2010.01.02 07:00 - Ibn Sina

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    The Guardian for this meeting was sophia Placebo. The comments are by sophia Placebo.

    sophia Placebo: Hello Wol :)
    sophia Placebo: Happy new year
    Wol Euler: hello sophia, happy new year
    sophia Placebo: love that tag -not really here - :)
    Wol Euler: :)
    Wol Euler: in many senses, I came to try to fix the listener again
    Wol Euler: so I may get distracted...
    sophia Placebo: ok :)
    Wol Euler: but there's not much being said, so there is little to watch
    Wol Euler: how are you?
    sophia Placebo: good and you ?
    Wol Euler: middling.
    Wol Euler: headache still, migraine this morning
    Wol Euler: probably just from the flight home, stress and exhaustion
    sophia Placebo: sorry to hear that , hope you get well soon
    Wol Euler: thank you
    Wol Euler: hello arch
    sophia Placebo: hello arch
    Wol Euler: well, what shall we talk about today?
    sophia Placebo: i was reading ibn sina a few days ago
    Archmage Atlantis: ibn sina?
    Wol Euler: who is that?
    sophia Placebo: Ibn Sina < philosopher , islamic , persian , medival ages of europe
    Archmage Atlantis: In the original persian of that time?
    Wol Euler: ty
    sophia Placebo: islamic persia at times of abassis i think
    sophia Placebo: he is original persian yes
    Wol Euler: aaah, known to us in the anglicized form as "Avicenna"
    sophia Placebo: yes :)
    Archmage Atlantis: That was the flowering of islam, the time of thought, if I remember correctily.
    Wol Euler: one of hte original "theoreticists" of medicine, I believe
    sophia Placebo: he was good doctor too yes :)
    sophia Placebo: he wrote a book named signs and notices < not sure what it was translated to
    sophia Placebo: he said something im trying to figure what was he thinking of
    Archmage Atlantis: So what is this writing?
    sophia Placebo: he said , all man powers (physical , emotional and mental ) get weary with repititive actions except one
    Wol Euler: (reading wikipedia, sorry to be absent :)
    Archmage Atlantis: By man, because of his time, I asssume he meant human
    sophia Placebo: apart from the prevouse three
    sophia Placebo: man = mankind
    Wol Euler: the one being prayer, I guess?
    Archmage Atlantis: Let us hear
    sophia Placebo: prayer ?
    Arisia Vita: Hi all
    Wol Euler: hello ari, happy new year
    sophia Placebo: Hi Arasia
    Arisia Vita: and the same to you all
    sophia Placebo: prayer can empower you but it is not power i guess
    Archmage Atlantis: So for myself, I ask questions
    Archmage Atlantis: That is a form of challenge
    sophia Placebo: he was talking about  human powers that dosnt get weary with repetitive action -physical or mental-
    Archmage Atlantis: k
    Wol Euler: which is the one that does not weaken?
    sophia Placebo: idk , thats what im trying to feel
    Wol Euler: :)
    sophia Placebo: i stopped reading further , i may resume later but that is an intersting thought
    Archmage Atlantis: You read words Sophia, as I heard it the meant something to you
    Archmage Atlantis: Share that moment please
    sophia Placebo: it somehow reminds me of someone here in pab who said time changes some aspects of us but there is something that dosnt change in us < he didnt name it too , the part that dosnt change
    sophia Placebo: changes*
    Archmage Atlantis: I believe I understand that thought, thank you for sharing it Sophia
    sophia Placebo: yvw
    Wol Euler smiles.
    Arisia Vita: perhaps he didn't name the unchanging part because it is different for each of us
    sophia Placebo: perhaps
    sophia Placebo: i g2g , bye and thanks for listening
    Wol Euler: bye sophia :)

    Wol Euler: I will have to leave soon too, dinnertime
    Arisia Vita: I'm not staying alone! :)
    Wol Euler: :)
    Wol Euler: well, shall we call it quits?
    Arisia Vita: yes, and nice to see you all
    Archmage Atlantis: Yeppers
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