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Date Posted: 14:39:38 11/13/04 Sat
Author: Joshua Slocum
Author Host/IP: 68.91.89.151
Subject: Sailing Around The World Alone
In reply to: dp 's message, "my tombstone" on 21:49:48 11/11/04 Thu

>my tombstone will say "she tried but she died" or "i
>told 'em I was sick" or "once is quite enough, thank
>you very much" (no wait, that's probably too long) or
>"whatt happned?" or "Seeya later! NOT!"
>
>heh
>
He was the first man to sail around the world alone, he did it back in the 1890's no radio no radar no GPS, one day when he was a very old man he sailed out of a harbor in New England and was never heard from again. I think I would prefer burial at sea. , I was thinking about Sren Kierkegaard when I made that comment a few months ago about the sickness unto death.
"-- healing and integration of the self -- comes by means of an authentic faith that "annihilates the possibility of despair" by trusting in God as the answer to the self and its alienation." I ripped that off of Amazon dot com, I have tried to read the concept of dread but it was way over my head, I am a coward basically I suppose that is why I think about death so much, you know that bit about a thousand deaths, I read your fortune last night, you are going to be shot by a jealous woman when you are 97.

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