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    On Jun 3, 2014 mack paul wrote:

     When I was in college, I had a great reverence for the romantic poets of the 19th century, Wordsworth and Coleridge.   I wasn't aware that there is a gulf between the thinking class and the working class.  The thinking class gets to avoid the heavy lifting of the working class.   Bertrand Russell was, of course, a member of the privileged thinking class, as is everyone involved in contemporary western Buddhism.   We get to avoid the drudgery and rhapsodize about doing nothing.   

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    On Jun 3, 2014 Carol wrote:

     Way to go!! Got it in one!

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    On Jun 3, 2014 pam wrote:

     I don't know when I garden or shovel snow, I have a lot of time to think.  It's the computer time that appears to occupy my brain too much.

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