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Topic: Reason has always existed, but not always in a reasonable form.
Posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 5:40:26 AM
Oh, he means religion.

EDIT: Religion is reasonable, but doesn't always appear reasonable to man's understanding. Or in other words, God lives, but good luck proving this intellectually. Same with non-dualism.

Topic: The reading of all good books is indeed like a conversation with the noblest men of past centuries who were the authors of...
Posted: Monday, July 14, 2014 7:11:41 AM
Descartes had a charitable view on books, but maybe they were better back then. Nowadays you can expect even bestsellers to be diluted by filler content.
Topic: In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Posted: Sunday, July 13, 2014 6:42:53 PM
Work expediently to get out of risky situations.

That sounds a little better.

And what Saul said :)
Topic: In skating over thin ice, our safety is in our speed.
Posted: Sunday, July 13, 2014 8:25:24 AM
I believe Emerson is speaking metaphorically here. In other words: efficiency and focus is the best way to get through a risky situation
Topic: No man, who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives, is...
Posted: Saturday, July 12, 2014 4:39:50 PM
Verbatim wrote:


Welcome jasoncomely, and enjoy the right reasons for being in this forum; you will be doing well enough.

Here is one of the right reasons we ought to do things:
Doing our duty means nothing less than meeting life’s expectations, head on, regardless of our convenience, pleasure, fear or pain... most of the time...
failing sometime, but never failing for lack of the will to try, nor the lack of reward.



Thanks Verbatim :)
Topic: No man, who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives, is...
Posted: Saturday, July 12, 2014 9:42:41 AM
If we do things for the right reasons, and not the accolades of men, I think there is truth in this statement.

Great quotes here at The Free Dictionary :)