Lost in Translation

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Lost in Translation

Post by Dontaskme » Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:42 pm

Does the 'Big Self'' of dolphins have to know how to swim.

If you want to tell dolphins about God you will have to convert Him into whistles and squeaks.

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Re: Lost in Translation

Post by Harbal » Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:36 pm

Dontaskme wrote:
Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:42 pm

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So Dolphins don't make very good teachers and we get to keep our classrooms dry.

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Re: Lost in Translation

Post by Dontaskme » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:47 am

Harbal wrote:
Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:36 pm

So Dolphins don't make very good teachers and we get to keep our classrooms dry.
A Dolphin or a Human is an Artifactual Object of Tacit knowledge the kind of knowledge that is difficult to transfer to another person by means of writing it down or verbalising it.

Artifacts are known as images and thoughts,to the only knowing there is which is consciousness alone all one, aka no one. There is no separate conscious entity behind the image or a thought owning that image and thought. Images and thoughts are representational artifacts that are self-arising within their own emptiness. Emptiness has no image of itself except as it's own mentally constructed thought as imaged.

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No spiritual master has ever taught anybody a single thing. Gandhi, Buddha, Jesus, Lao Tzu, nobody. They have simply redirected us to a place within us where all knowledge, power, and peace already exists.

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Re: Lost in Translation

Post by vegetariantaxidermy » Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:24 pm

Not only can they learn English, but studies have shown that 98 per cent of dolphins are atheist.

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Re: Lost in Translation

Post by Impenitent » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:52 pm

Most dolphins think they are tunas

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Re: Lost in Translation

Post by Harbal » Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:55 pm

Impenitent wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:52 pm
Most dolphins think they are tunas

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Pianos or engines?

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Re: Lost in Translation

Post by Impenitent » Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:44 am

Harbal wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:55 pm
Impenitent wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:52 pm
Most dolphins think they are tunas

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Pianos or engines?
forks

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Re: Lost in Translation

Post by Dontaskme » Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:32 pm

Impenitent wrote:
Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:44 am

forks

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I squeak with forked tongue. :D

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Re: Lost in Translation

Post by Dontaskme » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:40 am

Life's too short to learn German.

Nature has it's own language, it knows no language. It is silent.

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Re: Lost in Translation

Post by -1- » Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:38 am

vegetariantaxidermy wrote:
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:24 pm
Not only can they learn English, but studies have shown that 98 per cent of dolphins are atheist.
That's because they haven't mastered the art of nailing each other to the cross. Or hating each other, more basically.

- no dolphin commits a crime against property or possession.

- no dolphin drinks alcohol, swears, or goes out with wanton women.

- no dolphin plays cards, dances the Argentine Tango, or covets thy neighbour's ass.

- two dolphins are better than one.

- the doll of a child dolphin has doll fins.

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Re: Lost in Translation

Post by -1- » Thu Oct 26, 2017 10:50 am

Dontaskme wrote:
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:40 am
Life's too short to learn German.
Excuses, excuses. I'm only 5'4", but leaned some German. Life could do better, although not against somebody who is bigger than life.

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Re: Lost in Translation

Post by -1- » Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:00 am

Dolphins could learn fifty words of English and use them properly in conversation. But they had been pitifully unable to learn Hungarian.

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Re: Lost in Translation

Post by -1- » Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:06 am

One dolphin can learn 50 English words. Two dolphins can learn 100 English words (2 times 50). 1,000,000 dolphins can learn the entire word stock of the English language.

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