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by Roncooper
Sun Jun 12, 2016 1:46 am
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: Common Use of the Word, "Myth"
Replies: 60
Views: 11149

How much money do you need to love your cat?
by Roncooper
Wed Jun 08, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: Common Use of the Word, "Myth"
Replies: 60
Views: 11149

Life may be a class five hurricane, but we need to dance in the wind for our own sake.
by Roncooper
Mon Jun 06, 2016 7:12 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: Common Use of the Word, "Myth"
Replies: 60
Views: 11149

Here are some comments on the nature of love.

http://www.nosweatshakespeare.com/quote ... ve-quotes/
by Roncooper
Mon Jun 06, 2016 6:58 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: Common Use of the Word, "Myth"
Replies: 60
Views: 11149

Concerning the current debate, I find myself somewhere in the middle. Reality has room for science and for wild untamed passion. It has room for peaceful meditation and World Cup Soccer. It is bigger and more complex than we are, and it is a mystery. There is room for the intellect, the heart, and t...
by Roncooper
Mon Jun 06, 2016 6:05 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: Common Use of the Word, "Myth"
Replies: 60
Views: 11149

A little t trivia. I find it interesting that understand came from to stand under a thing and superstition came from to stand above a thing.

How fascinating.
by Roncooper
Sat Jun 04, 2016 3:59 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: Common Use of the Word, "Myth"
Replies: 60
Views: 11149

Andreas, I would say that part of reality is logical and reasonable, and can be understood scientifically.and it is extremely important that we do this. However, much of reality cannot be understood like beauty or love. If we try to understand these, we reduce them to oversimplified interpretations ...
by Roncooper
Thu Jun 02, 2016 2:03 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Poetic Naturalism
Replies: 17
Views: 5090

I think I have a better understanding of materialism. Scientific materialists receive their reality from scientific machines. Machines determine what is real and what is not. Machine's eyes are better then our eyes and their ears are better than our ears. They are superior to us and we accept their ...
by Roncooper
Tue May 31, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: Common Use of the Word, "Myth"
Replies: 60
Views: 11149

I don't think we have changed much. The most universally recognized character for the human race is a humanized mouse, Mickey Mouse.

This may sound trivial, but humanizing animals has probably had a big impact on the modern human psyche.
by Roncooper
Tue May 31, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Poetic Naturalism
Replies: 17
Views: 5090

When Ron Paul, a leading spokesman for the Libertarian movement in the US was interviewed about the role of government, he said that government should not supply emergency services like ambulances. The interviewer asked, but what if someone is in an accident and is injured by the side or the road? P...
by Roncooper
Tue May 31, 2016 2:32 am
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Poetic Naturalism
Replies: 17
Views: 5090

Rom,

I'm not following your comments.

The libertarian party in the US is made up of people who take full advantage of the system, but don't want to pay for it.
by Roncooper
Mon May 30, 2016 7:11 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Poetic Naturalism
Replies: 17
Views: 5090

Michael Shermer.

A very interesting character. He tries to keep an objective perspective and has been a real service to society.

His biography says that he is a political libertarian. Oh well nobodies perfect.
by Roncooper
Sat May 28, 2016 8:07 pm
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: Common Use of the Word, "Myth"
Replies: 60
Views: 11149

Carmela wrote: The mythology of peace and charitable good works on behalf of the neglected is a widely accepted and sacred mythology with countless stories of great deeds by heroes we can all emulate, but the mythology of a superior gender is a con job by one of the most powerfully exclusive patriar...
by Roncooper
Sat May 28, 2016 4:08 pm
Forum: The Conversation with a Thousand Faces
Topic: Poetic Naturalism
Replies: 17
Views: 5090

I give up, who said this?

It looks like an interesting book. I won't read it though, too depressing for me. It made me revisit the concept of grace and that we must do our best without it.

We do not earn the experience of "Thou art that," it is a gift.
by Roncooper
Sat May 28, 2016 1:18 am
Forum: Exploring Your Personal Mythology
Topic: Common Use of the Word, "Myth"
Replies: 60
Views: 11149

I see the old myths from a scientific perspective. Old myths were the best images for their time. The Bible teaches use how to be civilized and also provides the path of the heart, only using images that no longer work. I don't write the whole thing off. It was an early attempt. I compare the bible ...
by Roncooper
Fri May 27, 2016 1:20 am
Forum: The Call to Adventure
Topic: THE RESURRECTION...
Replies: 2
Views: 1398

Want to point out that the link doesn't work. The web ignores the journey part, wrong font I think. Great site once I got there. It is a fascinating story. I have a hard time defining these stages in my life. It has been heaven and hell and everything in between. My best guess for my Resurrection st...