To: fruitarian108; Petronski; martin_fierro; Tijeras_Slim; aculeus; Senator Bedfellow; Billthedrill; ...
The Saint of Shirdi said: Never harm a snake or a scorpion. He will harm you only if ordered to do so by God. If so ordered there is nothing you can do about it.
A Matter of Method
A Philosopher seeing a Fool beating his Donkey, said:
Abstain, my son, abstain, I implore. Those who resort to violence shall suffer from violence.
That, said the Fool, diligently belabouring the animal, is what Im trying to teach this beast - which has kicked me.
Ambrose Bierce, Fantastic Fables.
posted on 07/25/2006 7:18:51 AM PDT
Men are able to conjure up some reason, ANY reason, not to perform some sort of household chore.
This is even funnier than fruitarian's other post in the Religion forum.
To: dighton; aculeus; Senator Bedfellow; Tijeras_Slim
If you read the article too fast (or gave up halfway though), you probably missed this:
* Edward G Bulwer-Lytton: "Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem."
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