Wisdom of the Ages


My good buddy Yoda has graciously sent this from Degoba.

Talk about wisdom I will.  Where it does come from.  How it is lost.

Culture comes from a vacuum not.  Rules are built up over time they are.  Trial and error the mechanism would be.  Thousands of years of wisdom contained in a culture there may be.  Foolish it would be not to consider this not.

Yet moderns do consider it not.  To their own regret this will be.  Throw away the wisdom of the ages they do.  Like the young Skywalkers the moderns are.  Impatient, full of confidence they would be.  Act upon their impulses the moderns did. The results mostly poor they are.

Jedi training wisdom it contains.  Taught to the young we did.  Character it did developed. For thousands of generations Jedi’s guard the republic they did.  And wisdom of the ages key it was.

Moderns are disciplined not.  Bumble through life they do.  Use the example of the Jedis they should.  Learn from the past they should before too late it would be.

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56 comments on “Wisdom of the Ages
  1. FuzzieWuzzie says:

    Yoda,
    Your first post, much honor it brings.
    Mrs. Yoda’s favorite composer, may I present?

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  2. FuzzieWuzzie says:

    Curious this. All musicians, humans they are.

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  3. Farm Boy says:

    Yoda is over 900 of your years old. He has seen much. He has worked to develop his wisdom. That is what Jedis do. It would be difficult to believe that 18-30 year olds can make better decisions that he. But they will not listen.

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  4. FuzzieWuzzie says:

    Something for Luke, appropiate this is.

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  5. Yoda says:

    Clapping for music or for me you are?

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  6. molly says:

    “Curious this. All musicians, humans they are”
    Hey! Fuzzie sounds like Yoda!
    He out-Yodas Yoda!
    LOL

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  7. Cill says:

    Fuzzy and Yoda, I have to agree with my wee cuzzie here.

    “Something for Luke, appropiate this is” (It was Fuzzy who said that, people!)

    Fair go, you two, I might well sit back with a glass of wine and enjoy the performance.

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  8. Yoda says:

    Mind virus put in the text I did
    Makes people talk like I do.

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  9. molly says:

    Which one eats this bite, by this we know. 🌯
    (The other one is fed by Mrs Y already)

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  10. Tarnished says:

    Yoda,

    Clapping is for you. 😛

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  11. FuzzieWuzzie says:

    And now… for Yoda,

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  12. Cill says:

    “Makes people talk like I do”
    OMG not me too I hope… The insistence of a verb at the end of the sentence is a suffocating stricture and an impediment to all but the most curt of discourse.

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  13. Cill says:

    Hey Yoda, you and your wing man Fuzzy have excelled yourselves here. Strike a light, Fuzzy, are you a bear or one of them “human” yet “other” critters of the Yoda variety??

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  14. Padawan says:

    Yoda’s Release (by Padawan, Poet Laureate 2014 – ?)

    When Fuzzy and Yoda went head to head
    With a verb at the end of each sentence said
    ‘Twas hard to tell which was bear or verde
    Each the same in my ear was heard.

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  15. Cill says:

    “Clapping is for you.”
    Just as long as you know, and I’m sure Tarn would agree, I wouldn’t wish the clap on my worst enemy.

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  16. FuzzieWuzzie says:

    Talking bears, not so unusual they are.

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  17. molly says:

    CILL said!

    “Just as long as you know,
    And I’m sure Tarn would agree,
    I wouldn’t wish the clap
    On my worst enemy.”

    I’m getting the hang of it! I got Yoda’s virus! Whooweeee!

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  18. Cill says:

    Tarn I’ve said it before and I’ll say again, you really are just about the most amusing character I’ve encountered in my life to date…

    I don’t know, I really don’t know…

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  19. Tarnished says:

    Yay, Molly! 🏆🎉

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  20. Tarnished says:

    Why, thank you Cill.
    Cheers! 🍻

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  21. Tarnished says:

    These new emoji are so fun! Let’s see…

    🐇🐧🐒🐨🍦🍟🍙🍔🎳🎾🏇💎

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  22. molly says:

    Tarn where from? They are not wordpress emoticons?

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  23. Cill says:

    You sir, are having way too much fun with emoticons 😀

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  24. FuzzieWuzzie says:

    Speaking of plotting…. I have figured out how to capture the heart of our very own furby. Own all the emoticons!
    Orson Welles laugh.

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  25. Cill says:

    Bringing myself back down to Earth from all this hilarity.
    I endorse Fuzzy’s words: “Your first post, much honor it brings.”
    Bravo Yoda!

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  26. Tarnished says:

    Hooray, Yoda!
    Much wisdom he does impart, hmm?

    Geez. It’s past midnight here. Time for some shut eye…Goodnight, meine freunde.

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  27. molly says:

    Fuzzie!
    The totally best important emoticons are:
    🐻 and 🌯 and 🙂 and 🙄 !
    lol

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  28. molly says:

    Thank you for the link!
    Good night sweet Tarn. May flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.

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  29. Cill says:

    Tarn. May I confirm Molly’s good night, but not to the same funereal extent as the bard intended it.

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  30. Cill says:

    Yoda, To my shame I admit that only now have I bothered to look beyond the form to the substance of your words. Verb-ended sentences they may be, but substance they contain, mmmH?

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  31. FuzzieWuzzie says:

    Molly,
    Once again, my browser won’t read emoticons. Added to that, I can’t own all the emoticons. As Snidely Whiplash would say,
    “Drat, and double drat!”
    Good night. By the time that you read this, I’ll be two round ears on my pillow.

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  32. Cill says:

    Great Scott, Yoda, you covered a lot of ground in this post! The self-appointed Laureate himself (your erstwhile disciple Padawan) is grudgingly impressed.

    Zinging from your greatness, I’m off for a swim in the sea.

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  33. molly says:

    Fuzzie we’ll catch up tomorrow, or the next day, or the next. There’s always another day. 🙂
    Tomorrow we catch up, Fuzzie. Say 4 p.m. NZ time?
    Fuzzie I want you to be okay. Each day tell me you’re okay. 🙂

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  34. Yoda says:

    The self-appointed Laureate himself (your erstwhile disciple Padawan) is grudgingly impressed.

    You I do thank.
    Fight the dark side I desire.
    Difficult this is.

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  35. Yoda says:

    Mind virus works only on furry animals it does seem.

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  36. Yoda says:

    Self-discipline taught any more it is?

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  37. Yoda says:

    All young generations arrogant they are.
    Contained in the past eras it was.

    Present elders do their duty not.
    Youngster’s arrogance turned to overdrive it is.
    End well this will not.

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  38. Tarnished says:

    Well, that’s the issue, isn’t it? The only one who can self-discipline is that individual, and it usually only happens if there’s motivation to.

    Example: Mentally, the idea of eating meat sickens me, but as a human I’m an omnivore (duh) and physically still crave it. It took much self-discipline to eliminate it from my diet, but I’m far happier that I did.

    It’s all about motivation. If this isn’t present, most people wouldn’t see a need to self-discipline at all. Probably why we see more hostility, greed, and selfishness nowadays.

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  39. molly says:

    Beautiful dark 4:30 a.m. by the sea I am
    On the deck only Dog and me we are
    Incurable Yoda mind virus I have

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  40. molly says:

    I hope Fuzzie remembers to say Okay I am
    So know we will

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  41. Yoda says:

    Much wisdom he does impart

    Try hard I do.
    Successful I not always am.
    Pity this is.

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  42. Lon Spector says:

    It takes all kinds. You should get the book, “The 5 Dharma Types,” by
    Simon Chokovsky. He maintains that there are 5 types of people:

    Educators who enlighten others
    Warriors who protect others
    Merchants who deal in commerce and set social trends
    Laborers who deal with the mechanical side of life
    Outsiders who innovate and free others. They can be part of any of the above types.

    Each type had it’s own “age.” There was once a “Golden Era” where the majority of
    the time was taken up with enlightenment. People worked, at most, four hours a day.
    That fell apart, then the Warriors came. Their primary task was to protect Kings and
    Rulers.
    Laborers were necessasary whatever the age, from lowly porters to engineers.
    We presently live in the Merchant age. We see this in free market commerce and
    social media trends. Anything that can’t be nailed down is sold, like the image of
    the Virgin Mary in a piece of toast.
    It’s not realistic to assume people can be taught, what they are incapable of learning.

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  43. Yoda says:

    It’s all about motivation. If this isn’t present, most people wouldn’t see a need to self-discipline at all.

    Motivation from seeing benefits of self-discipline needed it is are.
    Takes work to make happen it does.
    Oriented to small attention span people not.

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  44. FuzzieWuzzie says:

    Molly,
    I think 11pm my time is 4pm yours. I’ll be around.

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  45. Yoda says:

    Looks like bear cured of mind virus he is.
    Though relapses he might have.

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  46. molly says:

    For a cure I wait

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  47. molly says:

    Saturday here (NZ) it is
    In and out all day I’ll be.
    I’ll be able to chat
    After I’m cured

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  48. Yoda says:

    Only a cure from your perspective it is.
    From mine it is not.

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  49. Farm Boy says:

    So are you cured yet?

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  50. molly says:

    “So are you cured yet?”
    No

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  51. Lon Spector says:

    The only hope is to elevate your comprehensive level.
    “Seek Ye First The Kingdom of God, and all these things will be added on.”

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  52. Farm Boy says:

    It would seem that Tarn now owes a post

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