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Speak Wisely

Postby Steve James on Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:53 am

"A man is rich when he has time and freewill. How he chooses to invest both will determine the return on his investment."
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Re: Speak Wisely

Postby Tom on Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:42 am

A very good and timely message, Steve, and one that certainly applies to discussions at RSF. Thanks for posting the clip.
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Re: Speak Wisely

Postby KEND on Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:29 pm

An excellent video, unfortunately those with the 'gift of the gab' only use it to con people, raising awareness of the use of language is certainly a good thing.
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Re: Speak Wisely

Postby Bao on Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:25 am

Politics and religious groups always use catch-words, generalizations, short messages that people believe because they sound good and are easy to understand, but has very little or no truth to them.

Sadly, I don't believe that you can make people more aware of this than they already are. People are by nature lazy and don't want to think more than they need to. And people usually don't want to take responsibility for their own thoughts or actions, because it's easier to blame everything on someone or something else. ::) :P
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