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01-11-2013, 09:15 PM (This post was last modified: 01-11-2013 09:22 PM by DLJ.)
RE: Favorite House of Cantor Quotes
I see Vera beat me too it but the whole quote should be placed in this vacuum sealed chamber:

(01-11-2013 02:25 PM)houseofcantor Wrote:  A coupla things we do, is recognize pattern and reinforce pattern, where objective reality is merely the most reinforced pattern. The amount that one can impose their own pattern is dependent upon the amount of pattern held outside the self. I can fly in my dreams, I can convince a coupla people Imma prophet, but it's still raining outside.

And because Kim does not have her own 'words from the prophet' thread, here is her staggeringly insightful comment on the delusion of the godly / cultists:

A perfect answer to the theist's "But he is real for me."...

(01-11-2013 02:28 PM)kim Wrote:  ...
This "power" you attach to any experience is still only within you, is subjective, and does not originate from anyone or anything outside of you.

If you do think it originates and/or effects the actual physical world, you may be losing touch with reality. If someone actively reinforces this, they may be trying to help you to lose touch with reality, in order to exploit you.

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06-01-2014, 09:16 AM
RE: Favorite House of Cantor Quotes
Ooooh! Good one:

(06-01-2014 09:03 AM)houseofcantor Wrote:  ...
But I contend that predation occurs because we are predators, and religion just becomes a convenient excuse.

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