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    Quote Originally Posted by ksennin View Post
    I think I read in STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND how Heinlein categorized those polar modes of behavior for high profile individuals as Apollonian/Dionysian.
    Stranger in a Strange Land was fucking awful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ksennin View Post
    I think I read in STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND how Heinlein categorized those polar modes of behavior for high profile individuals as Apollonian/Dionysian.
    I never tied the idea of Apollo with that of a prude.

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    Well Apollo did have to drive the Sun chariot out every morning...can’t do that if you’re hammered and hungover :)
    "I'm reluctant to sound like a total fa66ot as well, but my background in sculpture gave me an edge in understanding how we're expected to move thru space." - The Other Other Serge

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    Quote Originally Posted by lant3rn View Post
    I never tied the idea of Apollo with that of a prude.
    Yeah, it did sound like a pretty idealized far-reach. Perhaps only if compared to the other Greek gods.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ghost55 View Post
    Stranger in a Strange Land was fucking awful.
    Did you read the long or the short version?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lily View Post
    Well Apollo did have to drive the Sun chariot out every morning...can’t do that if you’re hammered and hungover :)
    At least you SHOULD NOT!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ksennin View Post
    Did you read the long or the short version?
    He read neither.
    '“I am no advocate of passivity,” Coffin Mott said in an 1860 speech. “Quakerism, as I understand it, does not mean quietism. The early Friends were agitators; disturbers of the peace; and were more obnoxious in their day to charges, which are now so freely made, than we are.”'

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    Quote Originally Posted by ksennin View Post
    Did you read the long or the short version?
    Long version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ghost55 View Post
    Long version.
    Booo.
    '“I am no advocate of passivity,” Coffin Mott said in an 1860 speech. “Quakerism, as I understand it, does not mean quietism. The early Friends were agitators; disturbers of the peace; and were more obnoxious in their day to charges, which are now so freely made, than we are.”'

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