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Sometimes it's true. Sometimes not.

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No

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On 4/2/2015 eloise said:
On 4/2/2015 SoftRaindrops said:
On 4/2/2015 eloise said:

No. It's just a snappy bumper sticker.

Yes!

Life's too complicated for bumper sticker platitudes.

Eloise, welcome and I totally agree with you....SmileI should have clarified that I was agreeing with you.{#emotions_dlg.blushing}

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I don't believe in the merit of the quote because I don't believe in the philosophy of the person who originated the quote - Friedrich Nietzsche.

His philosophical writings include the ideas of the Ubermensch [Super-human], the "death" of God and the "will to power," which were used by Hitler to rationalize German superiority and the Holocaust of the Jews.

Also, his life ended in a complete mental breakdown, originally thought to be caused by tertiary syphilis, but later attributed to probable manic-depression. Before his death, he suffered two strokes, and by the end of his life he was unable to speak or walk. This doesn't appear [to me] to be the vibrant life of a person who would have epitomized the quote, "That which does not kill us makes us stronger."

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On 4/2/2015 SuiGeneris said:

I don't believe in the merit of the quote because I don't believe in the philosophy of the person who originated the quote - Friedrich Nietzsche.

His philosophical writings include the ideas of the Ubermensch [Super-human], the "death" of God and the "will to power," which were used by Hitler to rationalize German superiority and the Holocaust of the Jews.

Also, his life ended in a complete mental breakdown, originally thought to be caused by tertiary syphilis, but later attributed to probable manic-depression. Before his death, he suffered two strokes, and by the end of his life he was unable to speak or walk. This doesn't appear [to me] to be the vibrant life of a person who would have epitomized the quote, "That which does not kill us makes us stronger."

Sui, thank you for posting this. I had no idea...

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What doesn't kill you leaves you with PTSD!

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No, because we all eventually die no matter who we are, even TaxyLady.{#emotions_dlg.sneaky}

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On 4/2/2015 SoftRaindrops said:
On 4/2/2015 eloise said:
On 4/2/2015 SoftRaindrops said:
On 4/2/2015 eloise said:

No. It's just a snappy bumper sticker.

Yes!

Life's too complicated for bumper sticker platitudes.

Eloise, welcome and I totally agree with you....SmileI should have clarified that I was agreeing with you.{#emotions_dlg.blushing}

Thanks for the welcome! I was agreeing with your agreeing lol.{#emotions_dlg.laugh}

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On 4/2/2015 eloise said:
On 4/2/2015 SoftRaindrops said:
On 4/2/2015 eloise said:
On 4/2/2015 SoftRaindrops said:
On 4/2/2015 eloise said:

No. It's just a snappy bumper sticker.

Yes!

Life's too complicated for bumper sticker platitudes.

Eloise, welcome and I totally agree with you....SmileI should have clarified that I was agreeing with you.{#emotions_dlg.blushing}

Thanks for the welcome! I was agreeing with your agreeing lol.{#emotions_dlg.laugh}

Oh, thanks for clarifying. And we seem to be on the same page a lot..Smile

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On 4/2/2015 SuiGeneris said:

I don't believe in the merit of the quote because I don't believe in the philosophy of the person who originated the quote - Friedrich Nietzsche.

His philosophical writings include the ideas of the Ubermensch [Super-human], the "death" of God and the "will to power," which were used by Hitler to rationalize German superiority and the Holocaust of the Jews.

Also, his life ended in a complete mental breakdown, originally thought to be caused by tertiary syphilis, but later attributed to probable manic-depression. Before his death, he suffered two strokes, and by the end of his life he was unable to speak or walk. This doesn't appear [to me] to be the vibrant life of a person who would have epitomized the quote, "That which does not kill us makes us stronger."

interesting. Thanks.