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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11790 on: January 01, 2012, 03:18:29 PM »
Determination will sometimes succeed where planning fails.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11791 on: January 01, 2012, 03:49:56 PM »
Fails at anything you attempt are better viewed as learning tools.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11792 on: January 01, 2012, 03:54:09 PM »
Tools are what - largely - separates mankind from the other animals.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11793 on: January 01, 2012, 05:39:44 PM »
Animals I've had a plenty, each with their own wants, need and personalities.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11794 on: January 01, 2012, 06:00:36 PM »
Personalities sometimes clash, but it's better than not having one at all.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11795 on: January 01, 2012, 06:50:33 PM »
All is quiet around the neighborhood now that everyone has either shot all their fireworks or have grown tired of the noise.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11796 on: January 01, 2012, 07:04:56 PM »
Noise pollution just used to be a slight irritation, but the older I get, the worse it seems.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11797 on: January 01, 2012, 07:07:32 PM »
Seems you're not alone in this aversion.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11798 on: January 01, 2012, 07:16:34 PM »
Aversion conditioning is supposed to make one want to give up one's vices.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11799 on: January 01, 2012, 07:30:03 PM »
Vices I've notice, change as the years go by.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11800 on: January 02, 2012, 12:16:02 AM »
By and by, as I grow older, I hear and see less, so loud noises and witch hairs don't bother me as much as they used to.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11801 on: January 04, 2012, 09:08:23 AM »
To do anything other than the same ole same ole would require extreme committment and desire for change, and initially have catastrophic effects on most peoples psyche, yet be extremely beneficial in the long run for those who could stay the course.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11802 on: January 05, 2012, 11:09:22 AM »
Course work can be coarse or go smoothly, but it is always still work.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11803 on: January 05, 2012, 12:39:45 PM »
Work is one of those things you sometimes complain about when you're actually working, but miss when when it vanishes.
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Re: The Last Shall be First
« Reply #11804 on: January 05, 2012, 01:19:49 PM »
Vanishes from the Earth, the Mayan calendar makes it seem like it is possible.
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