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Spinoza

Loving Nature without loving God is a neat trick But as I love Nature, how could I complain? Are you a humanist? Spinoza a guy with a large brain Defined God as Nature; if one is not the other, then please do take your pick When you are very civilized the wild jungle or temptation: -Less your cup of tea- Then God surely is not Love, how bitter can you be? Without moral compass: (We are so rude) Without chlorophyll: damnation Without morals indeed I may be lost. Without life much worse: God without Nature: it’s just no good, or to me, a curse. Nature excluding God’s creation, I add, gave birth to the capitalist his saw He logged the wood, set fire to the Amazon and this he named the law Since the two, towards each other being amorous: Nature and its God, as Spinoza be my guide: synonymous

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Date: 6/11/2020 5:39:00 AM
Hi I do not think God is almighty, me personally. But vulnerable instead. This is my science project. Kind regards Yoram https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SEvDq_gBGTcvK6b86RjA506vPKc0-ex6IeJ7IEhpg1I/edit?usp=sharing Government has read it and agrees with some of it. (And says thanks.)
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Date: 6/11/2020 4:10:00 AM
Love the nature but not without the Almighty God; yes...........superbly penned and shared the poem
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Date: 5/31/2020 3:00:00 PM
This is the work of a Yiddishe Kopf. Yours sparkles, Yoram! Thoroughly enjoyed. Best wishes, Gershon
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Date: 5/5/2020 11:42:00 AM
I am not familiar with Spinoza, but I am thoroughly intrigued. Thank you for this thought provoking and eloquent write, Yoram; it adds sparks to much that already occupies my mind. Warm regards, mo
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 5/5/2020 12:23:00 PM
...poetry hugs from Canada.
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 5/5/2020 12:22:00 PM
You have inspired me to crack open my "Great Ages Of Western Phipsophy" collection, which I have set out in the sun to fumigate, that old book smell a little overwhelming. I see no signs of struggle in your writing, my compliments to you!
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Yoram Diamand
Date: 5/5/2020 12:11:00 PM
Thanks! My first poem at Poetry Soup. Spinoza was a Dutch guy, and he was excommunicated by his Jewish community. The orthodox Jews still hate him for his free spirit. I am Dutch too, struggling with the English language. :-) Best wishes Yoram
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Maureen McGreavy
Date: 5/5/2020 11:56:00 AM
Welcome to Poetry Soup!