December 30th, 2004

monkey bad boy

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This week, Rob says:

To guide your journey in 2005, I've selected two quotes. I suggest you write them out and keep them in your wallet or under your pillow for the next ten months. The first is from mythologist Joseph Campbell: "The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature." Your second keynote comes from the ancient Chinese sage, Lao Tzu: "Stop leaving and you will arrive. Stop searching and you will see. Stop running away and you will be found." Now here's your homework, Gemini: Meditate on how these themes articulate two angles of approach to the same joyful work.

The beat of the universe is all about not running? Guess the universal beat is a resting beat, and it'll need to up it significantly to make any gains in its cardio performance.

There's a conversation I had today with rightkindofme that feels related to this. Now I have to decide what I think of that...