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Sunday, August 28, 2011

Maxim of the Week



Swami Wannadoo tried to be at one with the  pain of having accidentally sat on his beard.
Maxim:
There is no such thing as an accident.

(OWmmmmmmmmm)




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18 comments:

  1. Folly calls.

    WV brairiee - Saskatchewan with thorn bushes

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  2. I suppose that's why we need to stay present1

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  3. is this like back in the 60's when we all sat on our Joan Baez hair? LOL

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  4. owmmmmmmm ... lol ... and he came within a hair of being enlightened!

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  5. Bonita obra con este simpático mago. A veces los accidentes nos proporcionan excelentes descubrimientos.

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  6. DCW,
    Folly calls? Well that was a hair pin turn of phrase!

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  7. Forest Dream,
    Good point!

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  8. sukipoet,
    That's so funny! Now it's my turn to LOL.
    I could only ever suffer from Joan Baez Hair Envy.

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  9. Bonnie,
    LOL! I guess poor old Wannadoo lost his nirvana.

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  10. Leovi,
    Muchas gracias por su commentario.
    That is how I guess I would thank you in Spanish. Alas, I have lost the little Spanish that I learned while living briefly in Spain. However, I do believe I understood your message!
    :-)

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  11. He didn't wannadoo it! Methinks it must have been an accident ~

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  12. Your commenters are all so clever! As for the Swami, he looks tied up in knots! No wonder he ended up sitting on his beard. Now that's what I call some twisted logic!

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  13. Owmmmmm! Perfect, painful self-expression! This was a good one, Lynne. I'm thinking the key lies in your maxim: "There is no such thing as an accident." I think that is quite true. I looked up hair and beard pulling which is attributed to impulse control issues(?) Hurting oneself in general comes from low self-esteem and depression, although taking pleasure in self-inflicting pain is also a kind of depression? The Swami looks pretty happy! The smile, gem in the turban, chic flowing gown, magic carpet = self-esteem? Will we be seeing him again? I think so!!

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  14. Driftwood,
    Perhaps it was the devil that made him do it!

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  15. Stickup,
    The swami was being a knotty boy!

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  16. Margaret,
    I love your researching! I would say that the swami is indeed suffering from impulse control issues and that is likely why he took to meditation in the first place. I might also venture to suggest, again in accordance with your research, that our swami might take a considerable amount of pleasure in self-inflicted pain! I'd be surprised if the swami does turn up again here (especially as he's been so thoroughly analysed)because he is the result of a spontaneous scribble drawing and, thus, unrepeatable (as are we all!)

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