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7 January 2019
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'Religion is a foolish answer to a foolish question'

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8 January 2019
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'Religion is the opium of the people' 

"You shouldn't let poets lie to you"

- Björk

8 January 2019
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Religion is for people who believe in hell; spirituality is for those who have been there. - anonymous

I always admired a man who could wear tights. - David Bowie on Freddie Mercury

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8 January 2019
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QuarryMan said
'Religion is the opium of the people'   

I’m pretty sure opium is the opium of the people. 

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"The pump don't work cause the vandals took the handles!"

-Bob Dylan, Subterranean Homesick Blues

"We could ride and surf together while our love would grow"

-Brian Wilson, Surfer Girl

8 January 2019
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sir walter raleigh said

I’m pretty sure opium is the opium of the people.   

This made me laugh, thank you.

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8 January 2019
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TheWalrusWasBrian said

sir walter raleigh said

I’m pretty sure opium is the opium of the people.   

This made me laugh, thank you.  

I second that thanks.

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8 January 2019
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8a-hard-days-night-ringo-8a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Me as well

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8 January 2019
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Wigwam said
'Religion is a foolish answer to a foolish question'  

QuarryMan said
'Religion is the opium of the people'   

Beatlebug said
Religion is for people who believe in hell; spirituality is for those who have been there. - anonymous

I always admired a man who could wear tights. - David Bowie on Freddie Mercury  

Yes I like to keep things light too.......

So:....Mixing with 'philosophy '

A charming limerick from Robert Knox....inspired by Bishop Berkeley's concerns about being and perception

'There was a young man who said, God

 Must find it exceedingly odd

To think that the tree

Should continue to be

When there's no one about in the quad.

 

Which prompted an anonymous reply.

 

Dear Sir, Your astonishment's odd; 

I am always about in the quad.

And that's why the tree

Will continue to be

Since observed by, Yours faithfully, God

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"It's better to be an outspoken atheist than a hypocrite."

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"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about."

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19 January 2019
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On futility ..... A feeling I'm coming to terms with in another thread.

 

“Indeed if fish had fish-lore and Wise-fish, it is probable that the business of anglers would be very little hindered.”
? J.R.R. Tolkien

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Times I find it hard to say
With useless words getting in my way
Silence often says much more
Than trying to say what's been said before.

From dear George's That Is All, which I'm listening to for the first time.

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4 February 2019
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I feel that reality has become an abstract for so many people over the last 20 years. Things that they regarded as truths seem to have just melted away, and it's almost as if we're thinking post-philosophically now. There's nothing to rely on any more. No knowledge, only interpretation of those facts that we seem to be inundated with on a daily basis. Knowledge seems to have been left behind and there's a sense that we are adrift at sea. There's nothing more to hold on to, and of course political circumstances just push that boat further out.

-David Bowie, October 2003, on the title of his album Reality

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It verges from the sublime to the ridiculote

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24 February 2019
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Today's life lesson: Success is mathematically impossible.

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3 March 2019
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"Socializing is not always as fun as it sounds."

- Inspirobot a-hard-days-night-ringo-6

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50yearslate said
"Socializing is not always as fun as it sounds."

- Inspirobot a-hard-days-night-ringo-6


  

that's so true. sometimes you'll just end up sitting alone in a corner. a-hard-days-night-paul-7

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3 March 2019
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TheWalrusWasBrian said

50yearslate said

"Socializing is not always as fun as it sounds."

- Inspirobot a-hard-days-night-ringo-6

  

that's so true. sometimes you'll just end up sitting alone in a corner. a-hard-days-night-paul-7

  

and sometimes you wish you were sitting alone in a corner. a-hard-days-night-paul-7

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Came across this quote in a book I am adding to the library collection.

"If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?" ~John Wooden

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Ahhh Girl said
Came across this quote in a book I am adding to the library collection.

"If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?" ~John Wooden

  

I've had something like five teachers who've have that quote hung up in their classroom.

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50yearslate said

Ahhh Girl said

Came across this quote in a book I am adding to the library collection.

"If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?" ~John Wooden

  

I've had something like five teachers who've have that quote hung up in their classroom.

  

same. 

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