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Buckwheat
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Something we can all agree on...

Postby Buckwheat » Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:01 pm

In a criticism of Black Friday:
Rick McKinley wrote:As a follower of Jesus, I believe that the only thing that breaks us free from the fear of scarcity is a radical act of generosity.

http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2012/11/2 ... f=obinsite
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Re: Something we can all agree on...

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Nov 28, 2012 5:17 pm

I disagree so profusely I may explode :tongue:
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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 …
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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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