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  1. Well clearly you have enough for a paper. The...

    Well clearly you have enough for a paper. The truth be told. It was the rabbit.

    The creature being small and timid could not shake loose the apple from tit's anchor. How hard he tried. The snake,...
  2. Thread: Interesting

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    Interesting read. ...

    Interesting read.

    http://www.vision.org/visionmedia/article.aspx?id=3692
  3. I haven't posted in a while but this one is...

    I haven't posted in a while but this one is tempting. The story of the garden of Eden and he apple has always been one of my favorites. The beginning of the story is loaded with symbolism that is...
  4. Thread: Freud

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    You have to hear the music first.... then create...

    You have to hear the music first.... then create the dance.
  5. Thread: Freud

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    When you are looking at something that is a...

    When you are looking at something that is a complete mystery a completely new thing, what is an impartial observation? by any standard....
  6. Thread: Freud

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    To say that Freud was not Scientific would be to...

    To say that Freud was not Scientific would be to deny the evidence. He was indeed a scientist. He employed the ideas of forming a hypothesis (id,ego, superego), testing it and modifying it (Oedipus,...
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    Normally I would regard these kind of...

    Normally I would regard these kind of announcements from the pope as rather, well, out of place, etc. I believe that as humanity works it's way through more and more complex problems and dilemmas...
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    Well, I can't say I share his conservative ideas....

    Well, I can't say I share his conservative ideas. However, I do share your admiration for this man. He was thoughtful, deliberate, and fair. I think we are all worse off for his passing. Nice Post,...
  9. Well shouldn't be hard. Gollum (smeagel) and...

    Well shouldn't be hard. Gollum (smeagel) and Bilbo come across the ring accidentally as innocents. The power of the ring (external subliminal influences) act on each with a different result. What...
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    Interesting discussion. Maybe I could add a few...

    Interesting discussion. Maybe I could add a few thoughts that occurred to me as I was reading.:D

    Strong and weak atheism I think this is the degree to which one feels compelled to act or speak....
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    Congrats to every Nice discussion on what could...

    Congrats to every Nice discussion on what could be a messy subject.

    While this is a bit semantic I have to say that the bible doesn't preach anything, people read it, and they preach. What is...
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    Sorry but I'm not typing so that you can't read...

    Sorry but I'm not typing so that you can't read this because it isn't here even if you think it is... because I'm not here... because I am you and I am where ever it is that you are.... I think,...
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    Well, so far I can summarize most of this by...

    Well, so far I can summarize most of this by saying that ideas cause people to do some pretty crazy things. I can only add that the lack of ideas also causes people to do some pretty crazy...
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    Haven't read the book but I am interested in the...

    Haven't read the book but I am interested in the discussion. Obviously, it has a big impact on current events that we won't discuss but more importantly, it has the potential to provoke thought. I'm...
  15. I'm think'n cause it made alot more sense after...

    I'm think'n cause it made alot more sense after some holiday cheer. I started to notice it's like Pi where we all in one big circle and I'm in th middle ... and everyone else is around but.... then...
  16. Not so easy I'm not sure that your notation is...

    Not so easy I'm not sure that your notation is clear at least to me. Could you explain what looks like the intersection of set theory with something else?

    g - all greatness ... g-s ? P() is ?...
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    You are correct that political statements are not...

    You are correct that political statements are not allowed on the board. However, the point you are making is valid. I think the text lends itself to this kind of discussion. Speculation of this sort...
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    My apologies in advance. However, If this is the...

    My apologies in advance. However, If this is the level of spiritual development that can be expected from careful study of the bible. Count me among the damned and glad to be so.
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    Does anybody have any idea what this actually...

    Does anybody have any idea what this actually means? Where is the self? Who is the self? What kind of existential crisis will this machine have when it finds that there is no self only the other........
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    Going to church, communion, dancing the dervish,...

    Going to church, communion, dancing the dervish, walking the maze, sewing the corn, drinking wine,..... are rites and hence symbols. As symbols they point you to a discussion with what is...
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    I would be careful in assuming that you...

    I would be careful in assuming that you understand this correctly. I am let's say "not shy". When I approach some one who is quiet, it is very difficult for me to be patient while they decide that...
  22. Great ride isn't it? I mean without having to...

    Great ride isn't it? I mean without having to watch the boring middle part you get be the star at the end of the movie. That's cool. I hear there may be a sequel though. I prefer the half full glass.
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    I have always preferred to look on the poetic...

    I have always preferred to look on the poetic side of these things. They are in my opinion just stories. They work on multiple levels as all good stories do. Abraham lived in a very harsh...
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    Great questions great answer. If you will permit...

    Great questions great answer. If you will permit me... two other thoughts. Since God is described, or has been described on this board, as outside of nature ... super natural... Science has no tools...
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    A quick wicki turns up some interesting...

    A quick wicki turns up some interesting speculation. I knew that several roman traditions were incorporated into early christian practice. I was also aware of zoroastarian influences but it appears...
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