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Topic: There lies at the back of every creed something terrible and hard for which the worshiper may one day be required to suffer.
Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:37:00 AM
Daemon wrote:
There lies at the back of every creed something terrible and hard for which the worshiper may one day be required to suffer.

E. M. Forster (1879-1970)


As a sufferer..err..bufferer, I hereby decree that there shouldn't ever be any credo having hard spitballs..err..pitfalls!
Topic: If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a...
Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 4:27:03 AM
Daemon wrote:
If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby "it."

Jerome K. Jerome (1859-1927)


It stands to treason that calling dear baby "it" would never sit well within a young mother's mind.
Topic: Compromise, n.: Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got...
Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:37:15 AM
Bully_rus wrote:
Doodle Snackers wrote:
Bully_rus wrote:
Yeah. Well, luckily for us all, such compromises don’t last long. Anyway, what is more satisfying than a beautiful brawl, right?


Like that real hundinger ..err.. humdinger of an Operation Bar-brawlossa ..err.. Barbarossa way back in 1941, right?


Nah. Brawl can be beautiful, bloodbath - never. In the case of war, what dimwit can ever start a war with such set of letters and sounds: Barba-rossa...


I can only wholeheartedly agree with you here. What dimwit indeed? The answer to this rhetorical question is a veritable no-brainer of course, given that when it comes to decidely daft dimwits, poor nousless Adolf was right up there head and shoulders way above any other crazy contenders wanting pride of place by donning the dunce's cap thence directed to go sit in the corner. Someone should have told..err..suggested to Adolf that dOperation Deutsche-Dimwit-Driven was a far more appropriate title and would have dumbdoubtedly boosted morale enormously throughout the ranks..err..cranks nous end. Brick wall
Topic: Compromise, n.: Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got...
Posted: Monday, May 25, 2020 8:25:08 AM
Bully_rus wrote:
Yeah. Well, luckily for us all, such compromises don’t last long. Anyway, what is more satisfying than a beautiful brawl, right?


Like that real hundinger ..err.. humdinger of an Operation Bar-brawlossa ..err.. Barbarossa way back in 1941, right?
Topic: Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue.
Posted: Sunday, May 17, 2020 7:27:04 AM
Ajike Omooba wrote:
Man's original sin was disobedience in the garden of Eden.


Man back then, and ever since, shouldn't have had to grapple with such things as sin in the garden of Eden.

Methinks Man was punfairly singled out.
Topic: Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue.
Posted: Sunday, May 17, 2020 6:40:21 AM
Verbatim wrote:
Daemon wrote:
Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)


Much depends on who wrote the history.


And of course, whether of not it was but merely written by some poor sod placed punder threat of being grabbed around the fwrote by some fwriteful felon...which would quite more'n likely cause a body to die of fwrite. Brick wall

Topic: Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue.
Posted: Saturday, May 16, 2020 4:19:00 AM
KSPavan wrote:
Quotation of the Day
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Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is man's original virtue.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)


Never make a trash decision and refuse to be disobedient because you'll be rubbished heaps.
Topic: Man's desire for the approval of his fellows is so strong, his dread of their censure so violent, that he himself has brought...
Posted: Friday, May 1, 2020 12:25:38 AM
[quote=Daemon]
Man's desire for the approval of his fellows is so strong, his dread of their censure so violent, that he himself has brought his enemy within his gates; and it keeps watch over him, vigilant always in the interests of its master to crush any half-formed desire to break away from the herd.

Brake away from the herd before you hit the skids.

Topic: Man's desire for the approval of his fellows is so strong, his dread of their censure so violent, that he himself has brought...
Posted: Friday, May 1, 2020 12:12:21 AM
Bully_rus wrote:
Daemon wrote:
Man's desire for the approval of his fellows is so strong, his dread of their censure so violent, that he himself has brought his enemy within his gates; and it keeps watch over him, vigilant always in the interests of its master to crush any half-formed desire to break away from the herd.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)


Yeah. Often our own chimeras are more difficult to bring down than the best enemies and foes from the real world. Why so? Obviously, they know us more intimately - inside and out…


As a chimera, Lydia Fairchild had to combat the best of egregious enemies and feckless forensic foes of the real world.

Know then thyself, presume not God to scan

The proper study of mankind is Man
... (Alexander Pope)
Topic: Man's desire for the approval of his fellows is so strong, his dread of their censure so violent, that he himself has brought...
Posted: Thursday, April 30, 2020 5:46:29 AM
Daemon wrote:
Man's desire for the approval of his fellows is so strong, his dread of their censure so violent, that he himself has brought his enemy within his gates; and it keeps watch over him, vigilant always in the interests of its master to crush any half-formed desire to break away from the herd.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)


This is true only of the man who has a low opinion of himself and needs to tweak things in his favour. Speak to the hand