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From: His Highness the TibetanMonkey, ComandanteBanana and Chief of Quixotic Enterprises on 18 May 2010 11:02
On May 18, 10:25 am, "CharlesGrozny" <n5...(a)hotmail.com> wrote:
> "FatterDumber& Happier Moe" <"WheresMyCheck"@UncleSamLoves.Mee> wrote in
> > His Highness the TibetanMonkey, ComandanteBanana and Chief of Quixotic
> > Enterprises wrote:
> >> On May 17, 11:38 pm, Yap <hhyaps...(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> On 18 Mei, 08:51, Budikka666 <budik...(a)netscape.net> wrote:> Apparently
> >>> the US public are so clueless and short-sighted that it
> >>>> does:http://www.theatlanticwire.com/opinions/view/opinion/How-Oil-Spill-Ch...
> >>> The American public are dumb and rely upon media to shape their
> >>> opinion.
> >>> That is why the neutrality of news reporting/analysis and factual
> >>> assessment is so important.
> >>> If some were to read just their newspaper or tv, then some of the bias
> >>> comment could influence their mind.
> >>>> Is it any wonder that the vast majority of them swallow religion
> >>>> without even giving it a thought?
> >>> The religion matter, as I see it, is that most regard it as their
> >>> culture since their indoctrination during the young days.
> >>> Without the Christianity, what type of culture you have for
> >>> Americans?
> >>> McDonald, Hollywood, or....?
> >>>> Budikka
> >> I haven't seen a single sheep trying to ride a bicycle or making noise
> >> about the spill. They will try to forget it as soon as possible in
> >> order to go on with their routine.
> > Somewhere there is a windmill in need of a good tilting and you are just
> > the one to do it.
> I really have to laugh at our friend Monkey Stretcher. He talks about
> sheeple and he's a lemming. . . .
> Charles Grozny
Should I read this much into your metaphor?
"lemming suicide is a frequently used metaphor in reference to people
who go along unquestioningly with popular opinion, with potentially
dangerous or fatal consequences."
That would be religious behavior.
From: His Highness the TibetanMonkey, ComandanteBanana and Chief of Quixotic Enterprises on 18 May 2010 11:23
On May 18, 10:58 am, GreenerGreen <Veggy...(a)yahoo.com> wrote:
> get out yoh closet an blow Jesus 4 Allah
That's another Quixote out there...
We know well that Jesus, like the prophets of Israel before him, did
not succeed in his prophetic mission. He suffered the fate of the
prophet that he himself had described (see Mt. 23:29-36). He died as
the victim of the Empire in collusion with the Temple authorities. If
the story had ended there we would have proof that his prophetic
mission was a fools errand rather than a divine commission, a
quixotic dream that could not come true in the real world where evil
can only be handled by force. But the story did not end there. God
raised Jesus from the dead and Jesus committed his prophetic mission
to his followers.
The question is whether you want to believe Jesus was raised or not in
order be Quixotic. I don't, so he was Quixotic in a suicidal way.
Buddha was another Quixote, and so the Wise Tibetan Monkey.
From: His Highness the TibetanMonkey, ComandanteBanana and Chief of Quixotic Enterprises on 18 May 2010 11:44
On May 18, 11:31 am, The China Blue Danube <chine.b...(a)yahoo.com>
> In article <00b8f9b4-6983-4f91-998d-fd3199432...(a)o12g2000vba.googlegroups.com>,
> HullaBalloo <Codebrea...(a)bigsecret.com> wrote:
> > On May 18, 9:31 am, Brian Wraith <brianwra...(a)newzealand.invalid>
> > wrote:
> > >http://entertainment.blogs.foxnews.com/2010/05/17/woody-allen-preside...
> > Dictatorship is NOT that bad after all.
> > It is bad when the dictator has bad ideas
> The problem is, being human, he will always have bad ideas. Democracy is poor
> form of government except, with luck, all the bad ideas are exposed and
> discarded before they're implemented.
Democracy has turned into hypocrisy, just like religion. Money is
wasted in cathedrals or anything that is crazy and impractical. I
can't leave my door on a bike to do anything, and yet they built a
"million buck fancy mixed path" along the beach for some people to
make big bucks. That's part of the BANANA REPUBLIC we live in.
From: His Highness the TibetanMonkey, ComandanteBanana and Chief of Quixotic Enterprises on 18 May 2010 12:42
There are all kinds of prophets and Quixotes out there, but they are
mostly ignored by the sheep...
From: His Highness the TibetanMonkey, ComandanteBanana and Chief of Quixotic Enterprises on 18 May 2010 12:52
On May 18, 12:43 pm, gaze...(a)shell.xmission.com (Kenny McCormack)
> In article <df8febc0-1e3b-4582-b58a-f5c92f371...(a)a16g2000vbr.googlegroups.com>,
> His Highness the TibetanMonkey, ComandanteBanana and Chief of Quixotic Enterprises <comandante.ban...(a)yahoo.com> wrote:
> >Democracy has turned into hypocrisy, just like religion. Money is
> >wasted in cathedrals or anything that is crazy and impractical.
> >I can't leave my door on a bike to do anything, and yet they built a
> >"million buck fancy mixed path" along the beach for some people to
> >make big bucks.
> Follow the money.
All the money Obama throws at it will be swallowed by the Hungry
> But, just out of curisity, and having nothing to do with this
> thread/flame/rantfest, why *can't* you leave your door on a bike to do
There's an *unwritten* sign that says "WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE"...
Something equivalent to the Baghdad Road. I wrote about it
(I reply at bottom)
Quote Originally Posted by Jess
I do ride Collins north of 20th street. If I am going to North Beach I
take Pine Tree or Sheridan though.
Let's put things in perspective: The road from South Beach to North
Beach is as dangerous as the Road to Baghdad...
Not that I have been to Baghdad, but I assume many people are afraid
to drive there. Now, there are some neuralgic points in this Miami
Beach road, that make it nearly a suicide mission. One is the
connection at Alton Road and Collins over the bridge, and Bal Harbour,
again over the bridge. Riding on sidewalks is banned in Bal Harbour,
but not anywhere else, which shows JUSTICE IS *NOT* EQUAL FOR ALL. Not
that I want the beautiful people to remove that ordinance, but that it
should be enforced everywhere.
So, how can anyone claim that there's passage for bicycles along Miami
Beach when some important links are missing in that chain. Chain is
the right word because it's a broken path of bike lanes, bridges, and
crazy traffic that makes stupid to do so.
Who wants to die over doing the right thing?
WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE