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Re: Broken in Two
« Reply #40 on: August 01, 2007, 08:20:16 pm »
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Re: Broken in Two
« Reply #41 on: August 01, 2007, 10:11:49 pm »
No, she just changed her name; I'll PM you.
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Re: Broken in Two
« Reply #42 on: August 17, 2007, 12:45:56 pm »
I would like to quote from the book "Of One and Many Worlds" by my friend Rayn Roberts (yes, OUR Rayn) which seems very appropriate here.

Where Buddha Sits

In truth buddha-nature is everything, so then,
did buddha-nature play a part in
bombing Nagasaki and Hiroshima, and why
are the histories of the buddhist east

as bloody and as savage
as the war torn christian west?

I have no easy answers
but I offer this.

buddha-nature-nuclear-bomb,
nirvana, a bomb

to the illusion of self. . .
that is what nirvana is.

no suicide,
still a gun to the head of self!

Nature says do, survive, assert, intend--
buddha sees the third eye explode.
a mushroom cloud in your head--
buddha sits in every whole and broken atom.
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Re: Broken in Two
« Reply #43 on: August 17, 2007, 04:26:25 pm »
I just reread this whole thread and there's another mention of breaking/broke, which is very obvious, but not mentioned here yet:

The rim of the tire (or whatever it was, depening on what you believe) broke Jack's nose and jaw.  :'(

Even further, Annie connects this with Jack's back in the same sentence: "The bead was damaged somehow and the force of the explosion slammed the rim into his face, broke his nose and jaw and knocked him unconscious on his back.



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Re: Broken in Two
« Reply #44 on: October 09, 2007, 08:49:21 pm »
I just reread this whole thread and there's another mention of breaking/broke, which is very obvious, but not mentioned here yet:

The rim of the tire (or whatever it was, depening on what you believe) broke Jack's nose and jaw.  :'(

Even further, Annie connects this with Jack's back in the same sentence: "The bead was damaged somehow and the force of the explosion slammed the rim into his face, broke his nose and jaw and knocked him unconscious on his back.



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Re: Broken in Two
« Reply #45 on: January 10, 2008, 05:57:43 pm »
According to the Continental Divide Alliance, the Continental Divide breaks into two separate lines at the Wyoming/Colorado border and dosen't come together again until the Bridger National Forest area. A vast area of central Wyoming is a no-man's land where the rivers don't drain either to the east or the west. This has led to some interesting geologic formations, such as the Muddy Gap, where many covered wagons foundered during the historic Westward migration of the pioneers.

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Re: Broken in Two
« Reply #46 on: January 10, 2008, 06:05:40 pm »
This is the location of the Red Desert, and one of the main reasons for its' geographical and botanical fascination: what's put into and onto the Red Desert, Stays in the Red Desert. Consider it a naturally occuring Vegas, writ large.

It does not end up in either the Atlantic, Pacific or Gulf. It remains in this no-mans-land permanently
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Re: Broken in Two
« Reply #47 on: January 10, 2008, 11:01:19 pm »
It does not end up in either the Atlantic, Pacific or Gulf. It remains in this no-mans-land permanently

Kinda like Ennis.  Coincidence?   :(
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Re: Broken in Two
« Reply #48 on: January 11, 2008, 12:21:27 am »
In this case probably a coincidence. But that story is so well constructed---even the punctuation matters, very little IS coincidence. You got me very curious when you asked if it was a coincidence, VERY curious... I'm goin to ask about it.
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Re: Broken in Two
« Reply #49 on: January 11, 2008, 12:10:42 pm »
Ok, this is probably stretching at all a little   ::)

When Ennis' nose is hurt by Jack's knee, Jack tries to mend Ennis' hurt by holding him and saying, "it's alright".  He wipes his nose and gets blood on both (separate) shirts.  As we know, blood tends to stain and the shirts are ruined.  Instead of attempting to wash the shirts (and thus fix them), Jack leaves them spoiled.  And mends them by putting them together, blood on blood. 

Sorry for my random musings    :laugh: