The Dalai Lama will be appearing on Larry King Live tonight. Normally, it takes the DL about five years to recover from a Larry King interview. Personally, I'm beginning to have trouble distinguishing between Dalai Lama: Spiritual Leader and Dalai Lama: Political Pawn, but then, what American doesn't know Next to Nothing about Tibet?
Before school on Thursday, Zak W. was staring at the computer screen while we were discussing the DL appearance on Larry King Live, and he suddenly intoned, "Some paths are shorter than others."
I said, "Is that something the Dalai Lama said?"
"No," Zak replied with Zenlike calm, "That is what the game is telling me."
"It's not a quote at all."
"That's what it says right there on the screen."
What can I say? Spiritual Enlightenment is common in the CGHS Library. (MH)
Life is a journey, or so I’ve been told. While journeying,
you just might stumble upon a life changing retail establishment and discover
that you can hold the Path in the palm of your hand for $299.
- - - a magic place, where the clerks are Geniuses and wear
t-shirts that say things like, “Not all heroes wear cloaks,” and “I could talk
about this stuff all day,” where everybody wears khaki, denim, and all-natural
cotton fibers, where they know what you want before you ask for it, and where
they are nice to you even if you try to pick the security system off of the
back of the display iPods to see whether or not you like the case you just
picked out. (You do!)
- - - a brightly lighted place where you can discover the True
Purpose of Life by purchasing technological items you do not need with money
you do not have, and where your biggest problem is how to remove the shrink
wrap as rapidly as possible without damaging the contents. (You can!)
- - - such a clean place where nothing seems to have
fingerprints even though when you bring your purchase home, it is almost
immediately covered in grime, and where everything has meaning even though the
top two apps in the App Store are StickWars (#1) and The Moron Test (#2). (You