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August 2013

Hitsumoku

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My friend Haru posted the following inspirational verse on Twitter (@mituuharu), and for my life I can’t figure out where it’s from.  I have seen it stated as “more crucial than the five Confucian virtues” (though it seems to be a direct extension of those), but I guess some people say that about Darkside of the Moon or Star Trek: The Next Generation, so that’s no hint. It sounds Buddhist to me, but then maybe so is Star Trek.

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What does Scrooge McDuck have in common with a Jew? OR “Things That Make You Go Uggghhhh”

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Okay guys, time for a true tale from San Diego Comic Con. If you don’t know, I go there every year for work. It’s a five-day whirlwind of assertive geekdom and nighttime galavanting. Sometimes you meet some pretty odd people.

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