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Share The Path To Utopia Is Not A Straight Line - Applications
KIyer 2014-8-24 18:38
The Path To Utopia Is Not A Straight Line - Applications From addiction to being addiction free, the shortest feasible path is not a straight line for an individual. The quickest feasible path from being a violent, competitive, greedy world to being a peaceful, sharing, kind world is not a straight line. The quickest feasible path from the world today to a world where all individuals have no need to carry a gun is not a straight line. It might be if the playin ...
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Share Peace is a state of balance
KIyer 2014-8-19 19:22
Peace in the human condition is not a single, stable state. It is a state of balance between opposing forces or opposing ideologies. It is not an absence of armies or weapons that brings peace - if anthing, it will increase the tyranny of the few. It a BALANCE of armies and weapons or power on ATLEAST two sides, that ensures true peace. This peace lasts for the period of time that a proper balance exists.
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Share Greed kills people
KIyer 2014-8-18 05:30
Guns dont kill people. People kill people. Religions dont kill people. People kill people. Ideas dont kill people. People kill people. Guns dont kill people. People use guns to kill people. Religions dont kill people. People use religion to kill people. Ideas dont kill people. People use ideas to kill people. Guns dont kill people. Only some people use guns to kill people. Religions dont kill people. Only some people use religion to kill people. Ideas dont kill people. Only some peopl ...
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Share MYOB - Mind Your Own Business ?
KIyer 2014-8-13 05:47
MYOB - Mind Your Own Business ? When I lived in the USA, I noticed something at social gatherings many USAnians would discuss many issues about their country and others. If they felt there was someone from a certain country they were talking about, they would make an effort not to bring up the most negative topics within their earshot. They would talk about what they thought was good, happy and positive things about that country. Mostly.. There was a unwritten, but often quoted rule, ...
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Share What kind of tyranny would you prefer? - Socialist or Capitalist
KIyer 2014-8-6 06:52
Socialism, when it degenerates, turns into the tyranny of the incompetent,crude, lazy and the not-so-bright. Capitalism, when it degenerates, turns into the tyranny of the competent, sophisticated, energetic and very bright. The tyranny of socialism is usually overthrown more easily by the people themselves. The tyranny of capitalism is very difficult to overthrow without large scale loss of life and misery. What kind of tyranny would you prefer?
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Share Undiplomatic: also meaning 'Direct', 'Honest'.
KIyer 2014-8-1 08:11
For those of you who do not understand the language called "Diplomatese", the translation to plain English is in Italics , immediately following the quote. - KIyer   Article Excerpt from The Hindu July 31 2014 by Suhasini Haidar In India’s strongest statement on the issue yet, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called the U.S. surveillance of Indian entities "unacceptable", and said she had taken up the issue of "snooping" by the National Security Agency (NSA) wi ...
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Share Slow Down, Oh! Life
KIyer 2014-7-28 10:26
Slow Down, Oh! Life! (Inspired by an Indian poem that I could not quite translate well into English) Hey! Life! Please!! Can you slow down a beat? I've still so many chores To do and complete. I've friends to greet and New friends to meet. New meals to cook for my kids to eat. Oh relentless Time! Flow a little slow, I have only begun to see My children grow. Hey! Life! Dear Friend, Slow down a little. I've still gotta learn, T ...
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Share The Road to Heaven passes through Hell
KIyer 2014-6-23 09:52
The Road to Heaven passes through Hell... Do you agree?
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Share Silly English
KIyer 2014-6-11 06:41
Who said that English is easy? Fill in the blanks with " Yes " or " No ": 1) __________ I am a fool. 2) __________ English is a sensible language. 3) __________ English is a nonsensical language. .... 4) __________ English is stupid. adapted from a post on Laughing Colours - India media
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Share A lifetime is measured
KIyer 2014-5-26 07:19
A lifetime is measured not in years, but in moments! Make as many of the good ones as possible.
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