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#2221 by ptcscrutiny » Sat Dec 12, 2015 09:34

Every dog is a tiger in his own street.

- Indian proverb
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#2222 by IzmaaIon » Sat Dec 12, 2015 09:59

Sarah_Hill wrote:
There is a rotten core within Islamism which is the obvious reason why so many people think of Muslmis as haters.

You can't blame an entire religion and it's principles because few misguided use it as a reason to cause unrest(for causes that even they themselves don't really understand). There definitely are people who misuse religions and lead the way for people having prejudice about the whole religion but that doesn't mean the religion itself has "rotten core".
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#2223 by BouldRake » Sun Dec 13, 2015 14:16

Quote:False is thy tongue. Henceforth it will, I think prate no good to thee. Wroth with thee are the Æsir, and the Asyniur. Sad shalt thou home depart.

-- Freyja


(You may spot a theme here...guess who just read Lokasenna again).
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#2224 by papamike51 » Sun Dec 13, 2015 22:21

IzmaaIon wrote:
Sarah_Hill wrote:
There is a rotten core within Islamism which is the obvious reason why so many people think of Muslmis as haters.

You can't blame an entire religion and it's principles because few misguided use it as a reason to cause unrest(for causes that even they themselves don't really understand). There definitely are people who misuse religions and lead the way for people having prejudice about the whole religion but that doesn't mean the religion itself has "rotten core".

Is there any way we can keep politics and religion out of this.
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#2225 by ptcscrutiny » Mon Dec 14, 2015 01:16

Things do not happen. Things are made to happen.

— John F. Kennedy
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#2226 by IzmaaIon » Mon Dec 14, 2015 08:18

papamike51 wrote:
Is there any way we can keep politics and religion out of this.

I am sorry papamike51 :( . I sincerely apologize to everyone for including a sensitive topic in a peaceful thread. :)
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#2227 by IzmaaIon » Mon Dec 14, 2015 08:31

Quote:
A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections.

-- A Chinese Proverb
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#2228 by SentinelOnyx » Mon Dec 14, 2015 17:01

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

- Khalil Gibran
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#2229 by BouldRake » Mon Dec 14, 2015 18:03

Quote:The morale of this is that people will hopefully realize what a control freak and raging manic Stallman is. Don't trust him. As soon as something isn't in line with his view he'll stab you in the back.

-- Ullrich Drepper

(Sic, but with the disclaimer that he's German, not illiterate).
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#2230 by ptcscrutiny » Tue Dec 15, 2015 01:43

When I do good, I feel good when I do bad, I feel bad, and that is my religion.

— Abraham Lincoln
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#2231 by oberder » Tue Dec 15, 2015 06:02

It's that time once more to do a Semi-Obligatory Double Quoting :mrgreen:


"Your Focus determines your reality"
-- Qui-Gon Jinn / Star Wars The Phantom Menace


“Do. Or do not. There is no try.”
Yoda / Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back
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#2232 by SentinelOnyx » Tue Dec 15, 2015 14:07

I've missed a lot of trains in my life, and another one always comes.

- Lapo Elkann
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#2233 by BouldRake » Tue Dec 15, 2015 14:13

Which immediately reminds me of

Quote:I was about twenty minutes early. I'd got the time of the train wrong. I suppose it is at least equally possible, that British Rail had got the time of the train wrong. Hadn't occurred to me before.

-- Arthur Dent
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#2234 by papamike51 » Wed Dec 16, 2015 09:28

IzmaaIon wrote:
papamike51 wrote:
Is there any way we can keep politics and religion out of this.

I am sorry papamike51 :( . I sincerely apologize to everyone for including a sensitive topic in a peaceful thread. :)

No need to apologize, and I, personally, am not offended. Just tired of hearing about it everywhere. Thanks and hopes for a better world next year.
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#2235 by Fellow » Wed Dec 16, 2015 12:54

“Guard well your spare moments. They are like uncut diamonds. Discard them and their value will never be known. Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.”


-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#2236 by ptcscrutiny » Wed Dec 16, 2015 19:06

My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.

— Clarence B. Kelland
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#2237 by BouldRake » Wed Dec 16, 2015 19:24

Quote:That is the true mingling of kinship when a man can tell someone all his thoughts; anything is better than to be fickle; he is no true friend who only says pleasant things.

-- Odin
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#2238 by IzmaaIon » Wed Dec 16, 2015 21:06

Quote:
Nothing is more intolerable than to have to admit to yourself your own errors.
--Ludwig van Beethoven
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#2239 by ptcscrutiny » Wed Dec 16, 2015 22:11

I have too much respect for the idea of God to make it responsible for such an absurd world.

— Georges Duhamel
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#2240 by SentinelOnyx » Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:32

A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession.

- Albert Camus
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