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14 years of Livejournalling, and hopefully, more to come.

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Interesting Parable that I chanced upon:

A wise man has said:
"He who is content with himself
Has done a worthless work.
Achievement is the beginning of failure.
Fame is beginning of disgrace."

Who can free himself from achievement
And from fame, descend and be lost
Amid the masses of men?
He will flow like Tao, unseen,
He will go about like Life itself
With no name and no home.
Simple is he, without distinction.
To all appearances he is a fool.
His steps leave no trace. He has no power.
He achieves nothing, has no reputation.
Since he judges no one
No one judges him.
Such is the perfect man:
His boat is empty.

- Chuang Tzu -

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is it possible in our reality?

Sounds like bigotry to me.
Sorry too much ally mcbeal downloads.

Saw episode 4 of season 4 (Without a net)...
This thing about the entire office telling a guy to ditch a 'girl' because she had a penis. He really liked her - but because they made her sound like a freak - they broke up.

Bigotry. Wondering whether this media episode could have reinforced some people's opinion of transgendered people as freaks? They probably already lead a very pitiful and empty life.

Oh back to the guy.
Contentment is bad? Hmm.
Either he's trying to unconsciously insult our society thru being very practical , or he certainly has an opinion - which i disagree with.

Contentment can be good or bad. Its subjective , as with everything else in life. To each person , each culture and each situation.

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