Here at the frontier, the leaves fall like rain. Although my neighbors are all barbarians, and you, you are a thousand miles away, there are still two cups at my table.

Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn, a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter. If your mind isn't clouded by unnecessary things, this is the best season of your life.

~ Wu-men ~

Friday, June 17, 2011

The Purpose of Life

The Japanese have a term, "ikigai" which means something one lives for, the purpose of life, the raison  d'etre.

Below is an ad depicting the purpose of living for a handful of Taiwanese gentlemen. Enjoy.

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