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    Aphorism

    Can you please explain this aphorism. Thank you very much.

    "Wind can neither tell time, nor count money, yet its essence depends on both."

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    Re: Aphorism

    Wind's "essence" is air, and humans use air when they speak: "It's 5 o'clock; 1-2-3-4 dollars."

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    Re: Aphorism

    Thank you very much, Casiopea.


    Another one please.
    What is the meaning of...
    When I take my evening pipe, I contemplate the direction and shape of the smoke, yet the smoke does not answer.
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    Re: Aphorism

    contemplate (verb), to ponder, to think about, to ask, Who, What, Where, When, How, and Why.

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