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08-26-2011, 10:55 PM
movies coming out later this year (in the US, anyway):
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Immortals and Sherlock Holmes
preferred place to give birth:
at the hospital
08-27-2011, 12:01 AM
If there's an alternate universe in which I, falling_dance, have undertaken the folly of parturition, it's in a hospital. :drama:
for the ambience...
world landmark buildings:
Tower of London
Empire State Building
Acropolis in Atens
08-27-2011, 05:50 AM
in 20th-century fashion:
books from the NYTimes bestseller fiction list:
Second Child - Lee Childs
ONe Day - David Nicholls
Now You See Her - James Patterson
Safe Havens - Nicolas Sparks
The Confession - John Grisham
08-28-2011, 05:01 AM
Second Child - Lee Childs
August 27 people:
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
William Least Heat-Moon
Downtown Julie Brown
Paul Rubins (admittedly the only one on that list I know. :shuffle: )
best looking of these international sporting stars:
Samir Nasri - French soccer (http://www.ilovemanutd.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Samir_Nasriexpensive.jpg)
Novak Djokovic - Serbian tennis (http://turbo.indyposted.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Novak-Djokovic.jpeg)
Sabastian Vettel - German F1 driver (http://img.ezinemark.com/imagemanager2/files/30003693/2010/12/2010-12-27-22-14-24-4-sebastian-vettel-is-a-german-formula-one-racing-dr.jpeg)
Kohei Uchimura - Japanese gymnastic (http://bionicbong.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/kohei-uchimara.jpg)
Usain Bolt - Jamaican sprint (http://www.all-athletics.com/files/news_image/Usain%20Bolt%20(photo%20PUMA)_0.jpg)
Fernando Muslera - Uruguay goalkeeper (http://lazio.theoffside.com/files/2009/07/muslera-1.jpg)
Yury Postrygay - Russian canoe (http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/052Hfuk4U48oD/350x.jpg)
Sorry for the lame post but I just cannot think of anything else right now. :slinkaway
08-28-2011, 06:23 AM
1) Hegel. From the Preface to The Phenomenology of Spirit:
The particular individual, so far as content is concerned, has also to go through the stages through which the general mind has passed, but as shapes once assumed by mind and now laid aside, as stages of a road which has been worked over and levelled out. Hence it is that, in the case of various kinds of knowledge, we find that what in former days occupied the energies of men of mature mental ability sinks to the level of information, exercises, and even pastimes, for children; and in this educational progress we can see the history of the world’s culture delineated in faint outline. This bygone mode of existence has already become an acquired possession of the general mind, which constitutes the substance of the individual, and, by thus appearing externally to him, furnishes his inorganic nature. In this respect culture or development of mind (Bildung), regarded from the side of the individual, consists in his acquiring what lies at his hand ready for him, in making its inorganic nature organic to himself, and taking possession of it for himself. Looked at, however, from the side of universal mind qua general spiritual substance, culture means nothing else than that this substance gives itself its own self-consciousness, brings about its own inherent process and its own reflection into self.
I hope and believe that the above is true.
2) Nasri. As f_d might say, he looks sensationally dykey.
08-28-2011, 06:24 AM
I will go with....Kohei Uchimura.
Favorite Natural Disaster
08-28-2011, 06:29 AM
:rolleyes: You are a pretentious idiot, Miss Rhinestone (but right about the second item). Remember this quotation as well, which comes from Shorter Logic:
A bad man is an untrue man, a man who does not behave as his notion or his vocation requires. Nothing however can subsist, if it be wholly devoid of identity between the notion and reality. Even bad and untrue things have being, in so far as their reality still, somehow, conforms to their notion.
My apologies to the online Marxists (left-wing Hegelians) who collated these quotes in the first place.
Returning to the land of actuality (and sanity)...
tornadoes, owing the brevity of their existence
Will Mirai Nagasu ever land a 3A in competition?
Tunguska Event (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunguska_event)
Coral Castle (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coral_Castle)
Voynich Manuscript (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voynich_manuscript)
Bimini Road (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bimini_Road)
The Mothman (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_mothman)
Roswell Incident (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roswell_UFO_incident)
Taos Hum (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taos_hum)
08-28-2011, 07:42 AM
Should I have Kwanita learn Russian so that she might audition for a role in We Are True Friends But Must I Let You Take a Baby on Our Vacation??
summer olympic sports:
track & feild
greco roman wrestling
08-28-2011, 05:12 PM
Gymnastics (although the scoring system is more complicated than IJS, which is a feat).
Favorite Autumn Month:
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