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Forum: General Discussion Today, 21:23
Replies: 14
Views: 203
Posted By droogiefret
It died from eating Crunchy Nut Cornflakes?? :(

It died from eating Crunchy Nut Cornflakes?? :(
Forum: General Discussion Today, 19:07
Replies: 262
Views: 6,076
Posted By droogiefret
Yes - I know I came in with a side conversation -...

Yes - I know I came in with a side conversation - only vaguely related to the main discussion.

It's just that I seemed to hear you asking for a concrete definition of enlightenment and I just...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 18:35
Replies: 262
Views: 6,076
Posted By droogiefret
I probably conceptualise some kind of direct...

I probably conceptualise some kind of direct awareness of life, free of attachment and delusion. Is it the same thing? Who knows? I know that different branches of Buddhism argue about what real...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 11:21
Replies: 262
Views: 6,076
Posted By droogiefret
Persevering with my contention that religious...

Persevering with my contention that religious enlightenment is not totally dissimilar from our more familiar 'moments of understanding' then you can see the problem created by your request. You...
Forum: General Discussion Today, 01:56
Replies: 262
Views: 6,076
Posted By droogiefret
It's interesting but seems to dart all over the...

It's interesting but seems to dart all over the place - I don't know whether there is any scientific validity there or not. But surely this claim is illogical:



It's hard to imagine how the laws,...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 22:29
Replies: 262
Views: 6,076
Posted By droogiefret
Don't talk to me about noodly wrath ... I made...

Don't talk to me about noodly wrath ... I made the mistake of getting a chinese in for tea. :(
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 20:53
Replies: 30
Views: 960
Posted By droogiefret
I heard her singing something in background on a...

I heard her singing something in background on a TV programme today. My first reaction was 'Wow what a voice, how much feeling can one person put into just a few notes? ... ah, of course it's Amy...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 20:05
Replies: 262
Views: 6,076
Posted By droogiefret
I do get that and don't fundamentally disagree. I...

I do get that and don't fundamentally disagree. I just have a reservation in that the identification of common truths may not indicate the discovery of anything absolute. And what we express as...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 19:55
Replies: 262
Views: 6,076
Posted By droogiefret
I think there's a vague connection (that's what I...

I think there's a vague connection (that's what I started off saying).

That feeling of 'Ah now I get it! I thought I'd got it but I now realise i didn't at all - but now I do get it!'. I think that...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:50
Replies: 262
Views: 6,076
Posted By droogiefret
This is difficult. If something is non-religious...

This is difficult. If something is non-religious on the basis that it is universally true, does that mean religious things have to be things that are not universally true?
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 15:39
Replies: 262
Views: 6,076
Posted By droogiefret
Let's stick with that bit else we'll both be...

Let's stick with that bit else we'll both be talking about a hypothetical.

So that's the question I was asking myself. There is no doubt in my mind that people do differentiate between knowing...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 14:12
Replies: 262
Views: 6,076
Posted By droogiefret
Vaguely related. I was thinking yesterday about...

Vaguely related.

I was thinking yesterday about the difference between knowing and understanding. I had been listening to someone on the radio talk about something or other and she said this thing...
Forum: Advice Yesterday, 13:48
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By droogiefret
Thanks Seacam - and everyone else. At the end of...

Thanks Seacam - and everyone else. At the end of the day I don't mind a bit of bleaching if the wood can be protected and I can get another 10 years life. Replacing the timbers won't be practical...
Forum: General Discussion Yesterday, 00:00
Replies: 137
Views: 3,747
Posted By droogiefret
Never mind Sulla, one day you'll be a real boy! :D

Never mind Sulla, one day you'll be a real boy! :D
Forum: Advice 21-08-2014, 21:32
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By droogiefret
I quite like the sound of something that doesn't...

I quite like the sound of something that doesn't need all the old varnish completely removed. Thanks.
Forum: Advice 21-08-2014, 21:29
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By droogiefret
Here's an old photo ...

Here's an old photo (http://s1267.photobucket.com/user/droogiefret/media/DSCF0030_zps12473f1b.jpg.html) from about ten years ago.

The weathering now is patchy and, where bare and at its worst, a...
Forum: Advice 21-08-2014, 17:59
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By droogiefret
Thank you all - especially Seacam for such...

Thank you all - especially Seacam for such detailed advice.

I shall get a belt sander and make sure I just sand with the grain, side to side - maybe I'll use nitromors and a wire brush on the door...
Forum: Advice 21-08-2014, 11:25
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By droogiefret
Removing varnish from wooden cabin

I have a large wooden cabin in my garden I use as a music room. Up until now I've just varnished it, but now the wood is starting to weather and fade so I think I need to apply a coloured wood...
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2014, 23:22
Replies: 41
Views: 1,172
Posted By droogiefret
I'd have said enjoyable ... convivial even ;-)

I'd have said enjoyable ... convivial even ;-)
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2014, 23:10
Replies: 262
Views: 6,076
Posted By droogiefret
I think we're mostly still missing the...

I think we're mostly still missing the non-physical side of any afterlife. Most people's conception of soul and ghosts and afterlife is not non-physical - it's just some new kind of physical we are...
Forum: General Discussion 20-08-2014, 10:45
Replies: 262
Views: 6,076
Posted By droogiefret
There's a detailed discussion of this question...

There's a detailed discussion of this question here. (http://www.spiritualresearchfoundation.org/spiritualresearch/spiritualscience/afterdeath/meetingancestors)

A key consideration appears to be:...
Forum: General Discussion 19-08-2014, 22:31
Replies: 262
Views: 6,076
Posted By droogiefret
I don't know about afterlife so much but I think...

I don't know about afterlife so much but I think death is more important than we tend to give it credit for.

I was listening to a guy on the radio today who had cancer. He made an interesting point...
Forum: General Discussion 19-08-2014, 22:25
Replies: 29
Views: 763
Posted By droogiefret
What fairies live in your house?

I've always had a sock fairy in the house but now I seem to have a finger fairy too! It comes and puts mucky finger prints on my glasses when they are in their case. I'll put some finger prints on it...
Forum: General Discussion 18-08-2014, 09:44
Replies: 133
Views: 4,034
Posted By droogiefret
Something is happening? I'd no idea.

Something is happening? I'd no idea.
Forum: Showbiz 12-08-2014, 00:54
Replies: 541
Views: 45,004
Posted By droogiefret
Very talented man. Sad news indeed.

Very talented man. Sad news indeed.
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