(urth) Chinese Curses And Happiness

don doggett kingwukong at yahoo.com
Fri Apr 13 11:42:23 PDT 2007

--- brunians at brunians.org wrote:

> The full curse is 'May you live in interesting times
> and come to the
> attention of influential people.'

Ah. Thank you, Josh. That's a nasty curse in any

> The Stoic philosophy (and also Buddhism,
> coincidentally or not) both teach
> how to be happy no matter how interesting your times
> or personal
> situation.

I was under the impression that happiness was
inconsequential to both philosophies. Rather they
teach one to endure such times and situations with

But I digress as well.


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