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« Reply #630 on: December 31, 2013, 06:21:55 PM »

2. Dr. Rdr. Scamandrius.   He's intelligent enough to become a doctor, yet humble enough to be a lowly reader.   
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« Reply #631 on: January 05, 2014, 01:36:13 AM »

If I convert to Orthodoxy and follow all the rules and become pious, can I qualify to join the KGB someday?
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« Reply #632 on: January 06, 2014, 03:31:32 PM »

The guy selling the candles is usually the one I interact with.  he keeps calling me Serbian, i don't even bother to correct him anymore.
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« Reply #633 on: January 07, 2014, 02:24:37 AM »

these traditional girls who want to trap you with children

Stop.
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« Reply #634 on: January 09, 2014, 07:43:56 PM »

Just give us a united American Orthodox Church and give us primacy because we're the New Rome of the world and are more influential on an international scale than the Russians or Turks could ever dream of.

All 900,000+ of us.
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« Reply #635 on: January 11, 2014, 05:36:37 PM »

you know, when we say "science" we take it to mean absolutly correct, because it is scientificly proven... But how many times has science been wrong! and has been wrong regarding huge proclamations! remember pluto the planet~oh, no its a star now.
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« Reply #636 on: January 13, 2014, 01:09:10 AM »

Acquire OCA in your heart and thousands around you will be saved.
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« Reply #637 on: January 13, 2014, 05:17:53 AM »

I suppose it could be worse.  He could've called me Philioque.
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« Reply #638 on: January 13, 2014, 04:06:07 PM »

Hoow about don't take advice from strangers on the internet?  That works, too.
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« Reply #639 on: January 15, 2014, 05:15:09 AM »

All your questions about early Christianity are answered here. Wink
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« Reply #640 on: January 15, 2014, 09:55:02 AM »

I'm probably sociopathic...This will be interesting to bring up at therapy
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« Reply #641 on: January 15, 2014, 01:51:43 PM »

Accept the fact that you'll never be orthonorm, no matter how much you try to sound like him. Wink
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« Reply #642 on: January 15, 2014, 11:47:23 PM »

Penises: they get in everywhere!
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« Reply #643 on: January 16, 2014, 04:44:27 PM »

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« Reply #644 on: January 19, 2014, 08:29:34 AM »

According to his vita (in St. Dimitri of Rostov's compilation) St. John of Novgorod trapped a demon and forced it to become a horse and carry him to Jerusalem.
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« Reply #645 on: January 19, 2014, 10:26:02 AM »

According to his vita (in St. Dimitri of Rostov's compilation) St. John of Novgorod trapped a demon and forced it to become a horse and carry him to Jerusalem.

In case you think I was kidding, I wasn't.
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« Reply #646 on: January 19, 2014, 10:34:44 AM »

According to his vita (in St. Dimitri of Rostov's compilation) St. John of Novgorod trapped a demon and forced it to become a horse and carry him to Jerusalem.

In case you think I was kidding, I wasn't.

I didn't. Nothing suprises me anymore when it comes to Orthodoxy. There's always someone or something to say or do anything you could or wouldn't like to think of.
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« Reply #647 on: January 23, 2014, 02:57:16 PM »

There is this street in chicago called weed. "I live on weed".

Which is also near a street called Hooker.  Just saying. Tongue
yep. was biking in the area a couple days ago. i thought, how all things are mystically ordered.
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« Reply #648 on: January 23, 2014, 10:24:18 PM »

Really, the irreverent jaded cynic shtick does wear thin after a while.
u r right lbk. i was actually wondering as to more creative ways of offending a larger number of people. i think i'll post pictures of me climbing up iconostases in order to venerate "old man" icons of the Trinity.
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« Reply #649 on: January 24, 2014, 02:01:08 PM »

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In a large mug, french pressed, with a sugar cube and powdered creamer, browsing the forums of oc.net from my grandmother's garage.
That is just like sex.  
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« Reply #650 on: January 25, 2014, 07:43:30 PM »

I like it.  Is our Lord standing on a hot water bottle?
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« Reply #651 on: January 25, 2014, 11:41:35 PM »

This thread just keeps on giving:

In reality, I live in the Bay Area where North Faces and Ugg boots are the standard almost all year long, so there aren't much distractions, and in the few hot days of the year where there are distractions, no one wants to look because we're all hideously untanned.
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« Reply #652 on: January 26, 2014, 10:54:23 AM »

I think it was de Lubac that said "the Fathers are the Church's diary when she was 17". 17 yo write down many embarrassing things.
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« Reply #653 on: January 26, 2014, 11:10:02 PM »

Sleeping selfie? That doesn't make any sense.

It's a new somnatic disorder.
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« Reply #654 on: January 27, 2014, 05:07:39 AM »

I think it was de Lubac that said "the Fathers are the Church's diary when she was 17". 17 yo write down many embarrassing things.

Actually, the opposite is true if you read many contemporary "theologians". They're the 17 year olds, not the Fathers of old.
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« Reply #655 on: January 27, 2014, 12:33:00 PM »

Certainly some "historian" such as yourself can appreciate events which occurred much longer than 200 years ago impact us today, otherwise why are you busying yourself with the writings of some marble farmers from over 2000 years ago?

This should simply be sent as a form letter to reactionary classicists worldwide.
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« Reply #656 on: January 27, 2014, 12:58:08 PM »

Certainly some "historian" such as yourself can appreciate events which occurred much longer than 200 years ago impact us today, otherwise why are you busying yourself with the writings of some marble farmers from over 2000 years ago?

This should simply be sent as a form letter to reactionary classicists worldwide.
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« Reply #657 on: January 27, 2014, 05:06:09 PM »

I don't believe Christ intended his baptism to have women dressed in lewdness diving in after him. 
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« Reply #658 on: January 27, 2014, 11:37:02 PM »

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« Reply #659 on: January 28, 2014, 01:18:15 AM »



God is so immoral.  Scripture talks about him as having "knit" us together in our mothers' wombs, but you'd think he'd bother to knit some clothes.  Instead, we are actually born naked.  Surely he knows how sexually tempting nudity is?  Why would he do that?  How hard is it for God to knit a pair of underpants?  
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« Reply #660 on: January 28, 2014, 02:09:22 PM »

Back then children bathed naked and no one was giving the damn.
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« Reply #661 on: January 28, 2014, 08:39:42 PM »

New toll-houses are constantly being built. Like the smokers' toll house, which didn't exist before the discovery of the Americas. The division of labor is an eternal verity.
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« Reply #662 on: January 29, 2014, 01:01:29 PM »

People. This is internet. It's not something to be taken seriously. Sky won't fall even if someone is being moron on internet
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« Reply #663 on: January 30, 2014, 09:45:21 AM »

Nothing good ever came out of Calvinism, which is in many aspects closer to radical Islam than to Orthodox Christianity.
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« Reply #664 on: January 31, 2014, 12:16:38 AM »

We had plenty of time to train a vast force of Japanese speaking JW paratroupers, who would keep them busy at their door steps for a considerable amount of time.
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« Reply #665 on: February 03, 2014, 01:44:51 AM »

Besides, no amount of modesty will ever be enough for the man who wants others to perform his acts of ascesis for him.
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« Reply #666 on: February 03, 2014, 12:34:42 PM »

Something fishy going on here ... and I don't mean gefilte fishy.
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« Reply #667 on: February 03, 2014, 04:56:39 PM »

When we are speaking of 'culture' we do not mean 'what people do', but those aspects of a millenia long inheritance which may be properly used for liturgical worship in our times and societies.
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« Reply #668 on: February 03, 2014, 09:24:59 PM »

It covers up and neutralizes the smell of marijuana smoke.
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« Reply #669 on: February 03, 2014, 09:59:02 PM »

It covers up and neutralizes the smell of marijuana smoke.

LOL Sometimes WPM you are like a really funny Google search.
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« Reply #670 on: February 03, 2014, 10:31:55 PM »

It covers up and neutralizes the smell of marijuana smoke.

LOL Sometimes WPM you are like a really funny Google search.

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« Reply #671 on: February 09, 2014, 10:21:13 AM »

About the priest in the picture, all we learn about him is that he owns two liquor stores in LA (California, not the state) and smokes cigars. Based on this limited experience with this character, he is a good and loving priest.
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« Reply #672 on: February 09, 2014, 03:53:26 PM »

Who really cares what Punch thinks? 
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« Reply #673 on: February 09, 2014, 06:40:15 PM »

We have no idea what transpires in any individual's heart, and we cannot judge them based superficially upon their deeds as known to us.  As to this, I am reminded of the Catholic Saint Thomas Aquinas, who wrote many things which we hold as contrary to the Orthodox faith.  Yet, his life demonstrates (if it needed to be demonstrated) that we cannot judge the man's fate based upon those writings; in his case, we are aware of an event in 1273 in which he claimed a revelation, saying, "The end of my labors has come.  All that I have written appears to be as so much straw after the things that have been revealed to me."  How many others have had silent epiphanies and been converted at the last, and perhaps today are glorified among the saints, though unknown?  If and when we at last reach that great salvation, how many might we be surprised to find there in our company?  We must not judge anyone's final fate in such a manner.
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« Reply #674 on: February 09, 2014, 06:59:08 PM »

I like how the last two posts in this thread, taken back to back, kind of illustrate the end points or poles of discussion here. "We must never judge another person, as we cannot see into their soul, and don't know what their interior spiritual life is like." "Yeah, who really cares what you think?"
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