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by JulianoBR
Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:41 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: ERE Purgatory
Replies: 46
Views: 4329

<t>It seems FI people has achieved the very last step of Maslow's hierarchy of needs.<br/> The ultimate mission in human life may be to become a philosopher.<br/> Jacob's quote "There are maybe 100 different abstract concepts known to humanity. What happens when one reaches the point of this is simi...
by JulianoBR
Fri Mar 23, 2012 3:44 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Hedonic Adaptation - It Cuts Both Ways
Replies: 15
Views: 1635

<r>I tried to address a similar issue in the topic <URL url="http://forum.earlyretirementextreme.com/viewtopic.php?t=2245"><LINK_TEXT text="viewtopic.php?t=2245">http://forum.earlyretirementextreme.com/viewtopic.php?t=2245</LINK_TEXT></URL><br/> In this sense, taking some regular sabbatic years can ...
by JulianoBR
Wed Mar 21, 2012 3:03 pm
Forum: Inspiration
Topic: What to do in Free Time
Replies: 13
Views: 1774

Thanks for the replies.
In my specific case, I think I prefer my current work than fixing houses, cooking, gardening and learning languages. All this things seem to me as stressful and meaningless as work itself.

by JulianoBR
Wed Mar 21, 2012 2:29 pm
Forum: Inspiration
Topic: What to do in Free Time
Replies: 13
Views: 1774

<t>I think what we want most is free time. As I'm employed, I'm always dreaming about having more time to do my own stuff.<br/> But a question started to bother me. Once I'm retired, with enough monthly income, what will I do from 7 am to 10 pm?<br/> - to learn work skills - unnecessary<br/> <br/> -...
by JulianoBR
Sun Aug 21, 2011 8:41 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Someone from Brazil/Brasil?
Replies: 35
Views: 7250

<t>I'm living in Rio because of work, moved from Curitiba five years ago. Both are becoming expensive cities for middle class, as international cuisine restaurants are created, Imax theaters are built and everyone feels the need to travel abroad.<br/> There’s a kind of work, at least in Brazil, whic...
by JulianoBR
Sun Aug 21, 2011 2:27 pm
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: beggar vs. ERE
Replies: 32
Views: 2782

<t>Bigato, thanks for your reply full of good arguments.<br/> I'm working in Rio, where the cost of living is very high. The wages are good, but only to live here one spends a large amount of mensal income.<br/> When I get ready to implement ERE, I intend to move south, there are a lot of cheap good...
by JulianoBR
Sun Aug 21, 2011 12:42 am
Forum: Lifestyle Questions
Topic: beggar vs. ERE
Replies: 32
Views: 2782

<t>I've become very enthusiastic about ERE.<br/> But when I talked to my friends they started joking.<br/> "What's the difference between ERE and a beggar who doesn't need go begging?" "What are you gonna do all day if you don't work but also can't buy anything to have fun?"<br/> Is there some good ...