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Topic: Only in men's imagination does every truth find an effective and undeniable existence. Imagination, not invention, is the...
Posted: Saturday, May 2, 2009 3:09:55 AM
MichalG wrote:
twain wrote:
Imagination as a great ability of the mind, as a spiritual and moral force that helps to take us beyond the bounds of ego,leading to a deeper apprehension of the truth

apprehension or appreciation?

MichalG - Try looking up apprehension in The Free Dictionary - http://www.thefreedictionary.com/apprehension - meaning number 3.

twain - sometimes! Other times it reinforces lies and ego. Like many things it's a two edged sword that needs to be wielded with intelligence and integrity to have real value.

fred and twain - enough's enough! Either quit the bickering, or agree to a duel - swords at twenty paces!

Once you get beyond the simplest of concepts, nobody really knows what they're talking about, but talking about it can help the knowing!
Topic: Suffering predisposes the mind to devoutness.
Posted: Saturday, May 2, 2009 2:40:59 AM
Suffering predisposes the mind to extremism/escapism, and devoutness is a form of extremism/escapism.
As for "no atheists in foxholes", that's as much fear as suffering!

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