Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Jack’s Winning Words 6/16/15
“Humans see what they want to see.”  (Rick Riordan)  If you’re a South Park fan you know who Mr Derp is.  A derp is someone who keeps believing the same thing no matter how much evidence shows that their belief is completely wrong.  Do you know of any “derps” in today’s world?  As for religion, belief is not based on proofs; it’s a matter of faith.  When it comes to God, it’s a kind of “knowing,” not needing evidence…sort of like being in love.    ;-)  Jack 

FROM TARMART REV:  Being a member of the "Flat Earth Society", I'm not sure I understand?!?! ====JACK:  So....there are derps among the AGs?====REV:  With a capital "D", I'm sure . . . a many looking through "a glass darkly." 0;-/====JACK:  I think that we've all been derps at one time or another.  Education is designed to deal with that.
FROM FACEBOOK LIZ  i like your analogy to being in love...====JACK:  A few years ago I attended at county fair in Wisconsin which featured a polka band.  One of the songs that I remember was, "Fools Fall in Love." ====LIZ:  hmmm... what does that say about believers?====JACK:   We're all believers in something, at one time or another.  You might want to check out the lyrics of the song.
FROM BLAZING OAKS:  This reminds me of a saying by Lao Tzu: "    THOSE WHO HAVE KNOWLEDGE DON'T PREDICT. THOSE WHO PREDICT DON'T HAVE KNOWLEDGE." It does seem that the more knowledge you accumulate, the   less certain you are about what you "know", and you are more open to new concepts, ideas, and discoveries.  Mr. Derp is new to me (your WW are so educational! ) but what a great term Derp is!====JACK:  I remember hearing someone complain about a new translation of the Bible.  "I don't like it.  If the King James version of the Bible was good enough for Paul, it's good enough for me."

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