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Daemon
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2017 12:00:00 AM
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To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something, while to secure it in this world we must do something.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)
KSPavan
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2017 1:33:52 AM

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To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something, while to secure it in this world we must do something.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)
pedro
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2017 3:39:07 AM
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Daemon wrote:
To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something, while to secure it in this world we must do something.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)




Neither very effective probably


thar
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2017 4:05:52 AM

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Well, apparently she committed suicide when incurably ill, so she did something.
Perceptive woman - I like her philosophy. Harder to follow in practice, though. I think I would have liked her!
Bully_rus
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2017 9:40:17 AM
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Daemon wrote:
To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something, while to secure it in this world we must do something.

Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)


Yeah, do something, somehow and you certainly get somewhere - though I doubt that it will be somewhere close to happiness.
Wilmar (USA) 1M
Posted: Monday, February 13, 2017 11:27:59 AM

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I believe she was correct.
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