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25 Sep
Re: Go placidly among the noise and haste....

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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 97 16:45:27 -0700
To: Fun_People
Subject: Re: Go placidly among the noise and haste....

Forwarded-by: Christopher Leithiser <>
Excerpted-from:  "I Am My Own Best Casual Acquaintance"
 (by "Shanti Goldstein, Contemporary Books, 1993)

[If you like these few lines, then you might really like the book... -psl]

Does my quiet self-pity get to me?  Or should I move up to incessant

I honor and express all facets of my being, regardless of state and local

Today I will gladly share my experience and advice, for there are no sweeter
words than "I told you so."

A good scapegoat is nearly as welcome as a solution to the problem.

Why should I waste my time reliving the past when I can spend it worrying
about the future?

The complete lack of evidence is the surest sign that the conspiracy is

I am learning that criticism is not nearly as effective as sabotage.

My body is a temple. Do you want to come over for midnight mass?

To have a successful relationship I must learn to make it look like I'm
giving as much as I'm getting.

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