Your Philosophical One Liners

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  1. John Houlihan

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    I like your favorite too. I like my favorite because the words "for thou are with me" feel very special and take me to the next level. I usually pause, or bow my head, or do something in response.
     
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    Amen on those gotchas! The state of "What you don't know that you don't know" is "chaos" whereas "What you know you know" is "order". I think Jordan Peterson, an interesting guy, said something like that somewhere.
     
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    The whole Psalm is a somewhat curious but soothing piece. Curious because up until the point where he starts with “Yea tho I walk”, he is speaking about God but after that point he is speaking To God until the last verse when he refers to himself.
     
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    Shifting gears from about-God, to-God, and about-self is an interesting analysis. Incidentally, what I like about the psalms and the entire Bible is the Fog Index (readability level) is only 6 (sixth grader reading level), and yet it is able to express the most profound thoughts with clarity, brevity, simplicity, and an occasional touch of elegance. Beautiful writing! I like the King James version.
     
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    About 6th grade yes but the book of Job is studied all over the world as one of the best examples of perfectly written literature.
    I too like the KJV and if perhaps you want a fun challenge, the 1611 version where to go.
     
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    Bobby, thanks for this reply. I will reread the book of Job because I enjoy great writing. I was unaware of Job's high worldwide rating. Also, the KJV 1611 is something I did not know about. After a quick Google check, I see that this version has a high regard for its literary excellence. There was a Google warning, however, about the many knock-off Bibles claiming to be 1611. I will check Amazon to see if I can find an authentic 1611 version. I am looking forward to a Job reread and finding a genuine 1611 KJV. Thanks again.
     
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    "You can't always get what you want." --Mick Jagger
     
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    "Adversity does not build character, it reveals it." ----- James Lane Allen
     
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    I like Jordon Peterson.
     
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    I agree.
    " What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger" Somewhere in the struggle has to build character.
     
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    Be not simply good; be good for something. Thoreau
     
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    The purpose of life is to "Make the world a better place".
     
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    Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself. Groucho Marx
     
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