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Originally posted by 0pened
Maybe we can't help ourselves. Free will may be an illusion.
-Silent great song. Loved it. Thank you.
-How is science not a religion? The human genome has 23 paired chromosomes 20 000-25 000 genes and about 3 billion base pairs. Life has been on earth about 3-3.5 billion years. So in 3 billion years somehow 3 billion base pairs managed to line up in such a perfect way to allow me to type this message. That is a lot to swallow without a little faith.
Please do not think I'm on a rampage after your cute blouse ( ) you just tapped into very deep and interesting matters here, and I like that.
But see? Just what I just said… There is no universe talking to you (or me for the matter), instead, that's how we both relate to each other AND mainly our very selves.
Anonymous is very promising, I have to say, I can't wait to see it — beautiful in so many ways, as you say.
However, I still do stand on the alternate bank of yours on that.
There was no universe writing it but the beautiful heart of a human being who should be praised for that — Shakespeare or the next door wanker.
It actually reminds me of a press clipping I read some time ago, about some lady on a flight, flying first class and obnoxious to no end. As it happened (apparently she was an old prickly lady haha) poor thing had a stroke on flight. Luckily for her, there was a doctor onboard.
The guy spend EIGHT hours by her side, providing care and acute nursing.
When the plane landed, she was taken to the hospital, doctors in joy confirming she was saved, so all was good.
What did people say? YaY! It's a miracle! Thank God it's a miracle!
W. T. F. ???!!!
So much for the onboard's doc compassion and professionalism.
Ah, of course, God gave him his 'gift', not studies, not university, not years and years of interest and learning. Naw, God and the universe gave it to him.
When interviewed afterwards, he was asked about people's reaction. He said: "They can just go f- themselves".
I'm with him on that.
Saying thanks would have been too much.
Saying prayers, though… Much better. The art and crafts of buying one's foolish ticket to the orgasmic-technicolor hotel while one's "vehicle" rots underground.
Originally posted by 200457
reply to post by TheSilentwalker
I can be. But this is what I'm talking about. By calling people names, labeling them, w/e you are insinuating that you are correct. Am I hopeless? Are you hopeless? Who is to say? Certainly not you or I.
Originally posted by 200457
Well first, let me retract that. What is hope? How can you say I have no hope? No hope for living up to your golden standards, maybe, just as you have no hope for living up to mine.edit on 30-9-2011 by 200457 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Molimo
That took you quite a while to reply silent.
Originally posted by OveRcuRrEnteD
usually I need entertain myself while observing reactions due to the inherent blandness of so many boring people. this is, on the other hand, very entertaining all on it's very own. priceless