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Get me a thing of apple juice at the store.[http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/thing]
 
Get me a thing of apple juice at the store.[http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/thing]
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[[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:
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1. The knowledge of '''things'''.
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2. The realization of [[meanings]].
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3. The appreciation of [[values]].
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4. The nobility of work--duty.
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5. The motivation of goals--morality.
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6. The love of service--character.
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7. Cosmic insight--spiritual discernment.
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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 16:00, 8 August 2007

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]