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Re: Thought or Rant of the day!!!

Postby destinysWalrus » Thu May 17, 2018 4:29 pm

Wow, I didn't mean to spark a debate or anything like that.
All I had meant to say when I brought up linguistics was that I think languages and studying them are interesting.
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Re: Thought or Rant of the day!!!

Postby curious » Thu May 17, 2018 4:32 pm

Think of it this way:
To politicise something is an activity, not unlike, let's say whisking.
If I say the making of a cake (employing linguistics) involves the whisking (politicising) of eggs (utterances)... to create a paste (creating borders)... you wouldn't then say I was saying that whisking 'was' eggs, or any of the other processes or items.

Also read some stuff on logic by Russell or Hodges.
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Re: Thought or Rant of the day!!!

Postby PaintedbyRoses » Thu May 17, 2018 5:03 pm

curious wrote:Think of it this way:
To politicise something is an activity, not unlike, let's say whisking.
If I say the making of a cake (employing linguistics) involves the whisking (politicising) of eggs (utterances)... to create a paste (creating borders)... you wouldn't then say I was saying that whisking 'was' eggs, or any of the other processes or items.

Also read some stuff on logic by Russell or Hodges.

Touché! I certainly can't argue with that logic or that stunning analogy.
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Re: Thought or Rant of the day!!!

Postby curious » Thu May 17, 2018 8:05 pm

On a positive note... it's been a distraction.

My earlier rant stands though...
...I am still having problems with 'people' in general... just... people... what the hell is wrong with people these days..? One even came to my door today.
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Re: Thought or Rant of the day!!!

Postby raspberrytea » Fri May 18, 2018 5:28 pm

I've been debugging this game for so long that I'm starting to break things that were fine before. :oops:
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Re: Thought or Rant of the day!!!

Postby PaintedbyRoses » Fri May 18, 2018 8:14 pm

curious wrote:On a positive note... it's been a distraction.

My earlier rant stands though...
...I am still having problems with 'people' in general... just... people... what the hell is wrong with people these days..? One even came to my door today.

Goodness gracious! Did they walk on your lawn to get there? 'Cause that's just...too much. Sometimes I see them at the store, too.
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Re: Thought or Rant of the day!!!

Postby curious » Fri May 18, 2018 11:32 pm

PaintedbyRoses wrote:
curious wrote:On a positive note... it's been a distraction.

My earlier rant stands though...
...I am still having problems with 'people' in general... just... people... what the hell is wrong with people these days..? One even came to my door today.

Goodness gracious! Did they walk on your lawn to get there? 'Cause that's just...too much. Sometimes I see them at the store, too.
#getthehelloutofhere

Oh... they're everywhere... doing... stuff..!
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Re: Thought or Rant of the day!!!

Postby Alladinsane » Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:28 pm

*crack* ~**snap**~

Thats the sound of the pistachio nuts that I have been eating. **crack**
Each one of them represents a moment in time, another second, another breath. **snap**

I while the time away as my father in law sits in our family room, dying of lung cancer.

He smoked for 50yrs, so who can't say it wasn't deserved?
All of the years that he was told, "those things will kill you"
yet here he is, 89yrs old... yes, the demons caught up.
**snap** One more breath, a little shallower.
Damn this sucks.

He is so thin now, unable to hold down solid food for a month.
I don't know if he will die of cancer, or starve to death in our house.
He said, "no chemo"... so we sit can count the moments. **crack**

Its may 25th and he looks like Auchwitz.
He is so cold.
We forget the nuts and I hold one of his hands and my wife holds the other.
Tonight, probably... the stubborn old bastard is still hanging on.

You know that it doesn't happen with dramatic theme music.
There are no spasms.
No convulsions.
As we sat there warming his hands, he just stopped breathing.
We didn't even know at first, we were watching his chest rise and fall.
"Did he breathe? I didn't see it"
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On May 25 at 9:14, Joe left us.
I can't say he was a "great" man, he and God are going to have a few things to talk about.
But in the end, grace will get him through.
...Now I wait for the moment when I will see him again, we also will need to talk.
They took him away and now he rests on a hill overlooking a beautiful and untouched Appalachian valley.
Waiting.

I didn't know where to post this and probably could have written it better, I just needed to unload.
Sorry Cantr, its with many of you that I have shared other losses in life.
Here I am asking you to listen again.
Sorry.
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Re: Thought or Rant of the day!!!

Postby curious » Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:14 pm

I think it's beautiful.
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Re: Thought or Rant of the day!!!

Postby Neva » Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:59 pm

It touched me so deep reminding my father I lost from cancer months ago...

A father is everything to a daughter and there isn't an age limit of being an orphan. Sincerest condolences to you and your family.
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Re: Thought or Rant of the day!!!

Postby Genie » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:16 pm

I lost my uncle after he struggled a lot and barely lived in his last three years, my family took care of him and when I look at his couch I still see him there. He was lucky to spend his last days peacefully with you.
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