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piper
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Hellooooo!

Postby piper » Mon Jan 12, 2009 6:03 pm

Hi all,

Nice forum!

A lot of familiar faces, or avatars rather. Some of you might know me from other forums, but I won't reveal my true identity. :spy:

Cheers!

thecap
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Re: Hellooooo!

Postby thecap » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:14 pm

Welcome piper ('charming' name by the way). Who knows one's true identity anyway? Image

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Re: Hellooooo!

Postby genkaku » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:14 pm

As long as you know who you are, I guess that's what really counts. :)

Welcome.

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Re: Hellooooo!

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:50 pm

hi
Blog, Suttas, Aj Chah, Facebook.

He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.
John Stuart Mill

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Re: Hellooooo!

Postby Ben » Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:54 pm

Welcome Piper!
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: Hellooooo!

Postby retrofuturist » Mon Jan 12, 2009 9:44 pm

Greetings & welcome, Piper!

Metta,
Retro. :)
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)


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