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Re: Authority of thought

Oct 22, 2000 09:29 AM
by Nick Weeks

From: "Eugene Carpenter" <>

> None of us can depend on authority or anyone else to do our thinking and
> understanding.

Conversely, no one can depend only on "our" own thinking. No man is an
island, in our thought-life especially. An original thought is rarer than
hen's teeth. To try to ignore the thoughts of "others" whether authorities
or not, and focus only on what seems to be "our" thoughts, just fosters

>Oh to find and do that which we truly love doing
> and tolerate the expressions of all others bound in the same process! It is
> this that translates love into action.

Which surely includes tolerating expressions of criticism without reacting.
For is not love "long-suffering"?

Fare Thee Well,

Nicholas <> <> Los Angeles

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