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24 Jan 2015, 10:39 pm

The operant philosophy is "Trust and Verify" ...

I trust my car to run safely, but I still take it in for regular tune-ups, and I have a comprehensive insurance policy on it (more than the required PL/PD policy).

I trust this computer to work, but I still update the AV and OS software regularly.

I trust my wife to manage our finances, but I still audit the books once a month.


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24 Jan 2015, 10:57 pm

Ever meet any Holocaust survivors? They had a different view.


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25 Jan 2015, 1:43 am

For the people who systemize enough to figure out the system, and use it to their advantage, they CAN operate THE SYSTEM FOR THEIR OWN GOOD.

I TRUST WHAT I DO WITH THE SYSTEM.

THE SYSTEM of social-norm CULTURE DOES NOT RULE ME.

SO I TRUST MY SYSTEM OF RULING THE SYSTEM. ;)

But truly the system is designed for folks like ME and the OP, it seems too. :)

The pursuit of Life, Liberty, and Happiness, IS working with the system, instead of FIGHTING against it.

I nary worry AT ALL ABOUT THE SYSTEM CAUSE I work it for me.

AND BASICALLY, THAT'S HOW god aka Mother Nature TRUE WORKS TOO FOR THOSE WHO WORK HER TO THEIR ADVANTAGE WORKING WITH HER AS ONE FORCE, instead of illusional dichotomies, fostered by systems of religion.


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