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Zen in the Art of Archery by Eugen Herrigel
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May 30, 12

bookshelves: spiritual, r-r-rs
Recommended for: Rithu Soumyaj, Rohini Nair, Soumya Sayujya
Read from May 30 to 31, 2012

Are we all such helpless and inexperienced beginners with not the slightest clue on how to correct our aims or on to draw our bowstrings right?

This supposedly uplifting book has depressed me amidst its poetry and beauty into a realization that I will probably never 'correct my own stance' or 'let the arrow fall at the moment of highest tension', effortlessly hit any goal or even realize what the real goal is...

Why is there no art in life anymore? Isn't it all that should exist? Can we please ban money and all its accouterments and live by the High Arts; that might then bring some insipid meaning back to our lives?
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Folboteur Rob the pedantic friend says, don't you mean, "...might then bring some meaning back into our insipid lives."


Riku Sayuj Folboteur wrote: "Rob the pedantic friend says, don't you mean, "...might then bring some meaning back into our insipid lives.""

no i feel the meaning that is possible can only be insipid...


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