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Being a gentleman

Postby Dan~ » Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:06 am

Mercy is a key component to form the psyche of the gentleman.

Women and children first, because they are considered less strong, therefor more in need of help / strength.

Moderns equate strength with overpowering and overcoming things.
There was a time and still some believe this : strength should be used to spare the less powerful.

A gentleman is encouraged to cultivate strength, but not for his own sake.

I'm not saying this is right or wrong in simple terms.
I'm just explaining a process here.
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Re: Being a gentleman

Postby Meno_ » Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:24 am

I understand you perfectly and when push comes to shove , love is the highest form of energy.

What is love ?


If you are willing to give your life for another. It really holds things together. I could swear by it.
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Re: Being a gentleman

Postby Dan~ » Tue Mar 27, 2018 1:28 am

Meno_ wrote:I understand you perfectly and when push comes to shove , love is the highest form of energy.
What is love ?
If you are willing to give your life for another. It really holds things together. I could swear by it.


Love has many forms.
When beings put aside fighting they can grow faster.
The selection produced by fighting and survival is different than a selection based on how helpful and good something or someone is.

I consider darwinism anti-love.
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Re: Being a gentleman

Postby Meno_ » Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:02 am

So a gentleman should reject Darwinism.
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Re: Being a gentleman

Postby Dan~ » Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:03 am

Meno_ wrote:So a gentleman should reject Darwinism.

In place of something more sane than eating babies.
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Re: Being a gentleman

Postby Meno_ » Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:06 am

I agree , if there was no law against it. (Eating Babies).

But such does not prove against being a gentleman.
Maybe it just goes against everything to feed on them. Especially in the civilised world.
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Re: Being a gentleman

Postby Meno_ » Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:07 am

But how does it figure in the uncivilized world?
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Re: Being a gentleman

Postby Dan~ » Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:31 am

Meno_ wrote:But how does it figure in the uncivilized world?

The uncivilized world?
Animals have many natures.
Some are harmless, some are deadly.

It's hard to put a single intention behind life on earth because one can work against the other.

Monotheism has some statements about all life in the world coming from a single God figure.

If they are all brothers and sisters of the father, why eat each other and even eat their own at times?

A more sane system would probably be much more intelligent.
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Re: Being a gentleman

Postby Meno_ » Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:21 am

Yes but we are not there yet, although we have had plenty of warnings. Not too many heeded them.
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