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17 April 2012—La Pensée Cyclique: Chinese Thought (and Civilization)
17 April 2011)—Beginnings: Civil Twilight
|[a] Calculation RL|
|[b] Choice RF|
If the tweet is "informational" (as today), it is "true." The recipe is "real." The haiku is just, well, odd.
I would tell you more...if I had more than 140 characters with which to work (+ spld thngs fny).
My lecture about the microeconomics of divination is over. It's time for the article that reminds economists about "cultural" choices.
Pray, bow, incense stick aloft
How to make a choice?
So you've been busy at the ol' Southern Sacred Peak Temple all day? Spent a little too much money on "dragon head" (龍頭 / 龙头) incense sticks? Need a nice dumpling dinner and a good night's sleep before starting up the mountain? Well, here's what you need.
|[c] Northern variety RF|