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Old 10-28-07, 11:42 AM
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Capricorn is alive.

I'm 81 years old, married with four grown kids and 5 grandkids. I've been riding a bike since about 5 years old. I've built a couple of bikes from parts etc. and have not graduated to a sport hybrid by Raleigh with 700c wheels. Back to basics in that department. It's aluminum frame, suspension fork, seat post and grippy tires. Until year before last I would bike across the river for a workout and then back home. Lately I've had problems with motivation, feeling up to making that supreme effort, and worrying about the weather. I eventually got myself a BA in Social Anthropology, so I'm curious about anything to do with understanding humans and their nature. Particularly their anticipation of the future of ourselves and whatever we have left to stand on after we, personally are gone. I've had 75 jobs, and about 9 different careers. I'm looking for one more.
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Old 10-28-07, 11:50 AM
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Welcome, Capricorn! Motivation is always an issue. But in terms of logistics, the collective knowledge around here is staggering. Hope you find what you're looking for.
"Real wars of words are harder to win. They require thought, insight, precision, articulation, knowledge, and experience. They require the humility to admit when you are wrong. They recognize that the dialectic is not about making us look at you, but about us all looking together for the truth."
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Old 10-28-07, 11:57 AM
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Welcome aboard, Capricorn! Good to see ya here!

81 years young, eh? Cool beans and great to see you still active. Every day you are is one more day you live instead of exist (There are lots of 20 somethings that only exist, by the way )
. “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”- Fredrick Nietzsche

"We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." - Immanuel Kant
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Old 10-28-07, 12:10 PM
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Hello Capricorn, it sounds as if you will bring a lot of wisdom and experience to the forums .

Looking forward to seeing some further posts of yours.

Welcome to BF!

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Old 10-28-07, 02:05 PM
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Welcome young man. Glad to see your still active and full of life. Wow 75 jobs, I bet you have quite a few stories to tell.
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