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    "You start doing things from the state of being."

    "You start doing things from the state of being."

    What does being mean here?

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    Re: "You start doing things from the state of being."

    Where did you find that sentence? It doesn't make sense.

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    Re: "You start doing things from the state of being."

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post

    What does "being" mean here?
    sigh

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    Re: "You start doing things from the state of being."

    In the phrase the state of being, it means "existence".
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: "You start doing things from the state of being."

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Where did you find that sentence? It doesn't make sense.
    I read it somewhere.

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    Re: "You start doing things from the state of being."

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    In the phrase the state of being, it means "existence".
    Does it mean "you start doing things from your birth"?

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    Re: "You start doing things from the state of being."

    I don't know. It doesn't make sense, as you were told in post #2.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: "You start doing things from the state of being."

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    I read it somewhere.
    That's not good enough, tufguy. You've been a member long enough to know that.

    When you read something you are going to ask us about, make a note of where you read it and who wrote it.

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    Re: "You start doing things from the state of being."

    This thread is going nowhere so I'm closing it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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