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Posted: 16 August 2013 09:26 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 91 ]
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Presents; I like presents! But I take comfort in the past as well.


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One good schoolmaster is of more use than a hundred priests.

Thomas Paine

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Posted: 16 August 2013 11:08 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 92 ]
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Humans are story-creating creatures and it’s through our stories that we can and do connect with other people. -  Michael D. Ostrolene;

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All the Gods and all religions are created by humans, to meet human needs and accomplish human ends.

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Posted: 16 August 2013 01:21 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 93 ]
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garythehuman - 16 August 2013 11:08 AM

Humans are story-creating creatures and it’s through our stories that we can and do connect with other people. -  Michael D. Ostrolene;

And hate them and go to war with them and destroy them.

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Posted: 17 August 2013 01:18 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 94 ]
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Lois - 16 August 2013 01:21 PM
garythehuman - 16 August 2013 11:08 AM

Humans are story-creating creatures and it’s through our stories that we can and do connect with other people. -  Michael D. Ostrolene;

And hate them and go to war with them and destroy them.

Yes, sometimes, if their stories are different than our stories, but then again most wars are fought over access to material recourses.

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Gary the Human

All the Gods and all religions are created by humans, to meet human needs and accomplish human ends.

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Posted: 21 August 2013 05:54 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 95 ]
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The difference between a Cult and a Religion:

In a Cult, there is a person at the top who knows it’s a scam.
In a Religion that person is dead.

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For every complex problem there is a solution that is simple, obvious,.... and just plain wrong

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Posted: 22 August 2013 04:41 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 96 ]
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garythehuman - 17 August 2013 01:18 PM
Lois - 16 August 2013 01:21 PM
garythehuman - 16 August 2013 11:08 AM

Humans are story-creating creatures and it’s through our stories that we can and do connect with other people. -  Michael D. Ostrolene;

And hate them and go to war with them and destroy them.

Yes, sometimes, if their stories are different than our stories, but then again most wars are fought over access to material recourses.

Too often it’s a fight over whose god or whose religion is the true one, even though none is true.

Lois

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Posted: 31 August 2013 01:00 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 97 ]
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Proverb in Arabic:

“Saying I don’t know is half of the knowledge.”

http://muslimmatters.org/2011/06/28/saying-“i-don’t-know”-is-half-of-knowledge/

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Say: He is God, the Unique.
God, the Self-Sufficient.
He does not give birth, nor was He born.
And there is none equal to Him.

Quran (112: 1-4)

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Posted: 31 August 2013 01:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 98 ]
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I’m embarrassing myself again, but I can’t help it.
Reading books and articles takes its toll on the mind.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIlYvDYoX9I

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Say: He is God, the Unique.
God, the Self-Sufficient.
He does not give birth, nor was He born.
And there is none equal to Him.

Quran (112: 1-4)

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Posted: 31 August 2013 07:31 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 99 ]
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One Man’s Mythology is Another Man’s Religion
http://leapsecond.wordpress.com/

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Art is the creation of that which evokes an emotional response, leading to thoughts of the noblest kind.
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