I don’t see the point, but I’m sheep, so…

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Mujib M.K. mujib
User Number: 100799
Date Created: 2001-04-14
Number of Posts: 128

An upright immoral citizen and a thoroughgoing loser beset by delusions of adequacy, Mujib is often mistaken for an inexpensive Persian rug or a second-hand edition of Reader’s Digest. A duty-bound domestic, he can be found prowling established coffeehouses and areas of dense vegetation in comfortable cotton clothing and matching wrist-wear.
Strengths: Dullness, irritability, pigheadedness.
Weaknesses: Eyesight, stamina, hair, peanuts in chocolate.
Special Skills: Ability to shirk responsibility at the drop of a…
Weapons: Powerful premolars, short stubby fingers with nails cut down to the quick, flexible spine.
Motto: If you can do it, somebody else can do it much better; so why bother?

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Yes, Virginia, there is a Mahabali

MahabaliThe parallels are amusing: Regular annual visits, a big belly, quirky facial hair, rolling laughter, one constantly-engaged hand, general feeling of goodwill and warmth, manic shopping during the season (“own ‘em” spree, as one newspaper cleverly put it), lavish gifts and feasts, quasi-carols and games, Sunandini—the red-nosed bovine, er… maybe I am stretching things a bit too far.Santa

Some veteran fellow travelers also relate the legend of an egalitarian socialist regime under a Chairman Mao Lee, when classless folk led a contented life and possessions were equally shared, which came to an end after a hostile merger-takeover under capitalist boot; a tale I’d like to dismiss as mere collectivist delusion.

All lameness aside, happy Onam, folks!
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