Mary Colleen Klein
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James C Schultz commented on Mary Colleen Klein's blog post 'On Flesh'
"Happiness is over rated. 1Ti 6:6  But godliness with contentment is great gain. Php_4:11  Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to be content."
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Mary Colleen Klein commented on Mary Colleen Klein's blog post 'On Knowing'
"Patricia - You've clearly studied these questions more thoroughly than I have! Thanks for the references. - Mary"
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Patricia Dallmann commented on Mary Colleen Klein's blog post 'On Knowing'
"Your good thoughts about language as a social function "not fundamental to reality" and words being "airy notions" brought to mind Genesis 2:18-20. These verses refer to issues you're pondering:  whence language arises…"
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Mary Colleen Klein commented on Mary Colleen Klein's blog post 'On Knowing'
"So many different systems to categorize our experience. Language - emerging as it does directly from our nature as social creatures - is fundamental to our humanity, so it's hard to see that language is not fundamental to reality. All words are…"
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Patricia Dallmann commented on Mary Colleen Klein's blog post 'On Knowing'
"The different kinds of knowing you describe remind me of lines from a poem by Eliot: Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? Particularly interesting to me in the essay is your pointing out…"
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I'm a member of Palo Alto Friends Meeting in California, currently clerk of our Peace and Social Action Committee.
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Mary Colleen Klein's Blog

On Competition

Posted on 1st mo. 1, 2017 at 1:30am 0 Comments

Winning by cheating isn’t the same as simply winning. They may look the same. They may be rewarded with the same sets of prizes and glory. But they are not equal indicators of ability, even though prizes and glory might obscure that.

Winning matters. Merging into…

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On Flesh

Posted on 11th mo. 1, 2016 at 1:30am 3 Comments

Dear Friends: Back to basics.

The life in me needs to be wonderful.

To be wonderful, the life in me -- needs to be safe, needs to be healthy, needs to be happy.

To be happy, the life in me needs to take some risks with my safety and health.

To be…

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On Media

Posted on 9th mo. 1, 2016 at 1:00am 0 Comments

Immersed in stories as humans are – print, radio, television, internet, social media, interactive gaming, virtual reality – we can easily lose sight of truth. Especially when a story fills our imagination with images we dearly want to believe in, we can feel reluctant to…

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On Heritage

Posted on 7th mo. 1, 2016 at 1:00am 0 Comments

Choose life: It’s a good rule of thumb. But the life I have inherited is one that’s built on killing. While I’m safely minding my own business (in a wealthy suburb in the richest nation that’s ever existed), killing and the threat of killing are adding to the wealth of the…

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Forrest Curo commented on Keith Saylor's blog post 'The Witness that Stunned ...'
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The Cast Iron Skillet

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The Mystery - I am the Light and you are the Light

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