Mis-Communication

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Mis-Communication

Postby chicka-Dee » Sun Aug 09, 2009 1:57 pm

Isn't it interesting how easily miscommunication can occur? I was thinking about all the 'debates' that happen online in these forums, and many of them seem to go a lot like this (I was having a bit of fun on youtube last night):



Or like this (why do we ever even wonder why there's so much conflict in the world?):



Even at the video store you can run into problems:



What can we do to make ourselves understood more clearly? But then again, I often wonder if we are really clear ourselves about what we are trying to say (myself included, of course!). Perhaps by saying much less, we are actually saying more.

Just a few thoughts as you drink your Sunday morning coffee (or tea, or [fill in the blank])...

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Re: Mis-Communication

Postby mikenz66 » Sun Aug 09, 2009 9:20 pm

chicka-Dee wrote:Just a few thoughts as you drink your Sunday morning coffee (or tea, or [fill in the blank])...

Hmm, it's Monday over here... :spy:

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Re: Mis-Communication

Postby Jechbi » Sun Aug 09, 2009 9:24 pm

I don't understand. Are you saying we're all stupid?

















joking
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Uncover, then, what is concealed,
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Re: Mis-Communication

Postby tiltbillings » Sun Aug 09, 2009 9:31 pm

Jechbi wrote:I don't understand. Are you saying we're all stupid?

joking
;)


Now, don't start picking at her comments.
This being is bound to samsara, kamma is his means for going beyond.
SN I, 38.

Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine.
People live in one another’s shelter.

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Re: Mis-Communication

Postby chicka-Dee » Mon Aug 10, 2009 1:17 am

mikenz66 wrote:
chicka-Dee wrote:Just a few thoughts as you drink your Sunday morning coffee (or tea, or [fill in the blank])...

Hmm, it's Monday over here... :spy:

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Sorry, Mike. Hope it didn't make you late for work! :coffee:

Jechbi wrote:I don't understand. Are you saying we're all stupid?

joking
;)


As a species? Perhaps... :shrug:

tiltbillings wrote:
Jechbi wrote:I don't understand. Are you saying we're all stupid?

joking
;)


Now, don't start picking at her comments.


It's ok. I've gotten off my soapbox for awhile :soap:

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