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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2115 on: March 22, 2018, 08:06:41 AM »
Good people, stop trying to make sense of this this topic. Pasasi is perfect as he is.

Pasadi is not perfect. He just prayed to God to help him give life to others. God does the heavy lifting.Pasadi is just happy. Pasadi sees the Gods power.Pasadi alone is almost nothing.Pasadi does mistakes.  Pasadi plus God is something.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2116 on: March 26, 2018, 06:17:08 AM »
1. Pick random quote from random source
2. Read 21st century understanding into thousand years old quote
2. Don't read the whole text or the historical context
3. ? ? ?
4. Profit
4. Noise

There, fixed it for you.
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« Reply #2117 on: April 19, 2018, 06:29:28 PM »
Who knows what is sitting at the bottoms of oceans. They cant even find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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« Reply #2118 on: April 19, 2018, 06:41:34 PM »
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2119 on: April 20, 2018, 01:05:04 AM »
Who knows what is sitting at the bottoms of oceans. They cant even find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
lol he actually has a point
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2120 on: April 20, 2018, 01:08:24 AM »
Who knows what is sitting at the bottoms of oceans. They cant even find Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
lol he actually has a point

Still, I LOL'd.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2121 on: April 20, 2018, 01:27:31 AM »
Still, I LOL'd.
Me too, but I always chuckle at anything Tzimis writes for some reason.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2122 on: May 01, 2018, 08:10:25 AM »
Secondly, your definition of a conservative Church is based on the use of calendar?

I suspect it's at least 90% calendar and headcoverings. (Who's going to tell them? ;D)
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« Reply #2123 on: May 01, 2018, 08:46:18 PM »
Maybe Garfield is so lazy and hungry because he smokes pot.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2124 on: May 02, 2018, 01:56:22 PM »
Mor has explaind the jurisdictional mess in the States:

Looks like Bishop Theodore Ghandour has really enjoyed his new diocese.


Who wouldn't like the diocese of the most beautiful city in the world?

That’s why there are a dozen or so archbishops of New York.
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« Reply #2125 on: May 04, 2018, 01:43:07 PM »
I miss Papist; when we argued with him, we knew we were interacting with a human being. He had empathy and humor. With Xavier I might as well be getting dispatches from some polemical cyborg programmed in the Baroque era... call it the Bellarminator.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2126 on: May 05, 2018, 03:01:06 PM »
I always learn something new about sexuality when I read OCNet.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2127 on: May 13, 2018, 01:24:40 PM »





I'm ready for anything.

So am I.

While I usually tolerate sex jokes, I find this post in regard to the subject matter to be quite obscene, and it bids poorly for your eternal soul to make sex jokes in regards to the Virgin Mary. If you don't go to confession, good luck during the Last Judgment - because if I ain't making it, you sure as hell ain't.

I think even 13 year olds would find that offensive.

If I'm the "graceless schismatic" and you, Mor, are in a state of grace, I know for a fact that you are doing a poor job at representing Oriental Orthodoxy.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2128 on: May 19, 2018, 09:54:27 AM »
Repeating things or writing in capital letters does not make them more true. Corban,Corban,Corban.
Still not true.

You might be on to something. "This marriage never happened, this marriage never happened, this marriage never happened." You're right, it doesn't work.
Is any of the above Orthodox?  I have no clue, so there's that.

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« Reply #2129 on: May 21, 2018, 09:12:40 PM »
I’m far too skeptical to embrace my doubts.
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« Reply #2130 on: May 23, 2018, 08:03:17 PM »
A slightly old quote, but it spoke to me today:

You'll save yourself from a lot of headaches if you remember that not all interpretive principles used with Scripture are equally beneficial with Church history or patristics. For example, the idea that a doctrine or practice is validly demonstrated "by two or three witnesses" usually works fine with the Bible, but is less helpful with Church history. One involves a (comparatively) small collection of inspired texts, the other is a mish mash of tens of thousands of texts from all sorts of sources. It doesn't matter that you can find 5 quotes from throughout church history which say crazy thing X; you don't need to build your beliefs around X, nor let it throw you for a loop.
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« Reply #2131 on: May 24, 2018, 08:15:08 PM »
I've actually stopped reading about the Roman Rite because it does nothing for me anymore but produce headaches.
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Re: OCnet Quotable Quotes
« Reply #2132 on: May 25, 2018, 05:02:24 AM »
I've actually stopped reading about the Roman Rite because it does nothing for me anymore but produce headaches.

I see the point.
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« Reply #2133 on: May 27, 2018, 09:58:52 PM »
The ones whose sense of security I really wonder about are those Orthodox who feel the need to post threads on the latest silly thing they heard the Anglicans were doing.
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« Reply #2134 on: June 04, 2018, 09:48:07 PM »
He got “koinonia”. His opponent got “bewusstseinslage”. Who sinned, this girl or her parents, that she was given “bewusstseinslage”?
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« Reply #2135 on: June 08, 2018, 07:35:37 PM »
Big difference: you judge, I don't.
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« Reply #2136 on: June 09, 2018, 01:42:34 AM »
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« Reply #2137 on: June 09, 2018, 08:35:54 AM »
Is it really right for two mods to gang up on someone like this?
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« Reply #2138 on: June 09, 2018, 09:57:05 AM »
Is it really right for two mods to gang up on someone like this?

Speaking from personal experience on either end of such matters, I do not think there is anything wrong with it. Sure it rustles people's jimmies, but they live. Furthermore, quoting cannot really qualify as ganging up imo.
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« Reply #2139 on: June 10, 2018, 01:05:39 PM »
Why oh why would anyone buy pre-cut melon?

Because my heart isn’t made of stone. When I look into its little melon eyes, I can’t bear to pick up the knife.
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« Reply #2140 on: June 10, 2018, 04:08:20 PM »
The moderators of oc.net use mind control techniques on everyone.
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« Reply #2141 on: June 10, 2018, 11:39:08 PM »
The moderators of oc.net use mind control techniques on everyone.
Worked with me!
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« Reply #2142 on: June 13, 2018, 07:08:21 PM »
I read the Metropolitan's article in his voice and it took me two hours to read.
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« Reply #2143 on: June 16, 2018, 08:26:22 PM »
Two world wars and the advent of the atom bomb destroyed the credibility of old-school liberalism (so-called conservatism). To survive, liberalism had to mutate and branch into new dead ends.
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« Reply #2144 on: Yesterday at 07:42:37 AM »
who needs Syriac when you have Slavonic!
I think St. Ephrem would feel silly trying to communicate in Slavonic in IV-century Syria.
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« Reply #2145 on: Yesterday at 07:52:16 AM »
who needs Syriac when you have Slavonic!
I think St. Ephrem would feel silly trying to communicate in Slavonic in IV-century Syria.

i would also feel silly! :)  :)  :)
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