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don_socalJanuary 9, 2013

And one who is just of his own free will shall not lack for happiness; and he will never come to utter ruin.
Aeschylus

I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils.
Aeschylus

The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance.
Aeschylus

There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.
Aeschylus

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lilosophie

I like the way you find quotes from the ancients. How long have these insights been available? And for how long have they been ignored?
Thank you for the reminders.

    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 1:26AM
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don_socal

There truly is nothing new under the sun and our good friend Albert was right, "Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one. The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once."
Albert Einstein

    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 9:29AM
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anneliese_32(6)

I know we should give you time off from quotes, but Don, you are so good at finding the right ones.

    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 6:06PM
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west_gardener

Yes Don, you do the quotes very well. I've learned a lot from you.

About this one:
"And one who is just of his own free will shall not lack for happiness; and he will never come to utter ruin."
Aeschylus

Back in college, we had some intense discussions about "free will" in our philosophy classes. some believed in free will and others believed in destiny.
I bet that conversation is still going on today.
And now it's on the net, thanks to you.

    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 7:19PM
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don_socal

We create our own destiny through free will.

    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 7:25PM
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west_gardener

Don those are fighting words, and I luv it.

    Bookmark   January 10, 2013 at 8:09PM
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