Thursday, April 5, 2007

In Honor UFC Season...

I make no secret about my love of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). It is my favorite sport, beating even baseball (of which I'm a encyclopedic Mets fan). Of course, I hate the packaging, the "attitude", the music, the commentators, and the demographic it chooses to target, but I truly believe there are no more intelligent and disciplined athletes in all of Sport.
So, in celebration of a new season of Ultimate Fighter (love/hate relationship) and Fight Night on Spike tonight, I present this...

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

A Wednesday Hexagram

I-Ching Hexagram #3

Before a great vision can become reality there may be
difficulty. Before a person begins a great endeavor, they
may encounter chaos. As a new plant breaks the ground
with great difficulty, foreshadowing the huge tree, so
must we sometimes push against difficulty in
bringing forth dreams.

"Out of Chaos, Brilliant Stars Are Born"

Monday, April 2, 2007

A moment for Frank Zappa...

"Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is THE BEST."

"Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring
production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid."

"There is no hell. There is only France."

"Without deviation from the norm, 'progress' is not possible."


"Why do you necessarily have to be wrong just because a
few million people think you are?"

Here is Frank on CNN's CROSSFIRE in 1986...