Re: OT: Junk/Dim S(ui)m
|From:||J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 16, 2003, 17:48|
In a message dated 2003:09:15 07:52:01 PM, Kou (latinfrench@SAGESCHOOL.ORG)
>Sitting under the stars on a hot summer night with a plate o' snails
>and a cold one <slurp!>...
Winter night variation: high-powered telescope with _Dummy's Guide to
Astronomy_, ... 2 bowls of hot congee with spicy hot beef tendon & seaslugs ...
2 small thermos of dragon pearl tea... a pack of Indonesian _Djarum_ kretek...
and an attractive Shanghai-accented female for company ;)
--- º°`°º ø,¸¸,ø º°`°º ø,¸¸,ø º°`°º ø,¸¸,ø º°`°º º°`°º ø,¸~->
Hanuman Zhang, _Gomi no sensei_ [Master of junk]
"To live is to scrounge, taking what you can in order to survive. So,
since living is scrounging, the result of our efforts is to amass a pile of
- Chuang Tzu/Zhuangzi, China, 4th Century BCE
"The most beautiful order is a heap of sweepings piled up at random."
- Heraclitus, Greece, 5th Century BCE
"...So what is life for? Life is for beauty and substance and sound and
colour; and even those are often forbidden by law [socio-cultural conventions].
. . . Why not be free and live your own life? Why follow other people's rules
and live to please others?..." ~Lieh-Tzu/Liezi, Taoist Sage (c. 450- c. 375
Ars imitatur Naturam in sua operatione.
[Latin > "Art is the imitation of Nature in her manner of operation."]
"jinsei to iu mono wa, kichou na geijyutsu to ieru deshou"
[Japanese > "one can probably say that 'life' is a precious artform"]