Jan Cox Talk 1429

Slogans: Wisdom the Simple Live By.

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Summary = TBD
Condensed News Items = See Below (OCR needs edit)
News Item Gallery = jcap 95047-1429
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Rating = FAVS
Date = 04/28/1995


The News

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THERE WAS ONCE A CIRCUS WHICH CLAIMED TO HAVE ONE OF EVERY CREATURE EXTANT, AND EACH BEAST HAD ITS OWN INDIVIDUALLY DECORATED CAGE)
WHEREIN IT STAYED CONFINED) THROUGH ITS BELIEF IN THE MAGICAL POWERS OF THE PERSONALIZED COLORS OF THE BARS.
THE BARS WERE INVISIBLE -BUT THAT DIDN’T MATTER,
FOR THE NAME OF THE CIRCUS WAS, EARTH.
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ONE MAN TOLD HIS MIND:
I’LL SHUT U0 IF YOU WILL.”,
,…— To WHICH IT REPLIED: “You GOTTA BE KIDDING!”
WAIT – LET’S BE SERIOUS FOR JUST A MOMENT HERE,
AND REALIZE THAT SOME THINGS ARE JUST NOT FUNNY! OKAY, THAT’S ENOUGH.
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EXPANDED CONSCIOUSNESS CANNOT DEFEND ITSELF FOR IT HAS NOTHING TO DEFEND.
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A MAN WENT TO A SPEECH THERAPIST, WHO WAS ALSO A DENTIST, AND SAID: “IT HURTS ME WHEN I SPEAK!?”,
AND THE EXPERT REPLIED:
“I THINK THE ANSWER TO THAT IS PRETTY OBVIOUS, NEXT.”
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TODAY’S: PROVERB UPDATE
GOD MUST HAVE HAD VERY LITTLE FAITH IN MAN’S ORIGINAL INTELLECT —- THAT’S WHY HE MADE IT SO STICKY.
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ONE MAN HOLLERED; “HELP! – I’M BEING HELD HOSTAGE!”,
AND HIS MIND QUICKLY RESPONDED TO HIS AID &ASKED: “BY WHOM?”, AND HE SAID: “I WASN’T TALKING TO YOU.”
QUEERY: WHY WOULD HE SAY THAT TO PROFFERED ASSISTANCE?
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ONE MAN YELLED: “HELP! — I’M BEING HELD HOSTAGE!”, AND HIS LIVER ASKED: “MIGHT I BE OF ASSISTANCE?”,
‘….”- AND HE REPLIED: “YEAH, A LOT MORE LIKELY THAN BY MY MIND!”
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ONE DAY REALITY CRIED OUT: “HELP! — I’M BEING HELD HOSTAGE!”., AND LIFE RESPONDED: “GET REAL!H
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So, one Monday, mused one man:
The simple sure are nosey bastards. Then further reflected:
“Except not about the right things.”

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ORIGINALITY: CONSIDER THAT THE ORIGINALITY OF THE MORE CONSCIOUS IS LIKE NOTHING — LIKE A BLANK —
,— THAT KIND OF, “ORIGINALITY”.
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A STORY
ONCE UPON A TIME, A MAN WENT TO SEE A MYSTIC, AND ASKED HIM:
“WILL YOU EXPLAIN TIME TO ME.”
“”– AND THE WOOLY ONE REPLIED:
“Do YOU THINK?”,
AND THE MAN SAID: “YES.”,
AND THE WIRED ONE SAID: “THERE YOU ARE.”,
AND THE MAN SQUINCHED AN EYE, THEN SAID: “THAT’S IT!?”
SO THE OBLIQUE ONE ADDED: “OKAY, DO YOU THINK IN WORDS?”,
TO WHICH THE MAN AGAIN REPLIED: “WELL….YES.”,
AND AGAIN THE ANGULAR ONE SAID:”THEN THERE YOU ARE.”,
AND AFTER BITING A LIP, THE MAN ASKED: “ARE YOU SURE THAT’S ALL THERE IS TO IT?
SO THE SLIPPERY ONE SAID: “ALL RIGHT THEN, DO ALL OF YOUR WORDS GO IN A LINE?’
AND THE MAN REPLIED: “WELL OF COURSE THEY DO.”
AND THE VAPOROUS ONE GAVE A PALMS-UP TO SAY: “THEN THERE YOU ARE.”,
BUT THE MAN STILL PERSISTED: “THAT CAN’T BE THE WHOLE ANSWER AS TO TIME!?!”)
SO THE WHAT-CHA-MA-CALL-IT BENT DOWN TO PICK UP THIS REAL BIG STICK,
AND THE MAN QUICKLY JUMPED BACK SAYING: “OH NO YOU DON’T! —
I’VE READ PLENTY OF STORIES OF PEOPLE LIKE YOU
FINALLY HITTING PEOPLE LIKE ME IN THE HEAD
FOR ASKING QUESTIONS LIKE THIS.”,
AND THE MYSTIC BEAMED WITH EXPECTATION, ASKING THE MAN:
“WHEN? — WHEN DID YOU READ SUCH STORIES?”,
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A GUY WROTE TO DR. ENIGMA:
“DEAR DOCTOR: WHY DID MEN INVENT METAPHORS AND THAT KINDA STUFF
To REPRESENT LIFE — WHEN IT’S RIGHT THERE IN FRONT OF THEM?!”,
AND THE DOCTOR WROTE HIM BACK:
“YES! – PRECISELY! – EXACT-E-OLA! — I’M SO DELIGHTED THAT YOU SEE IT!
PLEASE WRITE AGAIN.”
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THE OPERATIONAL STABILITY OF THE ORDINARY MIND
IS BASED ON ITS BEING HELD TOGETHER BY THOUGHT PATTERNS,
WHICH ARE HELD TOGETHER BY INDIVIDUAL IDEAS,
WHICH ARE HELD TOGETHER BY ELECTRICITY & CHEMICALS PRODUCED BY THE ‘MIND,
HERE!, HORSY HORSY! — HERE, WOODEN HORSY,
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QUIZ TIME
WHO INVENTED THE GAME OF TRYING TO CLIMB OUT OF A SAND PIT?
– THE SAME MAN WHO NOW SELLS SELF-HELP COURSES) (OF COURSE).
…OKAY:
THEN HOW DO YOU EVER GET OUT OF HERE?
“RIGHT THIS WAY! – RIGHT OVER HERE!) SPECIAL PRICE TODAY ON ALL COURSES!”
WAS THAT THE ANSWER!? —
“NO!, DEAFNESS IS.”
YOU REALLY MEAN) DEAFNESS!?,
“OKAY – SELECTIVE DEAFNESS.”
You MEAN DEAFNESS TO CERTAIN IDEAS?”
“OKAY, No – DEAFNESS TO A CERTAIN SOURCE OF IDEAS.”
WAIT A MINUTE — THERE IS ONLY ONE SOURCE OF IDEAS 
“RIGHT THIS WAY! — STEP RIGHT OVER HERE TO THE EDGE FOR TODAY’S REAL SPECIAL!’
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THERE WAS ONCE A MAN WHO WANTED TO JOIN UP WITH THE MYSTERY CARAVAN- BUT SOON WAS LEFT BEHIND,
AS HE CONTINUALLY TRIED TO EXAMINE THE BOTTOMS OF HIS FEET AS THEY MARCHED.
“SARGENT, AS MUCH AS I HATE TO DO IT TO A CRIPPLED BEAST, I GUESS YOU BETTER GO AHEAD AND SHOOT SOCRATES.”
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THE SIMPLE LIKE TO DEBATE AND DISCUSS WITH ONE ANOTHER — ….IT’S SO….REASSURING, LIKE.
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TODAY’S: HELPFUL HINT
IF YOU GET REAL SERIOUS JUST BEFORE YOU DIE, YOU’LL DIE EVEN HARDER!
A MAN SAT & PONDERED: “How COULD I USE THAT RIGHT NOW
REGARDING MY WISH TO EITHER OVERPOWER MY MIND, OR ABANDON THE DAMN THING!?”, AND IN RESPONSE TO HIS OWN QUESTION,
AT LEAST HAD THE INTELLIGENCE NOT TO PRESENTLY GET TOO SERIOUS ABOUT IT.
A BOY ASKED HIS DAD: “JUST WHAT IS ‘TOO’ SERIOUS?”, AND THE TALLER ONE REPLIED:
“WHICH WOULD YOU PREFER TO CATCH IN YOUR TEETH: A .38 SLUG, OR A .44?”
A WOMAN ASKED HER ORTHODONTIST:
“SINCE BOTH TEETH AND THOUGHTS ARE IN THE HEAD,
FOR PROBLEMS, SHOULD I BE CONSULTING A PSYCHIATRIST) OR A HAIR STYLIST?”, AND THE KID FINALLY REPLIED: “ARE A .38) AND A .44 MY ONLY TWO CHOICES?”
MORAL: IF YOU STAY TOO SERIOUS WHILE YOU’RE ALIVE, YOU MAY NEVER DIE CORRECTLY)
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CHOICE: IF THE MORE-CONSCIOUS WERE GIVEN A CHOICE — GUESS WHAT!? — — THEY WOULDN’T TAKE IT.
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ANOTHER FACT YOU CAN DEPEND ON LIKE CONCRETE
THOSE WHO DON’T KNOW ANYTHING ARE ALWAYS WILLING TO SHARE.
“PAPA, WHY DOES PROVERBIAL WISDOM SEEM SO SOLID AND REASSURING?” “BECAUSE IT PROTECTS MEN FROM HAVING TO FACE WHAT’S REALLY GOING ON.”
IN RESPONSE TO THAT LAST ITEM,
THE ALLEGORY LOBBY CONTACTED US APPARENTLY T^ COMPLAIN)
BUT THEIR LETTER WAS SO VAGUE AND RAMBLING THAT I CAN’T BE ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN,
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EVERYONE WHO HAS A MIND) TALKS TO THEM SELF) WHAT IT SAYS DOESN’T MATTER)
ALL THAT MATTERS IF WHETHER YOU LISTEN OR NOT.
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THE FIRST MAN SHOUTED: “THE NOISE IS DEAFENING!” AND A SECOND COUNTERED:MAY, ‘TIS DISTRACTING!”) AND A THIRD YELLED: “IT’S MADDENING!”)
AND A FOURTH SAID: “WHAT?”
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AS HE PONDERED THE HISTORY OF MAN’S MANY APPROACHES TO THE ATTEMPT TO
EXTEND ONE’S OWN UNDERSTANDING TO SOME EXTRAORDINARY DEGREE,
A MAN THOUGHT TO HIMSELF:
“WHY BE IT SO COMMON, COMMON, COMMON
FOR MEN WHO UNDERTAKE THIS SEARCH
To WITHDRAW THEMSELVES FROM EVERYDAY LIFE
AND GO INTO A PHYSICAL SECLUSION!?
WHY IS THIS?”, HE WONDERED, “WHY IS THIS? WHAT ARE THEY TRYING TO GET AWAY FROM?”
THOSE WHO DO SECRET THEMSELVES
Do NOT YET UNDERSTAND JUST WHAT IT IS THEY SEEK ESCAPE FROM. TRUTH IS — IT’S MUCH WORSE THAN THEY THINK…
DOUBLE-TRUTH IS — IT’S MUCH BETTER AND PROMISING,
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REAL. DUMB PEOPLE WANT TO BE REPORTERS/ SAME AS SOME WANNA BE EXPERTS.
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A MAN CRIED OUT: “THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE ARE KILLING ME!” -THE MAN HADN’T A CLUE.
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THE CHILD OF A MYSTIC, ONE DAY WONDERED:
“WHY DOES NO ONE CARE ABOUT THIS SORT OF STUFF BUT MY FAMILY!?”
THIS CHILD’S NAME WAS, ANOMALOUS NERVOUS SYSTEM,- AND IN HIS UNCOMMONNESS, HE REVELED, AND FLOURISHED.
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HOLD ON: A POEM
YOU CAN HOLD YOUR BREATH, YOU CAN HOLD YOUR NOSE,
YOU CAN HOLD YOUR FINGERS, AND
GRIP YOUR TOES —
YOU CAN HOLD LOTS OF THINGS THAT YOU WANNA CONTROL, BUT,
UH UH HONEY LAY OFF A’THAT MIND.
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LET Go: A POEM
….I THINK WE BETTER SKIP THIS ^NE FOR NOW,…
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QUESTION: WHAT IS THE MOST POWERFUL THING KNOWN TO MAN?
ANSWER: THE OBVIOUS! — WHICH IS WHY MEN CAN’T NORMALLY FACE ITS
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THE ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION WENT LIKE THIS: (FIRST VOICE):
“TIME EQUATES WITH SERIOUSNESS.”,
TO WHICH A SECOND REACTED: “NOT SO, SERIOUSNESS IS WHAT HOLD REALITY TOGETHER.’
AND A THIRD PARTICIPANT BEGAN PARTICIPATING BY SAYING:
“I DO NOT AGREE: TIME IS WHAT KEEPS MAN’S MENTAL PERCEPTIONS IN PROPER ORDER.’
THE A FOURTH DISCUSSER JOINED IN: “WHAT HOT, SAY MOI,
I THOUGHT THIS DEBATE STARTED OUT ON THE SUBJECT OF TIME.”,
AND SUDDENLY, EVERYONE CHECKED THEIR WATCH, THEN JUMPED UP AND LEFT.
LATER, A JANITOR FOUND A NOTE ON THE FLOOR UNDER THE TABLE WHERE THEY’D SAT: “A MIND WHICH HAS THE TIME TO WORRY ABOUT SERIOUSNESS IS IN DEEP, (SPEAKING MYSTICALLY), TROUBLE.”
WHEN BEASTS OF SIMPLE MEANS ARE TRAPPED,
THEY CAN BE PACIFIED BY BEING PROMISED FREEDOM THROUGH A ,..- CHANGE IN THEIR BEHAVIOR —
THOSE WITH MORE COMPLEX POTENTIAL QUICKLY SEE THROUGH THIS.
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ESCHEWING NORMAL FORMS OF INSTRUCTION AND ENTERTAINMENT, ONE MAN SAID: “LISTENING TO OTHERS THINK AND TALK, MAKES ME ILL, NOW TO MOVE ON TO THE REAL PROBLEM OF – ME.”
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IF YOU’RE GLIB, AGILE AND CREATIVE TO BEGIN WITH,
AND TAKE YOUR MIND TO BE YOUR PARTNER & CONFIDANT ON THE ROAD TO THE SECRET ,..– THE DANGER IS THAT YOU CAN “CLEVER YOURSELF DAMN-NEAR TO FATAL DISTRACTION”.
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SLOGANS: WISDOM THE SIMPLE LIVE BY.
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WISDOM: THE SLOGANS THE SIMPLE LIVE BY.
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THOUGHTS: WHAT THE MIND TELLS THE MORE-CONSCIOUS THEY SHOULD THINK ABOUT UNTIL THE BUDDHA DOCTOR COMES.
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BULLSHIT & NONSENSE: WHAT THE MIND OF THE MORE-CONSCIOUS ACCEPTS., SAME AS OTHER IMPORTANT STUFF
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TODAY’S DIRTY (HEH HER) JOKE
..—–
ONCE LIFE STARTED SCREWING MAN — JUST TO MAKE IT, (HEH HER) “MORE INTERESTING
IT COVERED THE CONDUM OF REALITY WITH THE GRIT THAT IS MAN’S MIND. (HEH HEH)
AND EVERYONE WITH EVEN A SCINTILLA OF INTELLIGENCE
DOES NOT FIND THIS FUUNY AT ALL, OR ELSE, HILARIOUS!
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THE OBVIOUS CONTAINS ELEMENTS OF COMFORT, REASSURANCE AND HUMOR ONLY TO MINDS MUCH MORE COMPLEX THAN WHEN THEY STARTED.
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The Stripped-Down, Direct Version
If you think about things, they’ll eventually annoy you.

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Medical Update
‘Tis probably best that the weak remain simple-or-mind.

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A MAN ASKED A MYSTIC: “JUST WHO ARE YOUR FRIENDS AND ALLIES
IN THE STRUGGLE FOR THE PRODIGIOUS UNDERSTANDING?”, AND RECEIVED THIS REPLY: “LOOK AT YOURSELF ANEW, FROM HEAD TO TOE, INSIDE AND OUT)
THEN WATCH THE NATURE OF YOUR INQUIRY SHIFT.”
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TODAY’S BALM FOR THE UNSTEADY
`P.– IF YOU NEVER GET OFF THE BUS, YOU’LL NEVER REALLY KNOW JUST HOW STUPID YOU ARE
(COURSE IF YOU DO GET OFF, THAT BECOMES: “JUST HOW STUPID YOU’VE BEEN.”)
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THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN REAL MYTHICAL WARRIORS AND THE IMAGINARY SORT IS THAT THE REAL ONES KNOW THAT THERE’S NO ONE TO FIGHT.
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STOPPING HIS VEHICLE IN,
(AS CLOSE AS WAS POSSIBLE)– THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD, A MAN ASKED A COP: /sm..’ “How WILL I RECOGNIZE THE OBVIOUS WHEN I SEE IT?”,
AND THE OFFICER REPLIED: “You WON’T HAVE ANYTHING TO SAY ABOUT IT,”, “GEE THANKS!”, AND OFF HE WENT.
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AFTER MANY YEARS OF READING-ABOUT, DREAMING-ABOUT, AND YEARNING FOR:
GREAT MYSTICAL ADVENTURES!
MAGICAL MYTHICAL EXCURSIONS! —
AND LEGENDARY CHALLENGES AND REWARDS,
THIS ONE MAN – IN THE FULL BLOOM OF HIS MATURITY & SUCCESSES IN LIFE —
ONE DAY STOOD TALL AND DECLARED TO HIS MATE:
“MARTHA — I AM GIVING IT ALL UP, AND GOING OFF ON MY OWN,
PERSONAL, SEARCH FOR THE SECRET AWAKENING!”,
AND SHE REPLIED: “No YOU’RE NOT!, NOW GO SIT BACK DOWN, SUPPER’S ALMOST READY’
AND OFF HE SAT.
A VIEWER TURNED TO HIS HAMSTER AND SAID:
“WALDO, YOU RECKON THAT WAS ANOTHER ONE OF THEM STORIES THAT
AIN’T REALLY ABOUT WHAT THEY SEEM TO BE ABOUT,
BUT ARE ACTUALLY ABOUT THE KINDS OF THINGS THAT GO ON INSIDE A MAN’S MIND,
AND HE JEST DON’T NORMALLY NOTICE IT!?”,
AND WALDO JUST GRINNED THAT CERTAIN GRIN, THAT ONLY SMALL RODENTS CAN DO.
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A MAN WROTE TO HIS COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT:
“DEAR SIR: MY SON HAS BEING READING WEIRD BOOKS ABOUT
“dm- EXPANDING HIS AWARENESS,
AND VISITING, IF NOT CREATING, WHOLE NEW WORLDS INSIDE HIS OWN NERVOUS SYSTEM
AND NOW SAYS HE WANTS TO LEAVE THE FARM AND ACTIVITY PURSUE THIS.
WHAT DO YOU SAY?”,
AND THE GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL SENT THE REPLY:
“PLEASE — PLEASE HAVE YOUR SON CONTACT ME IMMEDIATELY! — I WANT TO GO WITH HIM’
AND A VIEWER TURNED AGAIN TO HIS HAMSTER AND SAID:
“WALDO, DO YOU RECKON THAT WAS AllinJ AND WALDO SAID: “YEAH!”
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A MAN SOUGHT THE COUNSEL OF HIS NEIGHBORHOOD PLUMBER:
“IF IT BE SO THAT OUR ORDINARY MINDS ARE ALWAYS IN ERROR IN THEIR SERIOUSNESS) IN THAT THEY KNOW NOT THE PROPER THINGS ABOUT WHICH THEY SHOULD BE SERIOUS) THEN.”, AND THE WISE-ONE-WITH-THE-PLUNGER INTERRUPTED:
“WHAT IN THE HELL ARE YOU A’TALKIN’ ABOUT!?”,
AND AFTER THE CHEAP LAUGHTER HAD SUBSIDED)
THAT VIEWER ONCE MORE TURNED TO HIS HAMSTER BUD AND SAID:
“WALDO, I’M ALMOST CERTAIN THIS TIME THAT THAT WAS SOME KIND OF STORY
ACTUALLY INTENDED TO SHOCK US OUT OF OUR NORMAL STATE OF STUPOR & EXPECTATIONS
AND WALDO ROUSED HIMSELF SUFFICIENT TO RESPOND:”HUH? WHAT D’YOU SAY?”,
WHICH YOU MIGHT EXPECT TO BE THE END OF THE STORY,
BUT THE MAN DREW NOW UPON EVEN DEEPER, SURPRISING RESOURCES^
AND GLIMPSED THAT EVEN THIS STORY ABOUT HIM AND THE HAMSTER’S RESPONSE, WAS A FURTHER EXTENSION INTO THE REALM OF, “MUNDANE BLASTING”.
THOSE TO THIS WORLD BORN, ARE ULTIMATELY OF TWO STRIPES:
WHILE ALL ARE INITIALLY SAT UPON THE FINE, PAINTED HORSIES,
ONLY A FEW EVER PULL MIRRORS FROM THEIR POCKETS,
THEN THROW THEM FAR ENOUGH AWAY FROM THE CAROUSEL SO AS TO BOTH
SAVE THEMSELVES FROM CHOCKING THEREON — AND TO
GET A PANORAMIC VIEW OF THE MERRY-GO-DOODLE ITSELF.
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TODAY’S KOAN UPDATE
WHAT SOUND DOES A MIND ALONE MAKE WHEN IT EXPLODES AND EXPANDS?
…(THE ANSWER TO THIS ONE WILL BE OFFICIALLY ISSUED IN THE YEAR 2695,’ GIVE-OR-TAKE.)
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THE SIMPLE CAN NEVER SEE, NOR ADMIT THE OBVIOUS,
LEAST IT FREE THEM FROM THEIR SIMPLICITY.
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