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Discussion in 'Interfaith Discussion' started by Salty Booger, Dec 2, 2020.

  1. Salty Booger

    Salty Booger Royal Crown Cola (RC)

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    Imagine you are a drop of water in an ocean. Would you identify as the drop of water or as the ocean?

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  2. SalixIncendium

    SalixIncendium Ānanda
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    Neither. I would identify as water.
     
  3. Salty Booger

    Salty Booger Royal Crown Cola (RC)

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    And if you are a wave on the surface?
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    Is a wave not verily an appearance of water? ;)
     
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  5. Salty Booger

    Salty Booger Royal Crown Cola (RC)

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    Yep :)
     
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  6. Audie

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    A water drop is held by "surface tension"
    that immediately dissolves on contact
    with a larger body of water.
     
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  7. lewisnotmiller

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    Couldn't not comment on use of 'verily' in context. Bravo.
     
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  8. Salty Booger

    Salty Booger Royal Crown Cola (RC)

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    But if you were a drop of water in an ocean, would you know as much?
     
  9. Audie

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    You cannot be a drop of water in the ocean,
    it dissolves and becomes as one with the Great One
     
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  10. PureX

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    There are no drops of water in the ocean. :)
     
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    Exactly. There are no drops once you hit the ocean.
     
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  12. Salty Booger

    Salty Booger Royal Crown Cola (RC)

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    I am speaking figuratively, guys. Give me a little poetic leeway.:)
     
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    Gargovic Malkav Active Member

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    Sometimes people can't see the forest for the trees.
     
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    A drop.
     
  15. ChristineM

    ChristineM "Be strong" I whispered to my coffee.
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    I don't think there are any figurative drops either
     
  16. oldbadger

    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    Hi Salty .....
    The Ocean. Just as I identify with the vastness of the Cosmos. :)
    It's a Deist thing.
     
  17. Audie

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    Ha. >I< identify with ALL the cosmi.

    Its a multiverse thing.
     
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  18. PureX

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    Then the answer is both. One life in an ocean of life.
     
  19. oldbadger

    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    Yes. Absolutely.
    I don't think it's just about one universe either. :)
     
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