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Re: The Key to Clutter-Free: making a choice

... ***** I understand phrasing it this way, but I think it's misleading. I would say that it's impossible to agree intellectually that a certain thing is
Grant Sterling
10:59 AM
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37005

Re: The Key to Clutter-Free: making a choice

... Dave writes: ___________ More needs to be done than just knowing what to do, knowing what is appropriate to do. You're right that the pragmatic idea, if I
ptypes
May 25
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37004

Re: The Key to Clutter-Free: making a choice

Davewrites:___________ Moreneeds to be done than just knowing what to do, knowing what is appropriate todo. You'reright that the pragmatic idea, if I
Steve Marquis
May 25
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37003

Re: The Key to Clutter-Free: making a choice

HiEd- Rightupbringing is a preferred indifferent certainly.  It is one (qualified) cause of several forright disposition.  But not the onlycause –and it
Steve Marquis
May 25
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37002

Re: The Key to Clutter-Free: making a choice

RIGHT DISPOSITION ... Right upbringing leads to right disposition. Consider this non-Stoic source: "By nature, children are gentle, compassionate and sincere.
Edwin
May 24
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37001

Re: The Key to Clutter-Free: making a choice

Steve wrote: "The move from knowing what to do to doing it is left out and that is where the effort goes in making progress or making any choice that goes
ptypes
May 23
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37000

Re: The Key to Clutter-Free: making a choice

Davewrites:______________ Ofcourse, changing the habit will require much vigilance and choice-makingactivity; but for me that's where the value of being human
Steve Marquis
May 23
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36999

Re: The Key to Clutter-Free: making a choice

On Fri, May 22, 2015 at 4:22 PM, Steve Marquis stevemarquis@... ... If I actually put a candy wrapper in the trash can, instead of just leaving it on the
Dave Kelly
May 23
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36998

Re: The Moral life

... You're talking about two different things here, two different 'moves from': [a] The move from 'determining our options' to 'choosing an option' (Assent):
Edwin
May 23
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36996

Re: The Key to Clutter-Free: making a choice

Dave- I understand using the phrase 'making a choice' to mean in this case actually carrying through with what has already been intellectually determined as
Steve Marquis
May 22
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36995

The Key to Clutter-Free: making a choice

I have had a long-standing problem with accumulating clutter, with messiness, and so forth. I can see (clearly) now that the key to being clutter-free is
ptypes
May 22
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36994

Re: The Moral life

Ed(and Grant and Dave)- Sincewe articulate what is best for ourselves yet fail to do those things (commonlyall the time) this definition of choice doesn’t
Steve Marquis
May 22
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36993

Re: The Moral life

Steve: does anyone have some insight into what fills the gap between passive choice and active will? Grant: Given what I said in my last post, I don't think
Edwin
May 22
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36992

Re: The Moral life

... How do you conclude these two options are conflicting "goods"? It looks like a "good" and a "bad" to me? I'd like to 'tweak' this example a little.
Edwin
May 22
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36991

Re: The Moral life

... ***** Given what I said in my last post, I don't think there is any gap in the first place. But even if I believed in the gap, I couldn't accept any of
Grant Sterling
May 21
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