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« Reply #26550 on: March 29, 2017, 04:18:30 AM »
Maybe I should quit law school and study English.

Good luck, indeed!

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« Reply #26551 on: March 29, 2017, 01:45:50 PM »
Good luck.
Good luck, indeed!
Thanks. :) The thing is I can easily see lawyers, judges, public defenders, on some of my colleagues, while as for myself I still don't get why I'm on Law school. I almost studied German on university, but at the last moment I feared for my economical stability. Now I see how dumb it was to think studying Law would grant me anything here.

Don't you already know Mexican?

Further specialization makes you more marketable.
I know Mexican and Kraut, but I've never studied Mexican formally, and my Kraut certificate is probably insufficient. My English certificate is high tier, but I should get an actual degree to be a good and qualified teacher. I think an English degree would also qualify me to teach Portuguese.
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« Reply #26552 on: March 29, 2017, 10:31:11 PM »
Good luck.
Good luck, indeed!
Thanks. :) The thing is I can easily see lawyers, judges, public defenders, on some of my colleagues, while as for myself I still don't get why I'm on Law school. I almost studied German on university, but at the last moment I feared for my economical stability. Now I see how dumb it was to think studying Law would grant me anything here.

Don't you already know Mexican?

Further specialization makes you more marketable.
I know Mexican and Kraut, but I've never studied Mexican formally, and my Kraut certificate is probably insufficient. My English certificate is high tier, but I should get an actual degree to be a good and qualified teacher. I think an English degree would also qualify me to teach Portuguese.
What are the Barrios like?

I seen online video of not nice or likely illegal things happening in brazil.
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« Reply #26553 on: April 01, 2017, 10:54:53 AM »
April Fools Day. Meh.

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« Reply #26554 on: April 02, 2017, 09:12:53 AM »
By barrios you mean the favelas? Some of them are fine (my church is in the entrance of one and we haven't gotten much problem), some are inhospitable. I never went to the insides of a favela in my life, although I'd cross world-notorious Cidade de Deus daily.
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« Reply #26555 on: April 02, 2017, 03:25:45 PM »
April Fools Day. Meh.
Holy fools for Christ, pray for us!
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« Reply #26556 on: April 04, 2017, 10:26:08 PM »
The long-form answer to this Yahoo question about leg pain is the clearest explanation of the Orthodox faith I've ever seen.
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« Reply #26557 on: April 05, 2017, 12:15:25 AM »
The long-form answer to this Yahoo question about leg pain is the clearest explanation of the Orthodox faith I've ever seen.

Geez, that was a much more thorough catechesis than I've ever had.
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« Reply #26558 on: April 05, 2017, 12:59:02 AM »
Ever been with a Calvinist hooker?  Utterly depraved.

That's a filthy lie! Her name was Grace, and she was irresistible!

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« Reply #26559 on: April 05, 2017, 01:07:41 AM »
Ever been with a Calvinist hooker?  Utterly depraved.

That's a filthy lie! Her name was Grace, and she was irresistible!
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« Reply #26560 on: April 05, 2017, 01:48:46 AM »
Jesus replied, “Moses permitted you to hug your girlfriends because your hearts were hard. But it was not this way from the beginning. I tell you that anyone who hugs his girlfriend, except it be a Christian side-hug, commits fornication.”

The disciples said to him, “If this is the situation between a boyfriend and girlfriend, it is better not to hug.”

Jesus replied, “Not everyone can accept this word, but only those to whom it has been given. For there are side-huggers who were born that way, and there are side-huggers who have been made that way by others—and there are those who choose to be side-huggers for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. The one who can accept this should accept it.”
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« Reply #26561 on: April 05, 2017, 09:24:27 AM »
Ever been with a Calvinist hooker?  Utterly depraved.

That's a filthy lie! Her name was Grace, and she was irresistible!

Yes, but at that price, her Atonement was very Limited.

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« Reply #26562 on: April 06, 2017, 02:39:10 PM »
My only weakness is, well, never mind

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« Reply #26563 on: April 06, 2017, 04:58:17 PM »
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« Reply #26564 on: April 07, 2017, 11:26:42 PM »
What is the "credits page"?

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« Reply #26565 on: April 10, 2017, 03:05:24 PM »
I bought a bike at Walmart today and am in the process of walking/riding it home. I stopped halfway (at the library) for a breather. If I never post on here again then I have passed on, please say a prayer for me.  :laugh:

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« Reply #26566 on: April 17, 2017, 04:37:49 AM »
Hyperdox Herman works at my local public library. There was a random selection of books supposedly related to Easter at library's hallway. One of them was St. John Damascene's book on icons. Pretty heavy stuff for a random bypasser. I wonder what they are talking about at employee's coffee hours.
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« Reply #26567 on: April 23, 2017, 02:23:17 PM »
مایکل جردن

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« Reply #26568 on: April 23, 2017, 02:31:38 PM »
آه، من گمان می کنم باید یک ترجمه آن را داده اند. همه من گفت که "مایکل جردن"، اما در برخی از نوع ضعیف فارسی، که من از یک سایت آمار ورزشی است، اما آن را به انگلیسی ترجمه به عنوان:
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تا آنجا که من می دانم که مایکل جردن هیچ ارتباط با ایران و نه مردم زیبا آن است.

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« Reply #26569 on: April 23, 2017, 04:43:52 PM »
Tomorrow to Netherlands. Work-related so no time for touristing but never been there before so should be fun.
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« Reply #26570 on: April 23, 2017, 06:31:02 PM »
The A to Z of the Orthodox Church By Michael Prokurat, Alexander Golitzin, Michael D. Peterson
lists three main 1st c. Christian heretic groups: Judaizers, Docetists, and Dualists, on p. 12. For the 2nd c., it lists gnostics, modalists, and montanists.
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« Reply #26571 on: April 23, 2017, 06:59:52 PM »
I was confused at first as I remembered reading an A to Z by Fr. John McGuckin, but apparently that one was on patristic theology... how many A to Zs are there I wonder...

2nd century gnostics were the bomb though... er, I mean, in a filthy evil heretic sort of way  :police:

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« Reply #26573 on: April 27, 2017, 11:25:46 PM »
What in the world is that? Some weird "flying pig" joke?

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« Reply #26574 on: April 30, 2017, 03:25:17 PM »
The son of one of my friends said today: When I grow up, I want to drink wine, like aunt Dominika (at least here in Poland there is a custom to call the friends of your parents "aunt/uncle").
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« Reply #26575 on: April 30, 2017, 03:38:56 PM »
The son of one of my friends said today: When I grow up, I want to drink wine, like aunt Dominika (at least here in Poland there is a custom to call the friends of your parents "aunt/uncle").

Dominika,  legendary wine drinker.  My  6yo  daughter  will draw  pictures  of beer  for  me  at school,  because  she  knows,  I "love beer."

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« Reply #26576 on: April 30, 2017, 05:49:27 PM »
The son of one of my friends said today: When I grow up, I want to drink wine, like aunt Dominika (at least here in Poland there is a custom to call the friends of your parents "aunt/uncle").

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« Reply #26577 on: April 30, 2017, 11:32:35 PM »
The son of one of my friends said today: When I grow up, I want to drink wine, like aunt Dominika (at least here in Poland there is a custom to call the friends of your parents "aunt/uncle").

Indians have that custom, too. 
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« Reply #26578 on: April 30, 2017, 11:37:59 PM »
The son of one of my friends said today: When I grow up, I want to drink wine, like aunt Dominika (at least here in Poland there is a custom to call the friends of your parents "aunt/uncle").
We do it here in Brazil too, and Spanish Americans do it to their friends. I think any Brazilian child had their sad moment when teachers started asking them to stop calling them uncles.
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« Reply #26579 on: May 01, 2017, 07:08:32 AM »
I'm beginning to think that custom is nearly universal.
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« Reply #26580 on: May 01, 2017, 07:39:38 AM »
I'll join in in echoing its universality. Old Believer children do the same, referring to unrelated but familiar people as "aunt" or "uncle." I still prefix the names of my two Russian teachers in elementary school with "Aunt," even though we are only distantly related, if at all. Anybody who was taught under them would know exactly who I'm referring to.
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« Reply #26581 on: May 01, 2017, 07:41:03 AM »
The son of one of my friends said today: When I grow up, I want to drink wine, like aunt Dominika (at least here in Poland there is a custom to call the friends of your parents "aunt/uncle").
I was raised that way back in the good old days. I think it's less common now, but not extinct.

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« Reply #26582 on: May 01, 2017, 11:56:58 AM »
I'm beginning to think that custom is nearly universal.

Are Americans the only ones that don't?
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« Reply #26583 on: May 01, 2017, 12:29:29 PM »
I'm beginning to think that custom is nearly universal.

Are Americans the only ones that don't?

We do it

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« Reply #26584 on: May 01, 2017, 12:37:04 PM »
Yeah, I think it's everywhere.

A funny thing I found out in Malaysia last year was that my cousins' children are expected to refer to me as "uncle" and give me the appropriate deference, even when they are older than I.
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« Reply #26585 on: May 01, 2017, 01:00:13 PM »
Happy international workers' day '
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« Reply #26586 on: May 01, 2017, 03:02:11 PM »
Happy international workers' day '

Got any plans for Haymarket Martyrs Day?
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« Reply #26587 on: May 01, 2017, 07:15:24 PM »
Happy international workers' day '

Got any plans for Haymarket Martyrs Day?
yes. Went to the march. The RC presence was pretty strong. I say at least 4 priests and a friar. Plus banners of as many parishes.
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« Reply #26588 on: May 01, 2017, 07:47:22 PM »
I'm beginning to think that custom is nearly universal.

Are Americans the only ones that don't?

We do it

I grew up with kids around me saying "Mister" instead of "uncle"
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« Reply #26589 on: May 01, 2017, 08:44:37 PM »
Yeah, I think it's everywhere.

A funny thing I found out in Malaysia last year was that my cousins' children are expected to refer to me as "uncle" and give me the appropriate deference, even when they are older than I.
Really?!? That's gotta be a tad awkward...
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« Reply #26590 on: May 01, 2017, 08:47:37 PM »
Kids sometimes refer to me with bad words, I probably smile too much, one can't give unpolite children too much space.
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« Reply #26591 on: May 01, 2017, 09:02:57 PM »
Some people take the word "uncle" as an insult...as if we're getting old  :'( :'( :'(
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« Reply #26592 on: May 02, 2017, 12:18:33 AM »
Happy international workers' day '

Got any plans for Haymarket Martyrs Day?
yes. Went to the march. The RC presence was pretty strong. I say at least 4 priests and a friar. Plus banners of as many parishes.

I dunno if it's just the online circles I frequent (and it probably is), but there seems to be a fair renewed RC interest in all those troublesome worker's rights encyclicals from a century ago.

Our local plant is owned by the Kochs, so nobody was marching, but they're at least still union.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26593 on: May 02, 2017, 12:40:05 AM »

I dunno if it's just the online circles I frequent (and it probably is), but there seems to be a fair renewed RC interest in all those troublesome worker's rights encyclicals from a century ago.
I like positive RC workers rights encyclicals.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #26594 on: May 02, 2017, 12:46:09 AM »
Latin American Catholics may have pushed it way too hard, though. Some Brazilian clergy would make Russian red priests look like neocons.
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