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Thinking

Stockbridge, UK

#756 Jun 17, 2014
I wear negative icons from religitards as a badge of honour - especially when they have been applied to a "get well soon" post.

Since: Jan 14

Europe

#757 Jun 23, 2014
NightSerf wrote:
Can't respond at length. Had a little accident on my bicycle, making it hard to manage much on the keyboard. All I can add is my continued advocacy for kindness as a way of life. For me, all else is secondary.
kindness- on principle or on sentiment?

Since: Jan 14

Europe

#758 Jun 23, 2014
Thinking wrote:
More Grandma's Dirtbox nonsense from you.
<quoted text>
To a fool, every sensible statement appears senseless.

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#759 Jun 23, 2014
jide oni wrote:
<quoted text> To a fool, every sensible statement appears senseless.
Stop looking at yourself in a mirror while replying

“It's just a box of rain...”

Since: May 07

Knoxville, TN

#760 Jun 23, 2014
jide oni wrote:
<quoted text> kindness- on principle or on sentiment?
Both, really. Kindness comes from the metaphorical heart, but concern for the well-being of those around me also comes from my view of how I should behave as a human being.
Thinking

Marston Magna, UK

#761 Jun 23, 2014
This might go some way to explaining your lack of comprehension.
jide oni wrote:
<quoted text> To a fool, every sensible statement appears senseless.

“It's all about the struggle”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#762 Jun 30, 2014
jide oni wrote:
Folks,
It is rather disheartening that you people are so shortsighted, with the exception of NightSerf who could notice the flaws in the so-called Golden Rule.
I feel rather uncomfortable with the very low level at which a high percentage of you guys are operating.
But the unreasonable reactions of some of you clearly indicate that I am definitely some steps above you people, excepting NightSerf whose posts have been generally intelligent.
The Golden Rule,'Do unto others as you would have them do unto you', or 'Love thy neighbor as thyself', is long-overdue for rephrasing.
From my end, I will not merely love my neighbor as myself, but I will love everybody as nature loves them; I will no more use myself as the standard and yard-stick for measuring my conducts, but the universal, natural standard itself. I will no more think, consider or treat others in relation to myself, but in relation to the general, universal good. What you think is good for you, for instance, might be injurious to another.
Yikes, I don't see Nature as a very empathetic entity, what with the earthquakes and gamma rays that hit everyday. And the Golden Rule doesn't take into account the masochists idea of what's Golden. Not everybody likes titty pinchers.

Most of the crowd you see in this forum are more interested in the offensive *doing unto others before they do it to me*. mindset.

Since: Jan 14

San Mateo, CA

#763 Jul 9, 2014
Mikko wrote:
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Stop looking at yourself in a mirror while replying
Re-express your faulty idea, to avoid self-contradiction.

Since: Jan 14

San Mateo, CA

#764 Jul 9, 2014
NightSerf wrote:
<quoted text>Both, really. Kindness comes from the metaphorical heart, but concern for the well-being of those around me also comes from my view of how I should behave as a human being.
'...metaphorical heart'?

Since: Jan 14

San Mateo, CA

#765 Jul 9, 2014
Thinking wrote:
This might go some way to explaining your lack of comprehension.
<quoted text>
Why you could not comprehend the senselessness in the so-called golden rule.

Since: Jan 14

San Mateo, CA

#766 Jul 9, 2014
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Yikes, I don't see Nature as a very empathetic entity, what with the earthquakes and gamma rays that hit everyday. And the Golden Rule doesn't take into account the masochists idea of what's Golden. Not everybody likes titty pinchers.
Most of the crowd you see in this forum are more interested in the offensive *doing unto others before they do it to me*. mindset.
Intelligent post; But through natural disintegration and reintegration, harmony is achieved.

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#767 Jul 9, 2014
jide oni wrote:
<quoted text> Re-express your faulty idea, to avoid self-contradiction.
Grow a brain!

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#768 Jul 9, 2014
NightSerf wrote:
<quoted text>Both, really. Kindness comes from the metaphorical heart, but concern for the well-being of those around me also comes from my view of how I should behave as a human being.
It also causes release of serotonin in the brain, which causes good feeling.

Pretty good design.

Since: May 10

Location hidden

#769 Jul 9, 2014
Mikko wrote:
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Stop looking at yourself in a mirror while replying
Your face looks like a flattened beach ball.

“There is no god!”

Since: Jun 12

Location hidden

#770 Jul 9, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
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Your face looks like a flattened beach ball.
Stop looking at yourself in a mirror

“It's just a box of rain...”

Since: May 07

Knoxville, TN

#771 Jul 9, 2014
jide oni wrote:
<quoted text> '...metaphorical heart'?
The heart is an organ that pumps blood; it has nothing to do with emotions. But it has been used for centuries as a metaphor for the seat of human emotion. In a community of skeptics, if I use the word in that fashion, some one will inevitably point out the heart's limitations as a physical organ; I used "metaphorical" as a modifier to avoid that extraneous little exchange. Worked, to, except for your belated response.

“It's just a box of rain...”

Since: May 07

Knoxville, TN

#772 Jul 9, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
It also causes release of serotonin in the brain, which causes good feeling.
Pretty good design.
Indeed it is. The brain is, after all, the true origin of all emotion.

“It's just a box of rain...”

Since: May 07

Knoxville, TN

#773 Jul 9, 2014
Buck Crick wrote:
<quoted text>
Your face looks like a flattened beach ball.
Yoiks! I hate to think what mine must look like. Mirrors begone!

Since: Jan 14

San Mateo, CA

#774 Jul 12, 2014
Mikko wrote:
<quoted text>
Grow a brain!
While your dead brain defies growth.

Since: Jan 14

San Mateo, CA

#775 Jul 12, 2014
NightSerf wrote:
<quoted text>The heart is an organ that pumps blood; it has nothing to do with emotions. But it has been used for centuries as a metaphor for the seat of human emotion. In a community of skeptics, if I use the word in that fashion, some one will inevitably point out the heart's limitations as a physical organ; I used "metaphorical" as a modifier to avoid that extraneous little exchange. Worked, to, except for your belated response.
Too busy to waste my time on irrelevances.

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