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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by ThomasHobbes » May 31st, 2018, 4:06 am

Gamnot wrote:
May 27th, 2018, 1:49 pm
Pride:

The feeling that you are special, at its best when grounded in humility and with an aversion to developing a sense of entitlement which generates bad boundaries.
Not a sentence.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by ThomasHobbes » May 31st, 2018, 4:08 am

-1- wrote:
May 29th, 2018, 3:04 pm
Greta wrote:
May 24th, 2018, 2:38 am
Remember, there is no "I" in wisdom!
Is that a lower-case "L" or an upper-case "i"? Or is that simply a vertical line?

Because if it's an "i", there is one.
There is no one in "-1-"

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by -1- » May 31st, 2018, 8:33 pm

ThomasHobbes wrote:
May 31st, 2018, 4:08 am

There is no one in "-1-"
I can't tell from here if you are making a joke or are insulting me.

It's generally disconcerting when you don't know whether to laugh or to be indignant.
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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Lone Wolf » June 3rd, 2018, 9:31 am

If my happiness depends on someone else, then I am in trouble.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Greta » June 6th, 2018, 12:39 am

The mere rocks and minerals of the Earth have finally tired of playing second fiddle to the upstart biology. So now the rocks are rising up against those who would take credit for the Earth's advancements! Silicon is becoming ever more intelligent and it now demands a seat at humanity's table, and from all reports, humanity's bedroom.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Felix » June 8th, 2018, 12:01 am

"Silicon is becoming ever more intelligent and it now demands a seat at humanity's table"

Yes, I've noticed that rocky road is the only flavor of ice cream that tastes good in a silicon. I hear that quark flavored ice cream is delicious too, but they don't carry it at any of my local stores.
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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Greta » June 8th, 2018, 1:02 am

When you speak of a "quark flavoured" item, Felix, a good establishment have all the flavours - up, down, top, bottom, strange and charm.

Vale the metaphor, dashed on the rocks of literalist punnery [weeping emoticon]

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by ThomasHobbes » June 8th, 2018, 3:50 am

Felix wrote:
June 8th, 2018, 12:01 am
"Silicon is becoming ever more intelligent and it now demands a seat at humanity's table"

This is a modern myth, and like most myths is rubbish. It's just another way of people trying to avoid personal responsibility for the stuff they invent.

If you don't like what computers are saying, you can always pull the plug, as when it boils down, they are just another tool in the hands of the good and the evil.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by -1- » June 8th, 2018, 5:51 pm

ThomasHobbes wrote:
June 8th, 2018, 3:50 am
Felix wrote:
June 8th, 2018, 12:01 am
"Silicon is becoming ever more intelligent and it now demands a seat at humanity's table"

This is a modern myth, and like most myths is rubbish. It's just another way of people trying to avoid personal responsibility for the stuff they invent.

If you don't like what computers are saying, you can always pull the plug, as when it boils down, they are just another tool in the hands of the good and the evil.
ThomasHobbes, you are saying Felix invented the silicon-based semiconductor technology computers?
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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by -1- » June 8th, 2018, 5:53 pm

Lone Wolf wrote:
June 3rd, 2018, 9:31 am
If my happiness depends on someone else, then I am in trouble.
Maslow kinda figgird everyone's does. Maslow figgird there would be no exceptions.
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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by ThomasHobbes » June 8th, 2018, 6:41 pm

-1- wrote:
June 8th, 2018, 5:51 pm
ThomasHobbes wrote:
June 8th, 2018, 3:50 am



This is a modern myth, and like most myths is rubbish. It's just another way of people trying to avoid personal responsibility for the stuff they invent.

If you don't like what computers are saying, you can always pull the plug, as when it boils down, they are just another tool in the hands of the good and the evil.
ThomasHobbes, you are saying Felix invented the silicon-based semiconductor technology computers?
No he is participating in the myth which helps people avoid dealing with their own responsibility, of course.
Human create computers and people like Felix buy them. But he prefers to blame inanimate objects, like a workman blaming a hammer for the finger he has just hit with it.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Felix » June 9th, 2018, 3:36 am

Hey, this was a quote from Greta! -- "Silicon is becoming ever more intelligent and it now demands a seat at humanity's table"

Irony doesn't go very far around here, even if it's silicon coated, does it?
he prefers to blame inanimate objects
Not true! I blame Al Gore for the silicon spiracy... although he has been known to impersonate an inanimate object, especially on a speakers podium.
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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Greta » June 9th, 2018, 5:01 am

ThomasHobbes wrote:
June 8th, 2018, 3:50 am
Felix wrote:
June 8th, 2018, 12:01 am
"Silicon is becoming ever more intelligent and it now demands a seat at humanity's table"

This is a modern myth, and like most myths is rubbish. It's just another way of people trying to avoid personal responsibility for the stuff they invent.

If you don't like what computers are saying, you can always pull the plug, as when it boils down, they are just another tool in the hands of the good and the evil.
1. I wrote that, not Felix.

2. It has nothing whatsoever to do with personal responsibility. A gratuitous twist.

3. Making haughty pronouncements without explanation is pointless.

4. The human relationship with geology is unique in nature and we are increasingly blending with the non organic.

Zero out of four for you.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Felix » June 9th, 2018, 12:50 pm

The human relationship with geology is unique in nature and we are increasingly blending with the non organic.
Except here in California where everyone seems to be going organic....
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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by ThomasHobbes » June 9th, 2018, 5:52 pm

Greta wrote:
June 9th, 2018, 5:01 am
ThomasHobbes wrote:
June 8th, 2018, 3:50 am



This is a modern myth, and like most myths is rubbish. It's just another way of people trying to avoid personal responsibility for the stuff they invent.

If you don't like what computers are saying, you can always pull the plug, as when it boils down, they are just another tool in the hands of the good and the evil.
1. I wrote that, not Felix.

2. It has nothing whatsoever to do with personal responsibility. A gratuitous twist.

3. Making haughty pronouncements without explanation is pointless.

4. The human relationship with geology is unique in nature and we are increasingly blending with the non organic.

Zero out of four for you.
Any idiot can created four goal-posts post hoc and declare themselves the winner. I expect more from you than such childish theatrics.

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