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Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel. Options
Daemon
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Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)
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Ask it first about your plan and only then take decisive action… Rules must be obeyed.
Corner of Josh
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Could this rule apply to some people too?
Ozolinsh V.
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Wisdom of Josh wrote:
Could this rule apply to some people too?


Sure thing
Tiger333
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" How you think when you lose determines how long you think it will be until you win " Chesterton

it's all a matter of considering what makes a camel a camel in the first instance !
ChristopherJohnson
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Funny indeed.
sandeep patra
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What a powerful statement....our basic qualities are our sole advantages leavingApplause them we won't be ourselves anymore
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Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.

Do not free a woman of the burden of her breasts; you may be freeing her from being a woman.
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be pride of who and what you are.
palapaguy
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Daemon wrote:
Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)


Do not impose your beliefs upon others. Their own beliefs may be best for them. And that camel may be quite content with his humps.
Joy Frohlich
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The camel has a hump for a reason. It may appear burdensome to us but we are not camels.
Omar Mariani
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There is always something that appears to be burdensome in our existence but, as it is, it is part and parcel of our everyday life to such an extent that our life wouldn't be the same without it.- Unfortunately, there are always do-gooders, nosey-parkers, busy-bodies, who are more than ready and willing to give you a hand where a hand is not wanted and tend to spoil things rather than help
Phil Redbud
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Wisdom of Josh wrote:
Could this rule apply to some people too?


Unnecessary circumcision perhaps?
Milica Boghunovich
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Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)

It is very presumptuous of Chesterton to label a camel's hump(s) as his/her "burden(s)" when every sensible person knows that camel's hump is a life giver, not a burden. What eyes see is not what the whole truth is! Walk by faith, not by sight my dear fellow earthly creatures!
socratoad
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Will that be one hump or two
Milica Boghunovich
Posted: Sunday, January 4, 2015 4:53:03 PM
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socratoad wrote:
Will that be one hump or two


... as many as you can imagine or make up...
The Diplomat
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socratoad wrote:
Will that be one hump or two


One makes it a dromedary, two makes it a camel.
Wanderer
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This guy may have been the British version of Tea Party of today. They called themselves the Distributionist League.
NeuroticHellFem
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The Diplomat wrote:
socratoad wrote:
Will that be one hump or two


One makes it a dromedary, two makes it a camel.

Actually, one makes it a dromedary, two makes it a Bactrian, (but I always want to say binary).
Verbatim
Posted: Monday, January 5, 2015 9:22:24 PM
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Daemon wrote:
Do not free a camel of the burden of his hump; you may be freeing him from being a camel.

Gilbert Chesterton (1874-1936)


Flatten his hump instead; you may increase the burden of his payload, and he is still a camel.

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