Li: ritual, propriety, etiquette. Hsiao: love within the family (parents for children and children for parents. Yi: righteousness--the noblest way to act in a situation. Xin: honesty and trustworthiness. Jen: benevolence, humaneness towards others. Chung: loyalty to the state and authority. --Confucius (Kong Fuzi)

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I believe the past is relevant, sometimes more than others of course. In most cases we are seeing history being repeated, so it is most relevant.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Redneck Engineers:


      Bubba and Junior were standing at the base of a flagpole, looking up.  

      A woman walked by and asked what they were doing. "We're supposed to find the height of the flagpole," said Bubba, "but we don't have a ladder."  

      The woman took a wrench from her purse, loosened a few bolts, and laid the pole down.  

      Then she took a tape measure from her pocket, measured the pole, and said, "Eighteen feet, six inches," and walked away.  

      Junior shook his head and laughed, "Ain't that just like a dumb blonde! We asked for the height, and she gives us the length!"

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