Once upon a time a man called Suchi was walking in the mountains when he noticed a huge tree. It was so big that thousands of people would be able to sit under it.
"What sort of tree is this?" he asked himself.
"I bet it's good timber"
Then looking up, he saw that the branches were too crooked for building material, and the that trunk had a crooked grain that would be hopeless to make furniture. He tasted the leaves, but they were so sour that they almost took the skin off his lips, and the smell was so bad he nearly passed out.
"Damn!" he said.
"This tree has grown so big 'cos it's good for nothing! A wise person would do jolly well felling it to the gravel."


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    General CommentZhuangzi, the Taoist sage actually wrote this - the classic Taoist texts always really resonated with me, as they seemed to espouse the same relativistic, individualist ideals I already grew up on with Crass. Turns out it was the other way around; Zhuangzi was in fact the world's first anarchist. I always thought it was too bad there was nobody to carry on or expound on Crass's message to the extent they did, but turns out all you need to do is go back to the source - Ouroboros completes itself. They could've alluded to their inspirations a bit better than just putting a chinese character on Christ The Bootleg though...
    Durandal1717on April 05, 2009   Link

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