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Did Socrates say "Know Thyself", or was he misunderstood, as all are. Show Thyself is all we can do. The knowing is unknowable.  

I am filled with joy.  It can't be helped.  

Became a Farmer, Builder, Musician, Tank Commander, Librarian, Lawyer and Minister. I have failed at many things. And now retired.  Filled, just filled, with Joy. 

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Quote: Goethe - words have been exchanged, now take action!

Der Worte sind genug gewechselt,
lasst mich auch endlich Taten sehn!


  The words are exchanged,
now at last show me what you can do! (Goethe, Faust I)

Sunday, February 06, 2011

List of Cook Books that are healthy FUN sensual

OK start the list: [rougher than usual]

1.  journalist Michael Pollan, (books by this author) born on Long Island, New York (1955). He's the author of best-selling books about food: The Botany of Desire (2001), The Omnivore's Dilemma (2006), In Defense of Food (2008), and Food Rules (2010). His nutrition philosophy is: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."




Friday, February 04, 2011

Politics - not being disheartened

""The absurdity of politics is not new."  Robert Coover.


And Aristotle said it so gracefully, before being murdered by henchmen of his rivals. "Man is a Political Animal".