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Imagine...

on the responsibility of imagining pride leaving the world
that virtue is real and one cannot consider them self mature as long as one gives allegiance to pride.

that to be 'of honour', regardless of the source of the suggestion, requires one to consider the fallacy of pride if it is suggested (and it is).

that one suggesting virtue may trust in their humility enough to attract focus.

May you only ever be inspired by love.
May you find that anger's spirit (and spite's) is weak and inherently immature.
May you make friends with calmness and find it's all-encompassing nature.
May your love of love outweigh your stubbornness.
May you dream well of flying and puppies and flying puppies.

in unity,
me

David

homepage: homepage: http://www.angelfire.com/apes/hatrackman

Pass the bong, flying puppy dude 07.Nov.2002 19:33

GRINGO STARS gringo_stars@attbi.com

"To be angry is very good. It burns out things and leaves nutrients in the soil. You should always be ready to be angry at injustice and cruelty."
-- Maya Angelou

"Anger repressed can poison a relationship as surely as the cruelest words."
-- Dr. Joyce Brothers

"Grab the broom of anger and drive off the beast of fear."
-- Zora Neale Hurston

"The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough."
-- Bede Jarrett, The House of Gold



"It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so."
-- Georges Bernanos

"If one takes pride in one's craft, you won't let a good thing die. Risking it through not pushing hard enough is not a humility."
-- Paul Keating

"Pride, like laudanum and other poisonous medicines, is beneficial in small, though injurious in large quantities. No man who is not pleased with himself, even in a personal sense, can please others."
-- Frederick Sauders

pride 07.Nov.2002 22:40

K.C.Roberts

Hmmmmm,seems to me I vaguely remember the
church telling us that pride was a sin!!
(One of the seven deadly sins)
Oh,well....

Yeah, flying puppies are stupid... 07.Nov.2002 22:45

Lamet W Vali

but Gringo is quoting Dr. Joyce Brothers to make a point?!?

Be good boys and girls - go to church & state 08.Nov.2002 00:17

GRINGO STARS gringo_stars@attbi.com

Never, ever masturbate. Read the bible. Marry/hump only one person, of the opposite sex, for your whole life. Floss. Sacrifice a bull to God. Shun books. Listen to your Patriarch - he knows best what's for all of us. Be not proud. Don't fart in church. Kill those that you do not understand. Fear the unknown, for it is evil. Attack sarcasm. Serve in the Army/Navy/Air Force/Marines/Coast Guard. Be content. Suffer gladly. Good boy. Good girl. Go to sleep. Don't worry. Give us all your guns. The police are here to protect you. The armed forces are carrying out a humanitarian bombing mission. Work hard, you MIGHT get promoted. Don't be angry. Smile. Go along to get along. Fit in. They wouldn't say it if it wasn't true. They wouldn't sell it if it actually hurt anyone. Pay your taxes. They know best - they're professionals, after all. Trust us. Be sure to vote! Trust them. Don't be late for work. We live in a democracy. Be sure to pay your taxes! Columbus discovered America. Our schools are fine, the best. Take your Prozac, Wellbutrin, Zoloft. Don't be sad. Be happy. Go with the flow, dude.

THERE - SEE? - I'M BETTER NOW.

:)

:)

:)

I SWEAR.

dear gringo 08.Nov.2002 17:48

David Arthur Johnston Hatrackman@Yahoo.com

the truth will set you free

even if you are a minority of one the truth is the truth---how bad do you want to be good?

Fuck your *good/bad* 09.Nov.2002 01:43

GRINGO STARS gringo_stars@attbi.com

Fuck your philosophy of black/white, good/bad, either/or, proud/humble, angry/content. I am much more than you could comprehend, you silly-azz-sophist. Bullshit psychological dualisms have got us into this mess we're in now: the two party shitstem, cops/robbers, terrorist/cop, rich/poor. Quit trying to free everyone's mind while yours is still cooped up in the self-help section of Waldenbooks(c). As long as you are trying to tell other people what to do "for their own good" you really don't have a clue. Now pass the bong and contemplate on this. Seen?

"I yam what I yam"
-- Popeye

thanx gringo 10.Nov.2002 16:28

me

you are so passionate and silly, full of interesting quotes, and inspiring thoughts and ideas. much love

Dear dear Gringo 12.Nov.2002 13:14

David Arthur Johnston

If you think pride is good think again.

If you would be 'of honour' you MUST consider the fallacy of pride.