Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/13/20

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What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”   —   Richard Bach

(And, the seagull calls the butterfly . . . lunch!  Which is why butterflies avoid the ocean.  What do I know?  I’m just a blogger.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

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7 Responses to “Cryptoquote Spoiler – 02/13/20”


  1. 1 GaryP February 13, 2020 at 5:31 pm

    I read his book “Jonathan Livingston Seagull” when I was a teenager and thought it was “deep”. I just now see that there is a new “complete” print with a “part 4”?

  2. 2 unclerave February 13, 2020 at 8:50 pm

    I remember the book, Gary. I’m not sure if I read it though. Was it required reading for you? — YUR

  3. 3 GaryP February 13, 2020 at 10:28 pm

    UR – No (I assume you ask if this was a “English class assignment”). I do not remember how I came to read this. Most likely I had read reviews and it was very popular. I do remember that most books that were “required” in school were not that interesting. There were exceptions such as “Flowers for Algernon” and “Lord of the Flies” (which seems timely to me these days}.

  4. 4 Ken M February 14, 2020 at 4:44 am

    The book atempted to be “DeeP”>>but in reality it didn’t go there; But rather floated on the surface^^^*….this is not a slam on this written work》》if I remember correctly the great majority of people I discussed this with found it a good, worthwhile read {{Me included}}
    £
    I’ d say “Happy Valentines Day”……..,,,,??¿but in these supposed “Enlightened Times” I Pass the buck, Sir☆

    It’s 04:32 E. T. & listening/watching “Hillsong Worship” ……7*?**…This ASSEMBLEDGE IS Soooo Good they deserve to be to be illegal to listen too more than 3Xs per/wk

    THX YOU GOD for such a gift here on earth>>>>>It is very difficult too believe in Heaven it’s even Better…….but* it for is Written
    in the Word {{{Bible}}} & and God is not a man that He can lie!!!!!!

    To all a safe and healthy weekend☆¤☆☆♡♡

  5. 5 unclerave February 14, 2020 at 1:34 pm

    Great . . . short books, Gary. Probably a few of the required books that I actually read in school. All my life I have suffered with sub-vocalization. I didn’t even realize it until I started an Evelyn Woods speed reading course, sponsored by Fordham University. Midway through the course I asked the instructor why I was still lagging the class, and he said that this doesn’t work for people who read at a sub-vocal level. Great! So, I was out X number of dollars, but I finished the course anyway. I was always able to fake it in middle school and high school, because I payed enough attention during class discussions of the books to pass the exams. If I were able to read at normal levels I would be much better read than I am. I also would have gotten a lot better grades in school. That’s my main sad story!

    — YUR

  6. 6 GaryP February 14, 2020 at 5:33 pm

    I have never before heard of “subvocalize” so I googled it and I am still unsure what it is. I even saw one article that said it was bad and another that said it is common. When I read or write or just think, I am “hearing” the words in my head. I am not speaking the words or moving my lips. I may look into it further some day but not today.

  7. 7 unclerave February 15, 2020 at 3:57 pm

    Gary,

    Essentially, subvocal is the *ability* to read only as fast as if you were reading out loud. It is very limiting, and the main reason why I am not well-read. I enjoy what I read, but it takes way too long! — YUR


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