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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicodemus View Post
    I got beliefs, too.
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    Please share.
    He probably believes Lark is comedic gold.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicodemus View Post
    I believe I will have fun tomorrow night.
    That certainly counts as a belief.

    I hope I have fun tonight. Have a date at Blackfinn's happy hour at 6.

    If you don't mind me asking, what are you getting up to tomorrow night?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DiscoBiscuit View Post
    If you don't mind me asking, what are you getting up to tomorrow night?
    I do mind.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DiscoBiscuit View Post
    That certainly counts as a belief.

    I hope I have fun tonight. Have a date at Blackfinn's happy hour at 6.

    If you don't mind me asking, what are you getting up to tomorrow night?
    Hope sucks. It sets you up for failure.

    Beliefs can always be amended with 100% success.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Ginkgo View Post
    Hope sucks. It sets you up for failure.

    Beliefs can always be amended with 100% success.

    Unfortunately, I haven't found anything that can ensure success.

    So until then... hope is the best I have.

    I'm too cautious because of who I am to assume things are going to go well with a girl.

    More to the point, I've been burned in the past by being to self assured that things were going to go well with a girl. Pride goeth before the fall and all that.

    So for me, and for my chances of success, it's better if I hope things will go well, but not assume anything, than believe they will go well and in my over confidence scare off the game I was trying to chase.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicodemus View Post
    I do mind.
    I figured you would.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ginkgo View Post
    Hope sucks. It sets you up for failure.

    Beliefs can always be amended with 100% success.

    That's because you have things backwards. Failure is a source of hope if we endure through the suffering from failure.

    As it is written:

    Quote Originally Posted by Romans 5:3-5
    3 More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance,
    4 and endurance produces character, and character produces hope,
    5 and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.
    Take the weakest thing in you
    And then beat the bastards with it
    And always hold on when you get love
    So you can let go when you give it

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    Because if not you'd go to God's jail, Hell, and you won't get to play when Jesus comes back for all those who died a Christian and burried in a church or; something. It's like you get Heaven, and then Jesus raises you from the dead when The World ends, it's win win for the Christian.

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