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Who Are the More Reasonable RFers?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Sunstone, Dec 19, 2018.

  1. oldbadger

    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    You're ever so much more reasonable than me.
    :)
     
  2. oldbadger

    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    Oxford English Dictionary:-
    Ought
    v. aux expressing duty, desirability, or advisability.

    Any time..... :)
     
  3. oldbadger

    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    Oh...... Boy!
    Here we go, here we go, here weee gooooo!

    A Revolting idea....... can't wait.
     
  4. oldbadger

    oldbadger Skanky Old Mongrel!

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    Indeed..... and like our armies going back through the ages, I shall sew any insults to my coat's breast and display them with pride. But I don't expect that you'll know anything about that.
     
  5. Koldo

    Koldo Incredible Member

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    It is no surprise I am not in the list since I can't even get myself to agree with the way you defined 'reasonable'. :p
     
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  6. savagewind

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    Me too. But, if I were reasonable I might have to keep it up.
     
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    Ooohhh... you were insulting people, and
    and and, who knew?
     
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    Hockeycowboy Well-Known Member
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    There should be an “hilarious” rating!

    Nice gif.
     
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  9. Mister Emu

    Mister Emu Emu Extraordinaire
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    I like the idea of myself being reasonable, I like that other(s) see me as more or less reasonable, and it means more, given that I know you to be a reasonable person @Sunstone , that you so see. I appreciate your consideration.

    Other than all the thoughts of where I fail to meet such a standard, the only thing I would add to this is that as I ran down the mental list of reasonable people I've met on RF, I can't help but remember all the great guys and gals that are no longer here that I would quite like to have another conversation with.
     
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  10. Sunstone

    Sunstone De Diablo Del Fora
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    I know what you mean. I had similar thoughts about all the people who've come and gone when I was writing the OP. A couple I especially miss are @Jayhawker Soule and @Mr Spinkles. Spinks shows up every now and then -- but doesn't stay long -- and I fear Jay has put RF behind him for good. He and I exchange emails, but it's not quite the same as seeing him every day. There are lots of folks besides those two, as well.

    Who all do you miss?
     
  11. Mister Emu

    Mister Emu Emu Extraordinaire
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    Mr Spinkles and Deut(I can't help but think of him as Deut) both instantly came to mind. The Voice of Reason, Victor, Scott, No*s, Feathers in Hair, Draka, Linwood, Rev. Rick, I can't remember his name but we had a biblical scholar that gave up posting in exasperation. I know I'm missing alot of good people too.
     
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  12. Augustus

    Augustus the Unreasonable

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    We have a tie! In first place is.... EVERYBODY (with zero points)
     
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  13. stvdv

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    Nice post. Thanks. Had me do some introspection today.

    For me "reasonable" is quite subjective. I think @PopeADope is very reasonable according to the definition. Many might think he is "Unreasonable" to cuddle with Tarantulas. But he used this to conquer his spider fear. That I call very reasonable. That is what spirituality is all about.

    Who is more "Reasonable", someone with an IQ of 158 and boasting about it, but using only 58, or someone silently with an IQ of 60 managing to use 59? By our birth we have all been dealt some cards to play with. Some have no legs, others can't help themselves but be "Unreasonable".

    We have "being reasonable", but also "being in contact with our feelings". For me part of my goal in life is to balance these out. I found many on RF very reasonable. And I guess it's reasonable to say that if the other does not change his mind, it just means I failed in being "perfect reasonable" (or he just has different SvaDharma). Because if you think the other should change his mind, you have to tackle all the problems why he is initially unwilling to change his mind. Then only you were "really reasonable". Can't expect someone who is hungry to have interest in debating/spirituality. First give him some bread and wine (and that's only the physical part; to cater the emotional part is way more difficult).

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    Me. You jerks.
     
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  15. RachelS

    RachelS New Member

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    Respectfully, what do you mean by identifying your religion as : Would Judaism work out?

    I mean no offense; I might agree with you depending on what you mean by it.

    Thank you in advance,
     
  16. Ellen Brown

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    No offense actually. I'm just a searcher, and haven't found the right one yet. Trying to make certain of what is pleasing to the Creator.
     
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    dawny0826 Mother Heathen

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    I'm reasonable in the sense that I'm receptive to considering different viewpoints and do not object to change, correction and even defeat.

    I try to approach people with compassion and understanding. @Father Heathen strives to do the same, though, he can be a turd (at home too). :)
     
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  18. RachelS

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    Thank you. I'm searching too.

    One functional problem I have noticed is that none of my friends and family have read the Qur'an. I'm not sure if Judiasm "will work" if Jewish people are not reading the Christian or Islamic scriptures.

    I imagine there are other obvious obstacles in Judiasm. But this is the one that I was thinking of when I asked you the question.
     
  19. Ellen Brown

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    There is a Jewish woman who has been sending me essays about Judaism, and they have been quite informative. So far, Judaism seems more simple than Islam or Christianity, except for their 600+ rules that some of them are quite obsessive about. Perhaps Christians are more relaxed because their automatic "salvation" when they accept Jesus Christ as their personal savior?

    Islamics don't have this thing that the Christians do, so I have seen a constant effort and insecurity about pleasing Allah SWT. I "feel" closest to Islam for some very personal reasons.
     
  20. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    I learned if it's got bacon in it. It's reasonable.
     
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