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Old 03-08-2014, 13:16   #121
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I guess that's why nobody got the joke!
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You know the difference between ignorance and apathy?

I don't know and I don't care!
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"May the force be with you." It is better to have good timing than good luck. Having any kind of faith is better than no faith.

My experience has been that folks who believe in something appear to be happier than those of us who don't.
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My experience has been that folks who believe in something appear to be happier than those of us who don't.
I can buy that but I also wonder WHY?
In other threads about boat superstitions, a few say; 'they don't really believe but abide by them just in case.'

Faith (however shallow) is a simpler, guilt free, model to reconcile, rationalize and basically ignore a lot of ugly truths or fears about the state of humanity.

By making it God's problem, we can focus more easily on our own personal gratification and happiness by simply adhering to popular religious/social/cutural patterns shaped and sold as Peer Beliefs.

Sometimes when conflicts arise... Happiness is a warm gun....
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Old 03-08-2014, 22:18   #125
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Or a hot one, depending on the pace of the conflict/confrontation. 😝


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Children seem to be happy believing in the tooth fairy as do people on drugs but are those enough reasons to buy into stories/myths that we spawned when we didn't know any better?
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As a student I studied the history of folk tales, read the Annotated Alice and Grimms versions to understand the same intent and purpose of the indoctrination of mythical beliefs.

Initially they were aimed at Adults but when debunked... Evolved to serve the same purpose with children


http://www.lib.latrobe.edu.au/ojs/in...cle/view/31/35

"At the beginning, the literary fairy tales were written and published for adults, and though they were intended to reinforce the mores and values of French civilité, they were so symbolical and could be read on so many different levels that they were considered somewhat dangerous: social behaviour could not be totally dictated, prescribed, and controlled through the fairy tale, and there were subversive features in language and theme. This is one of the reasons that fairy tales were not particularly approved for children."
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