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Joshua Bond
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“If the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself for the battle?”
(a paraphrase of I Corinthians 14:8, and as quoted on page.7 in "Creative Society: A Study of the Relation of Christianity to Communism", by Scottish Philosopher John MacMurray, published 1936 by Eddy & Page, New York)

Josh
Joshua Bond
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“Let us turn from ideas to reality, let us look not at people’s theories but at their actions. It is by seeing how societies and their institutions work in practice and not by accepting their own ideal accounts of what they are after that we shall understand their real faith.”
(Karl Marx)

drone
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It is said
The last chapters
Of one's

Way of Life

Are already known
In the first chapters

That one has Written

drone
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If one Doesn't
Self identity
One's Self
With a set of

Commonsense Values

Then one is
Psychologically

Homeless

Grace
IDryad
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Pretentiousness is a fragile facade that crumbles in the presence of genuine authenticity.-anon

cold_fusion
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My all time favourite quote -

Live and let live.


Grace
IDryad
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Being pretentious is like wearing a mask of sophistication, hoping to fool others, but ultimately fooling only yourself.-Anon

Josh
Joshua Bond
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"There is no way of discovering what is real ...except by learning from our experience of disillusionment.
(John MacMurray)

Ahavati
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Grace said:Being pretentious is like wearing a mask of sophistication, hoping to fool others, but ultimately fooling only yourself.-Anon

Love those quotes! So true!


ajay
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Too right, Freddie, lad.
The fight goes on!
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Josh
Joshua Bond
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ajay said:Too right, Freddie, lad.
The fight goes on!
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'Tis true, almost -- but then again who would dare argue with that moustache & beard

ajay
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Josh said:

'Tis true, almost -- but then again who would dare argue with that moustache & beard

Hahahaha!

Josh
Joshua Bond
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"This whole creation is essentially subjective, and the dream is the theatre where the dreamer is at once: scene, actor, prompter, stage manager, author, audience, and critic."
(Carl Gustav Jung)

ajay
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(No beard necessary.)
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Josh
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ajay said:(No beard necessary.)
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Gravitas, and insight, can also be clean-shaven. But the full head of curly hair also makes a contribution ...

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