Small Streams


Not Minding It
January 3, 2010, 10:55 pm
Filed under: mind

I don’t know where I saw this today, perhaps from a story in the NY Times about Afghanistan. In any case, it’s a wonderful palliative for the strain and struggle, if not a theodicy

Here’s the quote from http://imdb.com :

[Lawrence has just extinguished a match between his thumb and forefinger. William Potter surreptitiously attempts the same]
William Potter: Ooh! It damn well ‘urts!
T.E. Lawrence: Certainly it hurts.
Officer: What’s the trick then?
T.E. Lawrence: The trick, William Potter, is not minding that it hurts.

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haha they completely ripped that scene off in kung fu the legend continues. certainly relevant now. trying to update my blog again, we’ll see if it keeps

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