Jessica Bibbee

Posts Tagged ‘condition’

20090926

In aphorism, proverb on 20090926 at 09:04

Is not a gem, before discovery, still a gem?

A gem is not formed overnight.

If not by drug, by religion, by love – by what do you fall?

The fool lives in an absolute world, in a limited way; the wise live in a relative world, in an unconditional way.

The hungry fool pays no heed to a rock; the wise, with a lift, is greeted with grubs.

The truth stands, but a lie lays low.

If mankind is not kind, what kind of man is he?

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20090621

In rumination on 20090621 at 10:43

《on trust of words》

We trust others in the sense that we attach their words to their character, and in doing so, our trust for them and their words is alike, without separation. It is not to say that we trust them unconditionally, without pause for concern or doubt, and it is not to say that we must always agree with their words. But we can expect that what is said is more so said by a certain being. It is the richness of this context which allows us to accept one’s words at all.