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Wile E Coyote, Buddhist

Over the addiction
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The Coyote has an Ahab-like compulsion to catch the Road Runner. It defines him. Fortunately the Coyote is a god, with immortal durability, and able to survive his many, many catastrophes.

Imagine now the Coyote, whiskers gray but genius undimmed, the whispering temptation of the Road Runner set aside like an old addiction. Now his passion is the building: the delight in the physics of magnets and explosives, the anvil and the cannonball. The building of amazing, terrible, dangerous things for the sake of the things themselves. The Road Runner, once muse, now watches with bird inscrutability as the Coyote falls, burns, explodes and then returns not out of hunger or purpose, but for the glory of the build.

bungston, Jul 28 2015

Inspiration Turbojet_20_2f_20St...n_20Engine_20Hybrid
[bungston, Jul 28 2015]

Acme Co in Bangkok.. https://www.google....!2e0!7i13312!8i6656
always used to wonder how serious they were.. [not_morrison_rm, Jul 29 2015]

Wile E Coyote has a religious experience https://youtu.be/bj78yCaumpc
[21 Quest, Jul 29 2015]

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       And here I just thought he had a really bad contract.
RayfordSteele, Jul 28 2015
  

       This is so very zen. I love it for the sake of love. Love is all there is. From the ashes rises the God.
blissmiss, Jul 28 2015
  

       right on, bliss!
bungston, Jul 28 2015
  

       The strange thing is that he's still addicted. Just to something else.
RayfordSteele, Jul 28 2015
  

       //From the ashes rises the God.// You've obviously never been to one of the intercalary's infamous seafood barbecues. From the ashes rises the cod.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 28 2015
  

       Like a bowl of petunias falling into a crater of whale blubber: OH NO, NOT AGAIN!   

       [+] Most Bunworthy, [bungston].
Grogster, Jul 28 2015
  

       Has anyone seen the series "Life" with Damian Lewis (Homeland, Band of Brothers) in which a cop framed with a brutal murder and imprisoned for 12 years is cleared, returns to duty and is assigned a new partner - yes, it's basically every cop-show ever, only the main character is a committed zen buddist and between solving crimes he eats fruit, talks in koans and thoroughly annoys (though simultaneously earning the eventual respect of) his colleges with (despite) his mystic bollocks. I've been quite enjoying it.   

       Anyway, that, reminds me a little, of this - or the other way around.
zen_tom, Jul 29 2015
  

       That sounds very interesting, [zen tom].
blissmiss, Jul 29 2015
  

       Acme?...
...Ac us all.
  

       Oddly enough, Acme.com does exist, but is a very dull site.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 29 2015
  
      
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