Doxastic Openness

DOXASTIC OPENNESS “If you are a person of the same sort as myself, I should be glad to continue questioning you: If not, I can let it drop. Of what sort am I? One of those who would be glad to be refuted if I say anything untrue, and glad to refute anyone else who might speak untruly; but just as glad, mind you, to be refuted as to refute, since I regard the former as the greater benefit.” —Socrates in Gorgias

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Just a thought

“For a man to be a true believer and to be strong and independent is impossible; religion and self-sufficiency are contradictory terms.”

—Dr. Albert Ellis, “Case Against Religion: A Psychotherapist’s View and the Case Against Religiosity,” 1980.

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I Miss George Carlin 7

Some people have no idea what they’re doing, and a lot of them are really good at it. —G.C.

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If only…

If only my observations would change, perhaps my thoughts would change, too. R-U.S.

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In reference to In vitro…

His click is tocking.

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Just an observation

If only my observations would change maybe my thoughts would change, too. —R-U.S.

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It’s complicated.

It’s hard to know where the truth lies and wherein lies the truth.

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Rush Rules

We’re only immortal for a limited time. –Dreamline

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Clean up after yourself

The key to cleaning up after yourself is retracing your steps. 😉

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Empty is better than full

Keeping one another empty has probably led us to more happiness than keeping one another full ever could. 😉

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I’m just saying

Southwest to northeast is a 180. 🙂

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Red letter day

Eva Marie Scherer swam without her floaties today. Way to really do it, Eva!

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Two sides of the same coin

Trump & Clinton are two sides of the same coin. There is a fine line between things not getting any worse and things not getting any better. 😉

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Ronald Reagan explains

Aug. 19, 1981.

Ed Meese sees no need to wake President Reagan just to tell him the Navy has shot down two Libyan jets. Defending Meese’s decision, Reagan explains, “If our planes are shot down, yes, they’d wake me up right away. If the other fellows were shot down, why wake me up?”

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I Miss George Carlin 6

We use up words like “spiritual” so fast in this culture. Twenty years ago “spiritual” had a distinct meaning. But now there’s a lot of jack-off thinkers who just love to talk about the spiritual. And there is a lot of bogus – is “bogosity” a word? It should be – a lot of bogosity in these spiritual seekers. So you have to find another way to express it. I just call it “how I fit”. —G.C.

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Good Disinformation

One of the keys to controlling the masses is to make sure the givers feel like they are giving too much and the takers feel like they are taking too little. —R-U.S.

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Just a Thought

He who receives little gains much.

—R-U.S.

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I Miss George Carlin 5

I often warn people: somewhere along the way, someone is going to tell you, “There is no “I” in team.” What you should tell them is, “Maybe not. But there is an “I” in independence, individuality and integrity.” —G.C.

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Muhammad Ali

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life. —Muhammad Ali

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The Chain of Food

The higher up the food chain the more important bluffing becomes. —R-U.S.

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That’s forked up

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