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→→→→ vertical line TOPIC: IDENTITY
vertical line Posted on Oct.12.2007 @ 09:20AM EDT by stephen

Are you attached to your identity? MU.


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Reply from Snibbler
Oct.12.2007
09:54AM EDT 
vertical line Naaa, not really, just take it if you want.
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Reply from Woodsman
Oct.12.2007
10:22AM EDT 
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vertical line "Woof." Ah, I think that means "no", again.
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Reply from ______
Oct.12.2007
11:03AM EDT 
vertical line Identity is attachment, doh!
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Oct.12.2007
11:25AM EDT 
vertical line Oh it is, yes yes, it is, oh so it is.......there's a fool on the train who is running alongised the carriage looking through the window and singing, "gotta getta double seat...gotta getta double seat...gotta getta double seat..."
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Reply from shayne
Oct.12.2007
11:59PM EDT 
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vertical line in other words your self image? i would say im a constantly changing being. the only constant being the minds eye.
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Reply from -----0
Oct.13.2007
10:45AM EDT 
vertical line Stephen, what do you mean by identity
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Reply from Snibbler
Oct.13.2007
05:15PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "in other words your self image? i would say im a constantly changing being. the only constant being the minds eye."
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U mean adaptive?...
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Reply from shayne
Oct.13.2007
08:38PM EDT 
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Reply from Snibbler
Oct.14.2007
06:10AM EDT 
vertical line Why?
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Reply from stephen
Oct.15.2007
11:18AM EDT 
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Quote: "Stephen, what do you mean by identity"

Do you really believe you are who you think you are. The good, the bad and the ugly?

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Reply from ______
Oct.15.2007
11:54AM EDT 
vertical line And O says and the st says said repeats says in the first said to the second and third saids of and in of the beginners beginning hovered high above movinginginging over the v-v-v-v-vvoid like a sea of light on the status face of a pearl facet and turned and turned and turned some more and spoke cried out iwho who wawho waho iyou wayouyoo in his wilderness wildering and poverty and said says that it was is and shall be said so now and for ever always becoming said says he said repeats repeats hesaidheheheheheheehsheechiesaid oh Lord make it float high below and say no more nudge nudge
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Reply from Snibbler
Oct.15.2007
01:18PM EDT 
vertical line I see;)
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Oct.15.2007
01:18PM EDT 
vertical line Say no more;)
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Reply from Woodsman
Oct.15.2007
02:18PM EDT 
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Reply from Snibbler
Oct.15.2007
04:41PM EDT 
vertical line Huh?
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Reply from -----0
Oct.16.2007
01:37PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "Quote: "Stephen, what do you mean by identity"

Do you really believe you are who you think you are. The good, the bad and the ugly?"
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There is not any other deeper YOU apart from what you or anyone else believes you are, whatever that might be.

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Reply from Woodsman
Oct.16.2007
01:51PM EDT 
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vertical line That does it! I'm feedin' the birds, squirrels, chipmunks, mice, raccoons, possums, skunks, and bacteria.
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Oct.16.2007
02:55PM EDT 
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vertical line Once that mean rain stops. Stop rain!
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Oct.16.2007
03:37PM EDT 
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vertical line Why can't you do what I say Rain? Come on, spit it out. What's wrong, cat got your tongue?
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Reply from Lynnoh
Oct.17.2007
11:12AM EDT 
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"meow"

"oh you are all so brilliant"

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Oct.17.2007
11:17AM EDT 
vertical line e e e e e e e e brrrrrm brrrrrrrm purrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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Oct.17.2007
11:20AM EDT 
vertical line Is he attached to his MUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUBOOBOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????
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Oct.17.2007
11:35AM EDT 
vertical line It's crazy golf - he's a hole in a 101er...yogi

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Oct.17.2007
11:37AM EDT 
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Reply from 77 zen ror
Oct.17.2007
05:27PM EDT 
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vertical line Stay with the sprit of now.
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Oct.17.2007
05:31PM EDT 
vertical line SHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAADDDDDDDDDDDDDAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAPPPPPP!!!!!
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Oct.17.2007
06:45PM EDT 
vertical line Quote: "That does it! I'm feedin' the birds, squirrels, chipmunks, mice, raccoons, possums, skunks, and bacteria. "
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Always the martyr are you?:)
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Reply from Snibbler
Oct.17.2007
06:47PM EDT 
vertical line But hey, some claim it builds the immune system?
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Reply from Lynnoh
Oct.17.2007
08:58PM EDT 
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vertical line OH ! are you gonna wash the floor too !   :)
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Reply from Lynnoh
Oct.17.2007
08:58PM EDT 
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vertical line wait..if you're the spot of light ... hmmmm
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Reply from 77 zen ror
Oct.17.2007
09:35PM EDT 
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vertical line Let it shine, Let it shine. :)
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Oct.17.2007
11:19PM EDT 
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Reply from ______
Oct.18.2007
06:42AM EDT 
vertical line Stay with the sprit of now and let it shine. . .oh boy, what happens when you don't and how do you stop it. . . I can't wait.
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Oct.18.2007
08:46AM EDT 
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Oct.18.2007
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vertical line Shine like the smile of a baby.
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Reply from fatnhappy
Oct.25.2007
02:24AM EDT 
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vertical line Yes  .....but then again being a city monk takes some bending of practice and molding of the moment in order to survive ....if surviving is your ending result . If I went around in a zen like state all day people would die . I is useful sometimes . 
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