Some absolute opinions
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Wed Mar 12 17:23:07 CST 1997
QUOTES ON THE NATURE OF THE UNIVERSE
Carl Zwanzig: "Duct tape is like the Force. It has a light side, a
dark side, and it holds the universe together...."
Douglas Adams: "There is a theory which states that if ever anybody
discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will
instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and
inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has
Albert Einstein: "Only two things are infinite, the universe and human
stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."
Unknown: "Astronomers say the universe is finite, which is a comforting
thought for those people who can't remember where they leave things."
Edward P. Tryon: "In answer to the question of why it happened, I offer
the modest proposal that our Universe is simply one of those things
which happen from time to time."
John Andrew Holmes: "It is well to remember that the entire universe,
with one trifling exception, is composed of others."
Max Frisch: "Technology is a way of organizing the universe so that
man doesn't have to experience it."
Kilgore Trout: "The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest."
Woody Allen: "I'm astounded by people who want to 'know' the universe
when it's hard enough to find your way around Chinatown."
Douglas Adams: "In the beginning the Universe was created. This has
made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad
William J. Broad: "The crux... is that the vast majority of the mass
of the universe seems to be missing."
Rich Cook: "Programming today is a race between software engineers
striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the
Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is
Fred Hoyle: "There is a coherent plan in the universe, though I don't
know what it's a plan for."
Ray Bradbury: "We are an impossibility in an impossible universe."
Christopher Morley: "My theology, briefly, is that the universe was
dictated but not signed."
Edward Chilton: "I'm worried that the universe will soon need
replacing. It's not holding a charge."
Calvin and Hobbes (Bill Watterson): "The surest sign that intelligent
life exists elsewhere in the universe is that it has never tried to contact
>From ADVAITA-L at TAMU.EDU Thu Mar 13 22:27:28 1997
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Date: Thu, 13 Mar 1997 22:27:28 -0800
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From: Neeta Pasrija <VivekaOm at WORLDNET.ATT.NET>
Subject: The story of Satyavan Savitri
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Can anybody shed light on the significance or symbolism of the Satyavan
Savitri story. As I know it, Savitri brought Satyavan back to life. What
I am confused about is why does this story place so much emphasis on
Satyavan's body? The atman does not die.
I am sure there is a deeper meaning that I am not grasping.
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