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    Quote Originally Posted by DumbAss Tanker View Post
    Obamahammed, Messenger of God.

    I'll bet he made sure there wasn't a dark cloud in sight when he laid that one on them.
    I don't understand. What's Michelle got to do with this?
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    Quote Originally Posted by fettpett View Post
    that Quote is NOT part of the Christian philosophy and should not be attributed to it. It came directly from Greek humanistic philosophy. It goes against the Biblical teachings of Grace through faith, not works.
    The quote is referring to physical needs and not spiritual needs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hansel View Post
    The quote is referring to physical needs and not spiritual needs.
    not really, Franklin was a diest, thus he believed in God but that God kept his hands off everything. Closest one can get is about teaching a man to fish.
    "Should I keep back my opinions at such a time, through fear of giving offense, I should consider myself as guilty of treason towards my country, and of an act of disloyalty toward the Majesty of Heaven, which I revere above all earthly kings..." Patrick Henry
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    Apparently O Blah Blah has graduated from Straw Men to Straw Gods?
    Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
    C. S. Lewis
    Do not ever say that the desire to "do good" by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives. (Are you listening Barry)?:mad:
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    Quote Originally Posted by fettpett View Post
    not really, Franklin was a diest, thus he believed in God but that God kept his hands off everything. Closest one can get is about teaching a man to fish.
    Huh?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hansel View Post
    Huh?
    Kinda didn't understand the "teach a man to fish thing", myself. Could be, Fett was thinking "can lead a horse to water..."
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    Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
    actually it's a Chinese Proverb, so that doesn't even fit either LOL
    "Should I keep back my opinions at such a time, through fear of giving offense, I should consider myself as guilty of treason towards my country, and of an act of disloyalty toward the Majesty of Heaven, which I revere above all earthly kings..." Patrick Henry
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    Quote Originally Posted by fettpett View Post
    Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.
    actually it's a Chinese Proverb, so that doesn't even fit either LOL
    I like the version in my signature better. :D
    Solve a man's problem with violence and help him for a day. Teach a man how to solve his problems with violence, help him for a lifetime - Belkar Bitterleaf
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