Was that revelation brought on by a case of Blunt Force Trauma? Certainly no need to feel so all alone...
it's as good a theory as any!
The true origin of 420 revealed?
Under the Gregorian Calendar, today is the twentieth day of the fourth month of the year, the popular significance of which made me think about Bob Dylan's song Rainy Day Women 12 & 35. I don't know how many times I've read that title before, it must be hundreds, at least, but then this morning, something well beyond my ability to understand made me want to do the math: 12 x 35 = 420.
Jesus was born 543 years after the Buddha lived.
The Buddha was born 543 years before Jesus.
:( Sadness for sad things.
Sometimes being honest is
the greatest expression of
I weep at the reality of it.
Like a swift river carving
out a new ridge in the banks
edge making the landscape
new and never able to be
what it was. Rivers are like that,
This is a nice expression of what it means to be an atheist (heathen)
I guess I should have mentioned that Mark Vonnegut is Kurt Vonnegut's son, and that Mark wrote a book titled The Eden Express, back in the 70s. It's the story of how the younger Vonnegut went from being a psychedelicized Swarthmore College graduate, to establishing a commune up in the backwoods of British Columbia, where he came to have a mental breakdown that was diagnosed as schizophrenia at the time. After his recovery, he went on to get an M.D. and now practices family medicine back east. And yeah: he seems to have inherited his dad's gentle wisdom, and then some. So it goes...
that's a really great quote...one that stuck out in my mind when i first read it. >
"We are here to help each other get through this thing, whatever it is."
Mark Vonnegut, quoted in Kurt Vonnegut's last novel, Timequake.
....it's good to know the sentiment resonated with somebody else