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Old 01-12-2018, 06:30 PM
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He doesn't understand anything because he is dead, if he ever lived at all.
All a person has to do to not only become an authority on what 2000 year old dead people think, want, like, dislike, love, hate, feel...but also speak for the person and tell others what the corpse understands...is to read a book.
The beauty is since the dead person didn't write down a single thing, these new self appointed authorities just say whatever the heck they want about any situation while asserting and claiming that those are the words and thoughts and actions of someone and more often something that they not only never knew but can never possibly know.

Actually, it is not much different than what the anonymous authors who wrote the gospels did.

It's wonderful entertainment.
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And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.

For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.


I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.
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And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.

For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.


I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.
That dog is like taxes, he just don't know when to stop.
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That dog is like taxes, he just don't know when to stop.
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That's an interesting take; "just doesn't know when to stop".
To what end?

Is there an overlooked benefit to stopping of which such a man might be unaware?
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That's an interesting take; "just doesn't know when to stop".
To what end?

Is there an overlooked benefit to stopping of which such a man might be unaware?
When the audience is no longer captivated by the act the performance is unappreciated. A performer that continues on acting as if unaware of his audience's interest fools nobody but himself.
Self control may be the benefit.
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Old 01-13-2018, 10:17 AM
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It's no longer...entertaining? That is good.

But, you are not audience. All performance is being watched and weighed.
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It's no longer...entertaining? That is good.

But, you are not audience. All performance is being watched and weighed.
Ohhh, brownie points for the invisible.

We are purposeful chosen audience by you. You know what makes us tick. You know what type of conversations hold our interest and you know what we take seriously.
You avoid the audience a few floors up to come here with the things that have nothing to do with apologetic conversation.
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And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.

For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved.

But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God.


I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work.
You can accuse us of walking on the dark side but we aren't the ones worshipping a zombie.
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