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Old 07-19-2014, 10:56 AM   #5041
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Eorbet; that was the first thing I found searching but wasn't absolutely sure which definition, out of infinite possibilities... or, at lest on google "1,750,000,000"...???
 
Old 07-22-2014, 07:49 AM   #5042
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Eorbet; that was the first thing I found searching but wasn't absolutely sure which definition, out of infinite possibilities... or, at lest on google "1,750,000,000"...???
Sorry about that Jameson. I suppose it does illustrate that nobody is exempt from falling into the trap of of subjective conclusions. Since it was apparently featured on Oprah a few years ago and somehow is still big in "the Pop World" and I find it particularly slimy and offensive, I did fall prey to the assumption that everyone is painfully aware of that despicable book and concept/psychological garbage. It's one of those things that, on the surface, seems reasonable enough, but underneath the implications are horrendous and irresponsible at best.

One might be suspicious of such an overblown, egotistical title, The Secret, as if the author is above everyone having possession of the One True Gem of Wisdom, one that if everyone just hopped onboard the World would be magically transformed into this beautiful and righteous place like Heaven On Earth. As always the old adage seems true, "Everybody wants to go to Heaven but nobody wants to die".

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Old 07-22-2014, 04:46 PM   #5043
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It was way too boring\ on Wikipedia or YouTube

((even to ☠☠☠DL☠☠☠ and speed up with VLC was not an option) to get into.
TV's a no-go for me.
You want to see,,, worst than me? In a "faith" vs "sanity" thread, show me the local """new$"""!

"TV," I tell it what to play!!
Imagination gets the best of some of us?

(Edit:-(figure go;) I don't want to die or experience "bliss" , hopelessness (JK )NOT( )
――the same as religion )not\not-JK( !!!

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Old 07-25-2014, 08:37 AM   #5044
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Stamp out Doubt. Stamp out Doubt. There must be something wrong with you.
 
Old 07-26-2014, 07:23 AM   #5045
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Here's another good one: A Guide To Critical Thinking.
 
Old 07-26-2014, 02:32 PM   #5046
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Well, This is slowly gaining traction in my neck of the world.

http://www.macleans.ca/news/world/wo...ise-in-mexico/

Having been present in the desert during a shaman Santeria session. I have met Brujos up close. Where a line of people wait
like a patient for a treatment. Like for arthritis, good luck during pregnancy, headaches, etc;;;;.

It is very primitive and almost feels like you are back a few hundred years witnessing a ceremony.
Kinda cool and weird and scary at the same time.
I like it when a certain culture takes a foreign religion. Then incorporates their own set of rites and beliefs.
Then the religion they took, or were forced to accept, gets all upset because they
are not with the core program.

That happens with everything down here on the border. Which is why I like living in the wild west.

I am glad I have witnessed some of the things I have witnessed in life.
People's ritualistic behavior can be a wonderment to witness.
From Shakers, To Dervish, To Snake Handlers, Hindu, and in my case, to Mesoamerican Indians.

Ya gotta love the bizarre, (my take only, as these folks are serious club members and believe very strongly in their core beliefs)
 
Old 07-26-2014, 03:32 PM   #5047
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It's fun\\\ to fear (and\or embrace) the infinitely unknown, even if some make it up like ghost stories and such.

Sure do wish we could all just get along!
 
Old 07-27-2014, 09:40 AM   #5048
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{...}I suppose it does illustrate that nobody is exempt from falling into the trap of of subjective conclusions.{...}One might be suspicious of such an overblown, egotistical title, The Secret, as if the author is above everyone having possession of the One True Gem of Wisdom, one that if everyone just hopped onboard the World would be magically transformed into this beautiful and righteous place like Heaven On Earth. As always the old adage seems true, "Everybody wants to go to Heaven but nobody wants to die".
Precisely!
The secret is just another way to boost egoism of people.
And what is wrong with living on planet Earth instead of Heaven or Hell? Sure it needs some fixage work but it is not mission impossible if we all will get to it.
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Here's another good one: A Guide To Critical Thinking.
Too bad people won't listen to that advice not only when it comes to religion but to scientific BS aswell. We should fight ignorance and seek truth and justice regardless of source and authority brainwash.
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It's fun\\\ to fear (and\or embrace) the infinitely unknown, even if some make it up like ghost stories and such.

Sure do wish we could all just get along!
You speak like your lifespan covered that event and you know not think(like you were there?). Past contains true stuff aswell just we don't interact with it in present.

This however is someting we all agree upon! Who cares what you believe in as long as noone suffers from it?

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Old 07-27-2014, 10:07 AM   #5049
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Happier Than God? What does he mean?

Must be a weirdo!

lol
 
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I was lucky enough to know all my Grate-Grandparents plus learn to read.

Once again "Digital Infinity."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dinosaur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_%28geology%29
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0932440.html

Maybe some day "humanity" will fix most of its problems; one-things for sure I shouldn't have used "wish," sounds too faith-ridden and that will never work.

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Old 07-27-2014, 10:41 AM   #5051
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I was lucky enough to know all my Grate-Grandparents plus learn to read.
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Maybe some day "humanity" will fix most of its problems; one-things for sure I shouldn't have used "wish," sounds too faith-ridden and that will never work.
The problem in 21st century is not if you can read or listen but if you can filter|sort out truth from pile of BS and way too much mixed materials. Nothing is what is seems to be!

Yes they will when they will realize we all are NEOs from matrix and there is no single person only.

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Old 07-27-2014, 11:11 AM   #5052
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I think we should Transcend here a bit and stop fearing what we can never know and yes making up BS about it (even if over the course of centuries...) p.s: I do believe in some constants.
 
Old 07-27-2014, 12:45 PM   #5053
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{...}p.s: I do believe in some constants.
Like what? Money? It also changes and gets replaced due time.
 
Old 07-27-2014, 01:03 PM   #5054
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No. The fact that many are so
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... inured, so hopelessly dependent on the system, that they will fight to protect it.
[Neo's eyes suddenly wander towards a woman in a red dress]
among other...
 
Old 07-27-2014, 01:23 PM   #5055
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But what can we do about it? We don't have option to take neither bluepill or redpill and even if we will have that choice(properly given btw) the rest will still be up to us alone and as group to affect us all. It is easy to say that spoon can be bent if you are not the one who is attempting to do it without training...also what about resistance?
 
  


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