Monday, January 12, 2009
Biology in Life from Kids
- When you breathe, you inspire. When you do not breathe, you expire.
- Mushrooms always grow in damp places and so they look like umbrellas.
- Thesaurus is an ancient reptile with an excellent vocabulary.
- It has recently been discovered that research causes cancer in rats.
- Before giving a blood transfusion, find out if the blood is affirmative or negative to it.
- Genetics explain why you look like your father and if you don't why you should.
- Dew is formed on leaves when the sun shines down on them and makes them perspire.
- Sterility is hereditary: If your grandfather didn't have children and your father didn't have children, you won't have children too.
- Life is a sexually transmitted disease.
To continue on the use of mathematics in The Plum Blossom Divination last mentioned in my post in Dec 19. That introductory story which was slightly different was taken from a blog of a master that I cannot remember.
There is a story that on the fifteenth of the twelfth month of the Year of the Dragon around six o’clock in the morning, Shao Yong was meditating by watching the plum blossom outside his window. Two sparrows fighting suddenly dropped from the tree, dead.
He then used numerology for divination.
The year of the Dragon is 5, the month 12 and the day 15 totaling to 32 which is then divided by 8 (There are 8 Trigrams only) which gives 8 as there is no remainder. 8 in King Wen’s sequence of the Eight Primary Gua , is Lake.(Dui) which is the upper Gua.
The Dragon is no 5 in the zodiac astrology with the rat as 1 and so forth. King Wen’s sequence is different from what some schools are using today for your information.
The time is six o’ clock in the morning.
Six is then added to the total 32 which gives 38 which is then divided by 8 which gives a remainder of 6 which then indicates the sixth gua Fire in King Wen’s sequence. Fire then form the lower gua.
Thus he arrived at the hexagram 49 Abolishing the Old in which lake symbolizes a maid or a young woman and Fire symbolizes a flower. Shao Yong said, “The sign is a maid breaking the tree.’
Then he consulted the mutual gua (Nuclear Hexagram), It was Encountering Hexagram 44. The upper mutual gua is Heaven symbolized a man. The lower mutual gua is Wind. It symbolizes a virgin, also the bottom.
Shao Yong then made this predction, the following night a maid would come, breaking off a branch of the plum blossom tree. The gardener would chase her. The maid would run away and fall down, hurting her bottom The following night the event happened exactly as he had predicted.
Above taken from Taoist Alfred Huang ‘The Numeroloy of the I Ching.’
Okay, now about the poker cards reading. My apologies as there are a mistake on the placing of the lunar months in my post in the same post. To avoid confusion just label the cards as of the zodiac sign for east which would be Mao 卯 for the Queen of Spades. The Yin 寅 is actually the first lunar month in the Lunar Calendar.
To get on to the meanings of cards, the King would represent an elder man while the queen of clubs would represent a eldery woman and the jack card would represent a young man.The Queen of spade would represent both young and eldery woman and is an inauspicious card. Again black cards are inauspicious. The rest of the cards I would carried on again in my next post.
Posted by 李杰 at 11:46 AM
Saturday, January 10, 2009
Know your Sheep
The teacher came up with a good problem. "Suppose," she asked the second-graders, "there were a dozen sheep and six of them jumped over a fence. How many would be left?"
"None," answered little Norman.
"None? Norman, you don't know your arithmetic."
"Teacher, you don't know your sheep. When one goes, they all go!"
Ha-ha, my apologies with regards to my last post in this month.
Apparently, due to some copyrights, the first MTV has the audio content audited accordingly to You tube. Ha-ha, ha. Never mind Folks, to match the Ying and Yang for both MTV, simple, just play both MTV together and you will get the Sheng Qi. Argh, watch it, You tube, you are losing clients. I sure would temporary audit you, ha-ha. Ah, come more, this is not a commercial blog, right. Argh, my only favorite MTV with the movie: ‘Notebook’ and the song ‘Pieces of April’ has also been removed from your site. Please don’t accept contributions from people without sincerity at these times of gloom.’ Money no enough’, a local slang from Singapore. Oh, come on, this is not the first time from some of your nice members with other intent in sharing. Pardon me if I’m too brusque.
Also pardon me, folks, the method about using poker cards in I Ching soon in another day or two. I just have to de-stress.
Posted by 李杰 at 12:48 AM
Sunday, January 4, 2009
Feeling lethargic today, just four days into the New Year, doesn’t look good? Just can’t understand about the Gaza crisis, after the ceasefire truce expired, the Hamas started firing rockets into Israel for whatever reasons I just can’t comprehend.
Another day about using the poker cards in I Ching, ok? Still having the hangover from 2008, argh.
Ha-ha, doesn’t matter, try to get some kicks or energized myself with this MTV. You got to play the 2 MTV 2gether. : )
Still not enough, needs another one, ha-ha.1+1=?
Now the one in white is Yang? Or the one in black is Ying?
Ah, I feel much better now….
A belated Happy New Year.
Comprehension in Metaphysics,
A stock analyst and a Wall Street broker went to the races. The broker suggested to bet $10,000 on a horse. The analyst was skeptical, saying that he wanted first to understand the rules, to look on horses, etc. The broker whispered that he knew a secret algorithm for the success, but he could not convince the analyst.
"You are too theoretical," he said and bet on a horse. Surely then, that horse came first bringing him a lot of money. Triumphantly, he exclaimed: "I told you, I knew the secret!"
"What is your secret?" the analyst asked.
"It is rather easy. I have two kids, three and five year old. I sum up their ages and I bet on number nine."
"But, three and five is eight," the analyst protested.
"I told you, you are too theoretical!" the broker replied, "Haven't I just shown experimentally that my calculation is correct?!"