September 01, 2004
"Lynn Allan" <l_d_allan@adelphia.net> wrote in message news:ch5itq$2ou6$1@digitaldaemon.com...
> > - A first attempt at "The Spirit of DTL" document,
> > so everyone can grok my vision (or carp on about it.<g>)
>
> We're kind of overloaded on the amount of glarking involved  :-) http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=glark

Huh?


September 02, 2004
"Matthew" <admin.hat@stlsoft.dot.org> wrote in message news:ch5mba$2q6i$1@digitaldaemon.com...
>
> "Lynn Allan" <l_d_allan@adelphia.net> wrote in message news:ch5itq$2ou6$1@digitaldaemon.com...
>> > - A first attempt at "The Spirit of DTL" document,
>> > so everyone can grok my vision (or carp on about it.<g>)
>>
>> We're kind of overloaded on the amount of glarking involved  :-) http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=glark
>
> Huh?
>


I think this "elderly newbie" may have misposted. I came across 'glark' while looking up the meaning of 'grok'.



September 02, 2004
You really should read "Stranger in a Strange World." It is a really good book that deals with religion, sense of self, and other things. Before I read it, I started thinking of what if all the religions were correct and if all the religions had a place in heaven or if we humans created our own place in the after life. Well, it wasn't that sorted out but after reading the book, the solution of what I was thinking about at the time became clear. I highly doubt the writer actually believes in his ideology. It is really interesting in the amount of ideas in it. I can't say I understand or grok everything in the book but it makes you think long after you read it. Changes your perspective on somethings and maybe opens your mind to other ideas. Could debate and talk it about forever but it has been a long time since I have read it (about two years).

In the book, it lists different literal meanings and I was sure one of them was "to eat". It was listed on Dictionary.com that it is literally, "To drink," I don't know where it is in the text so I'm not going to search for it on if I'm right or wrong. Just means to understand something to the fullest or ponder some topic to comprehension.

> I think this "elderly newbie" may have misposted. I came across 'glark' while looking up the meaning of 'grok'.
September 03, 2004
> own place in the after life. Well, it wasn't that sorted out but after reading the book, the solution of what I was thinking about at the time became clear. I highly doubt the writer actually believes in his ideology. It is really interesting in the amount of ideas in it. I can't say I understand or grok everything in the book but it makes you think long after you read it.

Fascinating .. I've tended to be more of an engineer that a scientist. Have you have further thoughts on those kind of spiritual matters?  Getting closer to being able to "grok" everything? :-)

Perhaps continue this thread offline?

Lynn Allan
l_d_allan@adelphia.net


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