Re: virus: a tangent

Dan Plante (
Sat, 22 Mar 1997 00:09:22 -0800

At 01:50 PM 3/21/97 -0800, Prof. Tim wrote:
>On Fri, 21 Mar 1997, Dan Plante wrote:
>> Student: And what is this way of thinking which binds him?
>> Master: Ask him, and his response is always the same: "To reinvent
>> myself every morning; to take my 'self' apart every night and
>> examine the result, that I may know myself (and others)
>> as well as like to think I do, and be my own master. To be a
>> child inside, that I may view the world, its parts and its
>> whole, with the wonder it deserves. To be on the move often;
>> physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually, so that
>> things don't grow on, or in me. To roll with the punches if
>> I can't duck fast enough. To be open to new ideas and points
>> of view; they are the oil that keeps me from seizing up. To
>> expose these ideas to the same scrutiny I impose on my 'self',
>> for once exposed to them, they /are/ me."
>> Student: And this is a mindset which is /static/?
>> Master: Of course. He hasn't changed this mindset one iota in 30 years.
>Great story.
>"Lest ye can become as little children you will never enter the kingdom of
>heaven." - attributed to J. Christ
>-Prof. Tim

Ummmm......Tim? Is this supposed to pass for dialogue? That was a second attempt
to clarify a point in my original post that you responded to. Should I clarify
it further? Should I shut up? How am I supposed to extract the answers to these
questions from the ramblings of Jesus-Christ-Almighty?

Yours conversationally,