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Originally posted by Solsthime331
reply to post by SaturnFX
i would say a Complex more than a program, Because me and a friend did this Experiment with eachother and it didnt seem that aquward im guessing due to us understanding what eachother meant and that it was simply in the background rather than having to say it. not saying it wasnt different, but it wasnt aquward.
Originally posted by 3dman7
One thing I've really noticed too is, the way women are generally treated by men.
I was raised to be a gentleman and to respect, if not revere, women. Nowadays, they seem to be treated with much disrespect and exploitation and, from what I can tell, they've come to expect it and beg for it.
When the great Tao is forgotten,
goodness and piety appear.
When the body's intelligence declines,
cleverness and knowledge step forth.
When there is no peace in the family,
filial piety begins.
When the country falls into chaos,
patriotism is born.
Throw away holiness and wisdom,
and people will be a hundred times happier.
Throw away morality and justice,
and people will do the right thing.
Throw away industry and profit,
and there won't be any thieves.
If these three aren't enough,
just stay at the center of the circle
and let all things take their course.
Originally posted by Advantage
You do realize that Lao-tzu was raised in and participated in a culture of protocol and manners, right?
He promoted protocol and civility.. and that has no conflict with compassion and spirituality.
"Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use." Emily Post