Difference between revisions of "Things"

From Nordan Symposia
Jump to navigationJump to search
Line 5: Line 5:
  
 
*1. That which is considered to exist as a separate entity, quality or concept.
 
*1. That which is considered to exist as a separate entity, quality or concept.
*2. A word, symbol, sign or other referent that can be used to refer to any entity.
+
*2. A [[word]], [[symbol]], [[sign]] or other referent that can be used to refer to any entity.
*3. An individual object.
+
*3. An [[individual]] object.
*4. (law) whatever can be owned.
+
*4. ([[law]]) whatever can be owned.
 
*5. the latest fad or fashion.
 
*5. the latest fad or fashion.
 
*6. (in plural) clothes, possessions or equipment.
 
*6. (in plural) clothes, possessions or equipment.
Line 32: Line 32:
 
7. Cosmic insight--spiritual discernment.
 
7. Cosmic insight--spiritual discernment.
  
And then, by means of these achievements, many will ascend to the mortal ultimate of mind attainment, [[God-consciousness]].[http://mercy.urantia.org/cgi-bin/webglimpse/mfs/usr/local/www/data/papers?link=http://mercy.urantia.org/papers/paper71.html&file=/usr/local/www/data/papers/paper71.html&line=160#mfs]
+
And then, by means of these achievements, many will ascend to the mortal ultimate of [[mind]] attainment, [[God-consciousness]].[http://mercy.urantia.org/cgi-bin/webglimpse/mfs/usr/local/www/data/papers?link=http://mercy.urantia.org/papers/paper71.html&file=/usr/local/www/data/papers/paper71.html&line=160#mfs]

Revision as of 22:29, 15 December 2007

Lighterstill.jpg

Stillness 300.jpg

Noun - thing (plural: things; diminutives: thingy / thingie, thingo [Aus])

  • 1. That which is considered to exist as a separate entity, quality or concept.
  • 2. A word, symbol, sign or other referent that can be used to refer to any entity.
  • 3. An individual object.
  • 4. (law) whatever can be owned.
  • 5. the latest fad or fashion.
  • 6. (in plural) clothes, possessions or equipment.
  • 7. A unit.

Get me a thing of apple juice at the store.[1]


Education is the business of living; it must continue throughout a lifetime so that mankind may gradually experience the ascending levels of mortal wisdom, which are:

1. The knowledge of things.

2. The realization of meanings.

3. The appreciation of values.

4. The nobility of work--duty.

5. The motivation of goals--morality.

6. The love of service--character.

7. Cosmic insight--spiritual discernment.

And then, by means of these achievements, many will ascend to the mortal ultimate of mind attainment, God-consciousness.[2]