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Live and Learn..........
« on: 24/07/2014 23:17:00 »
Staying ahead of the game in our youth turns into:
Being overtaken by it in our later years..........................Ethos
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« Reply #1 on: 24/07/2014 23:33:19 »
The poison of hate is much more toxic to the hater than for the hated.............................Ethos
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« Reply #2 on: 27/07/2014 15:27:03 »
Our life experiences are similar to a roadmap. And if things have become a bit overwhelming, you may return to a simpler time. If you can remember how you got here, you might find your way back.............Ethos
 

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« Reply #3 on: 30/07/2014 22:38:36 »
In his book, 'How to win friends and influence people' Dale Carnegie says, "A man convinced against his will
           Is of the same opinion still"
Arguing is a waste of precious time and when you get to be my age, time becomes ever more precious.......................Ethos
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« Reply #4 on: 03/08/2014 04:20:21 »
Occasionally, a few people choose to remain unteachable when the truth requires them to simply change. The status quo resists change........Ethos

 "The more things change, the more they remain the same."
.....................Quote from John Stewart Mill
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« Reply #5 on: 11/08/2014 01:52:02 »
Time has a way of teaching us new things and hopefully, it gives us good reason to improve the accuracy of our grasp on reality. If these changes don't take place in our understanding of things, it can be reasoned that or lives have been wasted. Don't be afraid to change your mind when evidence suggests such, your ego will recover in due time.

...........................Ethos

 

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« Reply #6 on: 11/08/2014 16:29:43 »
Or as Eddington put it: "The student of quantum physics must become accustomed to having his common sense violated six times before breakfast."
 

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« Reply #7 on: 13/08/2014 13:21:17 »
Depression comes when getting everything you ever wanted isn't all you really needed.

In memory of; Robin Williams

..........................Ethos
 

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« Reply #8 on: 08/10/2014 04:42:53 »
In the short story by Tolstoy, 'The Death of Ivan Ilyich', Tolstoy suggests that men only learn when they endure suffering.

If we concede to this notion, we are then faced with the question:

How sincere are we regarding the truth and the effort required to experience it?
 

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« Reply #9 on: 21/10/2014 02:13:31 »
Never be afraid to admit your errors. By doing so, you give opportunity for truth to reign......................Ethos
 

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« Reply #10 on: 22/10/2014 14:36:44 »
A genuine effort to learn new things is the personal admission of past errors.............................................Ethos
 

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« Reply #11 on: 22/10/2014 17:04:50 »
A genuine effort to learn new things is the personal admission of past errors.............................................Ethos

No it isn't.

You seem to be having a nice time with your one-line philosophies Ethos.

Depression comes when getting everything you ever wanted isn't all you really needed.
.........................Ethos

What do you get the person who has everything?


A: Something to put it in.
 

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« Reply #12 on: 23/10/2014 00:43:13 »


You seem to be having a nice time with your one-line philosophies Ethos.

Quite a fantastic time I must say!

BTW,.... as to my last one-liner........as you have so eloquently put it.

If we never recognize our errors, we have no hope of ever learning anything new. Maybe you didn't quite get the message I was trying to send. It may also be true that I was in error to word it the way I did. I shall try to learn from that mistake.

In any case, I appreciate the .......INTEREST.......???? you've shown in these one-liners.
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« Reply #13 on: 23/10/2014 00:57:05 »
Be careful when tip-toeing blindfolded thru the tulips, you may find yourself in the barnyard with something stinky on your shoe!
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« Reply #14 on: 25/10/2014 23:56:44 »
Jealously is a genuine indicator of low self esteem.
Rarely does anyone become jealous of those they feel equal to.

..............................Ethos
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« Reply #15 on: 10/11/2014 05:25:59 »
Long time no see Ethos.... Nice Thread!
 

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« Reply #16 on: 10/11/2014 14:01:55 »
Long time no see Ethos.... Nice Thread!
Yes my friend, I just couldn't stay away. And thank you for the kind words Karen, "encouraging words are nourishment to the soul."
 

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« Reply #17 on: 10/11/2014 15:45:38 »
Yes, they are and...I have depended on them strongly the last few years... enjoy your thread I will add to it soon....Thank you for this cool thread...
 

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« Reply #18 on: 13/11/2014 01:29:28 »
There's an old saying: "Time waits on no one."

When considering the passage of time, young people view things a bit different than us old folks.

When I remember my youth, it seemed that; "time was taking it's time."

Now, in my later years; "time is becoming very impatient."





 

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« Reply #19 on: 13/11/2014 14:37:06 »
That seems pretty accurate in my life also....
 

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« Reply #20 on: 02/12/2014 18:12:26 »
Communism marginalizes trust in the individual and faith in a God.

If one can't put trust in God or individual rights, the only thing left to trust in is government.

Problem with that reasoning is; Government is run by individuals and many times, by despots.

Who do you trust?







 



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« Reply #21 on: 11/01/2015 17:04:33 »
Someone once asked me to define love. Being caught ill prepared to offer an immediate answer, I was forced to delay my response until after thinking about the importance of the question itself.

It occurred to me that people find it much easier to be indifferent to others than to love them. The reason for this apathy is; Love requires effort and a responsibility to attend to the welfare of others. A love deficit is evidence of laziness.

Love is required for civilization to exist, without it, the common good will crumble.

Whether love expressed between family members or bonded groups of individuals, love is the essential trait within our genes that protects and defends our common desire to survive and live. This love not only extends to our human kind but also to other forms of life within our environment and to our environment as well.

So my answer is this: "Love is the psychological mechanism that supports, defends, and sustains civilized social existence."



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« Reply #22 on: 03/02/2015 14:38:28 »
Time is different for all observers because "change" makes all the difference.

...............................Ethos
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« Reply #23 on: 05/07/2015 14:44:07 »
If one is not prepared to recognize their personal faults, eventually the evidence will be forced upon them by those who stand in witness.

.............................Ethos
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« Reply #24 on: 05/07/2015 15:13:27 »
uncertainty principle is at working, got to edit every thing?
 

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