Quoty: quotes tagged with 'information' Quoty search results for tag: information http://www.quoty.org/tag/information History and exact science he must learn by labo...History and exact science he must learn by laborious reading. Colleges, in like manner, have their indispensable office -- to teach elements. But they can only searve us when they aim not to drill but to create; when they gather from far every ray of various genius to their hospitable halls, and, by the concentrated fires, set the hearts of their youth on flame.


Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson , Source: The American Scholar
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The material body can be likened to a computer/...The material body can be likened to a computer/machine. Each person operates his own private computer/machine, and when he is finished using his machine, it no longer has any value because no one else can operate it. When the operator is present, the value of the computer certainly exceeds the net worth of its ingredients. Without an operator, however, a computer has no useful function, and is worth no more than the scrap value a junk dealer will pay for its component bits of plastic and metal.


Author: Jagad Guru Chris Butler - Science of Identity Foundation, Source: http://scienceofidentityfoundation.info/
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What is your essence? Is it matter - a mere col...What is your essence? Is it matter - a mere collection of material atoms and molecules? Or is it something else?

The body is yours - but it is not you. The body is a garment that you are wearing, a machine that you are using, a vehicle that you are driving. The body is your possession. Just as a person does not identify himself as being the shirt he is wearing, he also should not identify himself with the body that he is wearing.


Author: SCIENCE OF IDENTITY FOUNDATION, Source: http://www.chrisbutlerspeaks.com/
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Name, race, age, sex, religion, nationality, oc...Name, race, age, sex, religion, nationality, occupation, height, weight, and so on—all these are bodily labels. Therefore if you consider your body to be yourself, you automatically identify yourself with such labels. If your body is fat and ugly, you think, “Woe is me! I am fat and ugly.” If your body is 60 years old and female, you think, ”I am a 60-year-old female.” If your body is black and beautiful, you think, “I am black and beautiful.”

But is the body really the self? Are you really your body?


Author: Jagad Guru Chris Butler (Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa) - Science of Identity Foundation, Source: http://www.siddhaswarupananda.org/
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If you erroneously identify yourself with your ...If you erroneously identify yourself with your body, you will conclude that your existence will end with the destruction of your body. But if you know that you are the eternal self within the body, you know that your existence will not end when your body dies.


Author: Jagad Guru Chris Butler - Science of Identity Foundation , Source: http://www.jagadgurusiddhaswarupananda.net/
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Each body has a multitude of different labels a...Each body has a multitude of different labels and characteristics. This in itself isn’t bad; just like it is not bad for people to wear different-colored clothes. What is bad is that due to identifying the body as the self, we wrongly consider the person to be the labels that are on his body.


Author: Science of Identity Foundation, Source: http://www.jagadguruchrisbutler.org/science-of-identity-founda...
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http://www.quoty.org/quote/4116
Many Chinese and Japanese acupuncturists (possi...Many Chinese and Japanese acupuncturists (possibly out of a desire to “prove” the existence of chi to skeptical Westerners) have invented all sorts of electrical technological gadgetry to monitor the flow of chi through the meridians and to precisely locate the acupuncture points. So although chi cannot be perceived directly, its presence can be detected by a meter that monitors electrical activity.


Author: Jagad Guru Chris Butler (Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa), Source: http://www.jagadguruchrisbutler.com/who-are-you-discovering-yo...
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Nor is sense gratification considered “bad.” Se...Nor is sense gratification considered “bad.” Sense gratification comes and goes as a natural occurrence of the senses. For example, one cannot eat without tasting. The point is that a life that is centered around sense enjoyment, that makes sense enjoyment the goal, is a wasted life. Economic development is necessary for the maintenance of the body; so therefore it cannot be neglected. But to seek economic development simply for the sake of endlessly increasing sensual pleasure is foolish. No amount of sensual pleasure will ever really satisfy a person, so no amount of economic development will ever be considered “enough.” This is why people in modern Western societies are still not satisfied, even though they are so economically advanced and thus have so much facility for sense enjoyment. They always want more.


Author: Chris butler Speaks (Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa), Source: http://www.scienceofidentityfoundation.org/sense-gratification...
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http://www.quoty.org/quote/4109
(On the other hand,) for a person who cultivate...(On the other hand,) for a person who cultivates wisdom or true knowledge, the results are inner peace, satisfaction, patience, respect for others, freedom from duplicity, compassion, joyfulness, remembrance of his spiritual identity, freedom from the fear of death, freedom from anxiety and depression, and so on.


Author: Siddhaswarupananda - Jagad Guru Chris Butler | Science of Identity Foundation, Source: http://www.jagadguruchrisbutler.org/wisdom.html
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http://www.quoty.org/quote/4107
The body is yours — but it is not you. The body...
The body is yours — but it is not you. The body is a garment that you are wearing, a machine that you are using, a vehicle that you are driving. The body is your possession. Just as a person does not identify himself as being the shirt he is wearing, he also should not identify himself with the body that he is wearing.


Author: Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa (Chris Butler) Science of Identity Foundation, Source: http://www.jagadgurusiddhaswarupananda.org/2007/04/from-who-ar...
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We should help those who have been deceived or ...Author: Ezra Taft Benson, Source: Conference Report, Oct. 1961
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http://www.quoty.org/quote/3393
As a further illustration of the need for focus...
Overarching all of this is the importance of what the Spirit whispered to us last night or this morning about our own specific needs. Each of us should be careful that the current flood of information does not occupy our time so completely that we cannot focus on and hear and heed the still, small voice that is available to guide each of us with our own challenges today.

Author: Dallin H. Oaks, Source: http://www.lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=2354fccf2b7db0...
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We have thousands of times more available infor...Author: Dallin H. Oaks, Source: http://www.lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=2354fccf2b7db0...
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To make our communications more effective, we n...Author: Chip Heath & Dan Heath, Source: Made To Stick, p.88
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http://www.quoty.org/quote/2871
We need to remember that there is a difference ...
The Public Affairs Committee, on which I serve, has learned that there is a great need for clear, simple statements that present those who are curious with the basics about the Church as it is today. Let me share with you some of the things we have found to be helpful. You may want to prepare your own list of talking points that will assist you in explaining what we believe to your friends and acquaintances of other faiths. It may be helpful for you, as it is for me, to have on one page a few facts about the Church as it is today to give to them along with a copy of the Articles of Faith.
Author: Elder M. Russell Ballard , Source: Faith, Family, Facts, and Fruits. October 2007 General Confere...
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