On 22/07/07, Colligo Carus <colligocarus@...
> i once saw a man with the seal of the beast tattooed on his shoulder. i
> thought to myself at the time "cheap imitation will not suffice." i
> only recently really came to comprehend that thought in full.
> following a system created by another in order to get one's feet wet,
> equilibrate elements, and generally ignite imagination, intellect,
> emotion, and will is fine, but to slavishly go through gradework after
> gradework in imitation of a master will achieve exactly one thing: a
> cheap imitation of that master.
> to experience for oneself, that is the key. to develop one's own
> technology, to see one's own vision, to forge one's own destiny: that is
we seem to have come to similar conclusions.
not sure how it relates to my reply to Bish, but such is life ;-)