The tough life of a dog
Being born a dog is about as embarrassing as it gets. There is no shortage of a courtyard door to guard, no shortage of a wire lock. Too smart not, too stupid also not; should bark when silent not, should not bark when easy to speak also not. The slightest mistake, the light will incur a wave and ancestors of the cursing, the heavy may be stick plus body knife and axe, and even a dog's life will not be protected at any time.
Flying over the assembly line
Yesterday, I called a former teacher to explore the way to return to teaching in the future. During the conversation, the teacher kept popping up words like "number of articles published in core journals per year", "teaching volume", "basic salary", " The teacher kept popping up such words: "the number of articles published in core journals per year", "teaching volume", "basic salary", "lecture salary", "title evaluation rules", "project application", "five-year evaluation"... ...I was suddenly blindsided, is this the life I want to live? Is this not an invitation to enter the jar?
uncountable number of moons
The young princess Reina is sick. The royal doctors were at their wits' end. The king asked his daughter what she wanted and Reina said she wanted the moon in the sky. The king immediately summoned his chief minister Chamberlain and asked him to try to pluck the moon from the sky.
My view of national studies
I am now in my forties, and my teacher is still alive, so I am still a late student. When I was a graduate student, my teacher said to me, "You are not good at Chinese studies, so I got angry and read everything from the Four Books to Er Cheng and Zhu Zi. I started reading from novels, then the Four Books; I started as a youth, then as a student. I think there is something wrong with such an order. In spite of this, there are still some odd feelings when reading ancient books that are worth cherishing. After reading the "Analects of Confucius" and thinking about it with closed eyes, I think Confucius often said some big truths in a serious way, is a pretty cute old naive. The students themselves are always hanging on the mouth, saying that this can do what, that can do what, like an old lady counting her grandchildren, very kind. The old gentleman sometimes also ghostly head, that is, "son see south son" that time. After coming out, he shouted, saying that he did not "commit sex". In general, I like him, and if I had been born in Chunqiu, I would have gone to his school because there was a "Pickwick Club" atmosphere. As for his opinions, they were average, nothing particularly admirable. As for his special emphasis on etiquette, I thought it was similar to the rituals of the "Cultural Revolution", such as the early request for instructions and the late report, which I had experienced, but it was not very meaningful. It may be essential for childish people, but it is a burden for educated adults. However, I went to Confucius' school because of the atmosphere, and I didn't want to learn anything there.
Kant, the man
At four fifty-five, Conde's servant Lampe woke him up on time. At five o'clock, he sat in his study ready for breakfast, wearing slippers, a robe, and a nightcap, to which he added a tricorn hat. His breakfast consisted of a cup of light tea and a pipe of tobacco. For the next two hours he prepares for his morning lecture. Then he dresses. His classroom is located on the ground floor of his house. His lectures start at seven o'clock and last until nine o'clock. His class was so popular that if you wanted a good seat, you had to be there at 6:30.
The kugelmeth episode
Kugelmeth, a professor of humanities at the city university, is married for the second time, and like the first time, his current married life is not satisfactory. His wife, Daphne Krugmeth, is a clumsy person, and he has two dull sons from his ex-wife, Fro. He is already burnt out from having to pay alimony and child support for his sons.
If I were to write a novel with Beiping as the setting, I would not be afraid because I could pick up what I knew and avoid what I did not know. If I were to tell a set of Beiping in a single floating way, I could not. Although I was born there and did not leave until I was twenty-seven, I really feel that I know too little. I have never been to Taoranting, which is ridiculous! By analogy, what I know is only "my Beiping", and my Beiping is probably equal to a hair of a cow.
Reading is an enjoyment
When a person speaks, he tends to forget the due care. In a book called "Summary", I once said a few words about a question raised by some young people about how to read, which I did not consider seriously at the time. Later I received letters from a variety of readers asking me what I had actually said. I replied to them as best I could, but it was impossible to make such questions clear in a private letter. So I thought that since so many people seem to be eager to receive the guidance I offer, I would like to offer here some brief suggestions based on my own interesting and useful experience that they might be willing to listen to.
Xue Daniang is a vegetable seller. She lives in the south of the snail dam, covering a fairly large area, the house is also spacious, her house is a bit special, the front, east of the two sides of each of the three low tile house, three houses are independent, not connected. There is no fence, there is no courtyard gate, you can see from a distance.