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vertical line Posted on Aug.28.2007 @ 04:49PM EDT by Alicia
Okay. Talk to me about Skeptics. Why do I feel so intimidated by them when I am drawn into a discussion about my beliefs?
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Reply from Woodsman
Aug.28.2007
06:06PM EDT 
vertical line Because skeptics are essential passive aggressive. 
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Reply from ______
Aug.28.2007
06:15PM EDT 
vertical line This is another one of those jokes right? The one about the other guy being passive / aggressive. I mean it's difficult to tell. You know, to answer that question I would have to be drawn into a discussion with you about the woodsman's and your beliefs.
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Reply from Woodsman
Aug.28.2007
06:44PM EDT 
vertical line Ok, I'm not passive aggressive. I believe.
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Reply from Woodsman
Aug.28.2007
06:57PM EDT 
vertical line Or even being aggressive is a sign of skepticism, one would then not believe in the eight fold path, or precepts, or even see any benefit in meditation to relieve the suffering of skepticism..
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Reply from ______
Aug.28.2007
07:23PM EDT 
vertical line Oh ok, I don't know then. Often the word skeptic is used to describe hostility. I've met hostiles. And I've met and talked with skeptics who don't believe they are suffering - not all of them are skeptical about Buddhism, or religion, or ways of life in general. Some are skeptical about things like the social benefits of motor-sport.
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Reply from boymonk
Aug.28.2007
09:45PM EDT 
vertical line If you're intimidated then it must be because they have good arguMINTS.
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Reply from boymonk
Aug.28.2007
09:45PM EDT 
vertical line Hello?
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Reply from lehish
Aug.28.2007
10:14PM EDT 
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Reply from stephen
Aug.30.2007
08:10AM EDT 
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Okay. Talk to me about Skeptics. Why do I feel so intimidated by them when I am drawn into a discussion about my beliefs?

Your truth belongs to you. Their truth belongs to them. Not everybody must believe something in order to make it true. By the way - How many angels can dance on the head of a pin? MU

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Reply from Woodsman
Aug.30.2007
08:46AM EDT 
vertical line cricket chirps the impossible dream of no want
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Reply from Lynnoh
Aug.30.2007
10:10AM EDT 
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vertical line and there have been so many cricets around... "woof"
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Reply from lehish
Aug.30.2007
02:04PM EDT 
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Quote: "and there have been so many cricets around... "woof""
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alot woofing posts on zenguide

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Reply from Lynnoh
Aug.30.2007
02:11PM EDT 
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vertical line crickets everywhere... noticed... then sat down and a young girl sat down with her dog... such a beautiful dog I say, "yes"... what si his name? "cricket"... so "oh, he is the cricket I've been seeing... hee hee hee"... when leaving she waved and smiled
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Aug.30.2007
03:17PM EDT 
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Quote: "and there have been so many cricets around... "woof""
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"many"?

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Aug.30.2007
03:18PM EDT 
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Quote: "he is the cricket I've been seeing...  

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Reply from Alicia
Aug.31.2007
07:52PM EDT 
vertical line I was looking for some smart assed replies to go back with. I’m like that. One up-man-ship and all that. Besides they all sound like such know it alls. They spout facts and science and tell us that anything else is bordering on superstition and the paranormal.
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Aug.31.2007
08:00PM EDT 
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Quote: "I was looking for some smart assed replies to go back with. 

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hehe ;)

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Reply from boymonk
Aug.31.2007
08:52PM EDT 
vertical line Take an arguMINT back with you, they're free, and good for the tummy. :)
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Reply from ______
Sep.01.2007
07:28AM EDT 
vertical line Should I be worried that I just don't know what any of you rabbits are talking about?
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Reply from ______
Sep.01.2007
01:28PM EDT 
vertical line ok, if you want to turn to me in crisis, I will need to know just precisely what these "my beliefs" are which are causing your feelings of intimidation when you are inexorably drawn into a discussion about them. For instance, if you met a rabbit wearing breeches and a waistcoat, puffing on a pipe would you believe a word she said?
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Reply from Alicia
Sep.02.2007
04:42PM EDT 
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"For instance, if you met a rabbit wearing breeches and a waistcoat, puffing on a pipe would you believe a word she said?"

The fool listens to no one. The wise man listens to everyone even the fool. - You never know what you might learn.

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Sep.03.2007
01:41PM EDT 
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"For instance, if you met a rabbit wearing breeches and a waistcoat, puffing on a pipe would you believe a word she said?"

The fool listens to no one. The wise man listens to everyone even the fool. - You never know what you might learn.

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All Lives Is Changeable In Actions

Let us all live and let live

With Metta

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Sep.03.2007
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vertical line hmmm I... nnnn...sst...pffftsst....n n n nnnnnn....bzzz...kapow ow ow ow
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Sep.03.2007
02:40PM EDT 
vertical line Wiseman say um...only fule rushing inning innit tra la la la lah ahhhh happy day
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Reply from Woodsman
Sep.04.2007
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vertical line today, it was a spider and a fly, which lived
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Reply from 77 zen ror
Sep.05.2007
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vertical line keep iy simple,  Do you Zen, look in to your hearts for the love to your sufferinbg. Sit & do noyhing.
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Sep.05.2007
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Sep.05.2007
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Quote: "today, it was a spider and a fly, which lived "
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did the spider go hungry?

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Sep.05.2007
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Sep.05.2007
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vertical line so got a joke from a friend this morning and it was a picture of Noahs ark and Moses was shaking his finger at the rabbit while all the other animals stood upside watching... and he was saying "Naughty rabbit, I can see what you've been up to" and you look and there is a bunch of bunnys behind him (which you sorta expect) but then you look closer and there are all kinds of animals on the deck and they all have bunny ears.
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Sep.05.2007
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Quote: "today, it was a spider and a fly, which lived "
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did the spider go hungry?



Om my goodnesses. You should have seen what I saw today...!!! it was out back, under the apple tree... this dog is driving me  crazy... good eye contact though

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Jan.09.2012
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vertical line Was Buddha Sakyamuni personality type 6 of ENNEAGRAM.

   1 The Perfectionist
        2 The Giver
        3 The Performer
        4 The Tragic Romantic
        5 The Observer
        6 The Loyal Skeptic
        7 The Epicure
        8 The Protector
        9 The Mediator

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Jan.09.2012
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vertical line Quote: "Was Buddha Sakyamuni personality type 6 of ENNEAGRAM.

   1 The Perfectionist
        2 The Giver
        3 The Performer
        4 The Tragic Romantic
        5 The Observer
        6 The Loyal Skeptic
        7 The Epicure
        8 The Protector
        9 The Mediator

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