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Old 03-08-2020, 10:34 AM   #9151
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As I recall, the last person who advocated burning books was He Who Must Not Be Named (if you do name him, you are generally held to have lost the argument).

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Old 03-08-2020, 01:10 PM   #9152
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Most people don't get the saying "the more you know the less you realize you know," soon everyone will be corporate pawns craving gold sneakers... and dying of cancer at the age 30 something.
 
Old 03-08-2020, 02:06 PM   #9153
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Most people don't get the saying "the more you know the less you realize you know," soon everyone will be corporate pawns craving gold sneakers... and dying of cancer at the age 30 something.
Really? Doesn't everyone who has ever learned anything get it that the process of learning necessarily requires you learn more questions than answers?

It doesn't translate into "the more you know actually the less you know". It means only proportionately. IOW all humans, if they bother to learn anything, are constantly expanding their awareness of how much there is yet to know. That doesn't defeat the purpose of knowing.

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Old 03-10-2020, 09:42 PM   #9154
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A term nothing really matters isn't quite true either, just most of it...

How many religions are there, how many gods are there? Same goes for other useless junk; live well, die well!
 
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A term nothing really matters isn't quite true either, just most of it...

How many religions are there, how many gods are there? Same goes for other useless junk; live well, die well!
I always grin at the extension of that cliche as it appeared on a John Mellencamp album title, "Nothing Matters, and So What if It Did?" Over the top Nihilism... what a hoot.
 
Old 03-11-2020, 05:51 PM   #9156
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Couldn't blame anyone in this thread for that... better than making up a new god* every-second(—whatever that is ) for what else‽

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Old 03-14-2020, 03:28 PM   #9157
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It's all to control: "me too..." here's some ribs for a slice of Appel pie?

Tho if you were a kid you were raised by dictators!
 
Old 03-28-2020, 06:51 PM   #9158
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As sad as people believing their religion's they also believe their history books...

we are a planet!
 
Old 03-28-2020, 07:46 PM   #9159
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jamison I still don't get what appears to be your obsession with parents and their children and for the longest time I didn't get why you kept pointing out how many different gods there are and have been but I get that now. I never concerned myself much with how other people arrive at their conclusions whether by research or default, but some so-called "militant atheist" pointed out than anyone who believes in one god by definition denies the existence of hundreds and atheists merely "go one more" I get it now.
 
Old 03-29-2020, 10:20 AM   #9160
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Parents aren't hard drives but *wastes of time* is programming the firmware!
Unimaginable tracks of it, think we won't be dead‽ Name:  animated-smileys-headgear-037.gif
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I'd think the fish could accomplish more
than just feeding the beans, climbing the corn
to further shade the squash and them?!.

For now: just keep pushing, pushing, pushing, push, push, push...

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Old 03-31-2020, 08:09 PM   #9161
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Most flowers bloom beautifully, pass on and die...
Luckily Earth is more like a tree, spreading its leaves to decay...
Less they learn to avoid such stupid notions as sin or apocalypses and wash...

Haven't found any good Linux questions I could ask or answer!

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