The Wisdom of the
Oracle

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  1. lee asks "i cant seem to hook up with the right guy, what can i do to myself to make it happen?"

    Oracle:

    "You are only half a person, you do not have anything left to give. You must grow and develop into a whole person, in order to find another whole person worth sacrificing half your self for."


  2. Captain Planet asks "Does she only want me for sex?"

    Oracle:

    "She wants to suck you dry until you are an empty husk-- just like her."


  3. Archangel Gabriel asks "I know why I am so upset, but I don't know what to do about it. You would think that knowledge of one would glean knowledge about the other, but that has not been the case. I apologize for asking more than one question, but I must. Whose fault is it? Why? And what should I do about it?"

    Oracle:

    "There is a time to fight, a time when these sorts of battles are worth the cost you'd pay. This isn't one of them. You must lay down your arms and walk away from this battle, while you are able."


  4. ManWoman asks "I've recently fallen for a wonderful woman who says she loves me back. The problem is that we're both in troubled relationships with people we love. Everyone wants to have it all, but is that possible? What's the right thing to do?"

    Oracle:

    "Neither of you should be in intimate relationships with anyone, including and especially each other."


  5. one asks "Why?"

    Oracle:

    "Because you need to learn to stand on your own two feet. And no matter what, that is what you're going to have to do."


  6. lefty asks "The attraction I feel for him is making me miserable. Should I run away as fast as I can?"

    Oracle:

    "You believe that you are miserable, but the Oracle does not agree. A life spent running away is not nearly as interesting as one spent running toward."


  7. Blue Sky asks "Yes?"

    Oracle:

    "No."


  8. k asks "sooooo... what do you think... should i tell my parents? all of it?"

    Oracle:

    "The Oracle believes that honesty and openness is the only course of action to take, but timing is important, too. Are you sure you are ready to deal with the consequences?"


  9. Wondering asks "The question: is love that has weathered somehow more complete than new love? Will we always come back to the thing that lasts, no matter how flawed or impractical? And if so, why should we bother with new love, knowing how frail it is?"

    Oracle:

    "First of all that isn't one question, it is three. Secondly, love is never complete; love is never incomplete. It either is, or it isn't. Thirdly, nothing lasts, every relationship you have is flawed AND impractical. Lastly, you seem to have overlooked the obvious: without risking your heart with new love, you would never have the option of old love. [please only one question at a time] "


  10. Santana asks "Is yes the right answer?"

    Oracle:

    "No."


  11. opepe asks "Do you think that drugs are a good idea?"

    Oracle:

    "Drugs can help. Drugs can hurt. Drugs can change. Drugs can kill. Drugs can save. Drugs can alter. Drugs can be scary. Drugs can give you back your sex life, and drugs can take it all away. How much do you really know about the substances you put in your body, and the consequences you will face because of it? Even aspirin can be a deadly substance when used incorrectly. "


  12. whore asks "Spit or swallow?"

    Oracle:

    "Stop."


  13. Joann asks "Will I ever find someone that really loves me for who I am?"

    Oracle:

    "Yes, yes, but you must be patient. Patient! You don't even know who you are, so how can you expect anyone else to know, much less love?"


  14. Lisa asks "What is my personality like in your mind?"

    Oracle:

    "The Oracle sees several colors that you might call your aura... sky blues, soft peaches, warm purples, and muddy greens."


  15. Lover asks "Why do people hoard their love like greedy misers?"

    Oracle:

    "Because they do not understand that love is like water, it was meant to flow freely. Try to hold onto it, and it will pour through your fingers. Try to contain it and it will stagnate."


  16. torn apart asks "I have been dating my girlfriend for quite a long time now, but I just recently met a new woman, and I think I'm falling for her. They both insist I choose one of them, and I don't know what to do. Who should I choose?"

    Oracle:

    "You've rendered all the time and energy invested in your long-term relationship meaningless, and you will find the woman you are attempting to replace her with a poor substitute. The right thing to do is leave them both, but do you have the sense to figure that out?"


  17. Rosie asks "Do you think that sex is a good idea?"

    Oracle:

    "Sex is the way things are. It is as much a part of human existance as breathing and blinking. Does the Oracle consider that you having sex is a good idea? No. You need to find what ails your soul somewhere else."


  18. pure heart asks "Can a long-distance relationship fulfill all my needs?"

    Oracle:

    "No. It can't even begin to fulfill the least of your needs."


  19. Sr. Huevo asks "I want to know if I can get a better job for me?"

    Oracle:

    "You can always find a better job. You could also find a worse one. Build your inner-self up well enough, and you will rise seemingly without effort. The effort is in refining and honing your skills and talents."


  20. Stumpy No-Legs asks "Why don't I care anymore?"

    Oracle:

    "Life is and must be a process of continual re-invention. You must re-make yourself. You've carried the current incarnation of you to it's logical conclusion, it's time to try something else."


  21. rainbow girl asks "Is a guy that I'm good friends, and also physically involved with, my soulmate? Are our reasons for not getting together real, or is there more involved?"

    Oracle:

    "There's always more involved. Your soul has many mates, it's long past time that you move on and find another."


  22. objectivity asks "Who deserves my trust?"

    Oracle:

    "Who's trust do you deserve? The answer to both questions: no one. Trust has nothing to do with deserving. Some suggest trust is something earned, while the Oracle believes trust is something to be given freely, and people ultimately undersrving of trust will prove themselves unworthy. Then the question becomes: Who deserves your forgiveness? "


  23. Idiot asks "Why can't I stop cheating on her?"

    Oracle:

    "Because you're a fucking idiot?"


  24. pothead asks "pipe, joint, or bong?"

    Oracle:

    "What does it matter? They all lead to the same place, don't they?"


  25. annabelle asks "i had dated someone for a while and now there is a new guy that has peaked my interest or rather a few... how do i know if i am rebounding.. i dont want to do this.."

    Oracle:

    "You may not believe this, but there is no such thing as a "rebound". You are either ready for a healthy relationship or not. And you, my dear, are not."


  26. Miki Karou asks "Where will I find my "shining thing"? Will I know when I find it?"

    Oracle:

    "You are in a state of confusion. All is not as it seems to you. Now is not the best time to make important decisions."


  27. Archangel Gabriel asks "I am plagued by indecision, doubt, and fear about my choice to be here. I have two decisions: stay here, or go home. Whatever choice I make will drastically change my life and its path. What is the best decision? Will I accomplish what I wish to if I leave?"

    Oracle:

    "Understand that you can never go home. The home you left is not there anymore. You can only go go forwards, trying to swim back through the river of time will only lead to your drowning."


  28. Scared asks "Am I making the right choices concerning my life? I feel like so many things (from the past) are holding me back. I know I need to let go, but I can't seem to. Am I traveling down the right path for me?"

    Oracle:

    "Of course your past is holding you back. You are holding onto your past, and sensing that you're considering letting go, it grabs and entangles you as much as it can. It is time to shed that old skin, so that you can walk in the new one."


  29. Dacron asks "Am I on the right track?"

    Oracle:

    "Oh, you're on the right track alright... the right track to what is what you should be asking yourself. And quickly."


  30. purple flying elephant asks "Is it all bullshit?"

    Oracle:

    "It's not all bullshit, but most of it is."


  31. fawnal asks "Should I change my place of residence? "

    Oracle:

    "Are you moving towards something or running away from something? If the former then yes, if the latter, then no."


  32. lost highway asks "will i ever be able to reconsile with my recent boyfriend? "

    Oracle:

    "Your horizons have much better things in store for you. Let him go. If the both of you are able to hold onto some measure of maturity, there's no reason why you shouldn't be friends in a year or two. "


  33. Dire Straits asks "Does my sister really think I am lying?"

    Oracle:

    "It has been too long since she's felt a part of your life. If she ever had."


  34. Archangel Gabriel asks "The nature of God is something I have always found highly perplexing. I keep searching for the nature of God in places outside the Bible and the Catholic Church, only to end up with more questions. Is Christianity the only way to salvation? Does salvation even exist? Is religion, in general, a waste of my fleeting time on Earth, as I now suspect?"

    Oracle:

    "No. No. Yes."


  35. afraid asks "I recently had to make a tough decision. I could do one of two things: 1) Stay in my hometown, living away from my parents; or 2) Move with my parents and finish my last year of school in a new place. I chose to stay here. I just need to know if I made the right decision because I'm afraid that I didn't."

    Oracle:

    "There is no such thing as the 'right' decision. There are only choices and consequences. You did what you had to do."


  36. Shebop asks "Does he believe the incredibly sincere words I said to him?"

    Oracle:

    "Deep down he wants to really believe, but it is not easy for him to let himself believe, as so many people have lied and betrayed him before."


  37. Seriously Committed asks "I have been dating, who I believe to be, the love of my life for almost 9 months. The problem is...I'm scared that while he's away at school and I am here, that he will meet someone better for him. He loves me and says there is no other for him, but is this true. Will we always be the same, happy, together couple that we are now?"

    Oracle:

    "If he is the 'love of your life', then how could he meet someone better? Be careful that your insecurities and paranoia do not ruin the relationship that you have come to hold so dear. No one ever is the 'same, happy, together couple'. A relationship is always in a state of growth or destruction, always changing. It is a useless (and usually destructive) gesture to try to hold on to what your relationship was."


  38. I Think I'm Insane asks "I recently met this guy on the Internet. He challenged my self-esteem and my beliefs. I now have feelings for him. The problem is, He's many mile away. Should I persue a relationship with him, seeing as none of my relationships here seem to work?"

    Oracle:

    "The Oracle is quite sure that telling you not to pursue a relationship is like trying to tell the sun not to shine, or the stars not to twinkle. The Internet can be a powerful tool for communication and a powerful tool for deception. It is not always easy to tell which is which."


  39. QBP (with a smile) asks "Is it really possible to know when you're truly in love?"

    Oracle:

    "When you are quiet, at peace with yourself, only then will you know for sure. Once the seed is planted it takes a little while before you see some green poking out of the earth. Find patience."


  40. Hmmm asks "Have you noticed most of your answers or unhelpfully enagmatic?"

    Oracle:

    "Reality is an enigma. The mysteries of the universe are necessarily thoroughly shrouded in secrets and hidden meanings. This is why they are referred to as 'mysteries'."


  41. Needs to Know asks "I'm in a real bind here. 10 years ago, I was molested. I need to know if I can ever get rid of the images that haunt me day and night. Will I ever be at a point where I can trust guys completely?"

    Oracle:

    "The Oracle seriously recommends professional counseling and/or seeking out a support group. The only way you can find peace is to cut into this wound, bleed it, and then allow it to heal. Though the pain may fade in time, there will always be a scar. But, in the end, what impact that scar has on your life is entirely your own decision."


  42. Hole in the Heart asks "Will I ever be content where I am and will I ever find my true love?"

    Oracle:

    "For you the path is a long one, and you have much work to do before you get there. Love is not something you find, it's something you build."


  43. Archangel Gabriel asks "I have great doubt as to my future. The mere fact that I have doubt suggests to me that the path for my life that I've chosen is one that I shouldn't have chosen, and that I never actually had a choice in the matter. Will I finish what I've started, or has mere doubt already started me down a different path?"

    Oracle:

    "The mere fact that you have doubt should only suggest to you that you are human, and you question, you wonder always about the path not taken. Waste none of your unbelievably precious time wondering which path is the right one. Because by the time you've figured it out, your time will be up."


  44. The wind that blows endlessly asks "Why am I deathly afraid of something I can't comprehend? Something further proves the fact that I might be slowly going insane. Truly insane, not stereotype you see on T.V."

    Oracle:

    "Fear is the mind-killer. You must find your focus, or wander forever adrift."


  45. Archangel Gabriel asks "A girl of six years was molested a while back by a perverted, sick man. Eleven years later, she is now my significant other. Is there any way that she will understand that she is loved and that there is good and kindness in the world?"

    Oracle:

    "The world can be a harsh and cruel place. Some of us thrive in it, and others are ground to dust. It is possible that your friend will never wake from her nightmare, but your stable presence in her life does help, even if she doesn't realize it."


  46. Dragonfly asks "I believe I have met my soulmate. I want to know if he sees himself in me as I can see myself mirrored in him."

    Oracle:

    "No, he doesn't. He's constantly guessing, wondering, and doubting. And the only way he might ever get to that level is if you help him there."


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