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The Great Migration ... of a Prodigal Humanity

Postby pilgrim-seeker_tom » Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:54 pm

From the City of "I's" and "Me's" -------> To the City of "We" and "Us"

From the City of (Insert here) -------> To the City of (Insert here)
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Re: The Great Migration ... of a Prodigal Humanity

Postby phyllo » Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:06 pm

Why do I have to go anywhere?
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Re: The Great Migration ... of a Prodigal Humanity

Postby pilgrim-seeker_tom » Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:24 pm

phyllo wrote:Why do I have to go anywhere?


Does your mind ever stay in the same place for more than a fraction of a second?
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Re: The Great Migration ... of a Prodigal Humanity

Postby phyllo » Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:25 pm

Yes
"Only the educated are free" - Epictetus
"Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy" -Beethoven
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Re: The Great Migration ... of a Prodigal Humanity

Postby pilgrim-seeker_tom » Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:24 pm

phyllo wrote:Yes


Is that what is called a "comatose" state? :D

Reading the news suggests there is a pandemic (virus) ... especially in the West that induces such a state.
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Re: The Great Migration ... of a Prodigal Humanity

Postby phyllo » Wed Apr 12, 2017 11:42 pm

It's called concentration.

Also known as focus.

"A fraction of a second" doesn't set the bar very high.
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Re: The Great Migration ... of a Prodigal Humanity

Postby pilgrim-seeker_tom » Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:33 am

phyllo wrote:It's called concentration.

Also known as focus.

"A fraction of a second" doesn't set the bar very high.


When the earth stops rotating ... on it's own axis ... or around the sun ... "holding pat" may make sense ... until then IMIO it's simply moronic.
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Re: The Great Migration ... of a Prodigal Humanity

Postby MagsJ » Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:05 pm

pilgrim-seeker_tom wrote:From the City of "I's" and "Me's" -------> To the City of "We" and "Us"

Mags wrote:
From the City of (Want and Need) -------> To the City of (Lust and Greed)
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Re: The Great Migration ... of a Prodigal Humanity

Postby pilgrim-seeker_tom » Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:01 pm

MagsJ wrote:From the City of (Want and Need) -------> To the City of (Lust and Greed)


pilgrim_tom wrote:From the City of (Want and Need) -------> To the City of (Lust and Greed) --------> To the City of (Caring and Sharing)
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