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A thousand million questions - buddy - May 31, 2020 - 9:32am
 
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oldviolin

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Posted: Jun 2, 2020 - 5:03pm

Ladies and gentlemen take my advice; pull down your pants and slide on the ice...

Dr. Sidney Freedman

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Posted: May 29, 2020 - 3:10pm

 oldviolin wrote:
He who knows not and knows not that he knows not, is a fool ... shun him.

He who knows not and knows that he knows not, is a child ... teach him.

He who knows and knows not that he knows, is asleep ... wake him.

He who knows and knows that he knows, is wise ... follow him.

Persian Proverb
 

me?

i score three out of four

not bad for a third stringer 
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Posted: May 29, 2020 - 8:08am

He who knows not and knows not that he knows not, is a fool ... shun him.

He who knows not and knows that he knows not, is a child ... teach him.

He who knows and knows not that he knows, is asleep ... wake him.

He who knows and knows that he knows, is wise ... follow him.

Persian Proverb
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Posted: May 14, 2020 - 2:49pm

Why do people think humans are the peak of evolution?
Bears get to eat berries and salmon all the time and sleep half the year.
How is that not so much more advanced than working every day until you die?

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Posted: May 2, 2020 - 4:02pm

Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,
To the last syllable of recorded time;
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!
Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player,
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage,
And then is heard no more. It is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,
Signifying nothing.
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Posted: May 2, 2020 - 9:46am

The battleline between good and evil runs through the heart of every man.

One should never direct people towards happiness, because happiness too is an idol of the market-place. One should direct them towards mutual affection. A beast gnawing at its prey can be happy too, but only human beings can feel affection for each other, and this is the highest achievement they can aspire

Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you — you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside.

One artist sees himself as the creator of an independent spiritual world; he hoists onto his shoulders the task of creating this world, of peopling it and of bearing the all-embracing responsibility for it; but he crumples beneath it, for a mortal genius is not capable of bearing such a burden. Just as man in general, having declared himself the centre of existence, has not succeeded in creating a balanced spiritual system. And if misfortune overtakes him, he casts the blame upon the age-long disharmony of the world, upon the complexity of today's ruptured soul, or upon the stupidity of the public.
Another artist, recognizing a higher power above, gladly works as a humble apprentice beneath God's heaven; then, however, his responsbility for everything that is written or drawn, for the souls which perceive his work, is more exacting than ever. But, in return, it is not he who has created this world, not he who directs it, there is no doubt as to its foundations; the artist has merely to be more keenly aware than others of the harmony of the world, of the beauty and ugliness of the human contribution to it, and to communicate this acutely to his fellow-men. And in misfortune, and even at the depths of existence — in destitution, in prison, in sickness — his sense of stable harmony never deserts him.
But all the irrationality of art, its dazzling turns, its unpredictable discoveries, its shattering influence on human beings — they are too full of magic to be exhausted by this artist's vision of the world, by his artistic conception or by the work of his unworthy fingers.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
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Posted: Apr 18, 2020 - 4:40am

"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act ."
                                                                                                  GEORGE ORWELL
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Posted: Apr 17, 2020 - 9:07pm



 buddy wrote:


You’re nothing if not entertaining
 

Certainly not entertaining.

buddy

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Posted: Apr 17, 2020 - 8:37pm



 jahgirl8 wrote:


 buddy wrote:


 kurtster wrote:
The biggest sign that someone is lying to you is when they answer questions you didn't ask ...

Tucker Carlson, just now.

 

The irony here is overwhelming.
 
don't see a lick of irony, do you forget the job of the media?



 

The irony of your own statement here is blatantly obvious to me, to which you are no doubt oblivious as usual.

You’re nothing if not entertaining.
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Posted: Apr 17, 2020 - 7:00am

Thanks to the redundancy of language, yxx cxn xndxrstxnd whxt x xm wrxtxng xvxn xf x rxplxcx xll thx vxwxls wxth xn "x" (t gts lttl hrdr f y dn't vn kn whr th vwls r)

Steven Pinker
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Posted: Apr 16, 2020 - 7:59pm

If we do not believe within ourselves this deeply rooted feeling that there is something higher than ourselves, we shall never find the strength to evolve into something higher.

Our highest endeavor must be to develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives. The need for imagination, a sense of truth, and a feeling of responsibility—these three forces are the very nerve of education.

The time has come to realize that supersensible knowledge has now to arise from the materialistic grave.

for even the wisest can learn incalculably much from children.

Rudolph Steiner

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Posted: Apr 2, 2020 - 3:27pm



 buddy wrote:


 kurtster wrote:
The biggest sign that someone is lying to you is when they answer questions you didn't ask ...

Tucker Carlson, just now.

 

The irony here is overwhelming.
 
don't see a lick of irony, do you forget the job of the media?



buddy

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Posted: Apr 1, 2020 - 5:15pm



 kurtster wrote:
The biggest sign that someone is lying to you is when they answer questions you didn't ask ...

Tucker Carlson, just now.

 

The irony here is overwhelming.
kurtster

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Posted: Mar 31, 2020 - 5:14pm

The biggest sign that someone is lying to you is when they answer questions you didn't ask ...

Tucker Carlson, just now.

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Posted: Mar 28, 2020 - 8:22am

God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world.

C.S. Lewis

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Posted: Mar 25, 2020 - 5:34pm

I have always had more dread of a pen, a bottle of ink, and a sheet of paper than of a sword or pistol. - Alexandre Dumas

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Posted: Mar 24, 2020 - 8:52pm

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.

Kahlil Gibran

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Posted: Dec 22, 2019 - 1:10am



 black321 wrote:


 sirdroseph wrote:
 
thats a wallop.  i can see many misinterpreting this as support for some sort of postmodernism...but thats just another ism.
The fact that once you try to organize a particular truth, which leads to the perversion of the truth, doesnt mean the truth itself isnt true.

 
Sir, I'm not sure what support of postmodernism conceptually means, but yes it's another ism. And nnoooooo, please don't interpret my silly posting  as support for ANYthing, thank you.
How do you like this one? I remember feeling elated reading The Fountainhead.

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Posted: Dec 19, 2019 - 9:40am



 sirdroseph wrote:
 
thats a wallop.  i can see many misinterpreting this as support for some sort of postmodernism...but thats just another ism.
The fact that once you try to organize a particular truth, which leads to the perversion of the truth, doesnt mean the truth itself isnt true.

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Posted: Dec 19, 2019 - 8:52am

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