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InvisibleSwami
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Penguins & Zen
    #4591743 - 08/28/05 07:23 PM (11 years, 3 months ago)

Saw the movie "March of the Penguins" last night. My lady only said the word "cute" about 300 times. :puke:

Pure National Geographic world-class photography with a great narrative by Morgan Freeman.

The story centers around the breeding, egg-warming and chick-hatching ritual of the Emperor penguin.

In one part, the males must keep the egg warm in temps below -60 degrees F without food or shelter (except for the group) or DVDs for over two months - and with minimal bitching.

I nominate these fine creatures as Zen Masters extraordinaire. :thumbup: I doubt any human (even compensating for biological differences) could perform a similar feat


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Re: Penguins & Zen [Re: Swami]
    #4591940 - 08/28/05 08:31 PM (11 years, 3 months ago)

if you compensated for the biological differences, he would be a penguin and therefore be able to do exactly what you described..

now would a human care enough to keep the population going... hell no, at least i wouldn't


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Re: Penguins & Zen [Re: Swami]
    #4591981 - 08/28/05 08:46 PM (11 years, 3 months ago)

Your doubt's Illude you.. :P


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Re: Penguins & Zen [Re: Swami]
    #4592177 - 08/28/05 09:44 PM (11 years, 3 months ago)

Penguins have even invented their own operating system.



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Re: Penguins & Zen [Re: Huehuecoyotl]
    #4592334 - 08/28/05 10:27 PM (11 years, 3 months ago)

That picture looks a little fluffy. Are you... feeling funny?


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Re: Penguins & Zen [Re: Swami]
    #4592547 - 08/28/05 11:02 PM (11 years, 3 months ago)

Linux is altogether non-fluffy.


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    #4592619 - 08/28/05 11:15 PM (11 years, 3 months ago)

that movie was amazing

saw it with my girlfriend, too ... were forced to sit in the front row of the shittiest theatre in the world ... ended up haing a better time and learning more than from any other movie in a comfy expensive theatre ...

i would (and do) recommend it to everybody ... totally wild


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Re: Penguins & Zen [Re: HB]
    #4595334 - 08/29/05 04:17 PM (11 years, 3 months ago)

Schwamsta,
I bet, they eat their neighbours breed :grin:


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