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Re: Bob's 'Self-aggrandizing ignorant' Count: Was: What databases have taught me

From: Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca>
Date: Fri, 30 Jun 2006 02:29:54 GMT
Message-ID: <C00pg.3972$pu3.94968@ursa-nb00s0.nbnet.nb.ca>


Keith H Duggar wrote:

> Marshall wrote:
>

>>Bob Badour wrote:
>>
>>>I wonder why it pisses you off. Regardless, it shows
>>>strength of character to say it in spite of your
>>>emotional response.
>>
>>Oh, I don't know that it's anything more complicated than
>>vehemently and publicly disagreeing with someone and
>>discovering in the end that they were right and I was
>>wrong.

>
> "There is something to be learned from a rainstorm. When
> meeting with a sudden shower, you try not to get wet and run
> quickly along the road; and do such things as pass under the
> eaves of houses; but you still get wet. When you are
> resolved from the beginning, you will not be perplexed,
> though you still get the same soaking. This understanding
> extends to all things." -- Yamamoto Tsunetomo
>
> Accept that as humans we are inevitably wrong from time to
> time. It is simply nature. Resolve yourself to this fact and
> gain peace from the acceptance. Then the rainstorm becomes a
> refreshing change from the aridity of perfection.

I have that movie on DVD. It has what's his face from _The Crying Game_.   It's a good movie--well, good if one enjoys cartoons, eastern warrior philosophy and lots of inventive killing. ;) Received on Thu Jun 29 2006 - 21:29:54 CDT

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