuperFloree: Sure. Welcome aboard.
Everyone else: I'm glad for the enthusiastic response and Dynamo I like the title. Keep throwing out any other ideas for titles and topics too and then we'll make a list and vote on what we want to include.
As for topics, I"m up for whatever ^^ You seem to have most general topics covered already with science and religion, and the only thing I can think of is art-related, which im not sure any of you guys would be interested in and/or understand.
SuperFloree: Art's cool too if you can come up with a philosophical topic that sort of relates to the human condition and our place in the universe. How about this for a topic:
-Why do you humans create (art or otherwise)?
Sorry that makes no sense - remove the "you" from the topic I suggested above...
I'll give it a shot.
Are humans inherently good with imperfections or inherently evil with the capability to improve?
XD yeah that's another thing, what im talking about isn't really philisophi- wait a second. How about just asking- what is art?
There's this giant argument between different artists about this one topic- manga/anime styled 'art'. Some people think it's an art style, some people say it's a deriative of cartoons, and others say it doesn't even count as an art style cuz it's 'easy and overdone'.
Imaginedangerous: It would be great if you join in. And good topic as well.
SuperFloree: Sure. "What is art?" sounds fine to me. That's actually philosphical.
W00t! I came up with something! XD
Count me in, Big Dawg. This really does sound like a spectacular idea. You, sir, are a freaking genius. I honestly see a lot of thinking teens readin it. Maybe even high-school teachers having their students disect the arguments?
Love the title. It's got flare. ;)
If we do actually do this and it gets published and makes some kind of profit, I think a pretty good portion should go to Teen Ink itself.
We're gonna have to get TheKing in here. And bump a LOT of the old threads.
I agree. Alex MUST be brought outta retirement if this is gonna go down. That guy's freaking hilarious.
Glad you're in Collin. And whoever TheKing is definitely get him involved too.
I also agree putting some of the profit, if we get it, back into TI is a great idea too.
Lastly, bumping up some old threads for inspiration would be great (particularly those of you who participated in those discussions). It would give everyone some material to write up our polished essays with, as well some end of section discussion fodder.
Alright we have 10 people now (assuming I counted correctly). I don't want to shut anybody out who wants in, but we probably shouldn't get too many more or else it will be overwhelming for readers.
So...anybody else? (Breece? TheKing?)
Once again I'm really glad people are into this. I think it could turn out pretty neat.
Can I hold out on agreeing just for now? I kinda don't know if I want to participate :S Or how it'd work if I didn't, since many of the convos involved me.
Gimme a week or two to decide XD After my finals finish God willing.
Destinee: Yeah. No problem. And I wasn't planning on just copy and pasting old threads anyway. We'd need to clean things up and stuff, so if you don't want to participate its no biggie.
I think whoever would be interested in participating ought to write maybe up to a 1000 words about themselves (focussing on religion and anything that's affected that). it'd be good to have intros for each person at the beginning :)
Destinee: Agreed. We'll definitely need introductions.
That is such a cool idea! I know I would buy it. I would love to help if you need it!
Okie dokie. That's settled. You guys give me time till holidays, and I'll go up like a bazooka. Our introduction must only have our pseudonymas and If possible, our profile pics. :P